The Annals of Saint Anne


The Annals of Saint Anne is a religious Catholic magazine that is published 6 times yearly. Founded in 1874, it now boasts an average of 2,000 subscribers and addresses all Christian families with its spiritual, moral and social content. The French version is totally different and contains even more variety: it reaches more than 12,000 homes, and is printed 10 times yearly. Both magazines aim to evangelize families and propagate Christian faith in our modern world. Care to find out why so many people enjoy reading The Annals?

July - August 2020
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Carpe Diem ...

This month, the Annals of Saint Anne offers you this extraordinary theme of Carpe diem. “Seize the Day!” Enjoy this moment that passes by so quickly, this present moment, this very day, today, that will never come again. How simple it sounds! And yet! Let us take the time to stop and look at our life, as we run around each day trying to fit everything in. What is my life made up of? What am I sowing? What am I reaping? What is all the hustle and bustle? Where am I now? Where am I going? What legacy do I want to leave behind by my effort, my actions, my work, my life?

Cardinal Gérald Cyprien Lacroix, Archbishop of Quebec

Devotion to Saint Anne, a Family Story

I must have been about five years old when I first went to Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré. On a beautiful summer Sunday afternoon, with my parents and my brothers and sisters, we went on a pilgrimage to visit our great-uncle Gérard, who was a Redemptorist brother. Originally from the small parish of Saint-Hilaire-de-Dorset in Beauce, Quebec, it was no surprise when his confreres called him Brother Hilaire (referring to his hometown.)

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Answered Prayers

At the Annals, we are convinced that it is essential to nurture our faith in many ways, and we believe that the testimonies of favors obtained and answered prayers are powerful vehicles for the transport of faith and hope. That is why we are happy to start publishing your testimonials of favors from St. Anne. Today, we present you with the testimony of an extraordinary favor

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Questions About Our Faith

I have answered about 1500 questions concerning faith. My answers have been approved by my religious superiors and many were published in two volumes entitled Christian Answers to your Questions. They express God’s Word and the wisdom of the Catholic Church. Here they are.

I am happy to travel life journey with you!

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