St. Anthony

Doctor of the Church

Anthony was born and raised as Fernando Martins de Bulhões by a wealthy family in Lisbon, Portugal on the 15th August 1195 and he died in Padua, Italy. He was a Portuguese Catholic priest and friar of the Franciscan Order. St Anthony, the Wonder Worker was noted by his contemporaries for his powerful preaching, expert knowledge of scripture, and undying love and devotion to the poor and the sick, He was one of the most quickly canonised saints in church history. He was proclaimed a Doctor of the Church on 16 January 1946. He is also the patron saint of lost things.

Saint's Prayers

O Blessed Tongue

Tredicina (Thirteen-Day Novena) Day 1: O Lord, you have made Saint Anthony an apostle of the Gospel. Grant us, through his intercession, a strong and

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Glorious Wonder Worker, father of the poor, you who miraculously discovered the heart of a miser inside a gold coffer, the great gift of your

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Special Grace

Admirable Anthony, so glorious for your miracles and for the favour that Jesus showed on you by coming in the guise of the Divine Child

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Invocation to St Anthony

Dear Saint Anthony, I extend my prayer to you, confident in your compassionate goodness, which can listen and console everyone: be my intercessor before the

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Help Me Find

Glorious Saint Anthony, you have exercised the divine power to find what was lost. Help me to recover the grace of God and make me

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Prayer of Spouses

Dear Saint Anthony, Bless and protect my family; keep it united in love, sustain it in its everyday needs, and keep it safe from evil.

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About the Saint

Feast Day:
The Feast day of St Anthony is celebrated on the 13th June.
Patron of:
Patron saint of lost things.
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