St Francis of Assisi / St Anthony of Padua Medal

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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
Born15 August 1195
Lisbon, Portugal
Died13 June 1231 (aged 35)
Padua, Italy
Honored inRoman Catholic Church
Canonized30 May 1232, Spoleto, Italy by Pope Gregory IX
Major shrineBasilica of Saint Anthony of Padua, Italy
Feast13 June
AttributesBook; bread; Infant Jesus; lily; fish; flaming heart
PatronageAmerican 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
Born1181 – 1182
Assisi, Duchy of Spoleto, Holy Roman Empire
DiedOctober 3, 1226 (aged 43–45)
Assisi, Marche, Papal States;[1]
Honored inRoman Catholic Church
Anglican Communion
Lutheran Church
Old Catholic Church
CanonizedJuly 16, 1228, Assisi, Italy by Pope Gregory IX
Major shrineBasilica of San Francesco d'Assisi
FeastOctober 4
AttributesTau cross, dove, birds, animals, wolf at feet, Pax et Bonum,
Poor Franciscan habit, stigmata
Patronageanimals; the environment; Italy; merchants; stowaways;[2] cub scouts; San Francisco, Californi
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