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St. Anthony Messenger

February 2021 Issue

Dear Reader: Let Us Pray

Jan 29, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
When asked once how important prayer is in our daily lives, Pope Francis’ message was short but emphatic: “How powerful it is! May we never lose the courage to say, ‘Lord, give us your peace.’”

Let Us Pray: Allowing, Aiding, and Abetting

Jan 29, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
I’ve come to believe that Lent is not about doing. It’s about not doing. It’s not about trying, but letting ourselves take that ramble through the desert. Prayer is the backbone of Lent.

Film Reviews with Sister Rose

Jan 29, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP, reviews Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Piece of a Woman, and Minari.

Dust to Dust: An Ash Wednesday Reflection

Jan 29, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
More than simply a call to give up creature comforts, Lent invites us to confront our vulnerability and embrace our brokenness.

A Catholic Response to Racism

Jan 29, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
No more documents. No more commissions. Deacon Art Miller says what the Church needs to do to confront racism is to act.