As countries struggle against the pandemic, various security measures are being taken. In Italy, Masses cannot be celebrated with the faithful for the next few days in order to avoid gatherings.

Our Saints Francis and Anthony continue to work nevertheless. The friars have been asking for their intercession and praying at their tombs. Those who would like pray with the confreres may join them online for various Masses. Here’s how:

Streaming Masses online:
At 6:30 p.m., Mass is streamed live from the Tomb of St. Francis in Assisi. For more information, go to:
At 7:00 p.m., weekday Masses are streamed live, Monday through Saturday, from the altar of St. Anthony at the Basilica of St. Anthony in Padua. For Sunday Masses, check the specific notices. For more information, go to the website of the Basilica at
Or, go to the Facebook page “Sant’Antonio di Padova – I frati della Basilica” at:

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