Anthony has now donned the Franciscan habit, leaving behind him the security of his life with the Augustinians

November 13 2023 | by

Our author begins a new series on the use of animal imagery in our Saint’s sermons and their relationship to the moral life

January 17 2022 | by

As Jesus admonished his followers to hide their good works so did Francis and Anthony instruct their followers to do the same

October 11 2021 | by

 THE FIRST COVID-19 lockdowns in Italy began around February 21, 2020, covering some municipalities in Lombardy and one in the Province of Padua. Two weeks later, after a significant rise in the number of cases and deaths from the pandemic, the quarantine measures were expanded to the entire country, affecting the health, the mood, the needs, the work… and the faith of about 60 million people...

September 01 2020 | by

We begin our year-long series on the 800th anniversary of St Anthony’s vocation by examining his personality in comparison with that of St Francis

January 19 2020 | by

What is the world’s most destructive illness? Cancer? Heart disease? Stroke? Our writer investigates

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