St. Anthony of Padua
location: south wall, middle eastern window
size: 93” x 41”
dedication: Donated by Mr. & Mrs. Chas Baroldi
background: floor, hanging red curtain with floral design and golden tassels, and cloudy blue sky behind
frame: partially visible columns supporting an arabesque multi-lobed and ornamented arch
description: Anthony, dressed in Franciscan habit, holds a book, from which infant Jesus emerges to embrace him.
meaning: Portuguese Saint (1195-1231) and Franciscan Father. Experienced a vision of infant Jesus, who kissed him out of love for his preaching. The book he holds represents his vast biblical knowledge and his title as “Doctor of the Church.”