***There will be no 12:15pm Daily Mass January 24, January 26, and January 28. The 12:15pm Daily Mass will resume January 31.***

Beginning Sunday, February 6th, we will be having a 6pm Mass in English on Sundays.

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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

"Building Up the Body of Christ with the Corinthians"

Join us for a new sermon series as we read through Saint Paul's First Letter to the Corinthians at Mass.

January 15-16 - Introduction to 1 Corinthians (English 1, English 2, Spanish)

January 22-23 - Roles in the Body of Christ (English 1, English 2, Spanish)

January 29-30 - The Greatest of Gifts

February 5-6 - Because He Lives

February 12-13 - Death, Where is Thy Sting?

Booster Shots

The booster shots and vaccines for Moderna and Pfizer are both available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am to 5pm at the front entrance of the parish center. Just look for the Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) sign. Pre-registration is not required. For more information please visit the VNA website (https://vnachc.org/).

Testing

Testing for COVID-19 is also available from the VNA Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 10am to 5pm (This is the typical schedule. Please check the VNA website for any changes). You do not need to be pre-registered. You may simply drive-up and call the number below. After calling, a saliva testing kit will be brought to your car and you will be instructed by a VNA nurse.

DO NOT ENTER THE BUILDING FOR TESTING. STAY IN YOUR CAR AND CALL 732-502-5120 AND YOU WILL BE ASSISTED BY A VNA NURSE.

Please check the VNA website for more information (https://vnachc.org/).

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 (deborahgaudino@gmail.com). For more information on Spiritual Direction for Women, please click HERE.


House Blessings

If you would like to have your home blessed, please call the parish office and register with our secretary, Miguel (732-747-0813 ext 101).

Mass, Confession, and Private Prayer

Mass Schedule

Daily Masses:

Monday to Friday: 7:30am

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday: 12:15pm (Latin)

Saturday Evening Vigil Masses:

4pm (English), 7pm (Spanish)

Sunday Masses:

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

12pm (Latin)

1:30pm (Spanish)

BEGINNING FEBRUARY 6TH, 2022: 6PM (ENGLISH)

Confession Times

The Confessionals are located in the Entrance Area of the Church. Please wear a mask inside the confessional. If you prefer to confess outside, please knock on the priest's door and we'll hear your confession outside.

Monday: 8am

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

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 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, February 4th. 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.

The Search

"What do I seek? Who am I? Why a God? What's our story? Who is Jesus? Am I saved? Why a Church?" If you've ever asked yourself these questions, then join us for the Search, a 7-part series on the answers that Christ & His Church give to the deepest questions of the human heart. The remaining classes in English and Spanish are February 5, March 5, April 23 and will meet on Saturdays from 5:15 to 6:45pm at St. Anthony's. Masks are required for the classes inside. Please register early by emailing or calling Mr. Shawn Mack (stanthonysre@gmail.com / 732-747-0813 ext. 103). Click HERE for the flyer in English and Spanish.

Presence

Come and learn about the amazing gift of the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist. Classes will be in English and in Spanish on February 6, March 6, and April 3 from 12 to 1pm at St. Anthony's. Masks are required for the classes inside. Please register early by emailing or calling Mr. Shawn Mack (stanthonysre@gmail.com / 732-747-0813 ext. 103). Click here for the flyer in ENGLISH and in SPANISH.

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, beginning in the entrance area of the Church. Please contact RBOratory@gmail.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 deborahgaudino@gmail.com for more information.

Youth Oratory & Children's Oratory

The Youth Oratory (8th to 12th graders) and the Children’s Oratory (5th to 7th graders) 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, beginning February 6th, 2022. Meetings are for these children and their families and include a time of games, discussion about the Gospel, and prayer. Please contact RBOratory@gmail.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 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 dronning@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 (dronning@redbankoratory.net).

We will begin reading the life of Blessed Carlo Acutis on January 20th. Click here for the flyer. Click here for the book (you can also find it on other websites that sell books).

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!

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

"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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