Six Lenten Pitfalls

By focusing too much on Lent, we can lose sight of Easter’s true meaning. By Patricia M. Robertson

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St. Anthony Messenger

The grace of giving

The Grace of Giving

God’s love is present in simple acts of charity and kindness. By Barbara Hughes

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St. Anthony Messenger

Lent in a New Light

Lent in a New Light

The lens of mercy helps us to see the season in a fresh way. By Marcellino D’Ambrosio

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St. Anthony Messenger

The Shack: Christian Film with a Catholic Touch

This religious book sold a whopping 20-plus million copies. Now it has been made into a major motion picture starring Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer. By Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP

Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP

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Franciscan Media

The Enemy Within

Forgiving ourselves is sometimes the greatest challenge.

Richard B. Patterson, PhD

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Pathways to God

Pathways to God in Everyday Life

People who had ordinary encounters with Jesus in the Gospels can aid our daily journey as disciples. Catherine Looker, SSJ

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St. Anthony Messenger

Assisi, Italy

Friar Alessandro’s Joyful Voice

This humble friar from Assisi has become a worldwide singing sensation. By Murray Bodo, OFM

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St. Anthony Messenger

belonging to god

Belonging to God

God speaks through all creation. Our challenge is to learn how to listen—and to respond with a resounding “Yes.” By Brother David Steindl-Rast

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St. Anthony Messenger

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

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