St Francis of Assisi / St Anthony of Padua Medal

St Francis of Assisi / St Anthony of Padua Medal - patrons of animals,poor people, pregnant women

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; amputees; 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

St. Francis of Assisi, O.F.M.
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Saint Francis of Assisi in Ecstasy
an oil painting by Jusepe de Ribera (1642)
Religious, deacon, confessor
and religious founder
Born 1181 – 1182
Assisi, Duchy of Spoleto, Holy Roman Empire
Died October 3, 1226 (aged 43–45)
Assisi, Marche, Papal States;[1]
Honored in Roman Catholic Church
Anglican Communion
Lutheran Church
Old Catholic Church
Canonized July 16, 1228, Assisi, Italy by Pope Gregory IX
Major shrine Basilica of San Francesco d'Assisi
Feast October 4
Attributes Tau cross, dove, birds, animals, wolf at feet, Pax et Bonum,
Poor Franciscan habit, stigmata
Patronage animals; the environment; Italy; merchants; stowaways;[2] cub scouts; San Francisco, Californi
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