Praised be You, my Lord, with all your creatures,
especially Sir Brother Sun,
Who is the day and through whom You give us light.

Laudato sie, mi Signore cum tucte le Tue creature,
spetialmente messor lo frate Sole,
lo qual è iorno, et allumini noi per lui.

St. Francis of Assisi

The Canticle of Brother Sun

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Original Citation

Francis of Assisi. Cantico di frate Sole [Canticle of Brother Sun]. c. 1226.

Current Citation

Francis of Assisi. Canticle of the Sun, illustrated by Fiona French. Ignatius Press, 2006.