Antonius of Padua
Antonius of Padua (15. August 1195 in Lisbon, † 13. June 1231 in Arcella with Padua), in another place often also Antonius of Lisbon mentioned, was a Portuguese Franziskaner, theologian and Prediger. It is a holy of the Roman-catholic church.It came of to a Portuguese aristocracy family. Its name patron is late ancient times desert father Antonius the large one. With 16 years it became Augustiner Chorherr. It studied in Lisbon and Coimbra and received the Priesterweihe. 1220 steppedit in the Franziskanerorden over and went as Missionar to Morocco. Because of an illness it had to again leave Morocco; by a storm it arrived to time to Sicilies, lived then some as an a settler with Assisi where it also 1221 at the general chapter of the Franziskaner participated.
the legend formation around the life of the holy Antonius began already during its lifetimes. Already in early sources numerous miracles are after-said to him. Its most famous miracle is it close of the city Rimini to have achieved: There his attempt, the city dwellersa lecture against the theories of the Albigenser to darzubieten, failed, addressed the holy one its words to the bank of the sea to the fish, which are to have listened to it just as andächtig as the holy Franz of Assisi the birds.
To the holy Antonius of Padua numerous patronage is assigned; particularly admits is its patronage for to arms (under the name Antoniusbrot become donations forDistressed one collected) and for the re-find of lost articles (therefore it also the joke name Schlampertoni).
Antonius is often represented as Franziskaner with the Jesuskind on the arm.
Its anniversary is the 13. June.
Over its grave in Padua a powerful Basilika of full art treasures rises,for many centuries a goal of innumerable pilgrims is.
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|NAME||Antonius of Padua|
|ALTERNATIVE NAME||Antonius of Lisbon|
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of Portuguese Franziskaner and holy|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1195|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Lisbon|
|DYING DATE||13. June 1231|
|DYING PLACE||Arcella with Padua|