CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF FAITH, HOPE, & LOVE
About San Antonio de Padua
O Holy St. Anthony, gentlest of Saints, your love for God and Charity for His creatures, made you worthy, when on earth, to possess miraculous powers. Encouraged by this thought, I implore you to obtain for me [your request here]. 0 gentle and loving St. Anthony, whose heart was ever full of human sympathy, whisper my petition into the ears of the sweet Infant Jesus, who loved to be folded in your arms; and the gratitude of my heart will ever be yours. Amen.
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Friday, December 1, 2017 First Friday Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place on Friday, December 1, 2017. A sign-up sheet is in the back of the Church. Please sign up for thirty minutes of Adoration. Adoration begins after the 8:30 am Mass on Friday and ends on Saturday before the 8:30 Read more about Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament[…]
Advent Penance Service Our Advent Penance Service will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the Church. There will be several priests available for confessions. We invite and encourage all parishioners to join us in celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation in preparation for Christmas. May God’s forgiveness and healing prepare us Read more about Advent Penance Service[…]
A Holy Day of Obligation On Friday, December 8, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a Holy Day of Obligation. Masses are on Thursday, December 7 at 7:30 pm and Friday, December 8 at 8:30 am and 7:30 pm.
San Antonio Church will be in the Courtyard collecting NEW unused toys the weekend of November 25/26, December 2/3, and December 9/10. All toys will be distributed to Family Assistance, The Motel Kidz, and Grandma’s House of Hope. Please bring your unwrapped toys and drop them off in the boxes in the courtyard. Please try Read more about Christmas Toy Drive[…]
World Day of the Poor – November 19, 2017 In his apostolic letter to close the Year of Mercy, Pope Francis suggested the Catholic Church set aside one day each year when communities can “reflect on how poverty is at the very heart of the Gospel.” He designated this day as the “World Day of the Poor.” Read more about World Day of the Poor[…]
The 40th Anniversary Photo Directory is HERE! The 40th Anniversary Photo Directories are still available in the Parish Office Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 12:00 noon & 1:30 pm to 5:00 pm. If you had your family picture taken, the directory is included with your portrait for FREE. If you missed out on having Read more about Parish Family Directory: It’s Here![…]
Have you ever thought about being a resource family for teens in foster care or up for adoption? Find out how you can make a difference in a child’s life! San Antonio is hosting a Foster / Adoption Information Sunday on November 19, 2017 from 9:00 am – 1:30 pm. Various agencies will be represented for you Read more about Who Will Be Sitting at Your Table This Holiday Season?[…]
My previous husband and our two sons moved here from Chicago in 1984. Our residence was sort of between St. Norbert’s and San Antonio so we checked out St. Norbert’s first and the next Sunday we attended San Antonio. I was immediately taken with the blue carpeting which was the exact color of the carpeting Read more about Then & Now: Scally/Carden Family[…]
Join us for our Women’s Annual Christmas Luncheon Monday, December 11, 2017 11:30 am at Yorba Linda Country Club 19400 Mountain View, Yorba Linda Cost is $40.00 (tax & gratuity included) Please RSVP by Monday, December 4 Your check is your RSVP Please make all checks payable to San Antonio Church. Please write SAW Christmas on Read more about San Antonio Women: Christmas Luncheon[…]
My husband Kevin and I married in 1992, bought a home here in Anaheim and joined San Antonio Church in 1993. We immediately felt welcomed here due to the warm and friendly atmosphere. Our daughter Lindsey (now 24) and Son Brett (now 22) we’re both baptized by Deacon Doug in the 90’s and our daughter Read more about Then & Now: Meng Family[…]
