Contact Info

1010 Ferguson Street
Rockford, IL 61102
P: 815-965-2761
F: 815-968-2798

St. Anthony of Padua Parish



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

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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

Lent / Easter Schedule

Palm Sunday, March 29, 2015 - Regular weekend schedule


March 30 & 31 (Monday & Tuesday) -  8:00AM Morning Mass

April 1 (Wednesday) - 8:00AM & 5:30PM Masses

April 2 & 3 (Thursday, Friday & Saturday) - No Morning Mass



Saturdays During Lent - 3:30PM & 4:00PM (No Reconciliation on Holy Saturday, April 4)

Wednesday March 25, 2015

S.S. Peter & Paul Church ~ 9AM - Noon

St. Stanislaus Church ~ Noon - 2PM

St. Anthony Church ~ 2PM - 5PM

St. James Church ~ 5PM - 8PM


Sacred Triduum

Holy Thursday - April 2, 2015 (Mass of the Lord's Supper) 7:00PM

Adoration until 11:00PM

Good Friday - April 3, 2015 (Stations of the Cross) Noon

followed by Divine Mercy Chaplet and The Liturgy of the Lord's Passion

Holy Saturday - April 4, 2015 (Solemn Easter Vigil) 7:00PM

*No 4:30PM Saturday Mass


Easter Sunday - April 5, 2015

Masses 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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