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St. Anthony Messenger

November 2021 Issue

Dear Reader: Saints Be Praised!

Oct 25, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
This month, to commemorate the feast of All Saints, we are offering a lineup of articles that acknowledge and celebrate a handful of saints and blesseds.

St. Francis: Giving Comfort to Weary Soldiers

Oct 25, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
A former military chaplain explains how St. Francis can be an example for those struggling with the traumas of war. 

Our Saints, Ourselves

Oct 25, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
“I’m no saint,” we may tell ourselves. But stories of the saints show us that we, too, are capable of extraordinary faith, courage, and love.

St. Joseph: Man of Virtue

Oct 25, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
Faced with a difficult decision, Joseph teaches us that righteousness means loving both God and neighbor. 

American Exile

Oct 14, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
This blistering documentary tells the story of two brothers, Vietnam veterans Manuel and Valente Valenzuela: Mexican by birth, American to their very core.

Blessed Carlo: The First Millennial Saint?

Oct 14, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
Meet Blessed Carlo Acutis, a teen who combined devotion to the Eucharist with a passion for computer technology. 

Reel Time with Sister Rose

Oct 13, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP, reviews “Purgatory,” “Dear Evan Hansen,” and “Mass” in our November issue!