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Reflections by Friars: Feast of St. Anthony of Padua

‘St. Anthony Came Through For Me’
By Br. Anthony LoGalbo, OFM, and Fr. Anthony Wilson, OFM
Two friars share thoughts on their namesake’s feast day.

Saint Known as the Humble Theologian
By Fr. Raphael Bonanno, OFM
Fr. Raphael reflects on St. Anthony’s definitive nature.

St. Anthony of Padua
By Fr. Jud Weiksnar, OFM
As St. Anthony prayed for new life for a lifeless girl, St. Anthony of Padua Parish in Camden, N.J., has tried to do the same for a neighborhood that, if not lifeless, was nearing the tipping point for collapse and chaos.

St. Anthony of Padua
By Br. John Maganzini, OFM
Br. John discusses his devotion to saint.

St. Anthony of Padua
By Fr. Emeric Meier, OFM
Fr. Emeric describes the Portuguese saint as vessel of the spirit.

St. Anthony Reflection: I Did It God’s Way
By Fr. Stephen Lynch, OFM
St. Anthony’s challenge was to discover what God wanted, rather than what he wanted.

St. Anthony: A Special Friend
By Fr. William DeBiase, OFM
In a New York City community, St. Anthony was the saint who helped people feel safe, travel well, find a job and be healthy.

St. Anthony of Padua
By Fr. David Convertino, OFM
Following a recent two-week visit to Italy that took him to towns with Franciscan history, a friar with a connection to St. Anthony describes what he has learned about the saint, whose feast is June 13.

Four Things Millennials Can Learn From St. Anthony
By Eric Carpine, OFM
Fr. Eric describes similarities of saint and millennial generation.