Current Bishop David J. Malloy statement in regards to the spreading COVID-19. 

Diocese of Rockford


COVID-19 - Parish Specific


St. Anthony Church Live Stream of Holy Week Masses:

Our Facebook Page can be found at the top of this webpage by the search bar. Click on the Facebook icon to be directed to our page!

You can also check our Youtube page!

Palm Sunday - April 5, 2020 at 11:00AM

Holy Thursday - April 9, 2020 at 6:00PM

Good Friday - April 10, 2020 at 12:00PM

Easter Vigil - April 11, 2020 at 7:00PM

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



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

Holy Days of Obligation

Holy Day Masses are at 7am, Noon & 5:30pm (unless otherwise stated)


- 2020 -

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 (Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary)


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!

Thank you for visiting St. Anthony of Padua website!


Don't forget to checkout our Facebook page!

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.

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.

Contact us by Email

Emails may be sent to [email protected]

Parish Staff

Want to Volunteer?

If you would like to volunteer at our parish we are always looking for help in various ministries, events and more! In order to follow Diocesan Policy and make everyone aware of the safety of our Youth and Vulnerable Adults we need you to fill out the required paperwork which can all be found at the links below. 

The following need to be signed and returned to volunteer in the parish:

1. Criminal Background Check Authorization Form (18 years of age or older)

2. Protecting God's Children Training Certificate (live sessions and online sessions available) (16 years of age and older)

3. Mandated Reporter - Volunteer (18 years of age or older)

4. Forms a, b, c and d need to be completed (16 & 17 years of age)

   a. Code of Pastoral Conduct (pg. 16)

   b. Technology and Social Media Guidelines (pg. 5)

   c. Guidelines for Youth and Those Working with Youth (pg. 10) 

   d. Sexual Misconduct Norms (pg. 27)

       (password protected document, please contact the office 815-965-2761)




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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 [email protected] Make sure in the subject line to add: Prayer chain. 


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Vatican News

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