It’s not as if St. Francis of Assisi School hasn’t struggled before. Back in 1951, in rural, segregated Greenwood, Mississippi, the very idea of a..
There are three giants in the earliest years of Franciscanism: Saints Francis, Clare, and Anthony. Francis and Clare, of course, were founders. In..
On Ash Wednesday, Catholics show their stuff. It’s not the fancy jewelry you might see in a night on the town. It’s the ash of penitence,..
We hear all sorts of statistics about the closing and merging of parishes, the crisis of priestly vocations, the shrinking of religious orders...
This month marks the end of one era for St. Anthony Messenger. Our new, redesigned look will be unveiled next month, in the January 2018 edition...
Father James Martin, SJ, is a best-selling author of books about Catholic spirituality. In 2016, after a horrific massacre at a gay nightclub, the..
How do you make a call between two different styles? In one case—in this very issue—I’m referring to Sister Rose Pacatte’s..
Why did they follow him? Why did they line up by the hundreds on a Detroit sidewalk or in New York, day after day, patiently waiting their turn to..
Actually, it’s welcome Mary Catherine Kozusko,“MC” for short. Our new art director has been on the job for a few months, learning..
I won’t devote a whole column to it, but suffice to say, judges from across the continent agree: you’re reading a fine magazine...
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