The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
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It is Greek belief that if one misplaces something from as small
as a ring to as large as a missing child, it can be relocated by
baking an offering known as a "Fanouropita" to St. Fanourio.
(Fanouropita means Bread of St. Fanourio.) Then taking the offering
and donating it to a church. The missing object is then said to
mysteriously turn up.
Where learned: GREECE
James Callow Keyword(s): compare St. Anthony
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Food Drink -- Plant food
BELIEF -- Religious hero
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Church
BELIEF -- Magic of Speech, Sign, Color
LEGEND OF A SAINT
WHEN I WAS A VERY SMALL CHILD MY MOTHER TOLD ME TO SAY A
PRAYER TO ST. ANTHONY WHENEVER I LOST ANYTHING AND THAT HE
WOULD SOON DIRECT ME TO THE PLACE WHERE THE OBJECT LAY HIDDEN.
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|Subject headings:||BELIEF -- Religious hero|
Date learned: 01-22-1968