Thursday, October 17, 2013


The relics of St. Athony of Padua are on their way around Ireland having already visited the UK. They will be here in Holy Trinity Church, Fr. Mathew Quay, Cork from 11.00 am on Sunday October 20th till 8.00 pm that evening. All are welcome to come and venerate these relics of such a great saint. Bishop John Buckley will preside at the 11.00 am Mass and the Guardian of St. Francis Friary, Liberty St., will preside at the 12.30. Confession will be available continuously from 2.00 pm until 8.00 pm. Anthony, a Portugese, was inspired by St. Berard and his companions, the first Fracnsican martyrs, to leave the Augustinians and become himself a Franciscan friar. He quickly grew in holiness abd became a much sought preacher and theologian as well as a worker of miracles. He died at the age of 36 in Padua, Italy.

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