Saint Anthony’s Day

Another Catholic saint for you, this one from Portugal. His special power is that of marriage or something or other. Most Catholic’s have a personal saint, one they choose as their favourite, and this chap is my girlfriend’s number one man in a brown gown.

It was St Tony’s Day on June 13th, and Paola duly lit the candles around his picture, and said the necessary prayers. Apparantly though, women will sometimes then place his picture upside down for a week in the hope he will find them a husband….


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