Dolores and I first met Fr. Seamus at St. Cornelius Church. He had just been assigned to that parish. We enjoyed his homily, and after church we met and shook hands. We lived in Bellflower at the time. We then moved to Anaheim in 1974. At that time, San Antonio Church was just a vacant Read more about Then & Now: Gamble Family[…]
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and Family Assistance Ministry will be taking basket donations to distribute to those families who are less fortunate. SIGN UP IN THE COURTYARD: October 28 & 29, November 4, 5, 11, & 12 or Contact: Rowena Pajarito (714) 883-9554 or email@example.com. If you don’t have time to purchase items for the Read more about Thanksgiving Turkey Drive[…]
We will be celebrating our Thanksgiving Mass on Thursday, November 23. The Mass will start at 8:30 am followed with a reception (on the patio, weather permitting) at 10:00 am. There will be boxes by the baptismal font so that you can bring forward canned food to benefit our Family Assistance Ministry during the Penitential Read more about Thanksgiving Day Mass[…]
One of the favorite adages my Grandma used was, “Bloom where You Are Planted”. In 1982 my husband Don and I found ourselves, alone with our five young children, “transplanted” in Anaheim Hills – all the way from Connecticut, via an 18 month stint in Ohio. While staying at a local hotel, waiting for our Read more about Then & Now: Del Mazzio Family[…]
All children of our parish, grades 1-6, are invited to participate in the Liturgy of the Word each Sunday during the 8:30 am and 10:00 am Masses. Teachers guide them through the readings of the Mass and the homily at a language level that they can understand. Children participating are dismissed from Mass and congregate Read more about Children’s Liturgy of the Word[…]
It’s Not Too Late to Join our Religious Education Family Preschool, Pre-K, and Kindergarten Sunday School Classes Have Begun! Miss Misty and Miss Armi’s Kindergarteners are “Busy Bees,” as they launch into a Bee-themed year! “Bee Someone for God” and “Bee-Attitudes” are just 2 of the fun and inspirational themes they’ll be teaching and modeling Read more about Religious Education News[…]
Joseph and Jeanne Cyprien Family (Tom, Dave, Julie, Mark and Lori) We moved our family to Anaheim Hills in 1971, when we bought a home on Solomon Drive. On the corner of Solomon and Santa Ana Canyon Road was a large vacant field. Little did we know that was the future site of our beautiful Read more about Then & Now: Cyprien Family[…]
The Bennett Family: The Bennett family moved to the Anaheim Hills area in 1974. There was not much out here as the Anaheim Hills planned community was in its very early stages. We had been parishioners of St. Joseph in Placentia before the move. Thinking we were now parishioners of St. Martin’s in Yorba Linda, Read more about Then & Now: The Bennett Family[…]
Join us Sunday Mornings: All men are invited: Our next meeting is Sunday morning at 6:45 am in the Parish Hall Click here for a full schedule!
The McCrackens: Paul and Shirley McCracken, moved to Anaheim Hills in 1975. We came from St. Columban’s Parish where Paul was active with parish legal issues. When the Orange Diocese was formed, Bishop Johnson appointed Paul to be a proctor advocate on the Diocesan Marriage Tribunal. There he met Father Seamus Glynn. When Father Seamus Read more about Then & Now: McCracken Family[…]
by: Al & Carol Ogrodski When the San Antonio parish was formed, Father Seamus was approached with the concern that a program for the teen community was needed. Frank and JoAnn McGowan, Al and Carol Ogrodski, and Jack and Connie Williams volunteered to organize that program. Meetings with the teens were held at a local Read more about Then & Now: Teen Club to Youth Ministry[…]
In 1977 the new parish of San Antonio was established in “the canyon” and several of the original families canvassed the local neighborhoods, inviting Catholic Families to come to mass at the new parish. Our family had moved to California from Ohio in ‘75 and had been attending mass at St. Boniface and occasionally at Read more about Then & Now: Joe & Judy Parker[…]
Zlaket Family: We moved to Anaheim Hills in 2006 when our son was 2 and our daughter 12. We were parishners at Holy Family at the time, and tried to make that drive to Mass every week, but occasionally running late (we had a 2 year old) we’d go to San Antonio…only a 3 minute Read more about Then & Now: Zlaket Family[…]