St. Anthony Messenger magazine
St. Anthony Messenger

April 2018 Issue

Repairing Christianity’s Most Sacred Shrine

Mar 24, 2018
It is the holiest Christian shrine. But, until March 2017, it was in danger of imminent collapse. 

Priceless and Precious

Mar 24, 2018
They say the best things in life are free—and I believe it. No amount of money can buy a sense of real belonging with your family, friends, and community, or assure health in body, mind, and soul.

Time to Step Up Our Game

Mar 24, 2018
One of the first things I learned as a parent is that kids are like sponges. They soak up everything around them—even the things we don’t want them to. When they’re young, it’s easier to limit all of the sources from which they pick things up. We can monitor what they watch, listen to, or hear us say.

Rebuilding Our Faith

Mar 24, 2018
In 1205, Saint Francis of Assisi heard these words in a vision: “Rebuild my church, for you see it is falling into ruin.” Every so often, religious institutions become rigid and need to be reviv

Film Reviews with Sister Rose

Mar 19, 2018
Paul, Apostle of Christ In AD 64, Rome is burning. Emperor Nero blames the destruction on the Christians living there.