La Verna

800th anniversary celebration of the Stigmata begins Jan. 5 at La Verna

All members of the Franciscan Family, both religious and lay, are invited to the Sanctuary of La Verna, Italy, on Friday, January 5, 2024, to attend the solemn inauguration of the 800th anniversary of St. Francis of Assisi receiving the stigmata.

The event is entitled: “From Wounds, New Life.” It can also be followed via live-stream at 11:00 a.m. that Friday (Rome time) on:

Stigmata poster