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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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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the Basilica of Saint Anthony

As we gather together this Christmas to celebrate the coming into this world of the ‘beautiful light’ in the form of Jesus Christ our Saviour, I extend to you the heartfelt wishes and love of the friars of Saint Anthony.

May God bless you for your kind heart and giving nature.

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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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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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Watch fr. Mario's meditation on the World Day of Prayer for the Sick

Friar Mario Conte meditates on the meaning of the World Day of Prayer for the Sick with all of Saint Anthony’s devotees around the world.


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