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Holocaust Memorial Day

On 27 January, we remember Fr. Placido Cortese

23 January: Sunday of
the Word of God

A celebration for the Bible

Happy New Year 2022

Happy New Year,

from the friars of the Basilica of Sant Anthony

NEW RECTOR OF THE BASILICA

Discover the Basilica of St. Anthony and its cloisters

Visit the Anthonian Museums

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20/01/2022

On Holocaust Memorial Day let us also remember Venerable Father Cortese, a friar of the Basilica of Saint Anthony

During the Second World War he saved hundreds of Jews and political refugees. Last year a stolperstein (stumbling block) was dedicated to his memory

17/01/2022

23 January: Sunday of the Word of God, a celebration for the Bible

Pope Francis’ initiative aimed at placing the Holy Scriptures at the centre of the Christian life

30/09/2021

Solemnity of St. Francis of Assisi 2021

Celebrations in honor of the Poor Man of Assisi from 30 September to 4 October. On 10 October the ministry of Father Antonio Ramina, the new rector of the Basilica of St. Anthony, begins

17/09/2021

New Rector of the Basilica

The Franciscan friars of the Basilica received the nomination with joy: “We thank the Holy Father, Pope Francis, for this decision. 

26/04/2021

St. Anthony’s Charities, the 2020 report

Despite the economic restraints brought about by the Covid crisis; the generosity of the devotees of Saint Anthony has continued unabated even in the year of the pandemic

15/04/2021

On Sunday 25 April we celebrate the 58th World Day of Prayer for Vocations

Pope Francis’ message on Saint Joseph and the Dream of Vocation

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