Brother Al and the Canticle Café

A Franciscan brings a song of love to the streets of Detroit. Text and photos by Marylynn Hewitt, SFO

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St. Anthony Messenger

Grace and a Cup of Coffee

Regular? Decaf? Doesn’t matter. Enjoying a pot of coffee with loved ones can be a holy moment. By Charity Vogel

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St. Anthony Messenger

Reel Time | January 2017

Film critic Rose Pacatte, FSP, reviews "Moana," "Manchester by the Sea," and "Jackie."

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The Promise of Advent: Wait for It!

Advent is a time to embrace anticipation. Here is a path through the season. By Carolyn Ancell

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St. Anthony Messenger

Franciscan Respite for Refugees

Weary from their trek through the desert, desperate immigrants are given shelter and comfort at the Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, Texas. By Toni Cashnelli

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St. Anthony Messenger

Seeds of Gratitude, Fruits of Joy

Here are six steps to becoming a happy, grateful person. By Dr. Robert J. Wicks and Tina C. Buck

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St. Anthony Messenger

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

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Faith without Borders

These volunteers put a human face on the immigration debate. Their simple goal: to end death and suffering by bringing food and water into the Arizona desert. By Daniel Wilson

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We are all called to be saints

We Are All Called to Be Saints

Despite our flaws, each of us is a saint in the making. By Lucy Fuchs

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Year of Mercy | Higher Ground in Baton Rouge

People of faith came together in Baton Rouge after Hurricane Matthew flooded the historic city. By Richard Meek

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