Anthony of Padua, St
He is often shown with a book and a lily, in the company of the Christ Child; he may also be represented in a nut-tree to mark his preference for solitude. His feast day is 13 June.
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Anthony of Padua, Saint
Saint Anthony of Padua, 1195–1231, Portuguese Franciscan, Doctor of the Church, b. Lisbon. He was renowned for his eloquence. According to tradition, in a vision he received the child Jesus in his arms and is usually thus represented in art. He was known as a preacher and for his holy life and was canonized the year after he died in Padua. Anthony has a reputation as a miracle worker and is popularly invoked to find lost articles. Feast: June 13.
See biography by M. Purcell (1960).
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