The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and Washington Monument are seen in Washington Oct. 2, 2017. This year the federal holiday marking the birthday of the slain civil right's leader is Jan. 15. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

Dr. King’s ‘Dream’ for America

Is it a dream realized?

Christopher Heffron

Franciscan Media

The Holiness of Happiness

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

Channel Surfing | December 2016

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

Christopher Heffron

St. Anthony Messenger

Channel Surfing | November 2016

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

Christopher Heffron

St. Anthony Messenger

Is it OK to Celebrate Halloween?

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

Christopher Heffron

Ask a Franciscan

Channel Surfing | September 2016

Television critic Christopher Heffron reviews two new FOX series.

Christopher Heffron

St. Anthony Messenger

Hear Them Roar

With numbers too big to ignore, women are a dominant, vital force in any culture. By Christopher Heffron

Christopher Heffron

St. Anthony Messenger

River painting

Saint Christopher: Fact or Fiction?

Admired the world over, Saint Christopher's story is both fact and fable. By Christopher Heffron

Christopher Heffron

St. Anthony Messenger

Lino Rulli: One ‘Sirius’ Catholic 

"Comedy" and "Catholicism" seldom go hand in hand. But Lino Rulli is juggling both with his national radio show. By Christopher Heffron

Christopher Heffron

St. Anthony Messenger

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Chris Kramer: Acting on Faith

Guided by faith and inspired by prayer, this Catholic actor is quickly making inroads into Hollywood. By Christopher Heffron

Christopher Heffron

St. Anthony Messenger