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St. Anthony Messenger

April 2019 Issue

Dear Reader: Thank You, Kyle Kramer

Oct 6, 2020
Whenever Kyle Kramer’s column, “At Home on Earth,” lands in my inbox for proofreading, I am of two minds.

Film Reviews with Sister Rose

Mar 26, 2019
UNPLANNED Abby (Ashley Bratcher) is a junior at Texas A&M University in 2001 when she attends a volunteer fair. She signs up to help women in crisis at Planned Parenthood in Bryan, Texas, because she knows what women go through.

What Sparks Joy in You?

Mar 26, 2019
I am mildly obsessed with all things organizational—planners, office supplies, boxes, baskets, bins. If it can make my life more efficient or cleaner, I’m all in. The disconnect, however, comes in the execution and use of those products.

Radical Hospitality

Mar 26, 2019
I wanted to be Dorothy Day long before I’d ever heard of her. As a teenager, I was volunteering in an assisted-living home while my peers were hanging out in shopping malls; as a college student I was doing internships in African orphanages and mentoring at-risk kids in my community.

Seven Ways to Celebrate Easter

Mar 26, 2019
Why is it so hard for some people to maintain a spirit of celebration? I ask this knowing that I am one such person.

‘Breakthrough’: A Story of Faith and Miracles

Mar 26, 2019
For 16 days in January 2015, a teenage boy lay in the pediatric ICU in St. Louis, Missouri. He struggled to survive a catastrophic accident and, along the way, experienced a series of miracles.