St. Anthony helps mom build children's faith

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Thank you dearest St. Anthony I thank you for all the help and divine intercession . The miracle that you did made me speechless. One fine day, I had to go for the catechism orientation for the parents in…

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New member of Duns Scotus friary

Pet Blessing

Happy and safe Our founder, St Francis is the patron saint of animals.  The friars living in this friary love animals and wanted to adopt an animal from a local rescue shelter.   Say hello to Kody, the newest and…

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125 years and still going strong

Saint Anthony

Photo of rainbow over the Vatican. Tomas1111/Fotosearch Few magazines are blessed to complete 125 years of publication. Thanks to you, our loyal readers, we will begin our 126th year next month. A short look back at our changing Church,…

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A lifetime of faith and service

Estate Planning, Support the Friars

Dorothy and Bill Harmeyer are members of the St. Anthony Legacy Circle. Six Decades of Love, Family and Community Lead Couple to Create Legacy Continuing Lifetime of Faith and Service Almost six decades after their marriage, and still living…

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Fun and Fraternity

Events

Friars Richard Goodin, Dominic Lococo, Pat McCloskey, Bill Farris, Tim Lamb, Carl Langenderfer, Tom Gerchak, and Tom Speier Temps dip, but spirits soar at Reds Parade On parade day, it’s supposed to be springtime. Tell that to hundreds of…

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Novena to St. Anthony of Padua

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Pray with us The National Shrine of St. Anthony celebrates the Novena to St. Anthony every Tuesday at 2:30 pm and at the 7:00 pm evening Mass. We would love to celebrate with you but if you can’t make…

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St. Anthony sighting

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Unbelievable miracle of St. Anthony I always thought of St. Anthony as the boring Saint. After all, all he is known for is finding lost things, compared to more exciting saints that were martyred or performed amazing miracles. Well,…

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Gifts that pay you

Support the Friars

Support the Franciscans, get a tax-break and lifetime income with a Charitable Gift Annuity If getting a tax deduction and income for life would brighten your financial outlook, consider supporting the Franciscans with a Charitable Gift Annuity. Here are…

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A blessing beyond measure

Missions, Support the Friars

Thank you from Raymond and Marie Rose Sometimes it’s hard to imagine how financial contributions actually impact the lives of those less fortunate. Donations are sent off with thoughts, prayers, and knowledge that others are being helped, but it’s…

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Saving a shrine with work, prayers and the grace of God

Missions

Fr. Alex Kratz outside the newly renovated St. Joseph Chapel and Shrine of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Pontiac, Michigan It’s taken work, prayers and the grace of God The statues are peeling. The parking lot is a…

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