Anthony of Padua

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  • Defies Reason through Faith Essay

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    Defies Reason through Faith St. Anthony was born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1195 A.D. He wanted to live his life above himself as to give meaning to his own life. St. Anthony chose to become a member of the Congregation of Canons Regular of St. Augustine at the age of fifteen. At the congregation, he dedicated his life to the practice of piety in the Monastery at Coimbra. While in the congregation, some of his fellow friars went to Morocco to preach the Gospel of Christ. In Morocco, the friars were

  • The Kongolese And Christianity In Kongo

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    through the voluntary conversion of João I.” Despite this achievement, though, the Church more – the Kongolese had to practice Catholicism exactly as the Europeans did. With the coming of Dona Beatriz Kimpa Vita, who claimed to be possessed by Saint Anthony, this conflict would become more apparent than ever before. Though the Capuchins succeeded in having Dona Beatriz burnt at the stake, they failed in their ultimate goal of fully converting the Kongolese to their form of Catholicism. The knowledge

  • Saint Anthony Of Padua Choir Essay

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    PARISH MINISTRIES Saint Anthony of Padua Music Ministries The Saint Anthony of Padua Choir SATB Adult Choir sings Gregorian chant, polyphony, sacred choral music, hymns, and liturgical music for Sunday 10:30 Masses and Holy Days throughout the year. Rehearsals are held on Wednesdays from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saint Anthony Choristers A Pueri Cantores Choir for ages 9 through 18. We sing for the 10:30 Mass on the fourth Sunday of most months as well as special Masses throughout the year.

  • Saint Anthony : The Life Of St. Anthony

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    St. Anthony was born in Lisbon in 1195 and was baptized "Ferdinand." His parents were of nobility. Some writers of the fifteenth century posited that his father was Martin Bouillon, a descendant of the famous Godfrey de Bouillon, commander of the First Crusade; and his mother, Theresa Tavejra, was a descendant of Froila I, fourth king of Asturia. However, this genealogy is unproven. Nevertheless, his parents were faithful and sought to hand their faith onto their son. He also was privileged to receive

  • St Anthony Research Paper

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    Reflection: Anthony should be the patron of those who find their lives completely uprooted and set in a new and unexpected direction. Like all saints, he is a perfect example of turning one’s life completely over to Christ. God did with Anthony as God pleased—and what God pleased was a life of spiritual power and brilliance that still attracts admiration today. He whom popular devotion has nominated as finder of lost objects found himself by losing himself totally to the providence of God. Saint

  • Donatello The Famous Italian Painter

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    sculpture than any other artist of his time. His work was inspired by ancient visual examples that he often transformed. Donatello lived a long successful life as an artist and this can be seen through his work and commissions in Florence, developments in Padua and lastly his later years in Florence and popular pieces of work. (3) Early History of Donatello: As the son of Niccolo di Betto Bardi, a Florentine wool carder, Donatello was born in Florence, Italy. At a young age, he was given the nickname “Donatello”

  • St. Anthony Papers

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    St. Anthony of Padua is one of the Catholic Church’s most popular saints. Saint Anthony of Padua, patron saint of lost and stolen articles, was a powerful Franciscan preacher and teacher. He’s typically portrayed holding the child Jesus—or a lily—or a book—or all three—in his arms. Many people give alms to St. Anthony Bread in thanksgiving to God for blessings received through the prayers of St. Anthony. St. Anthony of Padua’s life is what every Christian’s life is meant to be; a steady courage

  • St. Anthony Research Paper

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    Saint Anthony was born Fernando Martins in Lisbon, Portugal. He was born into a wealthy family and by the age of fifteen asked to be sent to the "Abbey of Santa Cruz" in Coimbra (which back then was the capital of Portugal). During his time in the Abbey, he learned theology and Latin. Following his ordination to the priesthood, he was named guestmaster and was responsible for the abbey's hospitality. When Franciscan friars settled a small hermitage outside Coimbra dedicated to Saint Anthony of Egypt

  • Ysleta Mission for Christianizing the Tigua Indians

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    consecrated in 1682, was built by the Tigua (Tewa, Tiwa) speaking peoples originally from Isleta and Sandia Pueblos in New Mexico. The mission was located east of present day El Paso. The pueblo and mission were dedicated to the Tiguas' patron, St. Anthony of Padua, became the nucleus of a community that has existed for 300 years—the oldest continuously occupied settlement in Texas. Today, Ysleta Mission is on the National Registry of Historic Places and part of the National Historic Trail system of El

  • John Flinn

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    According to Berio, this piece seemed to proliferate more spontaneously, permitting the comment upon all aspects. The scherzo first appeared as the song Des Antonius von Padua Fischpredigt in Mahler’s Des Knaben Wunderhorn cycle. In the song, St. Anthony finds the church empty, so he goes to a river and preaches to the fishes. The fish seemed excited with the sermon and listened attentively, but as soon as it was over they returned to their routine unmoved. This