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Novena to St. Anthony of Padua

St. Anthony of Padua is a Doctor of the Church. His Feast Day is June 13th.

 St. Anthony is popularly known as the Patron Saint of lost things, as well as lost people and even lost spirituality. You can begin a novena to him today, for your special intentions and it will end on his Feast Day. If you choose to pray a novena, please include the readers of this site in your prayers. We can all pray for one another’s intentions as well.

What about St. Anthony of Padua?

Saint Anthony was born in Lisbon, Portugal as Ferdinand de Bulhoes, he was a Franciscan known for his profound knowledge of theology and for his rhetorical skill. His preachings carried him from the north of Africa to Italy and France. He is known as the Evangelical Doctor because he based all that he said on the texts of the gospels. He died in Padua. ~wf-f.org

St. Anthony medals are among the most popular items to wear.  You can also find many children’s books to teach about the life of St. Anthony of Padua.

Just for fun, here are some of the most well-known petitions to St. Anthony.

St. Anthony, St. Anthony
Please come down
Something is lost
And can’t be found

Or

Dear St. Anthony, I pray
Bring it back, without delay.

Or

Something’s lost and can’t be found
Please, St. Anthony, look around.

Do you have another saying?

 

 

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