***There will be no 12:15pm daily Mass on May 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23***

***From May 11 to May 23, confessions after the weekday daily Masses will be heard by the priest as soon as he finishes the daily Mass. Thank you for your patience.***

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Church of Saint Anthony and the Red Bank Oratory

"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

Day of Prayer and Fasting for the Protection of Human Life

At the request of our Bishop, we will be joining the Bishops and Catholics throughout the United States in praying the Rosary this Friday, May 13 at 3pm. May 13 is the feast day of Our Lady of Fatima. Through her intercession, we will pray for a renewed national commitment to the sacredness of all human life from conception through natural death.

For more information on this national day of prayer and fasting, click here.

2022-23 Religious Education Programs

We're happy to announce the dates for the 2022-2023 religious education programs:

Session 1: June 24 to July 8

Session 2: August 1 to August 12

Session 3: August 22 to September 2

Year-Round: begins September 18.

Click HERE for the full list of information regarding our 2022-2023 religious education programs.

General registration is available online by clicking HERE. Paper registration forms have been mailed and can be returned to the parish office. Paper registration forms are also available at the parish office and the entrance of the Church.

If you have any questions, please call or email Mr. Shawn Mack at 732-747-0813 ext 103 and re@stanthonysofredbank.net.

Mass, Confession, Private Prayer, & Blessings

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)

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 - 9am, 10 - 10:30am, 11:30am - 12pm, 1 - 1:30pm

*The priest is available for confession as soon as he finishes greeting the people after the Masses on Sundays. Thank you for your patience!

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

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).

If you need anything else blessed (religious articles, cars, etc.), please ask a priest after any of the Masses.

Upcoming Events

Latin Class

Join us as we discover the language of the Catholic Church. In this virtual class, you'll learn Latin prayers, Mass responses, common Latin sayings used in everyday life, a history of the Latin language and much more! Click here for the flyer.

Meetings are Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30pm on May 4, May 11, May 18, May 25, June 1, and June 8. To register, please email Debbie Gaudino at wov@redbankoratory.net by May 1.

40 Hours & Mass for the Solemnity of our holy Father, St. Philip Neri

Join us the celebration of the Solemnity of our holy father, St. Philip Neri with 40 Hours of Eucharistic Adoration and a Solemn Mass.

40 Hours will begin at 4am on May 25 (Wednesday) and continue all day and night until 7pm on May 26 (Thursday). 40 Hours will conclude with a Solemn Mass for the Solemnity of St. Philip at 7pm on May 26.

If you would like to sign-up to cover an hour of adoration during 40 Hours, sign-ups will be available after the Masses beginning the weekend of May 14-15.

Please note: There will be no daily Masses on May 25 and no 7:30am Mass on May 26.

Annual Oratory Walking Pilgrimage

Join us at 8am on Saturday, May 28th, as we continue the great tradition of St. Philip Neri's walking pilgrimages. Our 5 mile walk begins at the Shrewbury Riverfront Park (968 Ocean Ave, Sea Bright, NJ). We'll walk to Holy Cross Church, then to Nativity Church, then to St. James Church, and end at St. Anthony's. Along the way, we'll stop for prayer and fun.

We have a bus available to transport people from St. Anthony's to the start of the walk. There are limited seats available. If you would like to reserve a seat, please email rboratory@gmail.com.

Click here for the FLYER and REGISTRATION FORM.

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 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

*If you'd like to sign up to cover an hour of Adoration, please sign up after the Masses on April 30 & May 1

First Friday Adoration

Please join us in-person or online for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Friday, June 3rd at 7pm.

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 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).

We are now reading the life of Fr. Augustine Tolton. Here's the reading schedule:

March 24 - Chapters 1-5; April 21 - Chapters 6-9; April 31 - Chapters 10-14; May 5 - Chapters 15-18; May 19 - Chapter 19-Epilogue

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.

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.


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