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St. Anthony Messenger

October 2021 Issue

Dear Reader: Hope after Darkness 

Sep 25, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
Father Michael Joseph (M.J.) Groark, OFM Cap, could have very well been one of the statistics. However, with the help of faith and the Capuchin Franciscans, Father M.J. faced his addiction and eventually found his way to the priesthood.

A Friar for Broken People

Sep 25, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
As the nation battles an opioid crisis, Father M.J. Groark shares his story in hopes of showing others a path to recovery and redemption.

Living as St. Francis of Assisi Did

Sep 25, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
What does the Franciscan way of life have to offer laypeople?

My One-Year Experiment with the Rosary

Sep 25, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
There is a path to deeper connection and inner peace if you incorporate the rosary into your daily life.

Reel Time with Sister Rose

Sep 25, 2021 St. Anthony Messenger
Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP, reviews “The Eyes of Tammy Faye,” “CODA,” and “Not Going Quietly” in our October issue!