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Join us at the St. Anthony Parish Picnic!

August 12-13 at St. Anthony High School

The St. Anthony Parish Picnic is an annual community tradition and one of the largest fundraisers for our Parish. Come together with fellow parishioners for food, fellowship, and fun for all ages.

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Join us at the Eucharistic Congress

BOS Center in Springfield | October 28, 2023

The Diocese of Springfield is celebrating the ongoing Year of the Eucharist and the 100th anniversary of the transfer of the See city of the Diocese of Springfield. This special event will feature renowned religious speakers, Catholic vendors, documentaries, and more! The day will conclude with Mass, attended by thousands of members from all over the diocese.

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Welcome to St. Anthony

Founded in 1858, St. Anthony of Padua in Effingham is a vibrant parish of over 1300 families, blessed with many spirit-filled “intentional disciples” committed to their personal journey with Jesus. Discover the many opportunities we have to grow in our faith as we encounter the living presence of Jesus.

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2022-2023 Annual Fund

Aside from tuition and parish support, the St. Anthony Schools Annual Fund is our primary funding source for our Grade School and High School. Your support can make a difference in the lives of our students today and in the future.

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Forming lifelong intentional disciples of Jesus Christ within His Church.

How we worship reflects what we believe and determines how we live. We are guided by our Parish Mission, Vision, and Values as we work together to become more intentional in our Faith.

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Explore our variety of ministry opportunities and discover how you can become “a more intentional disciple.”

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