Welcome to St. Anthony

A Friendly Parish
in Southeast Portland

What do you seek?

Connect with others, Grow in Faith,
Find Purpose

Join us for

Bible Study

Join us for

Bible School

  • 4:30 pm
  • 10:30 am
  • 11:00 am
  • 9:00 am

Special Events

Here are a few of the Special Events that are happening. Click on any to bring you to the calendar.

Nourish and Exercise your faith

Click on any of these events to go to the calendar and find out more of what’s happening at St. Anthony.

Fr. Pat and Glenn

Happy Easter!!

We celebrate Easter for 50 days, concluding with the Feast of Pentecost!

Easter Highlights:

Monday April 1 — 9am Mass                
Monday April 8 — 9am Mass       
Wednesday, April 17 — 10am Mass in the Village
Saturday, April 27 — 9:30am Rose Festival Parade
Sunday, May 19 – 12pm Pentecost Potluck


Pentecost Potluck

Join us Sunday, May 19 at Noon to celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit!! Click here for details.

82nd Ave. of Roses Parade

Join us at 9:30am on April 27 as our parish marches in the 82nd Ave. of Roses Parade!! 

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Get Involved

Here are some of the ways to get involved. Click below for more opportunities.

Altar Society The Altar Society is an active, vibrant group of parishioners dedicated to serving the needs of the parish in various ways.Read More
St. Vincent De Paul St. Vincent De Paul is a Service Organization. We have a chapter at our parish that seeks to provide food and support to those in need.Read More

For More Ways to Get Involved click the following button

How can we serve you?

Meet Our Staff

Fr. Pat Donoghue


Fr. Pat is our spiritual leader. He has a love for the parishioners and is always available to answer questions and give spiritual support.

Glenn Rymsza

Director of Religious Education

Glenn coordinates and teaches faith formation, youth activities, including VBS and maintains the parish website. Currently, Glenn is on indefinite medical leave.

Bonnie Custer

Administrative Assistant

Bonnie takes care of the administrative functions of the parish, including answering phone calls and welcoming walk-ins. Bonnie is also currently in charge of our Faith Formation Program while Glenn is on medical leave.

Jeanne McPherson


Jeanne prepares the books for the parish and other financial concerns.
Spiritual Growth

Faith Formation

St. Anthony Parish has various classes and programs for you to grow in your understanding of the faith. Click on the relevant links below.


The 7 Sacraments

Click on the relevant links below.to learn more about the Sacraments
About Us

Learn About
The History of Our Parish

St. Anthony Parish had its start when a train car stopped in SE Portland. It was set up as a Chapel Car, furnished with an altar and pews. From this car, Fr. Charles Smith conducted a week long, evening Mission. To learn more about the history of our Parish, click “Read More” below.

  • Changing Lives for Over 100 Years
  • Serving Our Community in SE Portland
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Do you have spiritual questions and needs? This is why we are here.

503 771-6039

Take A

Tour of Our Church

Have you ever wondered why we have a rectangular notch cut out of the Sanctuary Wall,  what is the significance of the stained glass windows or the theological meaning of our parish’s architecture?  These questions and more are answered on this pictorial tour of our Church. 

St. Anthony Through the Seasons




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