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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

World Day of Prayer for Grandparents & the Elderly


On Sunday, July 25th, we will celebrate the first ever World Day of Prayer for Grandparents and the Elderly. To celebrate this new feast day established by our holy father, Pope Francis, we will have a rosary together on Saturday, July 24th at 3:15pm in English and at 6:15pm in Spanish. If it is nice outside, please bring a chair and we’ll meet in the garden. We will also have chairs available. If the weather is bad, we’ll meet in the Church. We invite everyone to join us in praying for our grandparents and the elderly. We especially invite all of our grandparents to come with their grandchildren. Please call Br. Donald if you would like to lead a decade of the Rosary with your grandchildren and for more information at 732-747-0813 ext. 104.

Obligation to attend Saturday evening/Sunday Mass

Beginning June 5 & 6, the Solemnity of the most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, our Bishop, the Most Rev. David M. O'Connell, C.M., in coordination with the other bishops of NJ, have lifted the dispensation for attending Sunday Mass due to the pandemic. Unless there is a serious health issue, all Catholics are required to attend Saturday evening or Sunday Mass beginning June 5 & 6. Please click here for the announcement of our Bishop in English and in Spanish.

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 is available for men at St. Anthony's to help you grow as a disciple of our Lord.

Sessions for Men are available 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 by contacting Mrs. Debbie Gaudino (deborahgaudino@gmail.com). For more information on Spiritual Direction for Women, please click HERE.


Outdoor House Blessings

We are offering outdoor house blessings. If you would like to have your home blessed, please call the parish office and register with the secretary (732-747-0813 ext 101). The secretary will explain all the details for an outdoor house blessing.

Mass, Confession, and Private Prayer

Mass Schedule

Monday, Wednesday, Friday:

7:30am (English & Spanish)

12:15pm (Latin)***

Tuesday & Thursday:

7:30am (English)

Saturday:

4pm (English), 7pm (Spanish)

Sunday:

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

11am - Communion Service in car

12pm (Latin)***

1:30pm (Spanish)

***Ordinary Form in Latin with readings and homily in English and Spanish

Confession Times

Outside on Parish lawn (rain or shine)

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, July 2nd. 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

Becoming a Missionary for a Missionary Church

Join Fr. Al for a five week study on learning how to evangelize. This hybrid class will be held in-person and outside in the garden area as well as over Zoom.

There will be classes in English and classes in Spanish on different nights:

In English on Mondays 7-8 p.m., beginning June 14th

En Espanol los domingos 7-8 p.m., comenzando el 13 de junio

Please click HERE for the flyer and full schedule of classesback. 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 June 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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