"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:
"Beloved" Marriage Enrichment Group
We are pleased to announce the return of the monthly "Beloved" Marriage Enrichment Group.
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 February 1.
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
First Friday Adoration
Please join us for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Friday, February 3 from 7 to 8pm.
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 will be February 3.
Families are also invited to explore interest in a Catholic homeschooling co-op, beginning September 2023.
"The Ramblers" Hiking Group
St. Cecilia's Society
Recital Series 2022-23
Save the dates for these upcoming concerts and recitals: (click for the recordins)
April 21 @ 7:30pm - Dubois' 7 Last Words of Christ
June 25 @ 3:30pm - Organ Recital & Shea Delloso, Soloist
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 for private prayer.
Please stop by and make a visit to our Lord.
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday:
7am - 7pm
7am - 5pm
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 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.
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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
"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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.
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.
The Ramblers Hiking Group
"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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