St. Anthony Messenger

May 2019

Dear Reader: A Relatable Mary

When I visited Assisi a few years ago, one of the things that struck me was a painting of Mary that I saw at Greccio.

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Mary, Our Muse

On the night the angel Gabriel visited Mary, as the biblical story goes, he asked her to bear a child who would be called Emmanuel, a name that means “God is with us. “

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A Voice for Justice

Patty Crawford went up against Baylor University after hundreds of women bravely came forward with sexual assault allegations. Her faith is what got her through.

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The Flip Side of the Joyful Mysteries

I find the joyful mysteries of the rosary to be, well, joyful. Their focus, of course, is on the wonderful, happy events in Jesus’ earthly life.

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Beyond Thoughts and Prayers

Thoughts and prayers are always immediately offered following a mass shooting or other deadly event. But how do we turn that into action to help prevent the next incident?

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Film Reviews with Sister Rose

Dumbo
World War I has just ended. Holt (Colin Farrell) has returned to his job at the circus after losing his left arm in battle. While he was away, his wife died. Since then, his daughter, Milly (Nico Parker), and son, Joe (Finley Hobbins), have been staying with kind circus performers.

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