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"People around the world remember Anthony of Padua in novenas and as the saint who finds lost objects. But he is also honored as a great spiritual guide and teacher of God’s word.” —From the Introduction
In this expanded edition of a perennial favorite, you will learn even more about the beloved saint’s life in Italy and Portugal as well as where the saint hid to pray—interesting details culled from Friar Jack Wintz’s recent pilgrimages to the sites where Anthony walked, ministered, preached, and prayed.
St. Anthony of Padua provides a from-the-heart look at the saint’s life, the legends surrounding him, and the prayers and devotions to him. You will connect anew to this follower of St. Francis of Assisi with this useful and inspiring guide.
FRIAR JACK WINTZ, O.F.M., has been a writer and editor at Franciscan Media for almost forty years. His articles, interviews, and photo stories have taken the award-winning journalist all over the world. Since 1973, Fr. Jack has been editor of Catholic Update. He writesFriar Jack’s E-spirations, available at www.friarjack.org. He is the author of Friar Jack’s Favorite Prayers and Will I See My Dog in Heaven? God’s Saving Love for the Whole Family of Creation. He lives in a Franciscan community in Cincinnati, Ohio.