St. Anthony's Church, Tel Aviv

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St. Anthony's Church
כנסיית אנטוניוס הקדוש
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LocationTel Aviv
Country Israel
DenominationRoman Catholic Church

The St. Anthony of Padua Church[1] (Hebrew: כנסיית אנטוניוס הקדוש‎) or simply Church of St. Anthony,[2] is the name given to a religious building of the Catholic church located in Jaffa,[3] south of the city of Tel Aviv[4] in central Israel.[5]

The temple stands out for its Gothic Revival style and its clock tower. It was named in honor of St. Anthony of Padua a priest of the Franciscan Order, Portuguese preacher and theologian, venerated as a saint and Doctor of the Church by Catholicism.

The structure was completed in 1932. The church is mainly used by foreign workers mostly from the Philippines. On the north side of the church is the Terra Sancta high school run by nuns.

Religious services are offered in Arabic and English.

See also[edit]

view of the facade

References[edit]

  1. ^ «Catholic Masses outside Jerusalem»
  2. ^ Semel, Nava (2009-05-11). And the Rat Laughed: Easyread Super Large 18pt Edition. ReadHowYouWant.com. ISBN 9781442973718.
  3. ^ Drori, Israel (2009-01-21). Foreign Workers in Israel: Global Perspectives. SUNY Press. ISBN 9780791477090.
  4. ^ Goldman, Lisa (2008-01-01). City Guide Tel Aviv. Greenleaf Book Group. ISBN 9789659099733.
  5. ^ "The Catholic Church Of The Holy Land » Territorial Parishes Israel". catholicchurch-holyland.com. Retrieved 2016-05-20.

Coordinates: 32°02′59″N 34°45′12″E / 32.0496°N 34.7533°E / 32.0496; 34.7533