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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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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

Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Pray for Tom; for God's peace, guidance, protection, health and wisdom.
Mary
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Bless Ashley's relationship with all of her neighbors. Help them to all work well together and enjoy each others company.
j
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Father; Help me with my laundry. LORD have mercy. Amen.
TCB
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
For all drivers and pedestrians, we pray.
TCB
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Funds for daycare roof and help thank you in Jesus name ZFsther Son Holy Spirit Amen
Doris and Su
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
For the healing and growth of the Catholic Church and the healing and growth of all those who have been abused, we pray.
TCB
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please pray for the conversion, deliverance and healing of my son Roney and Oscar
Janeth
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
I pray to God that the mass they found in my breast is only a cyst. In Jesus name, we all pray. Amen
Jennie H
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
dear st Anthony bless my family and my children Antoathin and daughter Aashikha and save their lives and cure them from their illnesses.
Xavier
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
For the good health and well-being of all employees of IntelliRide, we pray.
TCB
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Dear Anthony please pray for me please help find the strenght and a way how to get out from the problems i am going through that all my worries with Thomas will go away please forgave me for all the wrong things i have please help me i am begging you please may god bless you always i love you Amen.
Marylin L
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please pray for my husband to be healed from racism, xenophobia, and Islamophobia. Please pray he seeks a mental health professional to help him resolve this issues including his recent diagnosis of dementia. Amen.
Melania
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Dearest St Anthony Please pray that God will grant good health to my parents. Please heal both of them of their cough. Please heal my sister, Catherine & brother, Sylvester of their cough too. Please heal me of my blocked nose. Please pray that God will grant good health to all of my family members. Thank you dearest Mother.
Angela L
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Prayers for Anthony M keep safe n hard worker. PeacefulLaura adoption cases never goes through. Or home don't get sold.
Joe & Pompey
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
All The Souls In Purgatory
Jessica M
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
*Please pray for Kim L (job) - bosses: will accept my works & I can have this position for couple more years *Please pray for my 2 kids: Anna & Maria will be good at school & life *Please pray for our family: husband Gioakim don’t have affair no more, stay together to raise kids; keep this family *Pray for my health & live in peace! Thanks. Amen.
kim l
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please pray for our family, especially for our sons.
Marianne N.
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
please pray for Z that things work out for him with a new job that he is seeking. or find something elsewhere. That he can hold his head up high instead of putting himself down all the time. also that his taxes are ok
diana k
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Jesus; bless the Northern Kentucky Health Department and it's employees and see to their needs. Amen.
TCB
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St Anthony thanks.bell boy should like Aaron.
SALONI
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St Anthony, please pray for me and my family, keep us healthy, and safe at all times. Please take any us away early, let us all grow old. Please help Marc and Logan with their schooling, keep them safe. Pray for our country, my parish and parish school, my priest all priest. Please find a way to stop all abortions. Pray for us.
Carol n
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Pray for me and Steve and my family and ronnie and Michelle and marion and my marriage
Barbara
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
God please answer my prayers for me and David I love him so much. Let me know in my heart how he feels. Send your holy spirit to me. I pray this in Jesus name amen
sally
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Father; Help me with what I am doing on the computer. Thank You. Amen.
TCB
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please pray for Jorge aged 36 who is suffering from ectopic heart beats. Guide us as to the treatment and heal him.
m
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please saint anthony, helps me to marry bobo. we live together for the 10yrs but we are not married .... thanks
Yoursalem Abraha A
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please pray for a bless awesome week and day w my new job in Jesus name..protection from evil ..and for my family and friends in Jesus name..please..Andrea transformation in Jesus amen :)
Lawrence M
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Dear St. Anthony I desperately need a miracle PLEASE... he comes back to me that he still loves me deeply and intensely and please that we are reunited again
Claudia C
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
please pray for kirans health sinusitis creatinine and ear problem
kiran k r
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
thank you for the many blessings in our lives. thank you for holding and keeping us. please help with his work and help him to make success. let him work hard and be appreciated. please help. help i,h,k,y. help with my fears and anxieties so i can be strong and wise. help with p and b so i can work hard and help. please bring peace. help l and p. pray for g,b,m,a,l,p,j,h,c,d,d,d,g,l,f, ml,ms,sh,i,f,jd,uj, f,d,n,s,w. i am grateful and need your help. ty sa and f. please help.
k
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
I pray J learns patience, empathy, compassion and anger management especially in her closest relationship.
SL
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
I pray J and D remain very happy together. I pray they will be able to get over any rough patches, and they will be in a very happy, supportive, loving, respectful and compassionate relationship always.
