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St. Anthony Messenger

July 2017 Issue

Proudly Patriotic

Oct 6, 2020
An anti-immigration wave is washing over America and much of the Western world.

Be a Living Prayer

Oct 6, 2020
Unlike Saint Ignatius of Loyola’s concentrated, step-by-step instructions for prayer in his Spiritual Exercises, Saint Francis of Assisi’s guidance for those who wish to follow his example of prayer and devotion is more diffuse.

A Canticle to Creation

Jun 22, 2017
Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, director of the Vatican Observatory since 2015, finds it altogether baffling that some people still see science and religion as being somehow opposed.

The Bible and Beyond

Jun 22, 2017
When people ask during what period of history, besides the present one, I would prefer to have lived, I have no problem answering. I would have loved to have been alive during the 1,100 years when people were adding books to the Bible.

Followers of St. Francis: Marilyn Shea, OSF

Jun 22, 2017
Sister Marilyn Shea, OSF, grew up on a farm in Iowa, enjoying a wonderful balance of work and play.