Famous Franciscan Saint on Display
article-1251130-084B11F9000005DC-786_634x431For the first time since 1981, pilgrims are being given the chance to look on the remains of St. Anthony of Padua. One of the most well-known and revered saints in the Catholic Church, St. Anthony's aid is often invoked in seeking lost possessions. According to an article by the Daily Mail: "The display, which will last until Saturday will be in chapel of his tomb in Padua and marks the feast of the transfer of St Anthony, also known as the 'feast of the tongue'. This commemorates the first time his remains were moved in 1263, under the direction of St Bonaventure, and the final transfer to Relics Chapel of Padua's Basilica on February 15 1350." Read the full article here.