The Annals of Saint Anne

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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?

May - June 2021
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Welcoming Others

To welcome, you must open your hands, hold them out in front of you, as a child does spontaneously, without hesitation. On a daily basis, welcoming is revealed in our actions, through simple gestures such as a smile, a hello, a kind look, a gentle word. Welcoming invites me to go even further. It calls on me to make myself available when I do not have the time or even when I am troubled and distraught. It invites me to be aware of the troubles and trials of others and to grasp what words cannot say.

Pathways of God

Welcoming Others – According to Scripture

A few years ago, I became interested in the Odyssey, an ancient Greek epic poem that tells of the voyage of Ulysses. I downloaded an on-line course in which I learned that hospitality – “xenia” in Greek – is one of the main themes of this story. In ancient Greek culture, hospitality was considered a moral obligation since it bound people to each other. A host was expected to give a meal and lodging to a passing stranger. And the latter was expected to return the favour if ever his host came to visit him. Xenia created reciprocal obligations of courtesy and non-violence in a society that was too often torn by violence. It was the glue that kept the culture together.

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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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