Anthony had a book of psalms that contained notes and comments to help when teaching students and, in a time when a printing press was not yet invented, he greatly valued it.When a novice decided to leave the hermitage, he stole Anthony's valuable book.The Dominicans were known for their preaching, thus the Franciscans assumed it was they who would provide a homilist, but the Dominicans assumed the Franciscans would provide one.It was then the head of the Franciscan hermitage asked Anthony to speak on whatever the Holy Spirit told him to speak of.Nicholas of Myra, the popular 4th century bishop best known as the inspiration for the modern-day figure of Santa Claus. continue reading More Christian Saints & Heroes Copyright 2017 Catholic Online.All materials contained on this site, whether written, audible or visual are the exclusive property of Catholic Online and are protected under U. and International copyright laws, © Copyright 2017 Catholic Online.When he was admitted, he changed his name to Anthony.
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As he recovered, Anthony spent his time praying and studying.
An undetermined amount of time later, Dominican friars came to visit the Franciscans and there was confusion over who would present the homily.
During his time in the Abbey, he learned theology and Latin.
Following his ordination to the priesthood, he was named guestmaster and was responsible for the abbey's hospitality.