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Creation Series – “Saint Francis and the Canticle of Creation”

October 2, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Monday, October 2 at 7 p.m. | St. Francis of Assisi Church, 1439 Market Street, Harrisburg


“Saint Francis and the Canticle of Creation” presented by Father Manuel Aviles, OFM Cap. *bilingual (Spanish)

St. Francis of Assisi was a religious brother that discovered God in everything that was created by Him (eg. sun, moon, fire, water, etc.). Through prayer and contemplation, St. Francis of Assisi learn to praise God at all times (Gal. 2:20). In this talk we will learn to discover God in everything that has been created by Him.



Registration Deadline: September 30, 2023



Presenter Bio

Fr Manuel AvilesFr. Aviles is a Capuchin Franciscan Friar and belongs to the Province of St. Augustin based in Pittsburgh. He is originally from El Salvador and came to the USA when he was about 11 years old. Fr. Aviles has been a priest for over eight years and has been pastor at St. Francis of Assisi for over a year.




“In the Beginning” A Creation Series

In this 8-part series of educational and theological talks, all are invited to learn more about our very beginnings and our role as stewards of God’s Creation. We are excited to offer this series of talks in a variety of parishes across the Diocese of Harrisburg. You are invited to register for all of the presentations, or as many of the presentations as you like. Each presentation will last approximately 1 hour and will conclude by 8:15 pm. Most presentations are offered in person and via Zoom. For more information about the talks in the series, visit: https://www.hbgdiocese.org/creation/.


October 2, 2023
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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St Francis of Assisi, Harrisburg
1439 Market Street
Harrisburg, PA 17103 United States
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Marianne Weltmer
717-657-4804 ext. 322