Saint Antony the Great

San Antonio Abad

I give infinite thanks to Saint Anthony the Great, with this humble retablo, because I fulfilled my dream of opening my own hotel for stray and abandoned doggies and kitties. I’m filled with great satisfaction to help them to find new families where they receive love and care they deserve.

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Happened so that in June, in the municipality of Chignahuapan, Puebla, an epidemic broke out among señor Hilario Sanchez’ animals. Finding himself in such distress, he asked, with all his heart, Saint Anthony the Great to not let the animals die. In few days they were cured. He dedicates this humble retablo for such a great miracle.

Don Venustiano Hernandez’ cows ran away from his land, and he was sad and desperate because he looked for them everywhere but couldn’t find them. He begged Saint Anthony the Great to help him get the cows back, and few days later he found them safe and sound. He thanks for that.

Saltillo, Coahuila

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I give thanks to Saint Anthony the Great for having found a loyal dog who has become my real guard. I always go out to my garden to take the sun but my nosy neighbor used to look at me and pester me, and I felt insecure and uncomfortable. But now my Spike protects me.

Valentina Segura ~ Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon

I infinitely thank Saint Anthony the Great with this humble retablo for the miracle of healing wounds of my rooster El Pinto. The Blue Rooster was fighting very bravely and hurt mine very bad. Few days later my rooster had to fight him again and this time he won. Now he’s a best rooster in the whole state.

Fortunato Anaya – Aguascalientes, 1954

Gerardo Ochoa was sleeping in his bed when he was stung by two scorpions. He thanks Saint Anthony the Great with this retablo for curing him and promises to clean his house more often.

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Joaquin Mendez came home and found his dog almost suffocating between the harp’s strings. He entrusted the dog to Saint Anthony the Great and now obrings this retablo thanking for managing to save it.

My rooster El Dorado came out from a fight badly injured and couldn’t heal. I prayed Saint Anthony the Great to make a miracle of healing my rooster, and few days after it was recovered. My rooster became even stronger than ever and the week after won over El Pinto, which was a very fierce rooster. Now my roster is the best in the region, and I dedicate this retablo for that, with devotion.

Macario Trujillo ~ Guanajuato, Mexico

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Two thieves got into doña Genoveva’s house but her cats defended her to the death. She brings the present retablo to Saint Anthony the Great thanking him for no cat got hurt.

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I’m a big fan of selfies. The other day, I went to the zoo and thought it’d be cool to make a selfie with a lion and upload it on Facebook without realizing how dangerous it could be to have a lion so close. I bring this retablo to Saint Anthony the Great because thank to my phone’s flash the giant cat got scared and didn’t do anything to me. I promise to be more responsible while making photos.

Alex Ríos
Monterrey, Nuevo León

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With all my heart, I thank Saint Anthony the Great for working the miracle that my horse El Patro’s back legs have been cured. They were broken and wouldn’t heal. Now he’s feeling very well and runs with great agility at the ranch. My dear friend El Patro.

Teodoro Garcia
Coahuila, 1969

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One day I was walking my dog Spike, when some angry dogs scared him. I couldn’t hold him, he broke his leash, ran away and got lost. I was desperately looking for him for weeks, searching in all the neighborhoods of the city but with no luck. Then I entrusted myself to Saint Anthony the Great, and he made the miracle—I found my Spike safe and sound. I’m infinitely thankful for that.

Elías Cruz
Merida, Yucatan

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My donkey Filemon was very stubborn. He refused to go neither forward or backward. He stopped halfway delaying my work in the fields. I entrusted myself to Saint Anthony the Great, and he worked a miracle. My donkey pays me attention, and I have no problems with him anymore.

Lauro Hernandez
Tlaxcala, Tlaxcala

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