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The Companions of St. Anthony is a ministry of the Our Lady of the Angels Province of Franciscan Friars Conventual. We are the friars and their friends, who share a common bond inspired by the life and values of St. Anthony of Padua.

Together we give glory to God through living the values which were so dear to St. Anthony: Love for the Eucharist; knowledge of Scripture; reconciliation and penance as part of the Christian journey; prayer; devotion to Mary, the Mother of God; and opportunities for Christian giving.

Featured Articles:

The Relic of St. Anthony

The Good News about Sacramentals

Praying for the Intercession of the Saints


Latest ST. ANTHONY COMPANION available!

St. Anthony Companion


Companions of St. Anthony prayer books made with exquisite gold-leaf covers and large print are available to order online!

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Join Us in 'Giving Tuesday' 2014!
Fr. Richard UNselfie

Fr. Richard-Jacob Forcier shares St. Clare Inn, a ministry helping homeless women with mental health challenges rebuild there lives. To learn how to join us and share your own "UNselfie" for this year's Giving Tuesday, click here!

Please help proclaim the Gospel by making a gift today!

 

Your Prayers on the Altar of
St. John XXIII

Prayers at the Altar of St. John XXIII

In the latest COMPANIONS OF ST. ANTHONY e-newsletter,
Fr. Timothy Kulbicki, OFM Conv. places your, the Companions of St. Anthony, prayer intentions on the altar of St. John XXIII and celebrates Mass at St. Peter's Basilica in Rome.


Fr. Richard-Jacob Forcier, OFM Conv., the Spiritual Guardian of the Companions of St. Anthony, gives a Franciscan Reflection and Blessing for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary -- And for St. Anthony's Birthday!


Fr. Richard-Jacob Forcier, OFM Conv., the Spiritual Guardian of the Companions of St. Anthony blesses the St. Anthony Healing Oil which has been touched to the First Class relic of St. Anthony of Padua at the Shrine of St. Anthony in Ellicott City, Maryland. The St. Anthony Healing Oil is available by writing to info@companionsofstanthony.org or by calling 410-531-9200.

Fr. Richard-Jacob Forcier, the Spiritual Guardian of the Companions of St. Anthony, blesses cloth to the major relic of St. Anthony to make new 3rd Class relics. The major relic, located at the Shrine of St. Anthony in Ellicott City, Maryland, was a gift from the Friars at the Basilica of St. Anthony in Padua, Italy, on the 800th anniversary of St. Anthony's birth in 1995. The blessed cloth will be cut into small squares and affixed to medals of St. Anthony. These relics can be acquired by writing to info@companionsofstanthony.org or by calling the office at 410-531-9200.