Welcome to St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in Ely, Minnesota! Founded in 1890, we have been leading people to Jesus Christ and serving our community for over 125 years. Please explore our website for information about our faith, parish events, faith formation, Bible studies, and much more! We encourage visitors and new parishioners to become involved in our parish community and the many events and programs we offer to grow in faith and in your relationship with Jesus. Questions? Call, email, or stop in the parish office any time!

Mass Times

Weekend Masses
Saturday: 5:00 pm St. Anthony
Sunday: 8:00 am St. Pius X
Sunday: 10:00 am St. Anthony

Weekday Masses
Tuesday: 8:00 am St. Anthony
Wednesday: 8:00 am St. Pius X
2:30 pm Ely Nursing Home
Thursday: 8:00 am St. Anthony
Friday: 8:00 am St. Anthony

1st Friday: 10:00 am Carefree Living Ely
2nd Friday: 10:30 am Carefree Living Babbitt

Confessions
Saturday: 3:30 pm St. Anthony
Sunday: 7:30 am St. Pius X
Wednesday: 7:30 am St. Pius X
By Appointment

Events

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Office Hours

Monday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Staff

Diocese of Duluth

Visit the Diocese of Duluth webpage for more information about events, news, and contact information:

Diocese of Duluth  Safe Environment Link

Bible Search

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Estate Planning Workshop

Estate Planning Workshop

Join Our Parish

Interested in becoming a member of our church? 

Click here to download our new member registration form. After it's complete, drop the form off or mail it to the parish office at 231 E. Camp St. Ely, MN 55731. You can also put the form in the weekly collection at Mass or scan and email it to us. 

We welcome new parishioners who are year-round or summer residents. We are excited to welcome you!

We Are Here to Help!

Our new Catholic Care Facilitator, Heidi, is full steam ahead in this new position to help those in our parish and community with their needs, big and small! Those in need of assistance of any kind - snow shoveling, rides to medical appointments,grocery shopping, navigating different social services, grief counseling, arranging Sacramental visits, help with meals or laundry after a new baby, prayer, or even just a phone call to chat - can give us a call and Heidi will work with our staff, other parishioners, and the vast amount of resources in the Ely community to provide it. If you or anyone else you know is in need of help with something in your lives, please contact the parish office. We want to be there for you in whatever way you need!

Formed

Formed is a dynamic platform of high-quality Catholic content incorporating similar functions of Facebook, YouTube, Netflix, and more! Stream live events, watch movies, listen to audio talks and books, download books to your Kindle or device. Download the mobile app to your phone and devices for Formed on the go! Study materials are available for printing for the different programs. Want to know more about Church teaching? The popes? A certain saint? Social issues? Every topic imaginable is covered and more content is added every month - register and take a look!  CLICK HERE FOR OUR COMMUNITY PAGE

Nativity

FORMED FEATURED CONTENT:

The Story of the Nativity

The story of the birth of Jesus is often misunderstood. But this fast-paced, thought-provoking look at the true story of the Nativity clears away widespread misunderstandings of Jesus’ origin. Join top scholars, inspirational speakers, and popular authors as they explain the story behind the story of the birth of Jesus. The Story of the Nativity also includes stunning works of art depicting the biblical story, from Fra Angelico to Rembrandt, and footage from the Holy Land showing the places where the Christmas story actually took place. Explore the true story of Mary and Joseph, Jesus’s miraculous conception, the birth of John the Baptist, the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem, the Star of Bethlehem, and the birth of Jesus. This is an invaluable tool for believer and unbeliever alike to learn more about Jesus of Nazareth and about the truth of Christmas.

Mobile Phone App

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Download our new, custom made parish app for St. Anthony's! Available for iPhone and Android users. You can search and download in your app store or text stanthonyely1 to 555888 (iPhone) or stanthonyely2 to 555888 (Android). To sign up for push notifications for specific groups, click the menu button in the upper left-hand corner, tap the "Notifications" button, and choose which groups' notifications you would like to receive.

Real Presence Radio

The Iron Range now has Real Presence Radio! Tune into FM Station 106.7 to enjoy!

Online streaming coming soon!

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