***There will be no confessions from 12 to 1pm this Saturday, June 10, due to the feast day celebration of Saint Anthony***

"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.

Like us on facebook!

Visit us at our facebook page and stay up to date with all that's happening at our parish.


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

Mass Schedule

Daily Masses:

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

Sunday Masses:

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

12pm (Latin)

1:30pm (Spanish) with a decade of the Rosary (Spanish) prayed at 1:20pm

6pm (English)

Confession Times

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!

Click for Examination of Conscience in English for Adults, Teens, Children

Click for Examination of Conscience in Spanish for Adults, Teens, Children

Private Prayer

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 sessions of religious education:

Summer Daytime Sessions:

9am to 12:15pm, Monday to Friday

Session 1 (levels 1-8): June 23 to July 7

Session 2 (levels 1-8): July 31 to August 11

Session 3 (levels 1-7): August 21 to September 1

Summer Nighttime Session (Level 8 & RCIA Teens):

6:30 to 9pm, Monday to Friday

August 21 to September 1


Sundays from 11:45am to 1:15pm

Begins September 17

Faith Explorers

Our summer activity program returns July 10 to August 4, Monday to Friday, from 9am to 12pm (except on days with field trips).

This program for Kindergarten to 8th graders is completely free! Each day includes games, prayer, learning about faith, science, and God's creation, and field trips to parks, the Camden Aquarium, Ellis Island, and more.

Click here to register online 

or register at the parish office or at the information booth after the weekend Masses!

For more information, please call Brother Dan at 732-747-0813 ext. 108.

If you're interested in volunteering for Faith Explorers, please call Br. Dan. Volunteering is open to high school students and adults.

Scholastic Explorers

Our after-school program called Scholastic Explorers is open for children from 1st to 12th grade and is completely free.  Children may register at any time during the year.

It runs Monday to Friday. The doors open at 2:30 and the children can come anytime after that when they are finished with school. The program ends around 5:15pm. 

We are also looking for adult volunteers and teachers to help with this program. 

Click here for the flyer.

To register your children click here.

To sign up as a volunteer or tutor, click here. 

If you have any questions, please call Br. Daniel Bower at 732-747-0813 ext 108.

Upcoming Events

The Solemnity of Saint Anthony of Padua

Join us as we celebrate the solemnity of our parish patron, Saint Anthony of Padua.

Click here for the flyer in ENGLISH and in SPANISH and share it with your friends and family.

The parish celebration will be June 10th:

Procession - meet at 10am at St. James Elementrary School on Peter's Place

Mass - immediately after the procession in the Church

Party - food, games, music, and fun in the street.

Tickets are available after the Masses and in the office.

Sermon Series on Evangelization

Join us for our new sermon series on evangelization:

May 27-28 - Introduction to Evangelization (English & Spanish)

June 3-4 - Introduction to the Kerygma (English 1, English 2, Spanish)

June 10-11 - Lessons from the Evangelists & the early Church

June 17-18 - Evangelizing Family, Friends, & Co-Workers

June 24-25 - Breaking Down the Kerygma

July 1-2 - Going Out Beyond

First Friday Adoration

Please join us for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Friday, June 2 from 7pm to 7am on Saturday, June 3.

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 June 7. 

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 Ramblers" Hiking Group

This once-a-month hiking group for those 16 and older (anyone who is 16 or 17 must be accompanied by an adult) meets at 8:30am on the following dates:

June 17 - Thompson Park to Holmdel Park (12-14 miles)

You can join us for all or part of the trip. We hike rain, snow, or shine. The only thing that will stop us is lightning or a blizzard.

If you would like to receive text reminders, call Brother Dan at 732-747-0813 ext. 108

40 Hours of Adoration & the Solemnity of our holy father, Saint Philip Neri

Thank you to everyone who joined us for 40 Hours of adoration of our Lord and for the Mass of our holy father, St. Philip Neri. If you missed the Mass, be sure to watch it and do something special for the feast day of our great saint.

"Beloved" Marriage Enrichment Group

We are pleased to announce the return of the monthly "Beloved" Marriage Enrichment Group for Catholic married couples. 

