Prayer

Seeing St. Anthony

Prayer, Saint Anthony

“I believe in you and love you!” My roommate lost his glasses on the weekend. Yesterday we spent most of the day looking through the apartment trying to find them. I then said, “Don’t worry I’m going to pray…

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Celebrating quietly, joyfully

Prayer, Saint Clare, Saint Francis

The Clares at prayer in the Monastery of St. Clare On June 24, 2020, we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the founding of our Cincinnati monastery. We began 30 years ago because three Poor Clares in three different…

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Teaching the Soul to Speak

Prayer, Saint Clare, Saint Francis

“This volume of poems is dedicated to, among others, the city of Assisi,” Fr. Murray Bodo writes of his newest book, Teaching the Soul to Speak (Tau Publishing). The book’s last section contains poems inspired by Murray’s 43 years…

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A very different St. Anthony Feast day

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Masks in place, Fr. Mark Soehner and Br. Jerry Beetz offer St. Anthony Bread on the Feast of St. Anthony of Padua. A virtual feast Br. Chris Meyer played an integral role in the day’s festivities.…

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I found St. Anthony!

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Or did he find me? My story is somewhat long, but it felt right to share it now. I am Catholic and was born and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. I moved away to the Washington DC area shortly after I…

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Novena to St. Clare of Assisi

Prayer, Saint Clare

St. Clare of Assisi St. Clare was one of Francis’ first followers and founded the Second Order of Franciscans, known today as the Poor Clares. In honor of St. Clare, we invite you to pray an online novena,…

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I just knew St. Anthony was with me

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Impossible? Not with St. Anthony I have lost many things over the years. 99% of the time, St. Tony comes through for me.  I lost a spare key to my keyless entry car over 3 weeks ago. I…

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Thank you God for St. Anthony

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Such a great Saint! Hello, I wanted to share the miracle St. Anthony did for me with you. I have known St. Anthony since I was a little girl, and I’ve invoked him a few times, but did not…

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St. Anthony and COVID-19

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Our followers on social media trust in the intercession of St. Anthony. In a recent online query we asked them to share how St. Anthony is helping them during the Coronavirus pandemic. Out of thousands of responses and comments…

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St. Anthony found my diamond earring

Prayer, Saint Anthony

He kept my earring in a safe place I work for a large pharmaceutical retailer. On any given day, I can be assigned to any store in the greater Cincinnati area. I always wear small diamond stud earrings. Just over…

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