St.Anthony of padua


St.Anthony of padua was born on the 15 August 1195 in Lisbon,Portugal.

He lived with a wealthy family which meant he could go to school to read and learn.

living at the monastery 

His actual name is Ferdinand.He joined the Augustinian friars at the age of 25.

At the monastery he worked as the cook.

One night,the count was walking past Anthony’s cell light up with a bright, shining light. The count looked through the keyhole and saw baby Jesus.

Then saint Anthony came out of the room and told him do not tell anyone but he told people about after he died.

St.Anthony died outside Padua, Italy.He died from severe illness.when he died people were crying. Saint Anthony was canonized less than a year after his death. He was canonized by Pope Gregory IX  

by Rose and Callum