Prayer

Prayers to St. Clare answered

Prayer, Saint Clare

Thank you for praying the Solemn Novena to St. Clare of Assisi with us which culminated on her feast day Sunday, August 11.  Below are comments from a few of the people we heard from after the novena.

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St. Anthony helped find my lost precious ring.

Prayer, Saint Anthony

“I bear witness to everyone of St. Anthony’s intercession.” I left my home in the city and traveled to my village to stay with my brother for my husband’s funeral. On the third day when most of the people…

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Happy Feast of St. Clare

Prayer, Saint Clare

Thanks for praying the Novena to St. Clare with us. We have provided additional resources about St. Clare we thought you might enjoy. Happy Feast of St. Clare! The Blessing of St. Clare May Almighty God bless…

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Carmen relies on her friend, Tony

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Dear Franciscan Friars, Thank you for all that you do. Sometime ago my telephone was not working properly and I couldn’t find someone to help me. I prayed and prayed to St. Anthony and thought I would just let…

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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, August…

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Drew's St. Anthony story

Prayer, Saint Anthony

About two weeks ago, I was preparing for a trip that was important to me. Much preparation had been invested in the trip, not only by myself but by many others. I have never in my life lost a…

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Why did St. Anthony seem so familiar?

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Candles and prayers in the grotto at the St. Anthony Shrine. My mother was always praying to St. Anthony. I remember as a child, she called on him for help all the time and with six kids, she probably…

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A deep devotion to St. Anthony through the years and generations

Prayer, Saint Anthony

The Le Mieux Family St. Anthony Chapel is now a part of the Coffrin Arboretum of the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. Joseph Le Mieux was a stone mason who traveled around the Great Lakes and built lighthouses in…

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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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Franciscan retreats and pilgrimages

Events, Prayer, Saint Francis

Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi, Italy Spiritual journeys with the Franciscans A retreat or pilgrimage can be life changing. A time of spiritual growth and deepening of your walk with God. Our Franciscan friars want to help you…

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