St. Anthony of Padua
(1195-1231) was also known as Anthony of Lisbon and Evangelical Doctor, he was from a wealthy family but became a Franciscan Priest for Christ. He was a gifted speaker, and it is said that when his remains were uncovered the whole body was decomposed apart from the tongue. He is the patron saint of American Indians, animals, barrenness, Brazil, Elderly people, faith in the Blessed Sacrament, Fishermen, Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land, Harvests, Horses, lost articles, mariners, oppressed people, poor people, Portugal, pregnant women, shipwrecks, starvation, sterility, Swineherds, Tigua Indians, travel hostesses, travelers, and watermen. His feast day is 13 June. He was canonized 30 May 1232.
Heavenly Divine sells a variety of quality Catholic male and female patron saints, protectors, and namesake jewelry and gifts for your spiritual and inspirational gift giving. We have a large assortment of Christian medals and necklaces that are available in pewter, sterling silver, gold-filled, gold over sterling, 14kt gold, 18kt gold and are available in various sizes and shapes. Most patron saint medals are made in the USA or Italy by Bliss Manufacturing, Creed Jewelry, HMH Religious, Jeweled Cross, McVan Inc, and Singer Company. We also, offer patron saint rosaries, rosaries centers, rosary bracelets, charm bangles, earrings, necklaces, visor clips, key rings, picture, statues and beaded jewelry. These medals make wonderful gifts for communion, confirmation, birthdays, graduations, anniversary, and many other special occasions.