• Celebration of the Holy Spirit hosted by the Festa Espiritu Santo Manteca and celebrated by Bishop Cotta on July 13, 2014.
      Portuguese sweet bread is always a part of the celebration.
      Bishop Cotta and Deacon Vierra
      Bishop Cotta blesses Queen Isabella
      Bishop Cotta blesses the Little Queen and her side maids.
      Bishop Cotta blesses the Queen and her side maids.
      Organizations from throughout the state come to celebrate.
      Knights of Columbus Color Corps escort the queens to the church.
    • 2014 Harvest Festival needs volunteers and donations
      Are you looking to meet new people, help your Parish, and have fun!  Look no further, than the Harvest Festival.  

      We are in need of prizes, gift baskets, and money.  Please drop them off at the office.

      To sign up to volunteer your time, please email harvestfestival@comcast.net or call the office.

    • Registration for Youth Faith Formation is Open Through August 31!!
      As children grown they come to know God in new and exciting ways.  The Faith Formation Program at St. Anthony of Padua encourages, instructs and engages children in the learning process.  Sessions are available from the first grade through high school.

      Following the guidelines of the diocese, the child's first year is in preparation for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.  In their second year they receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation and begin preparing for the Sacrament of Communion.  In their third year they will begin receiving the Sacrament of Communion.  Confirmation is a two year process beginning no sooner than the seventh grade.

      Session Schedule:
      Sunday Mornings - 9:15 to 10:10 am - Grades 1-12 (English)
      Sunday Mornings - 11:00 am to 12:15 pm - Grades 1-12 (Spanish)
      Sunday Afternoons - 4:30 to 5:45 pm - Confirmation only (English)
      Tuesday Afternoons - 4:30 to 5:45 pm - Grades 1-8 (English)
      Wednesday Afternoons - 4:30 to 5:45 pm - Grades 1-8 (English)
      Wednesday Evenings - 6:15 to 7:30 pm - Grades 1-12 (English)

      Fees: $70.00 for the first child and $20.00 for each additional child.

      To Register:
      Come to the office during normal business hours.  We will need a copy of your child's baptism certificate.  A 50% deposit if all fees is required to secure your spot.

      If you have any questions please call Sr. Kathy or Angelique at 209-239-4302
    • Welcome to St. Anthony's Parish

      505 E North St.
      Manteca, Ca   95336                 
      Office:   209-823-7197

      We are an active faith community of 4,340 families.  As a community, we give ourselves to Christ as He gives Himself to us in the Eucharist, so every person might be a full, active, and conscious participant in His Church, empowered to share and live the Gospel. 

      We are a member of the Diocese of Stockton.  http://www.stocktondiocese.org/
      Facebook page:  http://www.facebook.com/pages/Roman-Catholic-Diocese-of-Stockton/116581805032720

      Mass times

       Weekdays 7am and 9am

      Saturday  8:00am, 5:00pm (English Vigil)
                      7:00pm (Spanish Vigil)

      Sunday  7:00am, 8:45am, 10:45am
                    12:30pm (Spanish) 
                     6:00pm (Youth/Teen)

      St. Anthony School http://sasmanteca.org/

    • Upcoming Events
      • Jul 25-27, 2014
        25% of surveyed couples say they are “Happily Married.” For everyone else there is Retrouvaille. Are you, or someone you know, frustrated in your marriage? Do you argue…or just stopped talking to each other? Does talking make it worse? Retrouvaille (French for “Re-discovery”) provides a communication technique to turn your marriage around. The next program is July 25 -27th in Modesto: (209) 232-5315. Visit the Retrouvaille web site: http://www.HelpOurMarriage.com for dates, details and registration.
      • Aug 22-24, 2014
        By offering Married Couples the beautiful experience of a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend, the Catholic Church is affirming and supporting you in your chosen vocation – Marriage. Take advantage of this great gift to enhance your relationship. The next Weekend dates are: August 22-24 in Sacramento, or October 24-26 in Modesto. Early registration is highly recommended. For more information visit our website at: sacramentowwme.org or contact John and Angelica Angarita at 866-825-2046.