St. Anthony Messenger magazine
St. Anthony Messenger

November 2017 Issue

Catholics & Cremation

Oct 25, 2017
A family faces the inevitable—Mom is dying. It’s only a matter of time, and her children will have to make some major decisions. So they gather to discuss what to do. One of the daughters says that she would like a traditional funeral at the parish church where Mom worshiped most of her life.

Race and Religion

Oct 25, 2017
Msgr. Ray East, a nationally known speaker and evangelist, thinks Pentecost is a perfect image of the Church. In fact, he thinks everyone should look up and memorize the second chapter of Acts.

Finding Light in the Darkness

Oct 25, 2017
Back in August, my wife and children convinced me to take them to see the total solar eclipse.

How Can I Forgive Him?

Oct 25, 2017
My neighbor of many years was recently arrested for viewing child pornography. I’ve known him and his beautiful family since they moved into our neighborhood; I had considered him a pillar of the community.

The Simple Witness of Solanus Casey

Oct 12, 2017 St. Anthony Messenger
Why did they follow him? Why did they line up by the hundreds on a Detroit sidewalk or in New York, day after day, patiently waiting their turn to talk with him? This man was deemed not sharp enough to be a diocesan priest.