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20s/30s Retreat!


As my time at the Shrine winds down (I leave tomorrow!), I reflect on the amazing experience I had here, and specifically of recently connecting with our 20s/30s Young Adults Ministry leader, Erin Murphy, with whom I organized and facilitated a retreat on Saturday. Earlier in July, we sat down and thought up the idea

20s/30s Retreat!2016-08-01T09:28:23-04:00

*Bread* on the Common


Being at the Shrine has taught me a number of valuable things already in my short three weeks of being here. Among them all, I must choose the lesson of “St. Anthony’s Bread” as my favorite thus far. This idea manifests itself in the Ministry of Bread on the Common, a ministry that offers sandwiches, conversation, and

*Bread* on the Common2016-07-08T13:39:11-04:00

First Veterans’ Luncheon at St. Anthony Shrine, Arch Street


We were privileged to have veterans join us for the first of our monthly Veterans' Luncheons at St. Anthony Shrine. Attendance was about 30 veterans who seemed to enjoy their meals very much and are looking forward to next month's luncheon. Many thanks to Mary Ann Ponti, Director of Outreach, and her volunteers as well as Kevin

First Veterans’ Luncheon at St. Anthony Shrine, Arch Street2016-06-28T16:10:28-04:00

Intern Insight- Beginnings at St. Anthony


  Stepping into St. Anthony’s Shrine on Monday felt completely different from the other times I had come in. Having been familiar with the shrine for a few years, I recalled each time I had dropped in for confession, which I remembered being offered almost continuously throughout the day, or just a quiet place to

Intern Insight- Beginnings at St. Anthony2016-06-24T13:25:56-04:00