• Join us for Mardi Gras on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM! We will have food, music and process into church for a short Prayer Service. We will then burn our old palms to make ashes for Ash Wednesday Masses. All Are Welcome!

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  • THE SACRAMENT OF PENANCE is celebrated every Saturday (not the Saturday before Easter) at 3:30 p.m. in the Reconciliation Room near the Chapel.  Fr. Mark will also be available on Thursday, March 16, 5:00-8:00 p.m., as will priests in all of the churches in the Diocese of Grand Rapids. 

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  • ASH WEDNESDAY is March 1, 2017.  Lent begins this day.  Masses will be at 8:30 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.  This is a day of Fasting (for adults) & Abstinence from meat.

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  • There will be a training for married couples who wish to participate in the Sponsor Couple Marriage Preperation Process, on Monday, February 20, 2017, 5:45-6:45 p.m., in the Religious Education Resource Room, opporsite the Parish Office.  Please contact the Parish Office to gain more information.

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  • Our Chapel is open 24/7 for personal prayer before the Blessed Sacrament in the Tabernacle.  On Tuesdays there is Solemn Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament 8:45 a.m.-6:30 p.m.  We are holding a one-hour meeting after 11:30 a.m. Sunday Mass on February 26, 2017, to discuss Eucharistic Exposition.  If you currently are sharing in this prayer opportunity or if you want to begin, please join Fr. Mark in Meeting Room C at 12:30 p.m., 2/26/17.

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  • EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES--We have two full-time positiions that will be opening in the near future.  Please stop in the parish office for job descriptions and application forms.  Deadline for applications is Feb. 23, 2017.  Position #1--Maintenance Person, full-time;  Position #2--Pastoral Associate, full-time. 

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  • If you or your loved one is battling cancer, we would like to provide you with a "comfort bag". The St. Anthony Choir has put together these bags to help you on your journey to good health. Please call Vonnie at 485-0695 and we will make sure you get one of the bags.

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  • Adult Education Classes will resume this weekend, January 22 after the 9:00 am mass.These sessions run from 10:15 to 11:15 am and are open to anyone who wants to update their faith or stay current with church and civic views. All are welcome to join Fr. Mark for this educational and non-threatening opportunity to strenghten your relationship with God.

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  • Reminder:  If our school is closed due to bad weather, the Parish Office will also be closed and all activities scheduled for that day (and night) will be cancelled, EXCEPT mass and funerals.  Watch your App for details.

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  • PLEASE REMEMBER your Parish and/or School in your will or estate planning.  Gifts may also be made to the St. Anthony of Padua Education Foundation and the St. Anthony of Padua Parish Endowment.   YEAR END GIFTS ARE MOST APPRECIATED.


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