Saint Anthony Jewelry and Collectables
Saint Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) was from a wealthy family and became a Franciscan Priest for Christ. He is also known as the Evangelical Doctor. He was a gifted speaker, and when his remains were uncovered the whole body was decomposed apart from the tongue. Saint Anthony is attributed for his love for and devotion to the sick and poor, his skillful knowledge of scripture, and his influential preaching. After his death, Anthony become one of the most quickly canonized saints. Saint Anthony is the Patron Saint of Portugal and of the recovery of lost items and people.
Feast Day: June 13
Patron of the poor, lost articles, lost people, oppressed people, and pregnant women