Exhibitions and Art

For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also

These terrible words of St. Anthony’s against the vice of usury, which was very widespread in the XII century, especially in the city of Padua, to the point of driving hundreds of poor families into despair.

by Alfredo Pescante

“Confession, the door to paradise!”

St. Anthony was the first great minister of Reconciliation. Very often he didn't even eat so that he could continue with confessions until the evening; even though at times he was demanding, he always showed great compassion for everybody.

by Alfredo Pescante

The oldest image of Mary in the church

There is great pleasure in admiring and venerating the image of “Our Lady of Tenderness” because it expresses an intimate and affectionate moment between the Mother and her Child that fills one with confidence in approaching them.

by Alfredo Pescante