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St. Anthony Messenger

August 2021 Issue

Dear Reader: Welcome, Friar Pete!

Jul 25, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
When Tom Greene announced his retirement from drawing Pete and Repeat, our staff found itself facing a dilemma: How do you replace a staple of the magazine while also not erasing its legacy? 

St. Clare: Light of Assisi

Jul 25, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
When this beloved saint died, the Church lost a luminary. But her legacy shines brightly to this day. 

Convert to Cardinal: The Journey of Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory 

Jul 25, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
Inspired by his Catholic schoolteachers, Wilton Gregory dreamed of becoming a priest. Last year, Pope Francis named him the first Black US cardinal.

St. Clare’s Prayerful Life

Jul 25, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
The privilege of poverty, as much as I can embrace it, is an outer simplification. Advancing age reveals it to me, but Clare shows me how to maximize its revelations. 

Film Reviews with Sister Rose

Jul 25, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP, reviews IN THE HEIGHTS, SUMMER OF SOUL, and BUILDING A BRIDGE in our August issue!