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Welcome to St. Anthony's 

As the parish family of St. Anthony of Padua Church we are committed to enrich our love of God, through our Lord, Jesus Christ, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.   Our sacramental life is centered in the real presence of Jesus as we continue to challenge ourselves to continue to grow as a community of faith.  Through our prayers, worship, education and fellowship, our goal is to put God first as thankful stewards by sharing our time, talent and treasure in our service of God for all people.

Announcements

Schedules

I have baptized you with water, He will baptize  you with the Holy Spirit                 Mark 1:8

Please Sign Up to Attend Christmas Mass

This year we will celebrate our Christmas Masses in our church. However, due to the pandemic, attendance will be limited to 75 attendees per Mass. Please go online and/or follow this link to sign up to attend our Christmas Eve (Thursday 24th) or Christmas Day (Friday 25th) Masses. 

 

Please click on this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0d45a8a828a5fcc61-christmas

 

Please know that if you are not signed up we will not be able to accommodate you. Additionally, if you are not feeling well or are vulnerable, please stay home and watch the live streamed Mass. 

 

For questions or concerns, please call our rectory office at 973-481-1991.

Volunteers Needed!

We are getting ready to welcome Baby Jesus so we want our church to look beautiful. Please sign up to help DECORATE by calling the Rectory at  973.481.1991. We are counting on your support to make this Christmas better than ever. DECORATING DAY Monday – December 14 – 7 PM

Hard times requires sacrifice

As you may already know, our parish has been hit extra hard these past two years. First, we lost our tenant at the school and have been looking for a new tenant for nearly two years. Then, the pandemic hit and we had to close the church and bingo (a huge source of income for us). At this time, we have had to close bingo again for a period of time. With this loss of income we can only rely  on ourselves to pick up the slack. Please be generous – the Lord will bless us. It is written “give and it shall be given you, good measure, pressed down, and shaken together and running over shall men pour into your
bosom.” These are the words of the Lord.

 

AS THE LORD LEADS YOU PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING TOWARDS OUR GO FUND ME PROGRAM BY GOING TO THE LINK HERE –https://charity.gofundme.com/o/en/campaign/st-anthony-of-padua-silver-lake

 

Just click and donate.  Thank you for your generosity and may the Lord bless you abundantly.

Update: Bible Study Monday Night 6:30PM

Bible Study will now be conducted on Zoom. Call Leonora for more info – 973.289.6013

Bingo Update

Bingo is now temporarily suspended until further notice.

Sign in Sheet

It is mandated and very important for reasons of contact tracing at this trying time during the pandemic that everyone entering the church for mass or any other occasion must sign in with your name and number. Please use the sign in sheet when you enter in the vestibule.

Gift Card Drive

Please remember your fellow parishioners who may be out of work or going through a trying time financially by donating a gift card from one of the local supermarkets such as Stop & Shop or Super Fresh today. To donate, just place the gift card in the collection or call the rectory. Be sure to donate in small amounts of no more than $25 each. Thank you for your generosity.  “God loves a cheerful giver.” 2 Cor 9:7

Introducing our Wishlist 2021

As you can imagine, the pandemic has set us back a bit, but we have a vision! A vision for our parish to grow strong as never before. You can help! The Word says “Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so that a runner may read it. 3 For there is still a vision for the appointed time; it speaks of the end, and does not lie. If it seems to tarry, wait for it; it will surely come, it will not delay.” Hab 2:2-5

As the Lord leads you please consider donating towards the cost of the new tablet and microphone we that we recently purchased.  The cost of these together totaled $701.59.


A complete list will be forthcoming in the next few months. Thank you all for your generosity.

St. Anthony's Facebook Page

We have a new Facebook page, please visit us at https://www.facebook.com/saintanthonybelleville

Unable to attend Mass in person?  We stream Masses live on Facebook on this page: https://www.facebook.com/leonora.ragab.3

Keep up with all the latest news about our Parish and stay in touch with your Parish friends in the comfort of your home. You’ll find all the latest happenings so you won’t miss anything. Be sure to LIKE us and mark us in your favorites.

Religious Education

At the direction of the Archdiocese of Newark, St. Anthony’s Religious Education Program will be providing home learning this year.  Registration will be held on September 6th and 13th immediately following the 8:00 a.m. Mass and will be downstairs at Ferraro Hall. The cost of registration this year is $25.00 (the cost of your child’s book). At that time, you will receive your child’s book, as well as contact information for your teacher.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mari Ippolito at 973-214-9816 / marirealmcroll@gmail.com or Ann Marie Kastner at 973-979-2747 / annmariek14@gmail.com

Remember to say Spiritual Communion

My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, came at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen.

A Stewardship Minute

St. Anthony of Padua Church subscribes to the print edition of  'A Stewardship Minute'.  The lay reader message is now available for download at  https://www.parishpublishing.org/resourcecenter/default.asp

The file will be available for download for two months.

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Weekend

Saturday Evening: 5:30PM

Sunday: 8:00AM, 10:30AM, 12:00Noon

Religious Education Mass: 10:30AM Lower Church

Weekdays

Monday through Friday: 7:00 & 8:00AM

Wednesday: 12:00Noon (Lent and Advent only)

Saturday & National Holidays: 8:00AM

Holy days of obligation: please consult the bulletin

 

Filipino Mass

Every 3rd Sunday at 5:00PM

Reconciliation

Saturdays 4:30PM to 5:15PM or by appointment

Eucharistic Adoration

Tuesday 8:30AM - 7:30PM 

We end with Night Prayer and Benediction (Spend time with the Lord)

Novenas & Devotions

St. Anthony: Tuesdays following 8:00AM mass

Miraculous Medal: Saturdays following 8:00AM mass

Sacred Heart of Jesus: First Friday following 8:00AM mass with Holy Hour and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Bible Class

Every Monday 7 to 9 pm/Fellowship at 6:30 pm

Stations of the Cross

Every Wednesday at 11:30 am and Friday at 7 pm at Church

Click here to see our weekly bulletin

 

or Click here to see our past bulletins

Prayer:

Lord thank you for the gift of our baptism and for calling us to be your beloved sons and daughters. Bless us and guide us always so that we may live lives pleasing to you.
Fill us with your joy and love so that we share them with our
family, friends, co-workers, schoolmates, neighbors and fellow
parishioners.

All these we pray in your mighty name. Amen.
Fr. Dave

ALL ARE WELCOME

We are happy you are here…. and want you to stay. We would like to share our faith with you. If you are alienated or upset, we welcome you lovingly. If you are in need of forgiveness, Jesus forgives you completely – with unconditional love. If you have been hurt by the Church, we are truly sorry. If you are angry, Jesus offers you peace. If life has become burdensome, we are here to support you. Join us each week so we can worship God together

Pictures from our Santo Nino Celebration

OFFICE

Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:00pm

Telephone 973-481-1991

Fax   973-481-1993

 

ADDRESS

Church:

63 Franklin Street (Silver Lake) Belleville, NJ 07109

Rectory:

750 N. 7th Street, Newark, NJ 07107

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