Prayer

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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St. Anthony helps with fury over files.

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Frustration at work The auditors were in our office in January which frankly is never a lot of fun. They are very nice people, pleasant to work with, and do important work for us but with my already full…

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Lent in the Spirit of St. Francis

Events, Lent and Easter, Prayer

St. Anthony Shrine Lenten Series from Franciscan Media on Vimeo. Our Journey of Mercy “We have this beautiful place that is one of the best-kept secrets in Cincinnati,” says Fr. Clifford Hennings, Director of Shrine Ministry…

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St. Anthony finds Miriam's mother's diamond

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Miriam’s Shrine to St. Anthony Love, devotion, faith I would like to share my story of my love for St. Anthony. My experience happened when we lived in Atlanta, Georgia. I was busy cleaning our home one morning when…

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K's little shrine to St. Anthony

Prayer, Saint Anthony

“I just love St. Anthony and have a little shrine in my room.” When my mother died, she gave me some money, with which I purchased a pair of earrings. I wore them always. Then I lost one. I…

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Roger Bacon students particpate in March for Life rally

Prayer

Roger Bacon students at the 2018 March for Life rally in Washington, D.C. Fr. Roger Lopez, OFM, theology teacher and Director of Roger Bacon’s Respect Life Organization is again taking a group of students to the annual March for…

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Holy Family plans for the future

Prayer

Scaffolding for the renovations at Holy Family Parish in Oldenburg, Indiana Growth and Renovations at Holy Family The renovations began right after the first of the year.  After two weeks of renovations, Holy Family church is  full of scaffolding…

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Padre Pio featured in 2019 Lent booklet

Lent and Easter, Prayer

Journey through Lent with Padre Pio A powerful intercessor, Padre Pio, also known as Saint Pio of Pietrelcina was a Franciscan priest in Italy known for his piety, charity, and the gift of the stigmata. Padre Pio is responsible for countless…

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Devotion to St. Anthony begins at a young age

Prayer, Saint Anthony

“I rely on him incredibly” St. Anthony has been my special saint since I was 5 years old. One day, at the beach we lost the cap to the blow up raft and it wouldn’t hold air. My grandmother…

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