Confirmation 2024

We wish to congratulate the young men and women of our parish who celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation and were sealed with the gifts of the Holy Spirit in the presence of their sponsors, family, friends, teachers and catechists on 24 Apr 2024 at St. Dominic in Breese. As you continue your journey of faith, […]

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First Communion 2024

Eight second graders from St. Anthony and St. Augustine celebrated their first communion on Sunday, April 14, 2024. Reverend Monsignor Bill Hitpas was the celebrant of the mass along with Deacon Jay Fowler assisting. Special thanks to all the catechists who help prepare the students for this most joyful day.

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St. Anthony’s Rummage Sale Dropoff

Rummage Sale Donation Collection / Drop-off has begun! You can drop-off starting Monday, 15 Apr 24 thru Saturday. until Tuesday Apr 30, 2024 from 9 am to 5 pm. No donations are being accepted on Sundays. Only donate during the posted hours. Please do not leave items outside of the building.

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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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Boxes of Joy

The Boxes of Joy Distribution has started. Catholics united through the Box of Joy ministry send Christmas gifts to children in developing countries. For many poor children, a Box of Joy – filled with toys, clothing, school supplies, a rosary and the Story of Jesus – was the first Christmas gift they ever received. When […]

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National Shrine of our Lady of the Miraculous Medal

One-day trip to National Shrine of our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Perryville MO: Join us for a trip to the Shrine on Sep 13th to pray with people coming from all over the country. The Blessed Mother is said to have appeared before a farmer in Perryville back in 2003. Since then on the […]

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Congratulations to Deacon Jay Fowler, Ordained June 3,2023!

Many thanks to all the parishioners of St Anthony’s and St Augustine’s who have supported me these past five years on my diaconate journey. I could not have done this without your help. Whether you came to the ordination, the reception, sent cards, text messages or prayers; your outpouring generosity and thoughtfulness will always be […]

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Bishop McGovern’s Response to the Illinois Attorney General Report

Click on link below to read Bishop McGovern’s response to issuance of the Illinois Attorney General’s Final “Report on Catholic Clergy Sex Abuse in Illinois” https://www.diobelle.org/main-rotator/2103 Click on the link below for Bishop McGovern’s video message regarding the Illinois Attorney General Report. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2atQ9nPBq0    

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