Marking the 800th Anniversary of the Birth of St Elisabeth
This is the first of two years of celebrations
to mark the 8th centenary of the birth of St Elisabeth of Hungary
and Thuringia (1207-2007),
the patron saint of the Secular Franciscan Order.
On November 16th and 17th there will be a number of events
in the basilicas of St Francis' and Santa Maria degli Angeli in Assisi.