St. Anthony Messenger

March 2019

Dear Reader: To Give Up or Not to Give Up?

A few years ago, a friend of mine told me that she wasn’t going to give anything up for Lent that year. She felt that taking a more active approach to the season seemed more spiritually fulfilling.

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10 Reasons to Fast This Lent

Fasting—in whatever form it takes—is nothing less than a participation in the transforming cross of Jesus Christ, which is the goal of every worthwhile Lenten journey. So, in defense of an ancient practice with perennial benefits, here is a list of 10 good reasons to fast this Lent.

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Brother Marinus: War Hero and Selfless Monk

After saving 14,000 refugees during the Korean War, this captain turned monk is being considered for sainthood.

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Echoes of Exodus

Long honored in the Judeo-Christian tradition, the account of Moses leading his people from violent, brutal oppression into freedom has played out in many ways across the centuries.

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Film Reviews with Sister Rose

Film reviews by Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP.

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