Pope Francis:
“Stand on the side of Peace”

October 27: Day of Prayer for Peace in the World

Discover the Basilica of St. Anthony and its cloisters

Visit the Anthonian Museums

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Take just one side in these conflicts: that of peace

Pope Francis has announced a day of prayer for peace in the world set for Friday 27 October


2023 WYD: Padua and Lisbon united by a distinguished relic of St. Anthony

175 young people have left Padua accompanied by Youth Ministry friars of the Basilica of St. Anthony


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

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