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Church of Saint Anthony and the Red Bank Oratory

"Go make disciples"

You will notice at the top of this page that it says,

"Go make disciples!"

This is our church's mission statement. In fact this mission, given to the disciples by the Lord Jesus, is the mission of the entire Catholic Church.


Announcements

Sermon Series on the Holy Eucharist

Join us for the next 5 weekends for a sermon series on the Holy Eucharist! You can attend any of our Saturday evening or Sunday Masses to hear the sermons. Here is the list of sermons:

July 24-25 - What is the Holy Eucharist? How do we know it is Jesus from Scripture? (Recordings: English 1, English 2, Spanish)

July 31-August 1 - The Early Church and the Holy Eucharist (Recordings: English, Spanish)

August 7-8 - Proper Dispositions for the Reception of the Holy Eucharist

August 14-15 - Eucharistic Miracles

August 21-22 - Devotion to the Holy Eucharist

Online Registration for Summer Religious Education

The dates for religious education this summer are July 12-23 (Session 1), August 2-13 (Session 2), August 23 - September 3 (Session 3).

Before registering your children, please read the following letter that explains our religious education program this summer: Letter in English & in Spanish.

Click HERE to access our online registration portal.

Paper registration forms can be placed in the mailbox next to the office.

Spiritual Direction for Men

Spiritual Direction for men is available to help you grow as a disciple of our Lord.

Sessions for Men are available for parishioners of St. Anthony's and members of the Secular Oratory by contacting Fr. Al (732-747-0813 ext. 109) or Fr. Nick (732-747-0813 ext. 107).


Spiritual Direction for Women

Spiritual Direction is a relationship of prayer and dialogue designed to deepen one's relationship with Christ and discover how God is working in one's life.

Sessions for Women are available for parishioners of St. Anthony's and members of the Women of Vallicella by contacting Mrs. Debbie Gaudino (deborahgaudino@gmail.com). For more information on Spiritual Direction for Women, please click HERE.


House Blessings

If you would like to have your home blessed, please call the parish office and register with our secretary, Teresa (732-747-0813 ext 101).

Mass, Confession, and Private Prayer

Mass Schedule

Daily Masses:

Monday to Friday: 7:30am

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday: 12:15pm (Latin)

Saturday Evening Vigil Masses:

4pm (English), 7pm (Spanish)

Sunday Masses:

7:30am, 9am, 10:30am (English)

12pm (Latin)

1:30pm (Spanish)

Confession Times

The Confessionals are located in the Entrance Area of the Church. Please wear a mask inside the confessional. If you prefer to confess outside, please knock on the priest's door and we'll hear your confession outside.

Monday:

8am

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday:

7:45am

Saturday:

12pm – 1pm

Private Prayer

The Church is open for private prayer.

Please stop by and make a visit to Our Lord.

Monday to Thursday:

7am - 5pm

Friday:

7am - 4pm

Upcoming Events

First Friday Adoration

Please join us in-person or online for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Friday, August 6th. There will be a Holy Hour from 7 to 8pm in the Church. The Holy Hour will be live streamed for those joining us in prayer from home.

In-Person & Online Class

Meeting the Desert Fathers & Mothers

Join Br. Dan for a five week study on learning about the life and spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers of the early Church. This hybrid class in English will be held in-person and outside in the garden area as well as over Zoom.

Class will meet on Wednesdays 7-8 p.m., beginning August 11th.

Please check back for the flyer and full schedule of classes. For more information and in order to register, please email RBOratory@gmail.com with your full name, phone #, email address, and physical address. Please register by August 9th so that we can send you the meeting information in time for the first class.

Join our Live Streaming Events

Click on the day of the week to see the schedule. You can also click on the Home dropdown menu above to go directly to the day of the week.

Parish & Oratory Groups

Secular Oratory

Secular Oratory is for adult men (18+) and shares in the spirituality and work of the Red Bank Oratory. Meetings are every Monday at 7pm. You can join us in person or virtually. We'll meet outside first for our regular discussion in the garden area and then go into the Church for prayer and finish by 8:30pm. If it is raining, we will meet in the Baptistery. Please contact RBOratory@gmail.com if you are interested in joining us and in order to receive the Zoom invitation.

Women of Vallicella

Women of Vallicella is for adult women (18+) and shares in the spirituality and work of the Red Bank Oratory. Meetings are every second Wednesday of the month at 7PM. You can join us in person or virtually. We'll meet outside first for our regular discussion in the garden area and then go into the Church for prayer and finish by 8:30pm. If it is raining, we will meet in the Baptistery. Please contact Deborah Gaudino at deborahgaudino@gmail.com if you are interested in joining us and in order to receive the Zoom invitation.

Youth Oratory & Children's Oratory

The Youth Oratory (8th to 12th graders and their families) and the Children’s Oratory (5th to 7th graders and their families) shares in the spirituality and work of the Red Bank Oratory. Meetings are every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month from 7 to 9pm. You can join us in person or virtually. We'll meet outside first for our regular discussion and games in the garden area and then go into the Church for prayer and finish by 9:00pm. If it is raining, we will meet in the Baptistery. Please contact RBOratory@gmail.com if you are interested in joining us for Youth & Children’s Oratory Night and in order to receive the Zoom invitation.

Society of Saint Anthony

St. Anthony’s Society is for adult men (18+). Please contact Tom Ignoscia at tomignoscia@gmail.com if you are interested in joining the St. Anthony’s Society and in order to receive more information about the meetings in person.

Friends of St. Philip Neri

Friends of St. Philip Neri is for men and women 60+. If you're interested in joining or would like more information, please contact Br. Donald Ronning at dronning@dioceseoftrenton.org.

At-Home Rosary Prayer Group

In you are interested in joining the At-Home Rosary Prayer Group for Spanish-speakers, please call the office at 732-747-0813 ext 101.

Cursillo

Cursillo is primarily a lay movement of the Catholic Church and an instrument of renewal by which Christianity can permeate, live and grow in today’s world. It proposes no new type of spirituality but a method through which one’s spirituality can be strengthened, lived and shared in all areas of one’s environment. For more information about Cursillo at St. Anthony’s, please contact Carlo Velasquez at cvmartinez458@gmail.com.

Juan XXIII

John XXIII is an international lay movement of the Catholic Church inspired by St. John XXIII's call to evangelize, especially those who are far from the Church and the marginalized of society. Their spirituality of service to the Church and the world is marked by Love, Surrender and Sacrifice and their motto is, "With Christ everything; without Christ nothing." For more information about John XXIII at St. Anthony's, please contact Idania Alvarado at idaniaalvarado31@gmail.com.

Saint Crispin Society

The Saint Crispin Society has been serving members of our community for years through our food panty, used clothing shop, and direct financial assistance. Visit the Saint Crispin Page to learn more.

The Society of St. Cecilia

The Society of St. Cecilia is dedicated to enriching the musical and cultural environment for members of St. Anthony of Padua and the Church’s surrounding communities. We provide musical outreach and partner with local charities and community organizations. Membership helps to foster future high-quality concerts to the public.

CLICK HERE to join us in our mission of music!

"Beloved" Marriage Enrichment

"Beloved" Marriage Enrichment is a marriage formation and encouragement group for Catholic married couples. Regular events include talks and programs on the meaning of the Sacrament of Marriage and living as a Catholic couple, potluck dinners, social gatherings, prayer as a couple in front of the Blessed Sacrament. For more information about "Beloved" Marriage Enrichment at St. Anthony’s, please contact Robert and Maria Dolan at StAnthonyBeloved@gmail.com.

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