The First Nativity Scene

“The nativity scene reminds us of the true meaning of Christmas.” Pope Francis
Dear brothers and sisters, this year we are taking you all to Greccio, to remember the 800 years that have passed since Christmas 1223 when St. Francis set up his Nativity Scene to remember himself and the all world that God is very close to us, that he is real, alive and vibrant.


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St. Anthony in New Orleans- The Saint of Miracles among us.

For the first time two Holy Relics of St. Anthony of Padua will visit the Archdiocese of New Orleans from Saturday, December 2 to Sunday, December 10.

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October 7th through October 9th 2022 -Saint Anthony traveling Relic visit Kansas City.

The tour begins on Friday, October 7th and ends on Sunday, October 10th.

Father Mario Conte, OFM Conv., will bring the first-class relic of our beloved Saint Anthony of Padua that will remain exposed during the Eucaristic Celebrations scheduled during the aformentioned dates. At the conclusion of each Mass, we will invite all attendees to approach the relic for an extraordinary blessing.

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St. Anthony’s friars pray for those who are sick and suffering

Saint Anthony is the Saint of Miracles, and those who are sick lovingly place their trust in his intercession.

If, among your family members or your friends, there is someone who is sick you may send us their names: on 11 February, World Day of Prayer for the Sick, we friars will pray for their healing.

In the Holy Mass we will celebrate in the Basilica we will invoke upon them the blessings of Saint Anthony and God’s grace.

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