questions, answered truly, can transform a life. It is said that St.
Francis once spent an entire night in contemplation,
Who are You, my God, and what am I?
To the first question of the Seraphic Patriarch: Who are You, my God? the CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH offers the inquiring heart an array of inspiring answers:
Before the mystery of the Godhead, St. Francis could only bow down in humble adoration, exclaiming: And what am I? He recognized that
Yet it is a discovery that neither demeans nor dehumanizes. For St. Francis and St. Clare also realized that the faithful soul is Godís mansion and throne, that Even now we are called to be a dwelling for the Most Holy Trinity:
anyone loves me, says the Lord, he will keep my word, and my Father
will love him, and we will come to him, and make our home with him.