Thursday, May 1, 2008

Saint Anthony the Abbot

Saint Anthony the Abbot


Also known as
Anthony of Egypt
Anthony the Great
Father of Cenobites
Father of Western Monasticism
Memorial
17 January


patron saint against pestilence, patron saint of amputees patron saint of animals patron saint of basket makers patron saint of

basket weavers patron saint of brushmakers patron saint of Burgio, Sicily, Italy patron saint of butchers patron saint of Canas, Brazil patron saint of Castrofilippo, Agrigento, Italy patron saint of cemetery workers patron saint of Chiaravalle, Ancona, Italy patron saint of domestic animals patron saint of eczema patron saint of epilepsy patron saint of epileptics patron saint of ergotism patron saint of erysipelas patron saint of Fontainemore, Italy patron saint of gravediggers patron saint of graveyards saint of hermits patron saint of hogs patron saint of Hospitallers patron saint of monks patron saint of Mook, Netherlands patron saint of pigs patron saint of relief from pestilence patron saint of Saint Anthony's fire patron saint of skin diseases patron saint of skin rashes patron saint of swine patron saint of swineherds

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