Br. Anthony Josemaria

About Br. Anthony Josemaria

Brother Anthony Josemaria is a member of the Third Order of the Franciscans of the Immaculate, a new Franciscan Order of Pontifical Rite founded under Pope John Paul II in 1998 according to the instructions and example of St. Maximilian Maria Kolbe. Brother Anthony teaches the Catechism of the Catholic Church and has most recently compiled and edited a two-volume book titled The Blessed Virgin Mary in England: A Mary Catechism with Pilgrimage to Her Holy Shrines, iUniverse, 2008 and 2009.

The Catholic Holocaust of Nagasaki—“Why, Lord?”

The witness of the Catholics of Nagasaki shows God’s providence in the darkest of times.

On August 9, 1945, God’s inscrutable providence allowed an atomic bomb named “Fat Man” to be dropped from a B-29 into the heavily populated city of Nagasaki. The epicenter of the blast was the Urakami district, the heart and soul of Catho … [Read more...]