The Pardon of Assisi

Events, Prayer, Saint Anthony, Saint Clare, Saint Francis, Year of Mercy

Peaking through the fog sits Santa Maria de Angeles in the valley below Assisi, Italy. The tiny Portiuncula (“little portion”) lives inside; one of the many Franciscan churches where you may receive the Pardon of Assisi. 800th Anniversary of…

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Friars honored in Bloomington, Illinois

News, Prayer, Saint Francis, Senior Friars

Friars honored with hugs and tears ~ St. Mary’s parish honored friars Fr. Ric Schneider, Br. Kevin Duckson, and Fr. Neri Greskoviak at a going-away party that started in the church – packed to the rafters – and continued…

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Providential faith in St. Anthony

Prayer, Saint Anthony

… there was my bank card, shiny as a star! ~ After my beloved husband died, I went through a period filled with chaotic and painful moments.  Not having my finances in order added to the intense grief.  I…

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