Meet Our Brother Bonaventure - Reflections on the Journey Into God

by Ofs Mary Esther Stewart

Paperback, 2012



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Tau Publishing (2012), 131 pages


Mary Esther Stewart is a Secular Franciscan living in Flagstaff, Arizona, a member of San Francisco de Asís Parish, and formation director for her SFO fraternity. She has degrees in Spanish, education and administration. She retired from education after 40 years of teaching and administration. Esther has published many articles and given presentations on Franciscan topics. She is a grandmother, an artist, a gardener, and enjoys writing on Franciscan topics. She may be reached through her website:"Drawing from a deep personal understanding of the Franciscan tradition, this text makes St. Bonaventure as brother and friend a compelling, relevant and accessible source of wisdom for the present day... a valuable and highly useful introduction to one of the most profound spiritual writers and thinkers of any era."Br. Jeff Shackleton, OFMEditor of The Way of St. Francis"An invaluable guide for anyone who has set out on their faith journey to God. If you are a person of desires... take your time to ruminate' and arrive at the same peace which Bonaventure sought."Sr. Clare Agnes Vance, OSC, Hollington, UKAuthor of St Francis and St Clare - Passionate Lovers of Life and The Mission of the Contemplative"A long-awaited insight into Bonaventure as "Brother." A wonderful manuscript written for the eyes of everyone to see our Brother Bonaventure with new lenses."Paula J. Scraba, Ph.D., OFSSt. Bonaventure University"Personal reflections that allow one the opportunity to grow in self-understanding and relationship with God in new and beautiful ways."Deacon Joseph Patrona, OFSLittle Portion Fraternity, Mt. Vernon, New York… (more)



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