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The Experiment

DEAR friend, I have known Daniela and Renato for a very long time. She is a lawyer and he is a registered nurse. They got married twelve years ago, have three children, live a quiet family life and have no major family problems...

January 31 2023
Mario Conte, OFM Conv.
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Lasting Changes

What can I do to keep my resolutions whether for the new year or at any other time in the year?

January 16 2023
Thomas Pfister
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Don’t Lose Heart

A Catholic woman is distressed by her children and their spouses’ rejection of God

December 26 2022
Thomas Pfister
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Mistletoe Twigs

DEAR friends, mistletoe has become a very popular Christmas decoration. Here in Italy, for example, people give charming bunches of mistletoe twigs with a big red bow to family and friends to wish them a New Year full of peace, serenity and health...

November 30 2022
Mario Conte, OFM Conv.
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Gateway to Eternity

DEAR friends, I have a simple short story that might be particularly appropriate for this month. A very sick man turned to his doctor as he was leaving the room after an examination, and said, “Doctor, I’m afraid of dying. Tell me what the afterlife is like.”

November 01 2022
Mario Conte, OFM Conv.
Article

The Pope’s Astronomer

An interview with Guy Consolmagno, a Jesuit brother who is the current director of the Vatican Observatory, founded in 1891

February 06 2023 | by
Blog

The Experiment

DEAR friend, I have known Daniela and Renato for a very long time. She is a lawyer and he is a registered nurse. They got married twelve years ago, have three children, live a quiet family life and have no major family problems...

January 31 2023 | by
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Shelter Centre

You generosity, dear readers, has helped complete a safe haven for girls receiving schooling in Cambatela, Angola

January 30 2023 | by
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Who Was St. Anthony?

With this issue we begin a new biography of our dear Saint, which is the result of many years of research by a great German Franciscan scholar

January 23 2023 | by

Issues

Messenger of Saint Anthony - February 2023

Messenger of Saint Anthony

February 2023
Messenger of Saint Anthony - January 2023

Messenger of Saint Anthony

January 2023
Messenger of Saint Anthony - December 2022

Messenger of Saint Anthony

December 2022