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Fr. Mario's meditation for Pentecost

On Sunday, May 15th we will be celebrating Pentecost, the day when the Holy Spirit descended upon the Apostles. 

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Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill: Historic Meeting

Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill embrace each other after signing a Joint Declaration in Havana, Cuba, 12 February, 2016

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Paschal Triduum, the Holy Father's meditation on God's Mercy.

The Holy Father inaugurated yesterday's general audience with a meditation on the Father's Mercy as an introduction the Paschal Triduum. From today till Saturday his words will guide us toward Easter Sunday.

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From the Basilica of Saint Anthony, Happy Easter, the feast of feasts!

In this video, Fr. Mario Conte, editor of the «Messenger of Saint Anthony» magazine, sends his warmest wishes to all of St. Anthony's devotees from a very special location: the high altar of the Basilica of Saint Anthony in Padua.

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Read the cover feature of our March 2016 issue

Our Rome-based journalist Philippa Hitchen interviews Ken Hackett, US Ambassador to the Holy See. Read the article on www.messengersaintanthony.com. See also the contents page of the March issue of the Messenger of Saint Anthony.

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Discover the Jubilee Path

The Basilica of St. Anthony in Padua, Italy, is an International Shrine and it belongs to that restricted list of shrines, cathedrals and churches where the faithful may access the gift of a plenary indulgence during the Jubilee Year of Mercy.

The friars of the Basilica recommend an itinerary of six steps in order to help pilgrims in their penitential journey.

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