Devotion to St. Anthony



A public novena of nine Tuesdays in honor of St. Anthony was made in 1928 for the first time as a preparation for the Feast of St. Anthony on June 13. The following year the thirteen Tuesdays were made in preparation for the feast. An in 1930 the perpetual novena in honor of St. Anthony had begun. Ever Tuesday special prayers have been said in honor of the great Wonder Worker followed by Benediction with the Blessed Sacrament.