The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is pictured in an undated file photo. The nation honors the legacy of the slain civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate with a national holiday, observed Jan. 18 this year. (CNS file photo)

Dr. King’s ‘Dream’ for America

Is it a dream realized? By Christopher Heffron

Christopher Heffron

St. Anthony Messenger

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Advent & Christmas

This is a time of hope and anticipation. Enjoy these features devoted to this holy season!

Christopher Heffron

Franciscan Media

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A Journey through Advent with Kelly Wahlquist

The days between Thanksgiving and Christmas are usually a whirlwind, but this holy season demands that be still and wait for the birth of Christ.

Christopher Heffron

Franciscan Media

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The Holiness of Happiness

We’re overworked and overstressed. Sister Anne Bryan Smollin shows us how laughter can boost our spirits. By Christopher Heffron

Christopher Heffron

St. Anthony Messenger

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Channel Surfing | December 2016

Television critic Christopher Heffron reviews "Man with a Plan" and "OJ: Made in America."

Christopher Heffron

St. Anthony Messenger

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Channel Surfing | November 2016

Television critic Christopher Heffron reviews "Speechless" and "Love It or List It."

Christopher Heffron

St. Anthony Messenger

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Thanksgiving

Celebrate Thanksgiving! Find Catholic Thanksgiving prayers, read stories on giving thanks, and send e-cards!

Christopher Heffron

Franciscan Media

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The Spirituality of Thanksgiving

Discover the spirituality of Thanksgiving with these Father Greg Friedman, OFM, and Father Leo Patalinghug!

Christopher Heffron

Franciscan Media

Pope Francis walks with Argentine Rabbi Abraham Skorka, left, and Omar Abboud, a Muslim leader from Argentina, as he leaves after praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem in this May 26, 2014, file photo. In his official proclamation of the Holy Year of Mercy, Pope Francis called for "fervent dialogue" between Christians, Muslims and Jews. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See VATICAN-LETTER-INTERRELIGIOUS Nov. 19, 2015.

Interreligious Dialogue: A Movement in Motion

“Dialogue is born from an attitude of respect for the other person," Pope Francis says. Discourse among Christians, Jews, and Muslims have come a long way, but there's much more work to be done.

Christopher Heffron

Franciscan Media

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Is it OK to Celebrate Halloween?

Two of our friars remind us of the fun involved in Halloween.

Christopher Heffron

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