Posts Tagged ‘St Anthony of Padua’

Legal challenge: Cardinal Dew withdraws decree of deconsecration

Thursday, May 4th, 2023

Following a legal challenge to the Vatican, Archbishop of Wellington, Cardinal John Dew has withdrawn the decree of deconsecration of St Anthony of Padua Church, Martinborough. The news of deconsecration withdrawal came in a letter to Wairarapa Parish Priest Fr Bruce England and was distributed to the Martinborough community parishioners. With Dew recovering from an Read more

Researchers reconstruct face of St Anthony of Padua

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Researchers have created a reconstruction of the face of St Anthony of Padua, who died in the 13th century. A team of forensic researchers and the University of St Anthony of Padua’s Anthropology Museum used a digital copy of the saint’s skull. They applied the latest 3D technology to come up with what they called Read more

St Anthony of Padua relic stolen

Friday, June 17th, 2011

The relic of St Anthony of Padua has been stolen from a Southern California church on the 780th anniversary of the saint’s death. Parishioners of St Anthony’s Church are praying to Anthony, the patron Saint of lost things, for the speedy return of the relic. “It’s our history, so it’s irreplaceable,” Fr Jose Magana said. “It Read more