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St. Anthony Messenger

April 2020 Issue

Dear Reader: News Blues

Oct 5, 2020
I’ve made a concerted effort this year to divest from the 24-hour news cycle—a much harder task than I had anticipated.

Let's Stop Fighting Over Climate Change

Oct 2, 2020
Scientific studies have long shown the connection between human behavior and climate change. Over 97 percent of climate scientists agree on this.

Who Was the 'Beloved Disciple'?

Mar 27, 2020 Ask a Franciscan
In the Gospel of John, “the disciple whom Jesus loved” is at the foot of the cross (19:26) and is entrusted with caring for the mother of Jesus (19:27). Who is this disciple and what makes him more loved than anyone else?

Editorial: A Legacy of Hate

Mar 27, 2020
In a Nazi-orchestrated raid on November 9–10, 1938, paramilitary forces and nationalists destroyed more than 7,000 Jewish-owned businesses and some 267 synagogues throughout Germany and Austria.

Praised Bee

Mar 27, 2020
If you are looking for Martin Marklin, you will likely find him in one of two places—either tending to the 100–150 beehives on his farm in New Hampshire or handcrafting candles made from the fruits of those bees’ labor.