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St. Anthony’s friars pray for those who are sick and suffering

‘The Lord sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness.’
Psalm 41:3

Saint Anthony is the Saint of Miracles, and those who are sick lovingly place their trust in his intercession.

If, among your family members or your friends, there is someone who is sick you may send us their names: on 11 February, World Day of Prayer for the Sick, we friars will pray for their healing.

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February 22 - March 3, 2019 St. Anthony’s relics visit Georgia (USA)

Two holy relics of Saint Anthony of Padua will visit the Diocese of Savannah, Georgia, from Friday, February 22 to Sunday, March 3. The Bishop of Savannah Gregory Hartmayer OFM Conv. has invited Father Bortolino Maistrello, a friar of the Basilica, to bring two holy and precious relics of Saint Anthony of Padua to his Diocese in Georgia.

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Merry Christmas to all the friends of the great family of St. Anthony from the friars of the Basilica of Saint Anthony in Padua, Italy!

Christmas 2018

Heartfelt wishes to all the friends of the Great Family of Saint Anthony. Through St. Anthony we enter into the deep mystery of Christmas: that small child the Saint holds in his arms is the gift that God makes to “those he loves”.

It is a moving thing to behold this ‘gaze’ of God on all of us, a God who has not come to condemn or frighten us, but to remind us of just how much we are loved, sought after and desired by him.

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2018 Christmas celebrations in the Basilica of Saint Anthony in Padua, Italy: live streamed celebrations

This is the schedule of liturgical celebrations during Christmas and the New Year at the Basilica of St Anthony in Padua, Italy, which may be followed live by connecting to our web page. In this way we are bringing St Anthony’s voice directly to the houses of those devotees (in Italy and throughout the world) who cannot come to Padua.

 

Every Sunday at 11:00 am

24 December – Christmas Eve

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Merry Christmas to all of Saint Anthony's devotees

The very first Nativity was created by Saint Francis of Assisi. He was inspired to recreate the birth of the baby Jesus after visiting the grotto where Jesus was born in the Holy Land.

From that first simple and humble display in an Italian cave, Francis’s Nativity is now a symbol of Christmas and we're sure you couldn’t imagine Christmas without the Nativity scene in your home or in your local church.

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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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