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St francis and a gallon of wine


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In august 1988 I was pilgrimage with members of the Compagnons de Saint_Francoise . there were 300 of us but we were split into smaller groups of around 20 persons. We walked through the Umbrian countryside. sleeping on the floor in churches and church halls. I slept once in a field under the stars and once on a mattress filled with straw in Capuchin monastery.
We made our own meals . On one occasion we had some local red wine. We purchased it from the vineyard. It came in a large gallon bottle. We had to take the bottle back when we had drank it all ,which didn’t take very long.