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, religious education, Bible studies, adult education, 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

***See Events & Bulletin for extra times for Lent***
Saturday: 3:30 pm St. Anthony
Sunday: 7:30 am St. Pius X
Wednesday: 7:30 am St. Pius X
By Appointment




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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


Diocese of Duluth

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

Diocese of Duluth  Safe Environment Link

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Lent 2018


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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!




Formed is a dynamic on line offering of programs, movies, audio and books that are available FREE to parish members. To get Formed, click here for the parish access code, then go to formed.org to set up your new account. Please call the parish office at (218) 365-4017 with any questions about Formed. 

Formed Mobile App

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.