SL
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
I pray my daughter's eyes heal very quickly and that her vision will be excellent.
SL
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St Anthony please completely heal the bodies of Ludevico Jr, Jason, Antonia, & myself. Please take away all our pains & sicknesses & restore our bodily health. Keep us away too from any danger & harm, from evil things & people & from accidents, from deadly & serious illnesses & above all from a sudden & unprovided death. Thank you, St Anthony!
Bing
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St Anthony please I’m begging pleading crying for your utmost miracle to heal the bodies of Ludevico Jr, JasonAngelo, Antonia, and myself. Please help Ludevico Jr that his kidneys and colon are free from any diseases and damages. Please help him too that he won’t have any nose bleeds anymore. Please help our son JasonAngelo too and guide him in his studies. Please keep our eyes healthy and our eyesight normal. Please take care of the four of us. Thank you, St Anthony!
Bing
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St Anthony please I’m begging pleading crying for your utmost miracle to free Ludevico Jr now from Teresa and please bring Ludevico Jr back to me and our son permanently now so we can now be together permanently as family together with my mother. Please help us that Teresa herself will now separate permanently from Ludevico Jr and that Ludevico Jr will now separate permanently from Teresa too and that no one or anything will stop or stand in the way of their separation. Please have mercy on us.
Bing
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Dear Saint Anthony, Please help us to shift into a new flat for which we have been trying for nearly 3 to 4 years and find a room mate searching for almost 9 long months. Nothing seems to be working and we are depressed as of now. People insult if we ask to low rent etc. Please intercede for us for our needs to be met miraculously. Thank you St. Anthony for your help.
A.Victoria
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Father, we ask you to give us all around peace in our mind, body, soul and spirit.Amen
ira
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St.Anthony I ask for help for my son, help him get through these last university subjects, guide and encourage him so he may plan his studying, he needs to pass all 4 final difficult subjects so he may find work and be able to pay his study loan. Thank you St Anthony. Help him concentrate and achieve all he needs.
Gigi S.
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St. Anthony I ask for your intervention please help my husband get enough work to be able pay our monthly expenses, give us courage to do what we planned, show us the way give us strength and courage. Please help us. Thank you St. Anthony.
Gio
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St, Anthony I come to you for help with a job money to pay the bills courage to stand up and the strength to go on please have mercy on me your child in jesus name . Please bless my family my grandsons my J,A,J, nieces and nephews I ask for your continue blessing's to us all in jesus name hear my plea . St, Anthony I ask for your protection to get a payout from my old company please let my name appear on the list ....please grant me this favor save me from my financial shame Amen.
Family in need
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St, Anthony I come to you with thanks for all your love and blessing's to me and my family . Please stay with me and guide me always I am in grave danger , I don't have a job and no money to pay up my debts please deliver me I am very worried and sleepless please rescue me in jesus name. I ask for your blessing's for my son and his family please protect them and keep them safe in jesus name . St, Anthony please grant me the strength I need for I am sometimes weak and feel like I am failing .
Family in need
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please keep our entire family healthy, happy and safe. Give us all peace of heart and mind and spirit. For Matt, let him be completely okay in every respect. Let him have a job with good pay, good benefits and good future that he can live comfortably on. Let him find someone to share his life with so he is not alone. Good things for Matt. Let him get over his anger and let us all reconcile. For Larry, let him be completely okay. For me, let me be okay, let the tests come back with the best
m
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
God supernaturally turn everything that has been done to me separating me from my best friend Cindy in my and her favor and make it so everything goes perfect for me and her so we can be together again ASAP and stop all attacks toward us in the name of Jesus Amen.
Forest S
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St.Joseph, St.Anthony please help us as soon as possible find a nice home in milwaukee or surrounded area we really like and can do payment every month without any financial problems my husband John job always secure safe and somewhere close to his work or less than 30 minu.driving distance and good health for us help us find good area subdivision privacy all these we really liking home find it for us St.Joseph St.Anthony help us. Jesus I Trust in you. Thank you always.
SC
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Dear St Anthony, please help me to figure out what to do about my situation. In Jesus Name I Pray, Amen
Lisa
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Dearest St. Anthony, thank you for your abundant blessings in my life and for interceding with God for me. St. Anthony, please help my business to continually prosper in help and service of others which will allow me to tithe more in service and dedication to thee. Please be with me this day and always.
L.W.
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please hear my daily prayers and novenas and Rosary and pleas ehelp us and please hear my prayers and grant us a miracle. Amen
jcaj
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
For the wounded family: Brianne, Conner, Orion, Rosa, Leroy, us grands, & all others.
