The Memorial of Saint Anthony Maria Zaccaria, Priest
Saint Anthony Maria Zaccaria, Priest – Optional Memorial is the Patron Saint of The Barnabite order, Angelic Sisters of St. Paul, Laity of St. Paul, Physicians
Saint Anthony Maria Zaccaria, Priest – Optional Memorial Date of Birth, Country of Birth, Profession, Place of Work, Date of Death, Place of Death, Feast Day, Beatification Date, Canonization DateMatrimony/Holy OrdersPriests who became Saints
Saint Anthony Maria Zaccaria, Priest – Optional Memorial brief life History
|Date of Birth||1502|
|Country of Birth||Italy in Europe|
|Place of Work||Italy|
|Date of Death||5 July 1539|
|Place of Death||Cremona, Duchy of Milan|
|Feast Day||5 July|
|Beatification||By Pope Leo XIII on 3 January 1890 in Rome|
|Canonization||By Pope Leo XIII on 15 May 1897 in Rome|
|Patron Saint of||The Barnabite order, Angelic Sisters of St. Paul, Laity of St. Paul, Physicians|
Saint Anthony Maria Zaccaria, Priest – Optional Memorial Short life History
Cofounder of the Barnabites. Born in 1502 in Cremona, Italy, Anthony became a medical doctor.
In 1528 he was ordained a priest and cofounded the Barnabites, the religious congregation so called because it was headquartered in St. Barnabas Monastery in Milan.
The Barnabites occupied the monastery in 1538, having been approved in 1533. Anthony popularized the forty-hour prayer ceremony, promoted the use of altar sacraments, and introduced the ringing of church bells on Friday. He is depicted in liturgical art in habit.
On Saturday, at 3 o’clock in the afternoon, on the eve of the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul Apostle, Anthony Mary Zaccaria, dies in his home (in the house where he was born), in the arms of his mother, surrounded by his first companions.