Welcome to the great Anthonian family
of the Friars Minor Conventual
at the Basilica of St. Anthony in Padua!

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June 13, 2020 Project:

13-Days Novena 2020 – Saint Anthony, a Saint as a Friend


an intense, multimedia exhibition on St Anthony's life and works

Open from Tuesday to Sunday: 9.00am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 6.00pm

Discover the Basilica of St. Anthony and its cloisters

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Anthony of Lisbon. Anthony of Coimbra. Anthony of Padua… Anthony of the whole world!

This year, 2020, we friars celebrate the gift of vocation and mission. We wish to celebrate the young Anthony, who was seduced by the example of the Franciscan martyrs of Morocco.


Fr. Mario Conte's wishes for a blessed Easter

Fr. Mario Conte, editor of the «Messenger of Saint Anthony» magazine, sends his and his fellow friars' warmest wishes for a blessed Easter to all of St. Anthony's devotees around the world from a very special location: the Tomb of St. Anthony.


Celebrate Easter with the friars of the Basilica of Saint Anthony!

Along our Lenten path we have collected many tears. With Pope Francis we have felt part of a tired and frightened humanity, battered by a stormy sea.


The friars pray for those affected by the Covid-19 Emergency!

In this difficult moment we friars of the Basilica would like to accompany you along this Lenten path.


Sunday 8 March, 11.00am 2nd Sunday in Lent Basilica of Saint Anthony in Padua, Italy

Holy Mass at the Saint’s Tomb
televised live on Telechiara 

Presided over by the Rector, Fr. Oliviero Svanera


April 17 – April 26, 2020 Saint Anthony's Relics visit The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in West Virginia

From Friday, April 17 to Sunday, April 26, two first-class relics will be visiting the Roman Catholic Diocese of West Virginia.

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