Jeannee
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please pray for my recovery after cancer surgery. May I continue to be free from cancer and start living a healthy life. Amen
Lee
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
ST ANTONYS, OH LORD THANK YOU FOR ALL BLESSINGS.....NOW I AM REQUESTING NOT TO CHANGE MY JOB LOCATION...PLS HELP ME TO DO WORK IN THE SAME POST AS SAME LOCATION..ST ANTONYS PLS HELP ME .. AMEN
jiffin johny
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Pray for me and Steve and my mother and my marriage and financial blessing
Barbara
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
God help me to trust and have faith that you are guiding me right where I need to be. Keep showing your presence in ME and Davids relationship. Send your Holy Spirit to me today and fill my heart with your love . Give me that sign of this relationship. Thank you for today and all my blessing . Anen
sally
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
my i transferred to donbosco school .may all the hindrens be taken by the lord .please intercede my humble prayer st Antony.
mary pinto
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please pray for Good Health of all and pray for my mom's eye sight and pray for our daughters study and pray for our jobs.
Aldrin
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
lord,kindly anoint us to live with harmonious home.
y
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St. Anthony, God, St Jude, ST. Kateri Tekakwitha. please help blake Please help please forgive me, with health,jobs taxes finances,our travels. please help Brian, Thank you for our new apt. Make all well. Thanks for keeping us safe and for employment. Please protect our possessions,help our relatives & friends.Save our Jobs.Please bless Michelle Greenblatt.bless my father's soul.cure Polly’s & Angel’s cancer Please help brian,polly,our families.please cure polly's lung disease
pdm13ace
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please pray for Silroy husband to grasp strength and courage and come into confidence with gm Vincent and inform him that he wants to apply for designation of director of human resources department in Maldives taj. please let gm Vincent be fine with his thought. I also need u to pray for the designation of director of human resources department in Maldives taj to be still existing. please pray for Silroy to be selected and for Silroy and myself to shift from Goa to Maldive
Christine M F
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Dear St Anthony , please help and bless me with the miracle that I need Please show me Hope Thank you St Anthony
patricia w
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Success in exam for children
George J. N.
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please, please be with Margo V. Today. Give her strength & courage at work today. Let her move forward with planning her new job.
Barbara
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Just want to say thank you Almighty God for everything. Special prayers for my health and eyesight, for my family. Amen
Karen B
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Deliverance from evil spirits who talk to my spirit at night.
Lindiwe
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Heavenly Father, thank you for all that you have given me and my family. Take care of us and protect us from all evil. Father, be with me today and strengthen my faith. I know my son is going through a lot of suffering. Bless him and protecting! Heal him from all that he is going through in his life and give him courage, strength, guidance, and wisdom to continue his education and job. Release all his stress, fears, and worries, and let him be at peace, happy and healthy. Help him find love.!
g
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Pray for my wife , life has become a series of bad things , health issues, financial issues, faith issues. I know that God is able to deliver us from the snares of the devil.
Mark L
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please pray that my petition for my wife get approved right away and that she is able to get her green card and indian passport renewed in the mighty name of Jesus
Ryan
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
May my marriage, which is still hanging from a string, come back together. May this councilor we are going to see help us unite, grow and thrive.
James S
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Good health soon families well being Pleasing to God Holy souls in purgatory All of the unborn & all life Most of all God's Peace
Scj
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St Anthony please save us
A
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Thank u st anthony my patron st of miracles thank u for my son mother keep us all happy healthy safe and patient let my new hone be good with lots of friends help me to be able to adapt to a new life I love and trust in u
Nancy s.
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St Anthony all doors have been slammed on us please please show us a way
A
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please pray that my family lives long, happy, healthy and safe lives. Please pray that my husband makes wise decisions. Please pray that my kids have good days and their anxieties decrease. Please pray for protection of my family from dangers including weather.
H
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Dear St. Anthony, always protect my family. Keep them safe, healthy, happy. Give them all they want from life. Gratitude for K fellowship.Let all wedding plans and work go smoothly. PLEASE LET A find work, write exam, pass, restore his confidence. Don't let him fall through the cracks.Let M do well at school, find good job when done. MAke S aware of his behaviour, change. Protect all I love. Let me get everything I need to do by May done, help K with all she needs. Let my artwork turn out well.
R
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St. Antony, Please pray for me to clear my upcoming LIC Exam to get a job.
GIFTY
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
I am Jacqueline in love with a boy, Surajit since 13years.His parents do not agree for our marriage and because he can't fight, he is suffering in silence. Please pray for him that he gets the strength to stand up for this marriage. Pray that God restores this relationship back and we marry.
