" He is the saint who sings, the saint who laughs, the saint who kisses, who plays the violin by bowing a stick on his arm, a dancing angel. He is the saint who joyfully sings to nature, who joyfully loves the nature God has created. He does so not as a pantheist, but clearly in all things, as a gardner loves each flower in his garden for itself. Joy! Joy! It is nothing other than music. He hangs from God on a golden thread, swaying back and forth with life's joy - the troubador of God. He is inebriated with music and joyful love. Of all the saints, he is the poet; all his deeds are spontaneous rhymes, his words music! And even more than a poetic saint, one would prefer to call him a holy poet."
Ins Land der Apfelsinen 1926
Into the Land of Pineapples, 1926
Saint Margaret of Cortona Region
Secular Franciscan Order USA
Covering the District of Columbia, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, and portions of West Virginia and Pennsylvania