The body of St. Anthony of Padua on display

15 Feb

A number of Franciscan monks hoisted a glass coffin containing the remains of St. Anthony of Padua in a room in the Basilica of Saint Anthony, Sunday (14/2/2010) local time.

Padua, – Framework for the body of Fernando Martins de Bulhoes or better known as Saint Anthony of Padua since Sunday (14/2/2010) exhibited in the Basilica of Saint Anthony, Padua, in northern Italy.

Placed the remains in a glass coffin will be exhibited to the public until Saturday (20/2/2010). The last time the body of St. Anthony of Padua exhibited in 1981. At that time pilgrims from around the world come and pray in the remains of the saint.

Santo is the name for a saint in the tradition of the Catholic Church. Inaugural process as a saint by the Catholic Church authorities recorded the most rapid, ie 352 days after his death. Anthony of Padua was born on August 15, 1195 in Lisbon, Portugal, and died on June 23, 1231. Furthermore, on the Feast of Pentecost, May 30, 1232, Pope Gregory IX set as a saint.

During his life, Antony joined the Franciscan friars (followers of St. Francis of Assisi) is known as a great preacher. According to legend, the fish in the lake was bersembulan out to hear his sermon. As a saint, the Catholic Church is also set as the protector of the items missing.


Posted by on 15 February 2010 in Religions and Beliefs


5 responses to “The body of St. Anthony of Padua on display

  1. edrian santollano

    20 July 2010 at 8:49 AM

    its not june 23 its june 13

  2. Antony D R

    27 October 2010 at 12:48 PM

    This was a great to take look on the life history of St.Antony.

  3. Zina

    17 December 2010 at 3:38 AM

    Pray for us

  4. BOB

    1 August 2011 at 11:20 AM

    st anthony my powerful loving friend who teaches us the power of prayer

  5. mary roche

    16 August 2011 at 7:41 AM

    O my god i like to come there.but iam not having money if i won lotto writeway i will be in st.anthony church paduva


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