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Bundle: The Treasure of a Poor Man: Franciscan Spirituality + A Franciscan Retreat with Br. Bill Short - 10 CDs Total

  • Professor, Franciscan School of Theology
2 Course Bundle: 24 Lectures (10 CDs) Including Electronic Study Guides
The Treasure of a Poor Man: St. Francis of Assisi and Franciscan Spirituality - Audio CD Set   +$30.95
A Franciscan Retreat with Br. Bill Short - Audio CD Set   +$29.00

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This is a special discounted price for a bundle of these two programs by Br. William Short, O.F.M., S.T.L., S.T.D. :

The Treasure of a Poor Man: St. Francis of Assisi and Franciscan Spirituality


A Franciscan Retreat with Br. Bill Short

Your Free Electronic Study Guide! When you order this bundle, we will send you a free electronic study guide for each program that you can access in 3 convenient ways:

1) You can check your order confirmation email. It will include a link that enables you to download your guides.
2) The back of your program package also contains a copy of this link. You can access your guides by simply entering this URL into your browser.
3) Your case of CDs or DVDs will contain a copy of your electronic guide on CD. Simply insert this disc into your computer's CD/DVD drive to access your guide.

About Your Presenter

Br. William Short is a Franciscan Friar the former President and Academic Dean of the Franciscan School of Theology in Berkeley. He is currently Professor of Christian Spirituality at the Graduate Theological Union and Director of the St. Francis Retreat Center in California.

After graduating from the University of San Francisco, he completed an M.A. in Philosophical and Systematic Theology before receiving the S.T.L. and S.T.D. degrees from the Gregorian University in Rome. In July of 2014, Br. Short received the 25th Franciscan Institute Medal.

Br. Short has dedicated his scholarly work to a retrieval of the Franciscan tradition of spirituality and theology. He is co-editor of the three-volume series of English translations of all the documents written by St. Francis of Assisi and his earliest biographers: Francis of Assisi: Early Documents. He has published works on the history of the Franciscan movement and its spirituality.

Speaker Photo by Scott Anger

Topic Titles

The Treasure of a Poor Man: St. Francis of Assisi and Franciscan Spirituality
  • Spirit and Life: Hearing the Gospel and Putting It into Practice
  • Cleaning the House Inside Us: The Word in Our Hearts
  • A Poor Woman and the Word: The Blessed Virgin Mary
  • Christmas as the Meaning of History: The Incarnation
  • The Humility of God: Reverence for the Holy Eucharist
  • We Adore You: The Cross at the Heart of the Church
  • A Salutation of the Virtues: Humility and Patience
  • True and Perfect Joy: Enduring Suffering, Keeping Peace
  • No Gloomy Hypocrites! Spiritual Joy to Frustrate the Devil
  • The Soul's Journey into God: The Path of Franciscan Mysticism
  • The Mirror Hanging on the Cross: Finding Our True Self in Christ Crucified
  • Christ the Center of All Things: Nature as God's Good Creation in Christ

A Franciscan Retreat with Br. Bill Short
  • An Encounter with Love
  • Beginning with Matter
  • Knowing Myself
  • Trying to Find God by Knowing
  • The Paradox of the Cross
  • Jesus as the Center
  • The God who Serves
  • Hearing the Word and Doing the Word
  • Finding Sweetness in Bitterness
  • An Abiding Presence
  • A Community of Brothers and Sisters
  • To Be the Mother of the Lord