So, just who is Pope Francis? Born Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Buenos Aires on December 17,1936, Pope Francis was the son of Italian immigrants. Studious throughout his young life, he studied at the University of Buenos Aires, receiving a master’s degree in chemistry. He began his religious training at the...
A brief and simple poem by William Carlos Williams (1883-1963), gives us an unusual image to delight in. I offer here, for your heart’s enjoyment and contemplation, “The Red Wheelbarrow.”
The Red Wheelbarrow
so much depends
a red wheel
glazed with rain
Today’s guest blogger, Sister Joanne Schatzlein, OSF, discusses Pope Francis on Motherhood. Sister Joanna is a frequent contributor to St. Anthony Messenger.
On my way to board a plane in Milwaukee’s airport, I recently noticed a “Lactation Station.” Although this enclosed “container” had...
Our guest blogger today is Melanie Rigney, author of Blessed Are You: Finding Inspiration from Our Sisters in Faith.
“Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they will be called children of God.”
We love peacemakers, in theory anyway. Think of all the poems and songs that have been written...
Our guest blogger is Teresa Tomeo, syndicated talk show host, motivational speaker, and author of Walk Softly and Carry a Great Bag: On-the-Go Devotions from Servant Books
It’s definitely not a coincidence, but what I like to call a “God-cidence.” The whole idea behind my new book Walk Softly and...
Our guest blogger is Teresa Tomeo, syndicated talk show host, motivational speaker, and author of Walk Softly and Carry a Great Bag: On-the-Go Devotions.
Today’s modern American woman is the queen of multitasking—juggling, jobs, children’s homework, housework, church commitments, social...