Care across Generations

This center brings together toddlers, seniors, and people with disabilities in the Franciscan spirit. By Colleen Jurkiewicz

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St. Anthony Messenger

7 Easy Tips for Personal Prayer

How do we move beyond our busyness and listen to God’s voice? By Ronald Rolheiser, OMI

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St. Anthony Messenger

Pope Francis

Culture of life the only answer to throwaway logic, pope says

A culture that protects life from conception to natural death is the only answer to the idea that some lives are expendable due to inconvenience or population control, Pope Francis said.

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Catholic News Service

California Missions

Saint Junípero Serra’s Camino

Pilgrimages may seem out of reach. California’s 21 missions bring this holy journey close to home. Text and photos by Stephen J. Binz

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St. Anthony Messenger

Pie Day: A Lenten Custom

Pie Day: Louisiana’s Lenten Custom

If it’s Holy Week in southern Louisiana, it’s time for Pie Day. By Kathryn Begnaud

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Franciscan Media

Franciscan Friars

Franciscan Statement on the Immigration Ban

The Franciscan Friars of the United States respond to President Donald J. Trump's executive order on immigration. By Friar Tom Washburn, OFM

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Franciscan Media

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Finding Strength in Our Interior Beauty

God tells me that my value as his daughter and as a woman is increasing, not fading away. By Lisa Mladnich

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Book Overviews

prodigal son

Parable of New Beginnings

Prodigal son, forgiving father, resentful brother: there is something here for each of us. By Megan McKenna

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St. Anthony Messenger

Vice President Mike Pence

‘Life is winning in America,’ vice president tells March for Life rally

The leaders of the pro-life movement are used to having the ear of the president, as they had with Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush.

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Catholic News Service

catholic schools week

A New Take on Catholic Schools Week

These Iowa students bring fresh energy to this annual event. By Sue Stanton

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St. Anthony Messenger