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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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

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Parish Staff

What's happening?

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


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  • Sun, Oct 16th

  • Sun, Oct 9th

  • Sun, Oct 2nd

  • Sun, Sep 25th
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Diocese of Rockford Website


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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.



Vatican News

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Religious Education Website

Please click the link below to visit our NEW Religious Education website!


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