"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.
The parish is served by the priests and brothers of The Red Bank Oratory of St. Philip Neri. For more information and to support the Red Bank Oratory, please click the button below:
("Give Me That Old Time Religion" Sermon Series
Join us for a summer sermon series on salvation history in the Old Testament:
August 13-14 - It's Good to be King: King David
August 20-21 - Divided We Fall I: The Prophets
August 27-28 - Divided We Fall II: The Prophets continued
Mass, Confession, Private Prayer, & Blessings
Monday to Friday: 7:30am
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday: 12:15pm (Latin)
Saturday Evening Vigil Masses:
4pm (English), 7pm (Spanish)
7:30am, 9am, 10:30am (English)
The Confessionals are located in the Entrance Area of the Church.
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 7:45am
Saturday: 12pm – 1pm, 3:30 - 4pm, 6:30 - 7pm
Sunday*: 8:30 - 9am, 10 - 10:30am, 11:30am - 12pm, 1 - 1:30pm
*The priest is available for confession as soon as he finishes greeting the people after the Masses on Sundays. Thank you for your patience!
The Holy Rosary
The Holy Rosary is prayed Monday to Friday in the Church:
5pm - Rosary in Spanish
The Rosary is prayed at 3:30pm on Saturday in English and a decade of the Rosary is prayed in Spanish before the 1:30pm Mass on Sundays.
The Church is open for private prayer.
Please stop by and make a visit to our Lord.
Monday to Thursday:
7am - 5pm
7am - 4pm
If you would like to have your home blessed or would like your newborn baby blessed at Mass, please call the parish office and register with our secretary, Br. Miguel (732-747-0813 ext 101).
If you need anything else blessed (religious articles, cars, etc.), please ask a priest after any of the Masses.
Desert Day with the Oratory
Each month the Fathers and Brothers of the Oratory spend a day in prayer, silence and spiritual reading. We invite you to join us for our "Desert Day," a monthly retreat day, usually on the first Wednesday of the month.
The next Desert Day is August 3.
Here is the schedule of prayer during the day:
7:30am - Morning Mass
Immediately after morning Mass - Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament & Morning Oratory Prayer
All morning - Adoration in the Church
12:15pm - Mass in Latin
All afternoon - Adoration in the Church
5pm - Sung Evening Oratory & Benediction
Monthly Playgroup for Children up to 4 years
Join our new monthly playgroup for children up to age 4. Meetings are on the the first Friday of every month, 9:30-10:30am in the parish center.
The next meeting is Friday, August 5th.
Families are also invited to explore interest in a Catholic homeschooling co-op, beginning September 2023.
First Friday Adoration
Please join us for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Friday, August 5 from 7 to 8pm.
Summer Nights with Youth, Junior & Children's Oratory
July 10 - Beachball Bonanza
July 24 - To the Races!
August 14 - Water Wars
August 28 - Beach Games & Bonfire
Youth Oratory (8th to 12th graders), Junior Oratory (5th to 7th graders), Children's Oratory (Kindergarten to 4th graders) meets at 7pm each time at St. Anthony's.
If you have any questions, please speak to one of the fathers or brothers of the Oratory.
Parish & Oratory Groups
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, beginning in the entrance area of the Church. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
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 Monday at 7pm, beginning in the Church. Please contact Deborah Gaudino at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Youth, Junior & Children's Oratory
The Youth Oratory (9th to 12th grade), Junior Oratory (5th to 8th grade) and the Children’s Oratory (1st to 4th grade) shares in the spirituality and work of the Red Bank Oratory. Meetings are every Sunday from 7 to 8:30pm, immediately after the 6pm Mass. Meetings are for these children and their families are a time of learning about the faith, fun, and prayer. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Society of Saint Anthony
St. Anthony’s Society is for adult men (18+) and is dedicated to the preservation of our Italian cultural heritage at the parish and the continued handing on of our Faith. Please contact Tom Ignoscia at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in joining the St. Anthony’s Society and in order to receive more information about the meetings and events of St. Anthony's Society.
Friends of St. Philip Neri
"Saints, Preserve Us!"
St. Philip Neri used to say that we should read the works of authors whose names begin with the letter 'S', like Saint Augustine, Saint Bernard, and the other saints.
Join the Friends of St. Philip Neri for this new reading group on the lives and writings of the saints. Meetings are on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30am. Please contact Br. Donald for more information (email@example.com).
We are now reading the life of Fr. Augustine Tolton. Here's the reading schedule:
March 24 - Chapters 1-5; April 21 - Chapters 6-9; April 31 - Chapters 10-14; May 5 - Chapters 15-18; May 19 - Chapter 19-Epilogue
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saint Crispin Society
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.
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.
"Beloved" Marriage Enrichment
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 (email@example.com). For more information on Spiritual Direction for Women, please click HERE.
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