statue of saint francis of assisi. Saint Anthony Messenger magazine
St. Anthony Messenger

November 2018 Issue

Saints Next Door

Oct 24, 2018 St. Anthony Messenger
It’s easy to view saints as distant, historical figures that we can only try to imitate. Pope Francis encourages us to consider as examples the quietly holy people in our lives who inspire us to a deeper spiritual life.

St. Francis and US Veterans

Oct 24, 2018 St. Anthony Messenger
In Assisi, there’s a statue of St. Francis like no other. There’s no tonsure, no brown robe, no birds, no halo. Many visitors and pilgrims don’t at first recognize this bronze of an armored soldier on his horse as the saint at all. 

Looking Back, Moving Forward

Oct 24, 2018
In this season of gratitude, as a staff looking back at a tumultuous year, the following events gave our hearts a lift.

Cooking with Chef Lidia

Oct 24, 2018
“Food is my connection,” says Lidia Bastianich, a cooking show star and restaurant owner. But it was her faith that spurred her on her journey.

Film Reviews with Sister Rose

Oct 12, 2018
Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP, reviews The Hate U Give, Smallfoot, and On Her Shoulders.