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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 Padua

 


               

Join us in praying the Holy Rosary every Tuesday of October beginning with October 6th, at 6:30 p.m., on our parish Facebook Live Group Page.

Click the Facebook logo to the upper right of this page.

 

Sponsored by: A.C.T.S. Core

 

 


CLICK ANYWHERE ON THE FLYER BELOW TO REACH 'MY OWN CHURCH ON-LINE REGISTRATION!


ALL SOULS DAY MASS  - Monday, November 2nd

6:00 P.M. – St. Anthony Church Cemetery

 

During the month of November we especially commemorate the memory of our loved ones who have gone before us to their eternal rest. 

All are welcome to join us in this celebration of Christ’s Victory over sin and death, and the hope of eternal life. 

We encourage you to bring a photo of your loved one to place on the altar. 

Cemetery Blessing Schedule 

11:00 a.m.: Our Lady Of Perpetual Help 

11:30 a.m.: Canada Verde 

12:00 p.m.: Graytown 

5:30Pp.m. St. Anthony 

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All Soul’s Day Envelopes are at the church entrance, or the parish office, for your MASS INTENTIONS on this special day of remembrance. 

The Envelopes will be placed on the Altar throughout the whole month of November.

 


COVID-19 Guidelines for attending Mass

  • For everyone’s safety we will keep an attendance log per Mass to assure precautionary measures are in place for contact tracing.
  • Mask must be worn throughout the Mass.Please do not enter the church without a mask.There will be disposable masks available outside the church in case you forget yours. Do not dispose of them at church.
  • Bring your own hand sanitizer to sanitize your hands before entering the church.There will be some available in church, but safer to use your own. 
  • Observe all social distancing markers in the church.  Ushers will assist in seating you.
  • If members of the same household are sitting adjacent to one another, then leave a pew section empty on either side.

 Holy Communion

  • Holy Communion line:  Distance spacing will be indicated by the ‘Closed Pew’ Signs.The ‘Closed Pew’ space will be considered the space to leave open between each person in line. 
  • Holy Communion will be received only on your hand (by mouth is not allowed.) Lower the mask to place the Holy Eucharist in your mouth and Immediately reposition mask back over mouth & nose before returning to your pew.

Choir/Congregation Singing

  • Singing will not be allowed by the Congregation at this time to avoid the increase risk of viral spread of small viral particles that can be inhaled through the cloth or paper masks.
  • Singing by Cantor only.
  • Instrumental Music allowed.
  • Only choir members who play an instrument should be in the choir area.You must wear a mask and remain six-foot intervals from one another in the choir area. 

Environment

  •  All paper items have been removed from the church for your safety (missalettes, song books, etc.)
  • Bring your own Order of the Mass/Missal. 
  • Some prayers will be displayed on the screens.
  • Church will be sanitized after each Mass by volunteers. If you are between the ages of 30-60 please contact the parish office to volunt
  • Dispensation of all Catholics from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays/Holy Days remains in effect until repealed. 
  • The Archdiocese strongly encourages all at-risk parishioners (60+ or health issues) to watch/participate in the Mass remotely (Facebook Live, YouTube, EWTN, etc.).
  • Please stay home if you have a cold, cough, fever, sore throat, nauseas, diarrhea, chills, loss of smell/taste, or known contact with person who has COVID-19.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION…LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN CHURCH!


The Sunday Mass at 8:00 a.m. will be streamed via Facebook Live.

Click on this link to reach the Parish Facebook Group Page:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/399921420358362/

Or, click on the floating Facebook Link on the right side of this home page to log on.

Remember:  If you cannot view Mass Live at 8 a.m., you can always view at your own convenience on the group page. Thank you and blessings for your viewing participation. 

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                 Click on the 'ONLINE GIVING' Icon:                             

Begin your Secure Electronic contribution today!

Maintain your contributions when you cannot attend Mass at your parish.  

Offertory Collection: Donations towards the First Collection (Offertory) remains in the parish for all Operating Expenses.

Building & Maintenance Collection: Donations towards Building Maintenance remains in the parish for building and maintenance expense.

ALSO...use our new secure TEXT GIVING!

CLICK ON OUR PARISH TEXT GIVING NUMBER TODAY:    (210)796-2228

You will be able pull and print reports of your Online and Text donations.

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.

You can also drop your tithing/donations/communications in the drop slot of the parish office next to the cross or you can mail it to:

St. Anthony Church - P. O. Box 248 - Elmendorf, TX 78112



ON THE WAY - ANDALE CAMPAIGN

On the Feast of Corpus Christi, we thanked the Lord for the success and great work accomplised on the On the Way - Andale Campaign!

Our Parish received this beautiful photo for our participation on the campaign.

The plaque has the following scripture reading:

 

'As each on has received a gift , use it to serve on anthers good stewards God's varied graces.'     1 Peter 4:10

  We sincerely thank all those who have participated on this campaign with pledges and non-pledge donations.  Please continue you Pledge payments.  Pledge status updates will be posted quarterly in the bulletin.

WE STILL HAVE ONE MORE YEAR TO FINISH MEET OUR GOAL!


'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

 

Liturgy of the Word w/Communion Service:

Monday: 7:30 a.m.

 

Daily Masses: 

Tuesday-Friday: 8 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.