ST. ANTHONY – Patron of Lost Articles/The Poor
Also known as the Evangelical Doctor, Anthony was from a wealthy family but became a poor Franciscan Priest for Christ. He was a gifted speaker who attracted crowds everywhere he spoke. It is said that when his remains were uncovered the whole body was decomposed apart from the tongue.
b.8/15/1195 Lisbon, Portugal d.6/13/1231 Padua, Italy
Patronage: American Indians, Elderly and poor people, Fishermen, Portugual, Harvests
Feast Day: June 13
Memorial Day 42899