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St. Anthony Messenger

January 2018 Issue

StarShine: Love Has No Limits

Dec 26, 2017
Kiana Carter was a youthful first-time mom. Her husband, Artrez, had the same optimistic credentials. They were excited, but the obstetrician cut a wide swath of alarm into their anticipation.

What Do You Stand For?

Dec 26, 2017
“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” You could say that quote from Dr. Seuss summed me up when I was growing up. To say I had a very individual style is an understatement.

Film Reviews with Sister Rose

Dec 26, 2017
Wonder Ten-year-old August “Auggie” Pullman (Jacob Tremblay) has been homeschooled his entire life because of Treacher Collins syndrome, a genetic disorder that affects his hearing, sight, and appearance.

Friars of the Future

Dec 26, 2017
We hear all sorts of statistics about the closing and merging of parishes, the crisis of priestly vocations, the shrinking of religious orders. Those things are happening, but there’s new life brewing too. Ask a young or new Franciscan today about the future, and you hear a lot of hope.

Audio File

Dec 26, 2017
Editor’s Pick: Best Album of 2017 Arcade Fire | Everything Now Montreal’s Arcade Fire has always made music that sounds and feels urgent, almost as if the day they recorded the song was the last day on earth.

A Pro-Life State of the Union

Dec 26, 2017
Forty-five years after the US Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade decision legalized abortion, the pro-life movement has a lot more on its plate.