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SAINT ANTHONY'S

ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

WALDPORT, OREGON

Photo taken May 2003



Father Thomas Layton, Pastor

P.O. BOX 770, WALDPORT, OR 97394

MESSAGE PHONE (541) 563-3246

Email "stanthony@peak.org"

LOCATED AT 685 NE BROADWAY


Mass Schedule


Saturday Vigil Mass at 5 PM

Sundays 8 AM and 10 AM

Weekdays 8 AM

Tuesday through Friday and First Saturdays


Confession

Saturdays 4 PM


Rosary Monday through Friday at 7:35AM


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Fridays from 8:30AM till 1210 PM, Benediction at 1210






How thou canst think so well of us and be the God thou art, is darkness to my intellect, but sunshine to my heart.--Anon.



Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament



NEWS, RECENT and HISTORY



We have lost a wonderful parishioner. Julie Dutcher passed away on Saturday, July 19. Her funeral will take place on Wednesday, July 23, at 11 AM, and a reception will follow at the Yachats Lions club from 1 PM until 4 PM


Father Thomas Layton is now our official PASTOR

On Sunday, July 13 at the 10 o'clock Mass, Father Tom was officially installed as Pastor of St. Anthony parish, promoted from his former title as Administrator. Father James Dieringer officiated the ceremony, assisted by parishioners Juanita, Carolyn, Tom, Susan and Nikos. Photos: Juanita presenting the Book to Father Tom, and Father Tom completing the obligatory paperwork as Father Dieringer looks on.

Father Tom taking his oath, and the priests, Ice and other parishioners and visitors enjoying the Knights of Columbus monthly breakfast following Mass. Congratulations, Father Tom.


St. Anthony's annual Strawberry Festival was held on Saturday, June 21 as part of Waldport's Beachcomber Days celebration. Our Chacon family once again were in charge and organized the event very well. Our parish craft ladies also held sales during the Festival. Photos were taken early, Marilyn, Nathaniel and Cynthia setting things up, all of the Alvarado family at work, Camilla, Maria, Carlos and Daniel, and one of our first customers in a St. Louis Cardinals shirt as Larry and Nathaniel look on. The last shot, courtesy of Charlene and Jim Walton, is the delicious shortcake served by our volunteers.


On Sunday, June 15, a parish party for Father Tom's birthday was held. The following photos were taken by and submitted by Ice. The first one depicts our great volunteer Ice with the guest of honor, Father Tom. The rest are photos of attendees, parishioners, children, our chef, James singing Happy Birthday, so see if you can find yourselves in the photos. To Ice, Thank you.


The Knights of Columbus presented rosaries to the Confirmandi, and were represented by our parishioners Jerry and Jim. They are visible in the photos of Abigail and Daniel beginning their procession to the altar. Their sponsors can be seen as well as the others waiting in line. Father Tom and Father Brian participated as well. All of these photos are courtesy of Charlene Walton, and we thank you.


Four of our young parish members received the Sacrament of Confirmation on Friday, May 30 at St. Augustine parish in Lincoln City. The Sacrament was administered by retired Bishop Kenneth Steiner. Congratulations to Carlos, Abigail, Daniel and Ian. Mike Krupar covered the ceremony at St. Augustine, and thank you Mike for the photos.

On Sunday, June 1, following the 8 o'clock Mass, a reception was held for the Confirmandi, their families and sponsors along with the rest of the parishioners. Sponsors were all family members, Ian sponsored by Robert, Carlos by Maria, Daniel by Camilla, and Abigail by Leah. Photos of the Krupar family and the Alvarado and Frame families. Our director of religious education, Marilyn, serving the tables. Teachers Terry and Beth are to be commended for a great job.


Following the 10 o'clock Mass on Sunday, May 18, baby Arianna Rose was baptized by Father Tom. Parents Jeremy and Julianna, Godparents James and Teresa, and baby Arianna with Father. Then the parents take their vows.

Baptism by water, just as John the Baptist did. It was great to see so many of the Donavans present.


On Wednesday, May 14, Bill and Pam Lamphear renewed their wedding vows. Father Tom presided and Esther Seaman and Jim Fitzgerald were witnesses. Congratulations Pam and Bill.


May is the month of our Blessed Mother Mary. On Sunday, May 4, our young parishioners led a procession and crowned a statue of our Blessed Mother at the 8 AM Mass. Carlos, Daniel, Abigail and Red participated, while Ian was the altar server. Photos show the children distributing flowers to entering parishioners, like Kent, as instructors Angela and Terry look on. Then the procession, with Father Tom, and Red crowning the statue of our lady as Sheila, Father Tom and Ian perform their duties. The finished floral arrangement photo by Ice, and we thank all of you.


During the week prior to Divine Mercy Sunday, our Lay Ministers of Charity, Kent, Bev, Denny, Angie and Elizabeth renewed their vows.


On Easter Sunday, Father Tom celebrated Masses of the Resurrection. Photos from the 10 AM Mass. Father at the altar, at the lecturn delivering his sermon, showing the parishioners and visitors in attendance, Daisy reading, Shirley providing music, Father blessing the people with holy water.


We celebrated the Passion of Christ on Good Friday evening. Father Tom reading the Solemn Intercessions, and processing in with the crucifix in preparation for the Adoration of the Cross.


Our parish was busy on Palm Sunday 2014, with solemn Masses of the Passion of Jesus, the Knights of Columbus monthly breakfast, the parish craft ladies sale, busy indeed.

Prior to the 10 AM Mass, Father Layton read the first readings and blessing of palms as parishioners gathered in the hall. A procession to the church followed.

More photos, the ladies craft group mini-bazaar, which will take place at all monthly breakfasts, Nikos and Shirley, reader and music director, the Knights breakfast served in the hall, Matier family welcomed back.


An alliance made in Heaven. Pope Benedict XVI, born April 16, 1927, and Father Gerard Steckler, S.J., born April 17, 1927.


DID YOU KNOW?

--That the Waldport Public Library now has Britannica Great Books, with Vol. 18 by St. Augustine and 19-20 by St. Thomas Aquinas? Listed under "800 GRE"

--That Jan Korn launders all church linens?


Questions? Feedback? Email us at stanthony@casco.net
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