Liturgical

Mass Times

During COVID-19 Masses will be Live Streamed. Please refresh your browser if you are having trouble. Due to this unprecedented crisis our staff are working remotely – including our “stream team.” We will do our best to keep the live stream active every day but please understand operating software from a distance has challenges that are not always able to be corrected before a Mass begins. We appreciate your understanding. All times are listed in Central Time Zone.

 

Sunday

7:00 AM Live Stream
9:00 AM Live Stream & Facebook Live
11:00 AM Live Stream
1:00 PM Español Transmisión en Vivo
6:00 PM LifeTeen Live Stream

 

Mon-Fri

9:00 AM Live Stream

 

Wednesday

6:00 AM – No Stream

 

Saturday

9:00 AM Live Stream
5:00 PM Vigil Live Stream

 

Altar Servers

Serving at the Altar of Our Lord is an honor and a great opportunity for the youth to encounter the Mass. The Altar Server ministry is open to those who have completed the fourth grade, have received their First Holy communion, and are members of a family that is registered in our Parish. Please see the detailed list of the Altar Server Requirements. Training is required and will be provided.

Contact Mark Cardinal Altar Server Requirements

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

During the Liturgy of the Eucharist, the Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion (EMHC) assist the pastor and deacon in distributing Holy Communion. It is a blessing to serve each member of the parish family through the Eucharist. These ministers also bring the sacrament to those who are sick and homebound. In this way, those who are unable to participate in Sunday Mass. Join us at any of our trainings!

Contact Vicky Pafk

EMHC Visitation

This extension of our liturgy permits commissioned Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion to bring the Blessed Sacrament to those who are homebound or in a hospital setting. Training is required and is offered several times per year. Contact us for more information. 

Contact Brian Hayes

Instituted Acolytes

The Instituted Acolyte is appointed to assist the Deacon and serve the Priest during the Mass. He is an extraordinary minister of Holy Communion, serving only when sufficient ordinary ministers are not available. A primary responsibility is to assist with the purification of vessels used in the distribution of Holy Communion. If you are interested in joining, please contact us.

Brian Jones
Coordinator of Liturgy

832-482-4061

bjones@ap.church

More Information

Lectors

Lectors proclaim the Word of God at Mass so as to bring alive the scriptures in the hearts of the faithful gathered. Training is required and provided periodically. If you feel called to proclaim the word through the lector ministry, please contact Brian Jones for more information.

Brian Jones
Coordinator of Liturgy

832-482-4061

bjones@ap.church

Sacristan

The Sacristan’s supervises the set-up for Daily and Weekend Masses. They coordinate the Liturgical Ministers (EMHC’s, Ushers, Greeters) who are serving at that specific Mass. The Sacristan is responsible for the set-up and physical arrangement of the Liturgy. Training is required and will be provided. 

Contact Vicky Pafk

Some of our music ministries are on hold due to COVID restrictions. Please check back  for updates in the coming weeks. 

Bronze Bell Choir

The handbells, 3 Octaves of Schulmerich bells, are rung by 12 persons with music reading skills. The bell choir can be heard on the 2nd Sunday of the month, at 11:00am Mass, and the 4th Saturday of the month, at 5:00pm Mass. We are in need of some alternative ringers, so if you are interested, please contact the music Ministry Staff!

Josh Blakesley
Music Ministry Coordinator

jblakesley@ap.church

Cantors

The Cantor is the psalmist, the animator, the teacher of new songs, hymns and refrains – one of the principal enablers of the assembly’s sung prayer. Email us for more information. 

Josh Blakesley
Music Ministry Coordinator

jblakesley@ap.church

Document Library for Cantors & Accompianists

Choristers

Chorister Choir is for 5th-12th Graders – a group for aspiring young musicians with opportunities to audition & train as Psalmists & Cantors. The choir sings twice a month at 11:00am Mass, plus Christmas Eve and Holy Week Masses.

Contact Jenny Lienhard More Information

Instrumentalists

Wind, Stringed & Brass instruments  can add beauty to the Liturgy, especially during the high seasons of the year.  Musicians with  advanced experience are encouraged to contact Josh Blakesley for more information.

Josh Blakesley
Music Ministry Coordinator

jblakesley@ap.church

Luz y Sal

Nuestro coro español, Luz y Sal, cantará en la Misa del domingo 1:00 PM en Español. Si usted está interesado en unirse, por favor póngase en contacto con nosotros.

