Welcome to St Anthony of Padua!

New Bedford, MA

Hello and welcome to one of the most beautiful churches in Massachusetts and beyond!

It truly is one of the most beautiful parish churches that you will ever encounter and yet, one that most people still have not heard of or seen!  As you view our photo gallery and view its magnificence, it still does not give you the overall beauty of this church. It is only when you come in and look up and around that you understand how the church was built on the tremendous faith of the people. It is faith that builds and without it we build nothing.

The website was designed not so much to see the church but to let you know what is going on in the Parish. The Parish has many different activities going on. The church is not made out of marble and wood but out of people, men and women of sacrifice...  more

May God Bless you! 
To Jesus through the Blessed Mother.
Fr. Edward A. Murphy, Pastor
Saint Anthony of Padua Church
New Bedford, MA
 


Saint Anthony of Padua News




 

 

Healing Mass - 05/26/2016

Come and experience the healing power of God's love. Read more

CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION - 05/29/2016

Benediction begins at 2pm at Saint Anthony Padua with a procession to follow. Won't you take a moment to walk with Jesus?

Novena to Saint Anthony - 06/10/2016

Join us for this special novena to our patron Saint Anthony of Padua. International Dynamic speaker, James Browne will be speaking about his great love for Saint Anthony.

Pilgrimage to the Shrines of Quebec - 08/08/2016

Saint Anthony of Padua Church invites you to a 5-Day Pilgrimage to the Shrines of Quebec, Canada from August 8 – 12, 2016. Including the shrines of: Saint Anne de Beaupre, Our Lady of the Cape, Saint Joseph's Oratory, and Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Read more


 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

Father Octavio Cortez I.V.E.

Fr Octavio Cortez came to St. Anthony's in September, 2015. We thank Fr. Octavio for his dedication and spirituality that he brings to our parish.  Recently St Kilian Church merged with St. Anthony of Padua Church.  We welcome those parishioners here at St. Anthony and consider them to be a great blessing to our parish.

Fr Octavio Cortez came to St. Anthony's in September, 2015. We thank Fr. Octavio for his dedication and spirituality that he brings to our parish.  Recently St Kilian Church merged with St. Anthony of Padua Church.  We welcome those parishioners here at St. Anthony and consider them to be a great blessing to our parish.

 

Mass Schedule


WEEKEND MASS
Saturday 4:00 pm
Sunday 6:30 am
8:30 am (Youth Choir)
10:30 am (Parish Choir)
12:15 pm (Spanish)

WEEKDAY MASS
Monday - Thursday at 7 am
Friday at 5:15 pm, 7:00pm (Spanish)  

Saturday at 9 am

HOLY DAYS OF OBLIGATION
Vigil - 5:15 pm
(in exceptional circumstances)
7:00 am   5:15 
pm
check bulletin for
current schedule


HEALING MASS
Usually the third Thursday
of each month
click here for
current schedule

 



PRAYER MEETING
Every Tuesday at 7:15pm
Church Hall

CONFESSIONS
Monday - Thursday 5:30-6:00 pm
(when Fr. Murphy is present for
the holy hour, meaning most days)

Friday 5:45-6:30 pm
Saturday 2:45-3:45 pm
Or by appointment by calling the rectory
at 508.993.1691

Upcoming Events


 

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