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:
Mass, Confession, Private Prayer, Blessings & Parish Office
Monday to Friday: 7:30am
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday: 12:15pm (Latin)
Saturday Evening Vigil Masses:
4pm (English) with the Rosary (English) prayed at 3:30pm
7pm (Spanish) with the Rosary (Spanish) prayed at 6:30pm
7:30am, 9am, 10:30am (English)
1:30pm (Spanish) with a decade of the Rosary (Spanish) prayed at 1:20pm
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 - 8:55am, 10 - 10:25am, 11:30am - 11:55pm, 1 - 1:25pm
*Please remember the priest will need to end confessions 5 minutes before Mass in order to prepare for the celebration of Mass. Thank you for your understanding!
The Church is open during the week for private prayer.
Please stop by and make a visit to our Lord.
Monday to Friday:
6:45am - 7pm
12pm to 8:30pm
7am to 8pm
Parish Office Hours
The Parish Office & Center are located behind the Church and across the street on the corner of Oratory Way and Bridge Ave. The office is open during the week at these times:
Monday: 8am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm
(We are closed 1-2pm for lunch)
Friday: 8am - 12pm
You can also speak to an office volunteer 15 minutes before and after the Masses on Saturday evening and Sunday at the information booth in the entrance area.
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, 6:30pm on Saturday in Spanish, and a decade of the Rosary is prayed in Spanish at 1:20pm before the Mass on Sunday.
If you would like to have your home blessed or your newborn baby blessed at Mass, please call the parish office (732-747-0813 ext 101).
If you need anything else blessed (religious articles, cars, etc.), please ask a priest after any of the Masses.
Religious Education 2023-2024
Registration for all our religious education programs opens March 2.
Please mark your calendars for the following session of religious education:
Sundays from 11:45am to 1:15pm
Begins September 17
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 October 4.
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
The feast of Our Lady of Sorrows
The Friends of St. Philip Neri invite everyone to join them for a special celebration of the feast of Our Lady of Sorrows on Friday, September 15 from 3 to 4pm. They will be pray the Chaplet of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Mother.
"The Ramblers" Hiking Group
The Friends of St. Philip Neri: Lives of the Saints
Meetings are on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30am in St. Crispin House.
Join us in reading about the lives of these saints:
For more information contact Br. Donald at email@example.com.
First Friday Adoration
Please join us for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Friday, October 6 from 7pm to 7am on Saturday, October 7.
St. Cecilia's Society
Concerts & Recital Series 2023-24
Save the dates for these upcoming concerts and recitals: (click for the recordings)
December 1, 2023 at 7:30pm - Handel's Messiah, Part One
April 19, 2024 at 7:30pm - Ola Gjeilo's Dark Night of the Soul & Sunrise Mass
July 7, 2024 at 3:30pm - 1st Annual Liberty Extravaganza featuring the Oratory Choir & the Liberty Singers with the St. Cecilia Brass Ensemble
October 29, 2023, at 3:30pm - Mary Klein in Recital featuring piano music of Bach, Schubert, & Lizst
November 19, 2023 at 3:30pm - La Serva Padrona: A Comedic Opera performed by Pergolesi String Quintet & Soloists Mara Adler O'Kelly and Robin Lee
December 17, 2023 at 3:30pm - A Festival of Lessons & Carols: Scriptural readings & time-honored msuic telling the story of Christmas
February 4, 2024 at 3:30pm - St. Hildegard of Bingen, Doctor of the Church: "Music & Meditations to Awaken the Soul" featuring Melissa Thornton, soloist, for an afternoon of music & prayer
June 9, 2024 at 3:30pm - Organ Recital with peter Isherwood, organist, performing various works for the organ
The Friends of St. Philip Neri: Weekly Prayer
Join the Friends of Saint Philip Neri for a weekly hour of prayer. For the summer months (July 10 to September 25), we will meet on Mondays from 3:30-4:30pm. During this hour, we will pray before the Blessed Sacrament and pray the Rosary. If you can't join us physically in the church, please join us via the livestream.
The Friends of St. Philip Neri is for men and women 60+.
For more information contact Br. Donald at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Friends of St. Philip Neri is for men and women 60+ and shares in the spirituality and work of the Red Bank Oratory. Please contact Br. Don at email@example.com for more information.
Some of our activities include:
Reading the Lives of the Saints - 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. Meetings are on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30am.
Weekly Hour of Prayer - This is an hour of prayer and adoration before the Blessed Sacrament that will include the Rosary. This is Mondays, 3:30-4:30pm from July 10 to September 25 (summer hour). If you can't join us physically in the church, please join us via the livestream.
The Ramblers Hiking Group
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 call the parish office.
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.
Caminando Hacia el Señor
Caminando Juntos Hacia el Señor, el nuevo grupo en español para parejas que viven en una unión libre o que están casadas por lo civil, empieza 11 de mayo, de 7 a 9 pm, en el centro parroquial. Para obtener más información, comuníquense con Carlos Fonseca (firstname.lastname@example.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.
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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