Reception Office «Messenger of Saint Anthony»

The Office of the Messenger of Saint Anthony magazine welcomes pilgrims every day who wish to contact the friars of the Messenger of Saint Anthony, the magazine that for over a hundred years maintains and strengthens the bond between Anthony and his devotees.


  • if you are a pilgrim and want to establish a personal relationship you can have a friendly conversation with a friar
  • take out or renew a subscription to the Messenger of St. Anthony magazine, either in English, Italian or in other languages.
  • offerings for the celebration of Holy Masses
  • donations to Caritas Antoniana (St. Anthony’s Charities).
  • issuing of the ‘Pilgrim’s certificate’

Where it is
The office is situated inside the Souvenirs Shop alongside the Magnolia Cloister.

Opening Hours

from 1 January to 28 March: 8.00am - 6.20pm
from 29 March to 24 October: 8.00am - 6.50pm
from 25 October to 31 December: 8.00am - 6.20pm

As of 4 July 2021, during “phase 2 of Covid-19” the Subscription Office will observe the following times: from 9 to 13 and from 14 to 18.


The activities of the Office are dedicated mainly to pilgrims visiting the Basilica.
For information about the activities and publications of the Messenger of St. Anthony please contact subscription services:
Phone: (+39) 049 8225777
Fax: (+39) 049 8225772