Dear Saint Anthony, you recall the Gospel episode about the blind man
who, partly healed, could see men "looking like walking trees." After a second laying-on of Jesus's hands, he could see perfectly. Saint Anthony, Restorer of Sight to the Blind, please sharpen my spiritual vision. May I see people, not as trees or numbers, but as sons and daughters of the Most High. Help me in my pressing needs. [name your special intentions]
Franciscan Mission Associates
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O Christ, our Morning Star,
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come and waken us
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