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St. Anthony's Parish - Elmendorf, TX

 

  A Parish of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Antonio

Welcome to St. Anthony's Parish Website! You can now find all St. Anthony and Our Lady of Perpetual Help Events on our Calendar and get information on Ministries, Pastoral Council and Religious Education. 

As a diverse parish with two churches we embrace the love of our Lord and his Blessed Mother Mary.  We give all praise, all glory and honor to the beloved Son of God, Jesus Christ, in all that we do for our parish community and our families.

"Christ acts like a loving mother. To induce us to follow Him, He gives us Himself as an example and promises us a reward in His kingdom."
- Saint Anthony de



 

Father Anthony Male will be celebrating mass tomorrow at 10:00 am via Facebook Live at 10:00 am.


Parish Facebook Page:

Saint Anthony's (Elmendorf) and OLPH (Saspamco) 

 

We request that everyone stay home and view the mass via Facebook.  We are restricted by the County and Archdiocese to allow entrance into the church building.  Only essential personnel helping with the streaming of the mass will be allowed to enter. Thank you for your cooperation.  We want everyone to stay home, safe and well.

 

If you are already a member of the parish Facebook then just open your own home page and you should see the live mass.

 

If you are not a member just search on your own FB page the parish page and send a friend request and we will accept you as a member so you can view the mass.


COVID-19 Update as of March 23, 2020

To comply with the City of San Antonio and the County of Bexar restrictions about gatherings in general and the work place our parish will cease non-essential activites until further notified.  

The parish office will be closed until we receive further instructions on April 9th. Please call 210-912-6506 if you have an emergency. 

We ask our parishoners to abide by the requested 'stay at home' directive until further instructed. ALL Masses and Services are cancelled to eliminate spreading the COVID-19 (Corona Virus).

   Prayers for everyone's safety during this trying time.

 


During this time of doubt and fear our Lenten prayers are so needed to assure us that God is merciful and that we will be okay.

Remain on your Lenten Journey with Christ.

 

PRAY for a cure for COVID-19 and containment of this disease.  Pray that all people follow the guidelines that our government and medical teams ask us to follow to assure the elimination of COVID-19. Pray for those who are ill and their families. Pray for all the medical staff risking their lives and their families.

FAST Nourish the body in the name of Jesus.  Continue your Lenten fasting if you are physically able.  God will protect you.

GIVE  Donations to the Poor and parish operating expenses.

1. St. Anthony Ministry of the Poor – Utility assistance  

2. Offertory (1st Collection) – Operating expenses-let’s keep the lights on!

3. Building Maintenance (2nd Collection)

 

You can drop your donations in the drop slot of the parish office or you can mail it to: St. Anthony Church - P. O. Bos 248 - Elmendorf, TX 78112

 or donate online by clicking on the green On Line Giving Icon below.  
 

 Click on the Online Giving image to register.

We are keeping up with technology! Our parish provides 'Online Giving' as a secure electronic tool for contributions. Online Giving helps you maintain your giving even if you cannot be here at Mass.

You can also pull and print reports of your Online donations.

Online Giving is available for the following Contributions:  

1st Collection 

  • Offertory - Funds go towards the daily operation of the church. 

2nd CollectionsBuilding & Maintenance Fund Donations fund maintenance and repairs on campus infrastructure and facilities.

 

Other Online Giving Donations

  • Cemetery Fund help maintain the cemetery grounds.

  • St. Anthony Ministry of the Poor fund - Utility assistance for those in need.

 For your convenience you can now donate/pay using your debit or credit card at the parish office. 

 Please contact the parish office (210)635-8539 if you have any questions or need help to register online or pay via your debit/credit card at the office.

 

 

       

 


TO AVOID THE SPREAD OF COVID-19 (CORONA VIRUS) ALL RELIGIOUS CLASSES ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

Faith Formation Classes for CCD & RCIA are scheduled for every Sunday from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.    

 

Exceptions to the schedule will be noted in the bulletin.

RCIA:  The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is a process developed by the Catholic Church for prospective converts to images 5Catholicism or Baptized Catholics who need other Sacraments of initiation like First Holy Communion and Confirmation. Candidates are gradually introduced to aspects of Catholic beliefs and practices and must attend classes from September through the week before Easter Holy Week.  Sacraments will then be received on Holy Saturday.


'Building and Maintenance Fund Collection'

Your donations towards the Building and Maintenance Fund Collections will earn you a Leaf on the beautiful Family Giving Tree located in the parish hall.     EARN A LEAF FOR THE 'GIVING TREE' WITH YOUR FAMILY NAME OR SCRIPTURE OR PURCHASE A MEMORIAL PLAQUE FOR A LOVED ONE.

      

 

   


 

 

 

 

 

MASS ∙ CONFESSION

ADORATION  NOVENA

ST. ANTHONY

SCHEDULE

 

Communion Service:

Monday: 7:30 a.m.

 

Daily Masses: 

Tuesday-Friday: 8 a.m.

 

Novena:

Tuesday: 8:30 a.m.

 

Adoration/Benediction:

Thursday: 8:30-12:00 noon

1st Friday:8:30-9:15 a.m.

 

Confession:                      Saturdays 5:15 p.m.

Weekend Masses:

Saturday:  6 p.m.

Sunday:  8 a.m.

            11:30 a.m.

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OUR LADY OF

PERPETUAL HELP

SCHEDULE 

Weekend Mass: 

Sunday:  10 a.m. 

Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony Church during renovation construction of the hall into a Chapel.

 

Upcoming Events

 

 

Archdiocese of San Antonio 

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Archdiocese of San Antonio Texas Open Carry Law

 

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FACILITY RENTAL

CLICK ON PICTURE TO  ACCESS FACILITY RENTAL REQUEST FORM OR CALL THE PARISH OFFICE (210)635-8539.