Bishop Paprocki sent an email tonight indicating that he intends to extend permission to resume public Masses, starting on Saturday-Sunday June 6-7, the Solemnity of the Holy Trinity in our churches in the diocese. I join the entire St. Anthony of Padua parish community in thanking the bishop for … [Read more...] about Public Masses may resume on June 6-7!
Good afternoon, everyone. Here's the scoop on a number of things: The nation observes Memorial Day on Monday, May 25. Normally we have a Mass at Calvary Cemetery in Quincy, but of course, that is not going to happen this year. Mass will take place over the usual webcast outlets on Monday … [Read more...] about Update for the Weekend of May 24
Good morning everyone. This weekend we did celebrate communion services on Sunday morning after the 9am Mass at both St. Anthony and St. Dominic. They were wonderful celebrations and both I and Deacon Harry recognize what an important moment this was for so many of our parishioners who have been … [Read more...] about Follow-up from Sunday and looking ahead…
Bishop Paprocki sent a letter to priests this week on Thursday (May 7) to congratulate and continue to encourage us on our ministries and work during this COVID-19 health crisis. He also wanted to fill us in on the work that is taking place behind the scenes to restore the regular worship of the … [Read more...] about Sunday Communion Services starting 10-May-2020!
Yesterday, May 2, Deacon Pawel Luczak, who had served as a seminarian intern at St. Anthony's during the summer of 2018 was ordained a priest with his classmate and countryman, Deacon Piotr Kosk. We look forward to seeing Fr. Pawel for a "First Mass" celebration at St. Anthony's on Sunday, May … [Read more...] about Congratulations Fr. Pawel Luczak and Fr. Piotr Kosk!
Blessed Easter to parishioners, family, and friends! The Easter Sunday bulletin was just published. I also ran off about 30 hard copies which will be available in the church starting tomorrow morning (Easter Sunday). As a reminder, the church will be open daily from about 9am until about … [Read more...] about The Lord is Risen, the Lord is Risen, indeed. Alleluia!