Companions/Evangelization

The Companions of St. Anthony is an evangelization and fundraising ministry of the St. Anthony of Padua Province of the Conventual Franciscan Friars. Founded in 1991, the Companions of St. Anthony publish brochures, books, CDs and DVDs on many topics from Bible study and history to catechesis and theology. In addition to publishing communications media, Fr. Jude Winkler, the Director of the Companions of St. Anthony, travels around the world preaching and teaching.

The Companions of St. Anthony also provide support to the St. Anthony of Padua Province. In particular, the Companions help fund:

  • the education to and formation of men entering and currently in the Conventual Franciscan community as priests and brothers.
  • the aged and infirm friars link to aged infirmed below of the St. Anthony of Padua Province of the Conventual Franciscan Friars.

To support the apostolic works of the St. Anthony of Padua Province in the United States and around the world.