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A Roman Catholic Parish of the

Diocese of Rockford 

Ministered by the Conventual Franciscans

Since 1933 



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, hospitality, and compassionate outreach.

Congratulations to our Women of the Year - Dorothy "Dottie" Hand

St. Joseph Altar 2014

To see a slideshow of our Annual St. Joesph Altar please click the link below!


Online Giving

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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:
7:00am, Noon & 5:30pm

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

Christmas Mass Schedule

Wednesday, December 24th (Christmas Eve)

4:30PM - Children's Live Gospel Proclamation


11:00PM - Midnight Mass


Thursday, December 25th (Christmas Day)

7:00AM, 9:00AM & 11:30AM



Office Hours

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

Weekends and Holidays

Bulletin Deadline:
Monday at Noon

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Father Daughter Dance

Our first Father Daughter Dance was held on November 9th, 2013 in our parish ...Read More »

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

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Vatican News

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Diocese of Rockford Website


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