Friday, February 3, 2017

XXVI World Day of Prayer for the Sick

Every year, on February 11th. the Church celebrates the World Day of the Sick. Throughout his life, St. Anthony held a special place in his heart for the sick and suffering, showing them particular compassion and mercy, working wonders during his time on earth. Around the Tomb of Saint Anthony in his Basilica in Padua, countless signs and testimonies of healings and graces take place. Everywhere in the world people who are sick or suffering look to St. Anthony with confidence, and ask for the gift of bodily and spiritual health. Do you know someone who is sick or suffering? Let the Friars of Saint Anthony’s Basilica include you and your loved ones in their prayers at a special Mass at the Basilica of Saint Anthony in Padua on Saturday, February 11th, 2017. Click here to fill out the online form to be included in this special Mass. Click here to watch the World Day of the Sick livestream Mass at 8:15 am (CET)