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Parish of St. Anthony

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The parish of St. Anthony dates back to the sixteenth century., since 1800 at this church there was a hermitage. The "last expansion took place in 1961, it will also deal with the area of the path that bordered on the side facing the church in Ischia, for which each passed January 17 horses and donkeys that were around the church after the blessing of animals that still wont do.
The parish was canonically erected by Bishop Dino Tomassini with a bull of 26/12/1962, civilly recognized on Ocotber 29, 1963. From November 1999 to January 2003 were performed major renovations and restoration. On the first anniversary of the pastoral visit of His Holiness John Paul II to the Church of Ischia, with Archbishop Filipo Strofaldi solemn rite church dedicated May 5, 2003.
Belonging to the parish church of St. Domenico, where, since 1469, opened a convent of Dominicans and Dominicans lived there for about two centuries.
The present church, however, is not the fifteenth century because it was partially destroyed by an earthquake in 1557. The last renovation took place in the years 1983/84 and was consecrated by Bishop Antonio Pagano May 27, 1990.
The painting of the Madonna of the Rosary is now at the center of the apse, from what has been solemnly crowned by Archbishop Filippo Strofaldi on May 25, 2003 in the year of St. Rosary proclaimed by Pope John Paul II.
Since 1870 there is a very strong veneration of Our Lady under the title of Mercy.
Mappa della Parrocchia di S. Antonio Abate


Address: Via Acquedotto
City Hall: 80077 - Ischia
Tel e Fax: 081902753
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Opening Masses: 9:00 - 20:15
Priest: Don Carlo Candido
Bus lines: C12 - C13


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