Welcome to our parish website, which we hope will be a useful tool for you. If you are new to the parish, please introduce yourself, we would love to get to know you better! 

Become involved in our many parish ministries, learn about our faith formation programs for parishioners of all ages, find out how you can contribute financially, view some great photos, know what's going on by looking through our parish bulletins online. Prepare yourself for Mass by the Daily Readings, submit a prayer intention, and so much more!

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Lenten Events

Confessions: Saturday's during Lent 3:30pm - 4:00pm

                                                      March 4, 11, 18, 25

                                                      April 1 & 8 No confession on Holy Saturday


Be Reconciled: Times and Locations

                       (Combining with the following parishes)

                                   Wednesday, April 5, 2017

                           St. Peter & Paul       9:00AM - Noon

                           St. Stanislaus          Noon - 2:00PM

                           St. Anthony             2:00PM - 5:00PM

                           St. James               5:00PM - 8:00AM


Mass on Wednesday evenings during Lent 5:30PM

*Not on Ash Wednesday or the Wednesday of Holy Week (April 12th)

Following the Wednesday Evening Mass in the parish hall A Simple Meal of Soup and Bread (no cost)


Friday's during Lent

      3:00PM                    Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament & Divine Mercy Chaplet

     3:15PM - 6:00PM      Adoration

     6:00PM                    The Stations of the Cross

                                     Concluding with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament


Weekend Masses During Lent

20 minutes before each Weekend Mass to pray the Divine Mercy Chaplet during Lent through (including) Divine Mercy Sunday April 23, 2017



Parish Identity Statement

Called to participate in the life of the Most Holy Trinity,

we the people of St. Anthony of Padua Parish,

celebrate and hand on our Roman Catholic heritage of faith

in the Franciscan tradition.

By the will of the Father, in the power of the Holy Spirit,

we die and rise with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ,

to become a living sign of His presence in the world today.



Parish Mission Statement

Reborn in Christ,

our mission is to worship God

in truth and in love, 

and to discern and fulfill God's will 

in the work of evangelization

by welcoming, sharing our faith,

and compassionate outreach.

Mass Times

Weekend Masses: 
Saturday 4:30pm 
Sunday 7:00am, 9:00am & 11:30am

Weekday Masses:
8:00am Monday - Friday 
Morning Prayer immediately after Mass

Holy Day Masses: 

7, Noon & 5:30pm (unless otherwise stated)

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 (All Saints' Day) 

Thursday, December 8, 2016 (Immaculate Conception) 

St. Anthony Devotions: 
Tuesdays after 8:00am Mass

Daily Rosary:
7:30am Monday - Friday (before Mass)

Monday - Friday after Morning Mass
3:30 - 4:00pm Saturdays

Rosary is recited 30 mins. before ALL Masses through the months of May & October

Prayer Chain

If you have a person you would like us to add to our prayer chain, email the first name of the person only to gcvisel@gmail.com. Make sure in the subject line to add: Prayer chain. 


Office Hours

Open Weekdays:
8:00am - 4:00pm

Weekends and Holidays

Bulletin Deadline:
Monday at Noon

For directions to our parish please click on CONTACT US.

Parish Staff

What's happening?

To find out everything that is happening in the parish please check in the bulletins posted below!


  • Sun, Mar 26th

  • Sun, Mar 19th

  • Sun, Mar 12th

  • Sun, Mar 5th

  • Sun, Feb 26th
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United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

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Vatican News

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Religious Education Website

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