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Be Pro-Life. Wear a Mask.

By Susan Hines-Brigger July 31, 2020

When the majority of people hear the term pro-life, they immediately equate it with the issue of abortion—full stop. The reality, though, is that..

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The Courage to Change: Wisdom from Assisi

By Gillian T.W. Ahlgren July 29, 2020

This year has been all about courage and change. Facing a new coronavirus with no vaccine or cure, we now see its ripples spreading unemployment..

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Forgotten No More

By Peter Feuerherd July 29, 2020

The main center for Covenant House, the largest youth shelter in the world, is housed in a timeworn building in Midtown Manhattan. It’s hardly..

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Followers of St. Francis: Dedicated to Dignity

By Daniel Imwalle July 29, 2020

Long associated as a symbol of respite, shelter, and nourishment, an oasis serves as a spiritual metaphor as well as a place of spiritual..

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Culture: Film Reviews

By Rose Pacatte, FSP July 29, 2020

Screened Out

Director Jon Hyatt’s new documentary asks a very big question: Are we addicted to our screens? He starts out by turning off his..

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Confronting Racism

By Pat McCloskey, OFM July 29, 2020

I have a family member who seems to harbor a racist attitude. How do I respond when I hear this person make thinly veiled racist statements?

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One of Life's Great Losses

By Pat McCloskey, OFM July 29, 2020

How do I understand and find peace in the death of a parent?

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Missing Mass on Sunday

By Pat McCloskey, OFM July 29, 2020

As an 80-year-old Catholic, I was taught that missing Mass through your own fault is a mortal sin that, if unconfessed and unabsolved, could send..

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St. Anthony Messenger Wins Magazine of the Year Award

By Daniel Imwalle July 7, 2020

St. Anthony Messenger: Magazine of the Year

We're pleased to announce that St. Anthony Messenger was recognized as the magazine of the year at the..

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6 Media Ministries to Nourish Your Soul

Just as uplifting news stories seem to get buried under the more salacious and exploitative items, the efforts to spread goodness and well-being..

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