God Is With Us

Even people who don’t follow sports have heard of Tim Tebow. Many have seen a picture of him kneeling on a football field in an attitude of prayer. Some ridicule him. Others admire him. We don’t know the content of his prayer, but we can be sure he is not expecting God to intervene and direct an errant...

Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

The news has been chock-full of interesting, out-of-the-ordinary stories of late. Here are three that caught my attention:   How much do you know about Afghanistan and its history? Thanks to a friend posting this story on Facebook, I learned a lot about how surprisingly modern Afghanistan was in the...

‘But I Don’t Feel Different’

On Sunday afternoon, my family attended the birthday party for a young friend who had just turned five. His parents told us that, on the day of his actual birthday, Dominic woke up, checked with his parents to make sure that it was his birthday, then patted his body and said, “But I don’t feel...

I Love This Job

“Mr. Sparks is on the line.” That was what I heard in my headset while I was waiting for my interview with author Nicholas Sparks. He had agreed to an interview with St. Anthony Messenger in conjunction with the release of the film The Lucky One based on his novel by the same name. When I had...

Faithful Citizenship

Last Tuesday, I attended an event hosted by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati to address the topic of Faithful Citizenship. I was a little bit skeptical of how someone would present this topic without seeming to be from one side of the political fence or the other. John Carr, the Executive Director of the...

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