St. Anthony to Reopen Weekend Masses on June 6 and 7

St. Anthony’s will begin regular celebration of the Eucharist this weekend, June 6 and 7. The Mass times are the normal times – Saturday at 5:30 pm and Sunday at 8:30 am The Belleville Diocese is limiting the number of attendees to 100 people. The weekend masses will be held in Parish Center Gymnasium to […]

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Guidelines for Mass and Non-Liturgical Meetings

See links below from the Illinois Department of Health for COVID-19 Guidance for Places of Worship and Providers of Religious Services. http://stanthonybeckemeyer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/The-Bishops-Plan-for-Return-to-Churches-Bishop-Braxtons-Cover-Letter.doc   In addition, see link below for latest guidance from Diocese of Belleville regarding non-liturgical meetings. http://stanthonybeckemeyer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/The-Bishops-Plan-for-Return-to-Churches-Executive-Summary-of-the-Plan.doc    

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Picnic Campaign Fund Raiser

Unfortunately due to COVID-19 we had to cancel our annual summer picnic.  The picnic is a major source of revenue for our parish and the loss of funds has placed a strain on our finances. See link below for the recent Picnic Campaign letter that was mailed to all parishioners. We are asking for your […]

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Latest Diocese Directives Due to COVID-19

The Chrism Mass on Tuesday, 7 April will not be celebrated publicly in our parishes. The Bishop will celebrate the Chrism Mass and the Holy Week Liturgies in the Blessed Sacrament chapel of the Cathedral of Saint Peter, which will be streamed for the benefit of the faithful to view in their homes. Palm Sunday […]

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Blessed Palms

Blessed palms will be available on a table in front of St. Anthony Church beginning Saturday, 4 Apr from 5 to 7 pm and on Sunday, 5 Apr from 8 to 10 am.

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Best Lent Ever

Be sure to sign up for Dynamic Catholic’s “Best Lent Ever” on below link. https://dynamiccatholic.com/best-lent-ever/

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Lenten Adult Faith Formation

Join us on our Lenten Journey for Adult Faith Formation every Friday during Lent immediately following Stations of the Cross. Each Friday will be a different facilitator to enrich your faith life.      

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A Tribute to Black Gospel Sacred Music

On Sunday, 16 February, our very own Henry Rowell returned to his hometown parish to sing with Voices of Praise Choir at St Alphonous ‘Rock’ Church in St. Louis, MO. The Voices of Praise Choir celebrated songs of Love, Justice, Praise and Thanksgiving dedicated to Black History Month.  A group of St. Anthony parishioners attended […]

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National Catholic Schools Week

This Sunday, 27 January St. Anthony students that attend All Saints Academy and Mater Dei High School kicked off Catholic Schools Week during mass. Now entering its 46th anniversary year, National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. The theme for National Catholic Schools Week 2020 is “Learn. […]

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Cosgrove’s Kitchen

We will be collecting cash donations after Mass on January 25 and 26. Due to the renovation of the parish center kitchen, well not be preparing casseroles and send the money to Cosgrove’s Kitchen. Cosgrove’s Soup Kitchen located in East St. Louis was established more than 30 years ago and has been an important ministry […]

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