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St. Anthony Messenger

March 2018 Issue

Lessons from Jesus’ Agony in the Garden

Feb 24, 2018
Lately, as I’ve been praying the rosary, I’ve been reflecting specifically on Jesus’ agony in the Garden of Gethsemane the night before he died.

Film Reviews with Sister Rose

Feb 24, 2018
All the Money in the World In July 1973, Abigail “Gail” Getty (Michelle Williams), the divorced mother of 16- year-old John Paul “Paul” Getty III (Charlie Plummer), receives a call that her son has been kidnapped in Rome.

Courtside with Sister Jean

Feb 24, 2018
Rock star. Icon. Living legend. These are just some of the words used to describe Sister Jean Schmidt, the 98-year-old chaplain of Loyola University Chicago’s men’s basketball team and a member of the university’s sports hall of fame.

The Liturgy of Everyday Life

Feb 24, 2018
It has been said that “too late we come to wisdom,” and I’ll agree. My husband, Joe, and I married in 1960, shortly before Vatican II. By the time the changes in the Mass were being explained, we were in the throes of raising our six children, born in a 10-year span.

Lent: A Reminder to Hope in Trial

Feb 20, 2018
For many, Lent is an arduous journey of faith. For 40 days, we pray, fast, and give alms with greater fervor than in other times, purifying our minds and souls to be prepared for the exuberant celebration of Easter.