Saint Anthony of Padua - North East, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu
N 42° 14.586 W 079° 45.783
17T E 602051 N 4677508
A small shrine to St. Anthony of Padua near the PA/NY border along Route 20
Waymark Code: WM12R3X
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 07/05/2020
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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This statue of Saint Anthony of Padua is located just off of Route 20 on Stinson Road, very close to the Pennsylvania - New York border between North East and Ripley. The statue is set in a stone shrine, decorated with flowers, and surrounded by a garden.

St. Anthony of Padua was born toward the end of the 12th century in Portugal. After being ordained a priest, Anthony joined the relatively new Order of Friars Minor, or Franciscans. He became known as a great preacher and worker of miracles. He died in Padua, Italy at the age of 36 in 1231 and was canonized within a year. He was declared a Doctor of the Church in 1946 by Pope Pius XII. St. Anthony is considered the patron saint of lost articles. His feast day is celebrated on June 13th.
Associated Religion(s): Roman Catholic

Statue Location: Roadside

Entrance Fee: None

Artist: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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