Saint Anthony

Grateful for St. Anthony help as mom ages

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Denise sent us not one, but two, St. Anthony stories. Dear Shrine staff, My brother texted me this photo of Mom’s hearing aids that St. Anthony helped find. Today was the second time my 98-year-old…

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Solemn Novena to St. Anthony begins April 12

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Fr. John Bok, OFM The Solemn Novena to St. Anthony (our special yearly novena leading up to his feast day) will begin tomorrow, April 12, and conclude on June 7, six days before his feast day on June…

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St. Anthony Helps Family with Items During a Move

Prayer, Saint Anthony

  The beloved Eleanor I overheard my elementary-age girls fervently praying: “Please, St. Anthony! Help us find Eleanor!” We had just moved to a new house, and it seemed that one special doll did not make it. We…

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The Tradition of St. Anthony Bread

Newsletter, Prayer, Saint Anthony

Fr. John Bok, OFM We are already two weeks into Lent. We continue to try to achieve the goal of Lent, which is to turn away from our habits of sin and become more faithful children of God…

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St. Anthony's on the job

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko at Pexels Novena prayers answered After making the St. Anthony novena in December, my prayer was answered. My niece was applying for a new job. The company she had been working for was recently…

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Can you help us get our bells ringing again?

Saint Anthony

One of the bells at the St. Anthony Shrine. Dear Friends of St. Anthony Shrine, Br. Vince Delorenzo, OFM My name is Br. Vince Delorenzo, OFM, and I am the Guardian for the National Shrine of…

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St. Anthony helps reunite Sr. Eileen & Moo Moo

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Rescue kitten Shamu (nicknamed Moo Moo). I’ve fostered dozens of rescued kittens over the years, but have never “lost” one…until Jan. 31, that is. As is my routine before leaving for my job as director of communications for…

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Witnessing a St. Anthony Miracle

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Praying for healing Some years ago, I interned in the spiritual care department at a hospital, where I witnessed a St. Anthony miracle I have never forgotten. Many of the patients who requested prayer, or whose families requested prayer,…

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St Anthony’s help guides Colleen to the hidden box.

Advent and Christmas, Prayer, Saint Anthony

Colleen’s cherished Christmas castle decoration. In April, we moved from Ohio to Georgia. After 27 years in the same house, there was a lot of purging, selling, donating and giving things away to nieces and nephews. We are…

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St. Anthony intercedes for Jennifer

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Photo by Kindel Media from Pexels. Answered prayer Good morning! Here is ONE of my many St. Anthony’s stories. I work at a school, and my cashier shared that she had misplaced her cafeteria keys. I knew the…

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