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.
Forming 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.