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St. Anthony of Padua

St. Anthony of Padua is one of the Catholic Church’s most popular saints. Saint Anthony of Padua, patron saint of lost and stolen articles, was a powerful Franciscan preacher and teacher. He’s typically portrayed holding the child Jesus—or a lily—or a book—or all three—in his arms.

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The Shrine

“Mt. Airy” is the familiar name for the National Shrine of St. Anthony and Friary sitting on a hill above Cincinnati. The shrine had its start in the late 1880s, when Joseph and Elizabeth Nurre bought what was then a country estate for $18,000 and gave it to the Franciscan friars.

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About the Friars

The 130 friars of St. John the Baptist Province (SJB) are members of the Order of Friars Minor. We are a Franciscan brotherhood inspired by the 13th-century example of St. Francis of Assisi. We serve the Catholic Church as brothers and priests in a communal life of poverty, prayer, and service to others.

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Prayer Requests

Sunday May, 19, 2019
Thank You Almighty God for everything. Special prayers for my health and eyesight, for my family. Thank You Amen
Karen B
Sunday May, 19, 2019
Please pray that our Lord watch over, protect and help my wife, Barbara. Thank you.
Stephen D
Sunday May, 19, 2019
For the needs of strangers that I may encounter, we pray.
Sunday May, 19, 2019
Please pray for Fran who has just had a stroke and is in St. E. hospital.
Don F
Sunday May, 19, 2019
Please pray for my gdaughter, Alex, who suffers with tuberous sclerosis.
Don F
Sunday May, 19, 2019
Please pray for John P. who has nust been diagnosed with Stage 3 esophagial (sp?) cancer.
Don F
Sunday May, 19, 2019
Please pray that my relationship with my daughter continues to improve. Please pray she starts to confide in me more often.
Irene H
Sunday May, 19, 2019
A prayer for the soul of the late father of my dear friend. Today marks 15 years since his death. He is dearly missed.
Sunday May, 19, 2019
Please st anthony pray for me and my mother and son we all remain happy healthy safe and patient pray my move to Florida be smooth with no problems pray my husband Pete stay by my side and watch over me from heaven I love and trust in you ALWAYS
Nancy s.
Sunday May, 19, 2019
Please saint anthony pray for my daddy and uncle who is in court tomorrow.  Please say they get good news and it's not as bad as were prepared for.  Please say the judge is leanful on them and that no evidence comes in . Please answer my petition  
Sunday May, 19, 2019
Please pray for and heal Liz, Turk, H and me. Keep us safe and healthy; help us to be happy and to thrive. Please help Liz to respond well to the medication and relieve her anxiety and depression. Help Turk to continue to get well and regain weight; help H to quit smoking and take care of himself. Please relive my anxiety and stress; resolve my work and home problems quickly and easily. Please help us all and pray for us! Thank you
Nancy B
Sunday May, 19, 2019
St Anthony please save sc at work
Sunday May, 19, 2019
Please watch over Agnes give her all the strength and support she needs through this extremely difficult time. Thank you for listening and I put all my trust in you Amen
Sunday May, 19, 2019
Please hear my prayer continue to watch over my daughter and sons. Give them the strength, guidance, direction, support and protection that they need. Let them achieve their goals socially and privately. In their careers, studies and personal relationships. Keep them strong and positive. Thank you for listening to me and I put all my trust in you Amen.
Sunday May, 19, 2019
Dear St Anthony. Please watch over me and place your healing hands over me as I go through health problems with my mouth and throat. Surround me with the white light of the Holy Spirit and I pray to you that everything is ok. I pray this in Jesus name. Amen
Kelle T
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