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St. Anthony Messenger

February 2020 Issue

Dear Reader: Thanking Our Guides

Oct 5, 2020
For lay Catholics, perhaps we focus too readily on what our religious give up over what they gain.

Franciscan or Roman Catholic?

Jan 29, 2020
I like what I read in St. Anthony Messenger and enjoy other products from Franciscan Media. One question keeps coming back to me: Are you Franciscan or Roman Catholic?

Film Reviews with Sister Rose

Jan 29, 2020
This engaging drama, from director Fernando Meirelles and screenwriter Anthony McCarten, imagines the papacy of the Roman Catholic Church as never before.

Editorial: Lent with a Shade of Green

Jan 29, 2020
We humans tend to compartmentalize just about every aspect of our lives, from what we do in mundane daily rituals to how we engage with entire holy seasons. There’s comfort in routine, to be certain.

'I Was a Stranger and You Welcomed Me'

Jan 29, 2020
If there is glamour in being an immigration rights lawyer, it’s not evident in an eighth-floor waiting room in Lower Manhattan for those seeking authorization to stay in the United States. The nondescript room is set aside for immigrants from Brooklyn.