This book, co-authored by Fr. Peter Fehlner and Fr. Maximilian M. Dean, is 175 pages treating of the life and Marian charism of the Seraphic Father. The 1st half is a brief biography of the Poverello based on his original biographers (i.e. the Franciscan Omnibus of Sources); the second half shows the Marian character of the charism down through the centuries culminating in the life and writings of St. Maximilian M. Kolbe.