Saint Anthony

St. Anthony helped find my lost precious ring.

Prayer, Saint Anthony

“I bear witness to everyone of St. Anthony’s intercession.” I left my home in the city and traveled to my village to stay with my brother for my husband’s funeral. On the third day when most of the people…

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Carmen relies on her friend, Tony

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Dear Franciscan Friars, Thank you for all that you do. Sometime ago my telephone was not working properly and I couldn’t find someone to help me. I prayed and prayed to St. Anthony and thought I would just let…

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Food for the body, food for the soul

Saint Anthony, Serving the poor

Sr. Ann Marie Quinn, OSF, and Br. David Crank, OFM, at the St. Anthony Center in Cincinnati. Br. David Crank’s goal is “to project the loving presence of Francis and God.” That’s his job, the work for which he’s…

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Drew's St. Anthony story

Prayer, Saint Anthony

About two weeks ago, I was preparing for a trip that was important to me. Much preparation had been invested in the trip, not only by myself but by many others. I have never in my life lost a…

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Why did St. Anthony seem so familiar?

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Candles and prayers in the grotto at the St. Anthony Shrine. My mother was always praying to St. Anthony. I remember as a child, she called on him for help all the time and with six kids, she probably…

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A deep devotion to St. Anthony through the years and generations

Prayer, Saint Anthony

The Le Mieux Family St. Anthony Chapel is now a part of the Coffrin Arboretum of the University of Wisconsin Green Bay. Joseph Le Mieux was a stone mason who traveled around the Great Lakes and built lighthouses in…

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Novena to St. Anthony of Padua

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Pray with us The National Shrine of St. Anthony celebrates the Novena to St. Anthony every Tuesday at 2:30 pm and at the 7:00 pm evening Mass. We would love to celebrate with you but if you can’t make…

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St. Anthony helps with fury over files.

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Frustration at work The auditors were in our office in January which frankly is never a lot of fun. They are very nice people, pleasant to work with, and do important work for us but with my already full…

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St. Anthony finds Miriam's mother's diamond

Prayer, Saint Anthony

Miriam’s Shrine to St. Anthony Love, devotion, faith I would like to share my story of my love for St. Anthony. My experience happened when we lived in Atlanta, Georgia. I was busy cleaning our home one morning when…

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K's little shrine to St. Anthony

Prayer, Saint Anthony

“I just love St. Anthony and have a little shrine in my room.” When my mother died, she gave me some money, with which I purchased a pair of earrings. I wore them always. Then I lost one. I…

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