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Solemn Novena 2017

 Join us for the Solemn Novena in Honor of
Saint Anthony of Padua
Beginning on Tuesday, April 11th, 2017


2:30 PM     Novena Prayers, Benediction, Blessing with the Relic of St. Anthony

7:00 PM     Mass, Novena Prayers, Blessing with the Relic of St. Anthony

Dates and Presiders for the Solemn Novena to St. Anthony:


St Anthony NovenaApril 11:  Fr. Michael Chowning, OFM
Former Appalachian Pastor

April 18:  Fr. Fred Link, OFM
Pastor of St. Clement Parish

April 25:  Fr. Frank Geers, OFM
Spiritual Director / Preacher

May 2:  Fr. David Kohut, OFM
Pastor of St. Francis Seraph Parich

May 9:   Fr. Robert Weakley, OFM
Chaplain to Sister of St. Francis Oldenburg

May 16:  Fr. Joseph Ricchini, OFM
Former Postulant Director

May 23
2:30 PM:
Sr. Ann Bartko, OSC
Abbess of Poor Clare Sisters
    7:00 PM Mass: Fr. Hilarion Kistner, OFM
Scripture Scholar and Preacher

May 30:  Fr. Pat McCloskey, OFM
Franciscan Editor of St. Anthony Messenger

June 6:   Fr. Dan Kroger, OFM
CEO of Franciscan Media

June 13: Solemnity of St. Anthony of Padua
7:30 AM Mass: Fr. Mike Chowning, OFM
Presider and Preacher
    10:00 AM Mass: Fr. Roger Lopez, OFM
Presider and Preacher
    12 Noon Mass: Fr. Colin King, OFM
Presider and Preacher
     2:30 PM St. Anthony Devotions and Benediction
Fr. Frank Geers, OFM
     7:00 PM Mass: Fr. Clifford Hennings, OFM
Presider and Preacher

Blessing with the St. Anthony Relic and distribution of Blessed Bread after every service on the Feast Day of St. Anthony, June 13.

Directions to the Shrine

Novena Prayers

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