The Shrine Church
of Saint Anthony of Padua
Franciscan Friars (Order of Friars Minor)
Sullivan Street + New York City, New York 10012 + 212-777-2755
Village, SoHo, Tribeca, and Hudson Square
The Shrine Church, located in the SoHo (Greenwich
Village) section of Manhattan, in New York City, on the corner of West Houston and Sullivan Streets, is staffed by the Franciscan
Friars (Order of Friars Minor), Province of the Immaculate Conception. Established in 1866, it is the oldest existing parish
founded for ministry to Italian immigrants in the United States.
CHURCH REGULATIONS ON FAST AND ABSTINENCE
Fridays in Lent- Days of Abstinence
On days of abstinence,
meat may not be eaten at all. This also includes items made from meat, like gravies and soups. Catholics 14 years of age or
older are bound to abstinence on Fridays in Lent, and on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. REMEMBER: THERE IS NO
UPPER AGE LIMIT ON ABSTINENCE. You are not excused from abstaining from meat if you have reached a certain age.
However, those who have health issues which prevent them from abstaining from meat on these days should seek other forms of
ASH WEDNESDAY AND GOOD FRIDAY ARE DAYS OF ABSTINENCE AND FASTING. Fasting
and abstinence are not the same. Fasting is different than abstinence. Fasting means one full meal, two light
meals, with no eating in between meals.
Catholics from 18 to 59 are bound to the obligation of fasting.
Those who have health issues may find other means of penance if fasting is impossible.
all who are weary and need rest, to all who grieve and need consolation, to all who are discouraged and need hope, to all
who are homeless and need a Savior- the doors of this church are open to all who are in need and who seek to worship in the
Spirit, proclaiming Jesus as Lord. The Parishioners of St. Anthony are a community of faith, bearing witness to the glory
of God and concern for all creation. In the Spirit, we strive to share our gifts with all who come- witnessing to the love
of Jesus for all.
Addresses: 154 Sullivan Street (Office/Friary/Rectory)
Street (Church/Pop Musante Social Hall)
New York City, NY 10012
St. Anthony Convent
190 Prince Street
St. Anthony Memorial Gymnasium
143 Thompson Street
School (Cooke Center
60 MacDougal Street
New York New York 10012
Parish Business Office Hours
Monday-Saturday 9AM - 12 Noon, 1PM - 5 PM
Closed Noon to 1 PM
Closed Sundays and Holidays
Sunday Mass Schedule
5:00 PM (Saturday
9:00 AM and 11:00 AM (Sunday Morning Masses)
to our Senior Club meetings on the first and third Thursdays of each month, from 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM in the Pop Musante Hall.
Christopher Coyle and Leila Araiche
Saint Anthony's was
recently named second in the list of the "Ten Most Beautiful Churches in New York City." Come visit
our church, which is open daily from 9 AM to 4 PM. Or come to one of our Masses or services.
Our church and social hall
are handicap accessible. Use our elevator on the corner of West Houston and Sullivan Streets.
Fr. Joseph F. Lorenzo, O.F.M., Pastor (email@example.com)
Friar Courtland Campbell, O.F.M., Pastoral Minister (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sr. Annette Seiter, O.S.F., Religious Education
Theresa Salfi, Parish Business Manager (Theresa.email@example.com)
Ana Simoes, Office Administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Paul Alberts, Organist
Christine Sperry, Leader of Song (Christine@stanthonynyc.org)
Jose Santiago, Facilities Manager
Parish Sacramental Records
from St. Alphonsus Liguori Church (West Broadway and Canal Street) closed in 1980, and Our Lady of Vilnius Church (Broome
Street), closed in 2007, can be found here at Saint Anthony's. Please contact our office for sacramental records.
SAINT ANTHONY CHURCH
Our Parish participates in the "Parish Pay" automated
giving program. You can make regular contributions to the parish instead of using weekly envelopes, and these can be
automatically deducted from a savings account, checking account, or through a major credit card. Please call the parish
office (212-777-2755) to find out how to enroll in Parish Pay. Or you can register online with Parish Pay by clicking
on the Parish Pay graphic below.
Use PAYPAL for making a one-time donation
to the Shrine Church of St. Anthony
A panoramic tour of the interior of our Church. Brought to you by Google Maps
LAST OF THE
View a fantastic collection of photos, audio clips, and memories of our seniors as they reflect on their place
as the remnant of a once thriving Italian immigrant community in our neighborhood.
Saint Anthony's is now on FACEBOOK.