Aquinas Press - Saint Anthony Novena booklet- patron of lost items, animals

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Saint Anthony Novena booklet

Our Aquinas Press Novena book series offers completely illustration nine-day Novena's with special prayers to ten beloved saints.  In addition we offer Novenas to the Sacred Heart and the Divine Mercy and four Novena books in honour of Our Blessed Mother - all in an appealingly illustrated 24 page format.

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Anthony of Padua

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Saint Anthony of Padua
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Anthony of Padua with the Infant Jesus by Antonio de Pereda
Doctor Arca testamenti
Evangelical Doctor
Hammer of Heretics
Professor of Miracles
Born 15 August 1195
Lisbon, Portugal
Died 13 June 1231 (aged 35)
Padua, Italy
Honored in Roman Catholic Church
Canonized 30 May 1232, Spoleto, Italy by Pope Gregory IX
Major shrine Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua, Italy
Feast 13 June
Attributes Book; bread; Infant Jesus; lily; fish; flaming heart
Patronage American Indians; animals; barrenness; Brazil; Elderly people; faith in the Blessed Sacrament; Fishermen; Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land; Harvests; Horses; lost articles; lower animals; Mail; mariners; oppressed people; poor people; Portugal; pregnant women; seekers of lost articles; shipwrecks; starvation; sterility; Swineherds; Tigua Indians; travel hostesses; travellers; Watermen

Anthony of Padua, O.F.M. (born Fernando Martins de Bulhões; 15 August 1195 – 13 June 1231),[1] also known as Anthony of Lisbon, was a Portuguese Catholic priest and friar of the Franciscan Order. Though he died in Padua, Italy, he was born and raised in a wealthy family in Lisbon. Noted by his contemporaries for his forceful preaching and expert knowledge of scripture, he was the second-fastest canonized saint (after St. Peter of Verona) and proclaimed a Doctor of the Church on 16 January 1946. He is also the saint of finding things or lost people.


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