Old lady with tulips

Trust God

The elderly and the sick should become prophets for us, calling us to rediscover the core of our faith

November 09 2016
Richard Riccioli, OFM Conv.

Be the best you

Have you ever wondered how to be the best person you can? Here are five ways to bring out the best in yourself

October 12 2016
Victor M. Parachin
Enzo Poiana

Destination heaven

THE NEWS of the sudden death of my dear friend and Franciscan brother Fr. Enzo Poiana, the Rector of the Basilica of St. Anthony in Padua, was a bolt out of the blue.

September 30 2016
Mario Conte, OFM Conv.
Burundi, A police officer poses with a beer

On the Brink of War

In Burundi, more than a quarter of a million people have fled in terror as opposition militias plot their return.

September 15 2016
Ellen Teague
A child touches the head of a gorilla statue in Cincinnati Zoo

Naughty child

On saturday, May 28, 2016, a mom took her 3-year-old son, and possibly other children, to the Cincinnati Zoo in Cincinnati, Ohio.

September 08 2016
Madeline Pecora Nugent
Panettone is a sweet Italian Christmas cake that dates back to the 15th century/ © fotolia

The Panettone

PANETTONE is a sweet Italian Christmas cake that dates back to the 15th century...

December 06 2016 | by

May The Saint Help The Phillippines

The Philippines is becoming an increasingly violent country which requires the prayers of the whole Church in what could well be its hour of Gethsemane

November 21 2016 | by
The new hospital laboratory, which is now able to assist more patients

Dr Stadler’s Hospital

A generous contribution from the readers of this magazine has prevented the closure of a much needed hospital in a deprived area of Archidona, Ecuador

November 16 2016 | by
"The sinner is deprived of the light of reason by the devil," says St. Anthony; stained-glass window at St. Anthony's Church, Hollister, California

Modern Day Ogres

Organ trafficking is an odious crime; what would Anthony have to say about it?

November 14 2016 | by


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