Jacqueline Paul
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Thank you st Anthony my husband reached safely may he get good job n me n my children can escort him soon
Hazel
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Dear Father/Sister, Request you to please Prayer of Mr. Antony who is suffering from Cancer. The Cancer has spread to many parts of his body. He is now admitted in the hospital suffering with lots of pain. Please pray for all the member of his family. Request you also to prayer for me who is also a cancer patient. That the Lord will complete heal me from this sickness. Please prayer for my husband john & my family also. With prayerfull wishes, Angelina
ANGELINA
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
1) Please pray with me that, our Lord through the intercession of Saint Anthony will grant healing of mind, heart, body and soul of my dear brother Andrews A, a seminarian, who was diagnosed of mental illness 2) That our Lord through the intercession of Saint Anthony will grant me admission into University and approval of study leave by Ghana Health Service
Anselm A
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
PLEASE PRAY FOR MY HUSBAND'S HEALTH
PFF
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Praying that the Almighty Lord will extend his healing hands on Nonso and cure her of the Fibroid and pains she is going through in her condition. St Anthony of Padua pray for us amen.
Uju
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please pray for and heal Liz , Turk , H and me. Keep up safe and healthy; help us to be happy and to thrive. Relieve my anxiety and stress and restore my peace of mind and spirit. Ease my fears and help me to heal from Dad’s loss. Thank you!
Nancy B
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Dear Almighty Father God, anoint av&sg are able to find their way back to each other and trust in the abundance of good and love in their relationship. we have confidence &expectation that you can bless them to rebuild their lives together and make them stronger and more appreciative of what they have together as family.Amen.
A
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
lord,today i expect your un failed prayers answers from a&s ,thanks
kia
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
I need you St Anthony to help my hip without any opetations 🙏make the pain bearable do i do jot get scared😭 and let me be able to walk i need to assist pat and work to pay my bills and help pat with bankrupsy and his bills🙏I may need a small miracle.you are a saint of miracles please help me 🙏 I took meds it helped i believe it was you telling me to take them St Anthony Help me No operations
Mary P
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Dear Almighty Father God, anoint av&sg are able to find their way back to each other and believe in the abundance of life and love in their relationship. we have confidence &expectation that you can bless them to rebuild their lives together and make them stronger .Amen.
vamy
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Praise be to God, Brothers & Sisters in Christ I humbly request you to pray for me as I am getting my first export order but the payment is getting delayed. Jesus shower your blessings on my new business venture continually that I may be of good help to the poor and needy. In Jesus mighty name I ask. Amen
Rodney
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Almighty Father .with you all things are possible,why are you testing us so long?
que
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please grant that I always keep my job. Thank you. Amen.
C
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St. Anthony pray for Catholic religious order Pray for Pope Francis and immigrates that are suffering crossing borders pray for New Zealand and the families consume with grief May we all find spiritual peace in Our Lord Jesus Christ Amen Thank you
PT
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
My mom st Anthony her health is deteriorating...please bless the mind body and soul of r son sc
A
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St. Anthony I pray you intercede for me and my children Shower your graces and Blessing on us Name Our Lord Jesus Christ Grant my request of graces and pour your Blessing and mercy on us I pray Hope won't worry or be afraid I trust in Our Lord Jesus Christ Holy Spirit empower and guide and protect me and my children Pray for the ones that mock torment and prosecute me and my children Isaiah 54:17 May we all find spiritual peace in Our Lord Jesus Christ Amen Thank you
PT
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St Anthony save my mom
A
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
For my love,
Likitha N R
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Dear Saint Anthony, thank you for listening, my family, husband, job, house and most of all my child. Please protect ber, keep her healthy and growing and all go ok next week. Amen
L
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St Anthony please take care of Aaron.he should be happy.bell boy should be good with Aaron.Amen
SALONI S
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
please pray for me to be found not guilty at the trial
ALEXANDRA
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
St Anthony please take care of our future.i really don't know.today daddy return tiffin.take care St Anthony.he should change.
SALONI S
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Peace of mind
Likitha N R
Monday Mar, 18, 2019
Please hear my prayer, please continue to watch over my daughter today and every day. Please let her settle well into her new home and let the neighbours be good to her. Please let her be happy and settled. Give her the strength, guidance, confidence, direction, support and protection that she needs. Let her make the right decisions and choices and achieve all her goals and targets. Thank you for all your continued support through her work and revision. Let her do well and make some good friends
a
Monday Mar, 18, 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
a
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