Show how Francis lived Gospel values in his time and culture. How did he show respect for the
dignity of each person, work for peace and justice, revere creation, and educate others for truth
and service? You will need to connect these aspects of Franciss life to the Gospels. Provide
Connect the life of Francis to the medieval era of Christian history. Use material on medieval
Christianity from the textbook and the biography.
Demonstrate how the life of Francis illustrated the values that the Felician sisters adopted as their
own: respect for human dignity, compassion, transformation, solidarity with the poor, and justice
The last section of the essay is a personal reflection in which you need to explain how you can live out
Franciscan values in one of the following:
Your current life situation.
Your future profession.
Your future life apart from your work. i.e. volunteering, political action etc.
Or some combination of the previous three.