Anthony of Padua Chronology

Anthony of Padua Chronology
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
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1195

Born in Lisbon, Portugal to Martin and Mary Bulhom. Baptismal name: Fernando.

1210

Joined the religious order of Saint Augustine at Sao Vicente.

1212

Transferred to the Monastery of Holy Cross in Coimbra.

1220
Ordained a priest in Coimbra. Joined Friars Minor at Olivais, took religious name of Anthony. Began missionary expedition to Morocco in hopes of becoming a martyr, but became extremely ill. Tried to return home, but ship went off course and landed in Sicily after several months.
1221
Attended the General Chapter of the Friars Minor at Assisi, Italy. Assigned to the hermitage at Monte Paola.
1222
Attended the Ordination of Forli, where he first preached to his Friars Minor brothers. Assigned the Office of Preacher in the Province of Romagna.
1224
Received letter from Saint Francis giving permission to teach theology to the brothers. First taught in Bologna.
1226
Named the Custos (superior of a group of friaries) of Limoges.
1227
Attended General Chapter, and chosen to be the Minister Provincial of Romagna.
1228
Met Pope Gregory IX in Rome. Asked to speak and did so.
1229
Taught theology to the friars in Padua.
1230
Resigned his position as Minister Provincial.
1231
Preached daily to large crowds during Lent in Padua. Died Friday, June 13, at the Poor Clare Monastery in Arcella. Buried Tuesday, June 17, at the Church of Mary, Holy Mother of God, in Padua.
1232
Canonized Sunday, May 30, by Pope Gregory IX in the cathedral of Spoleto, less than one year after his death. Gregory declares him to be "Ark of the Testament."
1263
Saint Bonaventure presides over the transfer of the remains (first examination) to the new basilica built in his honor. Anthony's tongue is found incorrupt.
1946
Pope Pius XII declares Anthony a Doctor of the Church.
1981
A second examination is performed in January, Anthony's vocal chords are declared intact.

A good general narrative chonology can be found here.

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