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.
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.
Welcome to St. Anthony
Founded in 1858, St. Anthony of Padua in Effingham is a vibrant Catholic parish of over 1300 families. St. Anthony Church is the oldest church in Effingham, and is home to the largest Catholic school system in a 70 mile radius. We welcome you to join us in becoming part of our church and school family!
Live Stream Masses
Can’t join us in person? Live Stream our Weekday 6:30 am & Saturday 4:30 pm Masses via YouTube.
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.
To form lifelong intentional disciples of Jesus Christ within His Church
How we worship reflects what we believe and determines how we will live. We are guided by our Parish Mission, Vision, and Values as we work together to become more intentional in our Faith.