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St. Anthony visits New York & New Jersey-USA

Two Holy Relics of St. Anthony of Padua will visit the Archdiocese of New York as well as the Dioceses of Brooklyn and Paterson from Saturday, June 8 to Sunday, June 16 2024, and will be accompanied by Fathers Alessandro Ratti and Mario Conte, two Franciscan friars from the Pontifical Basilica of St. Anthony in Padua, Italy.

The two Relics on tour are fragments of St. Anthony’s Facial Skin and his Floating Rib.

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St. Anthony visits Australia: MELBOURNE & ADELAIDE

For the first time since the pandemic, the June 13 Anthonian Days are starting again in earnest.

This year Franciscan friar Father Bortolino Maistrello, from the Pontifical Basilica of Saint Anthony in Padua, Italy, will be bringing two, first class relics from our Saint’s Basilica. One Relic contains fragments of St. Anthony’s Facial Skin.

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St. Anthony visits Toronto, Canada

This year, from Wednesday, June 12 to Sunday, June 16, Franciscan friar Father Fabio Turrisendo, from the Pontifical Basilica of Saint Anthony in Padua, Italy, will be bringing two, first class relics from our Saint’s Basilica to the Archdiocese of Toronto.

One Relic contains fragments of St. Anthony’s Facial Skin. Father Turrisendo will visit various churches in the Toronto area.

Click here to download the program for Canada ( Toronto)

 

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Holy Week and 2024 Easter

Palm Sunday, this coming 24 March, is the door to Holy Week. This door will lead us to an experience of our Lord’s Easter. Below is the calendar of the religious celebrations held in our Basilica. All the 6.00pm Holy Masses, the 11.00am ones on week days, the Holy Saturday Easter Vigil Mass at 9.00pm and the 10.00am Easter Sunday Mass will be streamed live via web and social media on our various online platforms (see footnote below).

The Community of the Friars of the Basilica of Saint Anthony in Padua, Italy, wishes a blessed and holy Easter to all of the Saint’s devotees!

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“Feast of the Tongue of the Saint” Sunday 18 February in the Basilica of St Anthony

The Feast of the Translation of the Saint’s Relics, commonly called the Feast of the Tongue, will be held on Sunday 18 February. This is the second, most important feast celebrating St Anthony after the June 13 feast, and marks the discovery of his uncorrupt tongue over 760 years ago, more than 30 years after his death. This scientifically inexplicable phenomenon is what faith calls a miracle, seeing that the relic of the tongue, the instruments used by St Anthony for preaching, is still visible and uncorrupt after many centuries.

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