Saint Anthony of Padua - North East, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jonathanatpsu
N 42° 11.746 W 079° 53.179
17T E 591949 N 4672112
Statue of St. Anthony of Padua at St. Gregory Cemetery in North East, PA
Waymark Code: WMWP70
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 09/25/2017
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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This statue of St. Anthony of Padua is in St. Gregory Cemetery on Route 20 in North East, PA.

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 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: St. Gregory Cemetery

Entrance Fee: None

Artist: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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