S. Antonio da Padova
Community ID
 
2665
 
Alternate Names
 
S. Antonio da Foligno
 
Town
 
Perugia
 
Diocese
 
Perugia
 
Medieval Location
 
Porta S. Angelo
 
Date Founded
 
1427
 
Religious Order
 
Franciscan Tertiaries
 
Congregation
 
Folignese (see "Papal Exemptions," below)
 
Foundation Information
 

In 1427, the Beata Angelina sent Suor Maddalena Martelluccio of Perugia and Suor Margerita (daughter of messer Onofrio Bartoli) to Perugia, where,with the help of Bartolomeo Massoli, they built the community of S. Antonio.

 
Notable Members/Residents/Guests
 

Catherin edei Cordi Ansidei assumed the name Eleanora Maria Angelina when she entered the community in 1847.

 
Priveleges & Papal Exemptions
 

1436, July 12: Pope Eugenius IV sent a bull conceding to Suor Elisabetta dell'Aquila the office of Ministra Generale at S. Antonio, as well as the right to live according to the statutes of the Folignese congregation.

 
Incorporated By
 

S. Lucia in 1815.

 
Dependency Of
 

S. Maria de Monteluce since 1469. Also under the guardianship of the Franciscan fathers as of this date.

 
Charitable/Work
 

In 1490 they were given alms to give to the poor infirm.

 
Other Economic Activities
 

The sisters requested alms and grain in 1455, 1458, 1459 and 1461.

 
Architecture & Archaeology
 

I 1481 they wanted to build a wall near the fountain, but no to the prejucide of S. Lucia. Again they asked in 1493 to build it up to the street of S. Maria Novella. In 1499 they finally received permission to build a wall so that no one might see them.

 
Published Primary Sources
 

Vite de santi e beati dell'Umbria, p. 34;
Bullarium Franciscanum Romanorum Pontificum, vol. 1, nn. 841, 928, 971, 1486, 1666, and 1725

 
Contributors
 
Suzanne Wemple-Kinder
 
Date Started
 
1427
 
Length
 
950