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Wayne Hellmann, O.F.M.Conv., is a friar of the Conventual Province of Our Lady of Consolation. He is professor emeritus at Saint Louis University, where he served for over 30 years. He has published extensively on St. Bonaventure and the Franciscan intellectual tradition.

FaithFaith and Reason
Wayne Hellmann, O.F.M.Conv.Thomas A. Piolata, O.F.M.Cap.
For Bonaventure, to eat spiritually is to approach eating the Eucharist both with faith and ultimately with the affection of charity in one’s heart.