Our Spanish Choir, Luz y Sal, sing at the Sunday 1:00 PM Spanish Mass. If you are interested in joining, please contact us. 

Contacto Luz y Sal

Paduan Family Choir

Paduan Family Christmas Choir – for adults & children, Kindergarten age & older – is a wonderful way to introduce children to singing at Mass, and gives family members the opportunity to serve in a Ministry together.

Josh Blakesley
Music Ministry Coordinator

jblakesley@ap.church

St. Anthony Choir

St. Anthony’s Choir sings on Sundays at the 11:00am Mass. Commitment, faithful attendance, and participation is expected of all members. If you are interested in joining, please contact us for a brief orientation.

Josh Blakesley
Music Ministry Coordinator

jblakesley@ap.church

St. Anthony Resurrection Choir

The St. Anthony of Padua Resurrection (Funeral) Choir is a group of volunteer men and women who want to share their musical talents by providing beautiful music for families who are grieving the loss of a loved one during all English Funeral Masses.

 

The members of the Resurrection Choir perform one of the great corporal works of mercy and offer a precious gift to the family of the deceased.

Ashley Orlando
Music Ministry Assistant

832-482-4032

aorlando@ap.church

Paduan Ambassadors

Paduan Ambassadors are people who have a heart for people and want to welcome and serve our parishioners and visitors. Paduan Ambassadors can serve in a multitude of ways all with the central notion of being Ambassadors for Christ. Contact us for more information and volunteer opportunities. 

Embajadores de Padua son personas que tienen un corazón para la gente y quieren dar la bienvenida y servir a nuestros feligreses y visitantes. Embajadores de Padua pueden servir en multitud de maneras, todos con la noción central de ser embajadores de Cristo. Contacte con nosotros para más información y oportunidades de voluntariado.

Parish Office

Fellowship Sunday

Fellowship Sunday happens every 3rd Sunday of the month in the Bishop Sheltz Hall. After Mass, stop by for some coffee, treats and learn about the various ministries and events going on in our Parish. If you would like to volunteer for Fellowship Sunday, contact Dcn. Mike Mort.

Mike Mort
Marriages, Annulments, and Funerals

832-482-4128

mmort@ap.church

Greeters

The Greeters role is to welcome our community as they arrive for Mass. Email us for more information and volunteering. 

Contact Greeters

Ushers

Ushers are the welcoming faces that provide orderly and efficient assistance during the Mass. All registered parishioners who are either a sophomore in high school or 16 years and older with an outgoing personality and a love for the Mass are welcome to join! Contact us for more information.

Contact Ushers

Lectors proclaim the Word of God at Mass so as to bring alive the scriptures in the hearts of the faithful gathered. Training is required and provided periodically. If you feel called to proclaim the word through the lector ministry, please contact the individual group leaders. 

Children

4th Grade – 8th Grade Students may read at Children’s Liturgy of the Word on 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at the 9am & 11am Masses in Sheltz Hall. They may also read the 4th Sunday of the month at the 9am Mass.

Contact Jennifer Domilise

Teen

The Teen Lectors proclaim the Word of God during the Sunday 6:00PM Life Teen Mass. Teens must be in high school to Lector (9th-12th Grade). 

Paige Ingersoll
Youth Minister

832-482-4312

pingersoll@ap.church

Adult (English)

All Catholics in good standing that are 18 years & older may join our lector ministry. Lectors are scheduled to proclaim the Word of God at all regular weekend and holiday Masses. 

Contact Jacki Martini

Adulto (Español)

Todos los Católicos que hayan cumplido con los Sacramentos de 18 años en adelante pueden unirse a nuestro Ministerio de Lectores. Los Lectors proclaman la Palabra de Dios en Español cada Domingo a la 1:00pm en la misa de Español y en Misas de Fiesta ofrecidas en Español. 

Contacto Juan Huerta

Mass Times

Sunday

7:00 AM, 9:00 AM Live Stream
11:00 AM Live Stream, 1:00 PM Spanish
6:00 PM LifeTeen Live Strea

Mon-Fri

9:00 AM

Tue, Thu

6:45 AM

Wednesday

6:45 AM

Saturday

6:45 AM