Exhibitions and Art

That courageous meeting with the ferocious Ezzelino

Even if the Assidua, St. Anthony's first biography written in 1232, does not mention the event there is no doubt that it really happened. The result remains uncertain: did the Saint come out of it victorious?

by Alfredo Pescante

The miracle of Eurilia: a hymn to maternal love

Evoked by a young mother, desperate for the death of her daughter, Anthony intervened bringing her back to life. The miracle enhanced the Thaumaturge, but also the strength of the mother’s faith.

by Alfredo Pescante

The miracle of Parisio

St. Anthony's protection manifests itself particularly towards very young children. This is evident in a series of miracles performed on children by the Thaumaturge.

by Alfredo Pescante

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