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Fr. Andre McGrath: A Franciscan Life

by Guest Blogger on 5/23/17 7:00 AM

From his birth, Fr. Andre McGrath was dedicated to God. The family never wanted to put pressure...

The Power of Prayer Petitions

by Guest Blogger on 5/20/17 7:00 AM

I regularly read the prayer petitions that come in on the monitor at St. Anthony Shrine where I...

Ave Maria: Calling upon Mother Mary

by Guest Blogger on 5/19/17 7:00 AM

The Hail Mary has always been one of my favorite prayers and the one that I rely upon the most...

Mother Teresa on Mother Mary

by Guest Blogger on 5/18/17 7:00 AM

For her entire life, Mother Teresa of Calcutta looked to Our Lady for guidance, strength, and...

Tips for Grandparenting

by Guest Blogger on 5/17/17 7:00 AM

As I link between past and future, it is the grandparents who plant the seed, knowing full...

Mary, the First Disciple

by Guest Blogger on 5/1/17 7:00 AM

I am the Lord’s servant. May it be to me as you have said” (Luke 1:38).

She may be the most...

Saint Catherine of Siena: The Feisty Dominican

by Guest Blogger on 4/28/17 7:00 AM

Catherine Benincasa’s life is both thoroughly medieval and surprisingly modern. She became the...

Mother Teresa on Prayer

by Guest Blogger on 4/22/17 4:02 AM

Mother Teresa devoted her life to prayer, to finding oneness with God. The following words,...

Mother Teresa on the Importance of Family

by Guest Blogger on 4/20/17 6:00 PM

Love begins at home, Mother Teresa insisted when she was alive. Home and family are the twin...

Caring for Creation: Saint Francis, the Patron Saint of Ecology

by Guest Blogger on 4/18/17 7:00 AM

I believe that Saint Francis is the example par excellence of care for the vulnerable and of an...