13-Tuesdays Novena with Saint Anthony 2023

The 13-Tuesdays Novena begins on March 14 and will offer you the opportunity to rediscover the life of Saint Anthony.


Help offered by the Saint’s devotees to a suffering world

Discover the Basilica of St. Anthony and its cloisters

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Resurrection means to live in peace as brothers: these are the 2023 Easter wishes of the friars of the Basilica

The video message of Father Giancarlo Zamengo, General Director of the Messenger of Saint Anthony


St. Anthony’s Charities donated over 3 million 800 thousand euros in 2022 for 106 projects in over 40 countries

The main beneficiaries are young people and communities. 20 % of donations went to war refugees – the ones in Ukraine and along the Balkan route


Lent in the Basilica of St Anthony

The 6:00pm Holy Mass with the Imposition of the Ashes will be celebrated on Wednesday 22 February. This Mass will be streamed live.


Feast of the Translation of the Saint’s relics: on Sunday 19 February we celebrate the discovery of Saint Anthony’s Incorrupt Tongue which took place 760 years ago

After the 6pm (CET) Mass invocations to the Tongue of St. Anthony and the Blessing of the Saint’s Relic. The celebrations will be streamed on our web and social sites


27 January – Holocaust Memorial Day

The friars of the Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua remember Venerable Placido Cortese and Saint Maximilian Kolbe, two fellow friars martyred by the Nazis


Sunday of the Word of God, on 22 January a celebration for the Bible

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

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