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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.
Sunday 7:00am, 9:00am & 11:30am
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
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
If you have a person you would like us to add to our prayer chain, email the first name of the person only to firstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure in the subject line to add: Prayer chain.
8:00am - 4:00pm
Weekends and Holidays
Monday at Noon
For directions to our parish please click on CONTACT US.
- Rev. Edmond DesForges, OFM Conv., Associate Pastor
- Br. James Dufresne, OFM Conv., Assisting in Parish Ministry
- Deacon Peter Addotta, Permanent Deacon
- Doreen Addotta, Office Manager/Parish Secretary
- Timothy Kilbreath, Business Manager
- Heather Dunaway, Director of Religious Education
- Vickie Dombrowski, Director of Music & Liturgy
To find out everything that is happening in the parish please check in the bulletins posted below!
Diocese of Rockford Website
To explore what is happening in our Diocese click on the link below:
Bishop Malloy - Weekly Homilies
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
The USCCB (The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops) offers a multitude of information. Please click the link below to visit their website.
Religious Education Website
Please click the link below to visit our NEW Religious Education website!