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November 30-December 9, 2018 Saint Anthony's Relics visit Miami, Florida

Two holy relics of Saint Anthony of Padua will visit the Catholic Archdiocese of Miami, Florida from Friday, November 30 to Sunday, December 9.

Father Mario Conte, a Friar from the Basilica in Padua, will bring two first-class relics of the beloved Saint Anthony of Padua to the Sunshine State. The relics will visit numerous churches in the diocese’s ecclesiastic territory of Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe counties in South Florida.

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November 4-11, 2018 Saint Anthony's Relics visit Nova Scotia (Canada)

This coming November from 4 to 11 two holy relics of Saint Anthony of Padua will visit the diocese of Halifax-Yarmouth. Father Alessandro Ratti, a friar from the Basilica in Padua, will bring two firstclass relics of the beloved Saint to Nova Scotia.
The relics will visit churches in Amherst, Antigonish, Berwick, Bridgewater, Dartmouth, Enfield, Halifax and Truro

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October 4-14, 2018 Saint Anthony's Relics visit USA

This coming October from 4 to 14 Fr. Mario Conte, executive editor of the «Messenger of Saint Anthony» magazine, will bring to the United States of America two precious relics of our Saint from the Basilica in Padua. One of these reliquaries contains the Saint’s floating rib.

This is the very same reliquary that was used by then-Archbishop Bergoglio to bless the faithful after the Solemn Mass at the Catedral Metropolitana in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 30 April 2000. 

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June 2018: Saint Anthony's Relics visit the USA, Canada and Australia

As usual, friars from the Basilica of Saint Anthony will leave Padua this June to take relics of our Saint to his devotees around the world: three of them will take some of St. Anthony’s relics to the United States (June, 9 to 17), Canada (June, 9 to 17) and Australia (June, 11 to 22).

As far as the English-speaking world is concerned, Fr. Alessandro Ratti will be in Toronto (Canada), Fr. Paolo Floretta in Adelaide, Melbourne and Sidney (Australia), and Fr. Mario Conte will be in Ohio (USA).

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April 6-15, 2018 St. Anthony’s relics visit South Carolina (USA)

Two holy relics of Saint Anthony of Padua will visit the Diocese of Charleston, South Carolina, from Friday, April 6 to Sunday, April 15. Bishop Robert E. Guglielmone has invited Father Bortolino Maistrello, a friar of the Basilica, to bring two holy and precious relics of Saint Anthony of Padua to his Charleston Diocese in South Carolina.

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The friars of the Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua send their warmest Christmas wishes to all of the Saint’s devotees.

On this day, enlightened by that evangelical hope which issues from the humble grotto of Bethlehem, we invoke the gift of joy and peace for all: for children as well as for the elderly, for the young and for families, for the poor and the marginalized. May Jesus, who was born for us, comfort those who are being tried by sickness and suffering.

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