Groups

“We are the Body of Christ”
Community is at the heart of God.  As Christians we believe that God is Trinitarian – Father, Son and Holy Spirit, and it is the relationships between the three persons of the Blessed Trinity that calls us into relationship with one another.  One of the ways that we do this at St. Anthony’s is by sponsoring various groups to allow our parishioners to connect with one another and grow in their faith together.

Altar and Rosary

What is the Altar and Rosary Society? The Altar and Rosary Society is a group of volunteers who help the church in many ways.  It has been of service to St. Anthony of Padua Church for over 50 years. When does the Society Meet? Meetings are held on the first Monday evening from September to...

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Communications

A Prayer to St. Gabriel – Patron Saint of Communication Workers.  “O God, who from among all your angels chose the Archangel Gabriel to announce the mystery of the Incarnation, mercifully grant that we who proclaim the message of your Gospel on earth may feel the benefit of his patronage in heaven, where he sings...

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Eucharistic Adoration

Saint Pope John Paul II said “Be a guide to Christ for us, Mary” (Toronto, 1984).  Just as the Holy Spirit filled Elizabeth when she heard Mary’s greeting at the Visitation, we too are called to respond to God’s invitation. “ My soul proclaims the greatness of the Lord; my spirit rejoices in God my...

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Knights of Columbus Council 4796

What We Do Have you and your family ever watched the telecast of Pope John Paul II's midnight Mass from St. Peter's Basilica in Rome on Christmas Eve? Well, the Knights of Columbus is the organization that underwrites the costs of beaming that telecast from the Vatican, and has done so since 1976. Our satellite...

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Nocturnal Adoracion

Nocturnal Adoracion is a group that meets on the first Saturday night of every month. The families keep vigil with Our Lord until midnight and then the men hold an all night vigil. This group has a great devotion to praying the Liturgy of the Hours and the Rosary while in Eucharistic Adoration. Add Group...

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Respect Life

Respect Life “Jesus, Mary and Joseph, I love you very much. I beg you to spare the life of [baby’s name] the unborn baby that I have spiritually adopted who is in danger of abortion.” - Prayer of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen Defend the Innocent Respect Life work is about praying and working for the...

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