Laminated Holy Card St. Anthony - 25 Pcs. Per Package

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Description:

This laminated holy card features a beautiful Catholic image on the front with a distinctive gold foil stamping design around the edge. It includes a prayer on the back and crystal-clear laminating for durability.

Item No.:  AM-800-540

Features:

  • Patron Saint of the Illiterate and the Poor, the Finder of Lost Things, and the Saint of Small Requests. Tuesday has become known as Saint Anthony's day because that was the day of his funeral procession in Padua.
  • Back of Card: Prayer to the Infant Jesus in St. Anthony's Arms.
  • Features the image of Saint Anthony.
  • Prayer Card
  • Laminated Cardstock: 2.675" x 4.375" H
  • 25 Pieces Per Package

Story & Symbolism: Anthony of Padua, also known as Anthony of Lisbon, was a Portuguese Catholic priest and friar of the Franciscan Order. He was born and raised by a wealthy family in Lisbon, Portugal, and died in Padua, Italy. 

He was only 35-years-old when he died and was canonized less than one year afterward by Pope Gregory IX. Upon exhumation some 336 years after his death, his body was found to be corrupted, yet his tongue was totally incorrupt, so perfect were the teachings that had been formed upon it.

He is typically depicted with a book and the Infant Child Jesus and is commonly referred to today as the "finder of lost articles."