Promoting the writings of Saints Franics & Clare of Assisi
via Enjoyable Retreats, Presentations, Videos, Books & More
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What is Franciscan Passages?
Franciscan Passages is a 501(c) non-profit educational organization which promotes the actual writings of St. Francis and St. Clare.
Who is Julie?
My name is Julie McElmurry. I live in Charlotte, NC and travel wherever I am invited (so far, 12 states and Honduras) Through Franciscan Passages, I promote the writings of Saints Francis & Clare of Assisi via enjoyable retreats, presentations, videos, books & more. To learn more about my background, click here.
photo of Julie by Anna Golloday
Who was Saint Francis of Assisi?
You may already know something about St. Francis of Assisi. He is a beloved and popular model of holiness for all of us. Maybe you'd like to get beyond the artistic depictions and of him and delve into his actual writings. This is best done with a guide. Julie McElmurry, through classes, presentations and books, will show you the way through and around these writings. He (and his contemporary St. Clare) left us poetry, letters, official documents, testaments and letters. They've all been translated recently into modern English so they are ours to discover.These writings to not belong in some hermetically sealed library. They belong to you yet they are meant for you to share them with others!
You will learn more here:
*Learn more about Franciscan Passages
*Watch a video
*See our Recommendation page
*Read our advice for vocation directors
*Read what we offer Church groups
*Read what we offer Secular Franciscan fraternities
*Read what we offer Catholic Volunteer Network programs