Special Holy Hour Commemorating September 11th
On Saturday, September 10th, from 3pm to 4pm, at our parish church, there will be a special holy hour to commemorate the terrorist attacks on our nation and to pray for peace. All parishioners are invited.
Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)
The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) will begin its first formal session of the year on Monday, September 12th from 7—9pm. For more information, please contact Barbara Kemple. Her contact information is in the bulletin. To signup, please click here.
Religious Education Registration
The deadline for turning in all registration materials is September 2nd.
In order to print your registration form at home and send it in with accompanying documents to Diana Wake at the parish office, you may download the form here.
Adoration on Tuesday, August 30th
Adoration will begin at 1pm at our parish church with exposition and later followed by benediction at 7:45pm. Adoration ends at 8:00pm.
No noon Mass on Tuesday, August 30th
Due to the Diocesan Priest Study Day on Tuesday, August 30th, the 12:00 noon mass will be canceled on this day. All are invited to the 7:10 a.m. Mass that will be celebrated at our parish school, St. John Paul II, on Tuesday August 30th. Thank you very much.
Lay Ministers Retreat - Joyful Service
Fr. Ken Beale, Executive Director of Faith on Fire Missions, will direct our lay ministry retreat on Saturday, September 17th from 10:00am to 12:30pm at our parish. All those involved in lay ministry in our parish or who would like to be involved are cordially invited to be a part of our lay ministry retreat. This would include: lectors, musicians, singers, greeters, ushers, sacristans, special ministers of the Eucharist, catechists, pastoral council members, finance council members, Women's Guild and whoever else contributes in some way to the vital ministries of St. Anthony of Padua's Parish Community. A sign-up for the retreat is available on our parish website. A sign-up for the retreat is available here.
Starting September 7th and ending September 24th, we will be working on a new parish family directory with Lifetouch. To know more about Lifetouch, please click here.
We hope your family will schedule an appointment and receive your complimentary 8 x 10 portrait just for participating. You will be given the option to purchase additional portraits if you wish. Each family that brings in a donation for our We Care food pantry will receive a $5 discount on their additional portraits.
We want as many households from the parish as possible to be included in our directory. To sign up for your portrait session, please click here.
Online signups are from Monday through Friday and on site signups are after all weekend Masses starting the August 13/14 weekend through and including the weekend of September 10/11.
Our directory will not be complete without you included. If the dates do not work with your schedule, there are other options to getting your family portrait into our parish photo directory so to find out more, please email John Rowell at office[at]st-anthony-of-padua.org
We have added one new article to our news page. To read it, click here.
Wonderful Wednesdays are back!
To see upcoming events, please visit the Wonderful Wednesdays page under the tab "Religious Education".
5PM Sunday Mass
St. Anthony of Padua offers a 5pm Sunday Mass. This Mass time is in addition to the regular Sunday Mass schedule so every Sunday, Mass will be celebrated at the following times:
Spread the word to family and friends about our new Sunday afternoon Mass.
Parish registration now online
To register as a parishioner of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, we have added an easy to fill out format which you may find by clicking here.
Permanent and substitute adorers are needed. With spring and summer approaching some of our regular adorers will be taking vacations and time slots need to be filled. In order for our parish to continue this amazing addition to our parish life, people are asked to commit their time to this valuable ministry please read the bulletin for more information or contact the parish office.
The Knights of Columbus are looking for families to help with leading the rosary before Mass. If you are interested, sign up after Mass.
See images from the 2016 Raleigh Walk for Life
For the latest Youth Group events see the "Youth Page."
Priesthood Discernment Group Meeting information
Interested in finding Catholic Apps for your smart phone? Check out the Directory of Catholic Apps page of the website for listings of suggested apps, sites that review apps, and other Catholic Churches that have lists of apps.
To make an offering to St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, use the link in the image below.
160 E. Vermont Ave.
Southern Pines, NC 28387
(on the corner of Ashe & Vermont)
Office and Mailing address
175 E. Connecticut Ave.
Southern Pines, NC 28387
Watch Mass Online Live
If you or someone you know is ill or homebound and cannot attend Mass, it is now possible to watch Mass streamed live to your computer.
Join St. Anthony of Padua Mass at any time by accessing the archives or attend live online Sundays at 11:00 A.M.
Go to Liturgy/Sacrament and click Mass Online.
This gift to you is made possible by your friends at St. Joseph of the Pines.