Click here for the flyer.

The next meetings are June 16, July 21, August 18, from 6 to 9pm. To sign up, please contact Maria and Robert Dolan at StAnthonyBeloved@gmail.com 

Stay tuned for more information about our marriage group in Spanish.

St. Cecilia's Society

Recital Series 2022-23

Save the dates for these upcoming concerts and recitals: (click for the recordins)

December 2 @ 7:30pm - Handel's Messiah, Part One

December 18 @ 3:30pm - Lessons & Carols

April 21 @ 7:30pm - Dubois' 7 Last Words of Christ

June 25 @ 3:30pm - Organ Recital & Shea Delloso, Soloist

Click here for the flyer. Please share with anyone interested.

The Friends of St. Philip Neri

Join the Friends of Saint Philip Neri for their next life of a saint: the life of Saint Josephine Bakhita.

Click here for the book. You can also find this book available wherever books are sold.

Meetings are on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30am in St. Crispin House, beginning May 18. 

Here are the future lives of the saints:

July 13 - An Anthology of Saints

September 28 - Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati

January 25 (2024) - Saint Faustina Kowalska

For more information contact Br. Donald at dronning@redbankoratory.net.

Faith Formation

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, beginning in the entrance area of the Church.  Please contact secularoratory@redbankoratory.net 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 wov@redbankoratory.net 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 youthoratory@redbankoratory.net 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 tomignoscia@gmail.com 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 friendsofspn@redbankoratory.net for more information.

"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 (friendsofspn@redbankoratory.net). 


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 Cristoforo Codallos at ccodallos@gmail.com.    


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 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!

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.

Morning's Hope

Morning's Hope, a new peer ministry of consolation support, welcomes those who are grieving the loss of a loved one to participate in our eight-week journey of consolation. We seek to walk with you as you work through the levels of grief. We use Bereavement Ministry, developed by the Diocese of Rapid City SD, as our format in dealing with ways of handling grief. Our small group sessions will include readings, reflection, sharing and journaling.


Eight Weekly Sessions held on Thursday evenings beginning 9/29 thru 11/17. We will meet in the St. Crispin House Volunteer Room from 7:00 – 8:30 PM. Light refreshments provided. 

Pre-Registration Required

For more information email Br. Donald: friendsofspn@redbankoratory.net

Pastoral Familiar

La Pastoral Familiar es una de las formas en que la Iglesia acompaña y guía a las parejas en su camino de desarrollo y crecimiento para que puedan acercarse a la vida matrimonial según el plan de Dios.

Acompañamos a las parejas casadas en sus años de vida matrimonial en tiempos de alegría y tiempos de crisis. 

Ayudamos a los padres en la educación de sus hijos en los valores cristianos y en el crecimiento de la fe, así como en la formación humana y catequista.

Para obtener más información sobre Pastoral Familiar en St. Anthony's, comuníquense con Carlos Fonseca (fonsecabcarlos84@gmail.com).

"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

Click here for the flyer.

The next meetings are March 17, April 21, May 19, June 16, July 21, August 18, from 6 to 9pm.

For more information about "Beloved" Marriage Enrichment at St. Anthony’s, please contact Robert and Maria Dolan at StAnthonyBeloved@gmail.com

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 (fonsecabcarlos84@gmail.com).

The Ramblers Hiking Group

This is a once-a-month hiking group for those 16 and older (Anyone who is 16 or 17 must be accompanied by an adult). 

There will be a hike once a month, rain, snow, or shine. The only thing that will stop us is lightning or a blizzard.

Monthly Playgroup for Children

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.

Families are also invited to explore interest in  a Catholic homeschooling co-op, beginning September 2023.

For more information click here for the flyer and please contact marioxycontreras@gmail.com for more information in English and Spanish. 

Spiritual Direction

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 (wov@redbankoratory.net). For more information on Spiritual Direction for Women, please click HERE.

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.


Want to learn more about the Faith from the comfort of your couch?

Go to FORMED.ORG , click "Sign Up," then "Sign Up as a Parishioner," then search "St. Anthony of Padua Red Bank" and create your account.