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!
Saturday: 5:00 pm St. Anthony
Sunday: 8:00 am St. Pius X
Sunday: 10:00 am St. Anthony
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
Saturday: 3:30 pm St. Anthony
Sunday: 7:30 am St. Pius X
Wednesday: 7:30 am St. Pius X
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
- Father Bill Skarich, Pastor
- Deacon Gregory Hutar, Deacon
- Deacon Rick Moravitz, Deacon
- Deacon Don Klick, Deacon
- Angie Kucera, Director of Evangelization and Formation
- Michelle Hacker, Assistant Director of Evangelization & Formation
- Heidi Vanderbeek, Catholic Care Facilitator
- Stefanie Scharber, Bookkeeper/Secretary
Diocese of Duluth
Bless This House
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 is a dynamic platform of high-quality Catholic content incorporating 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
Beloved: Finding Happiness in Marriage - Mystery and Meaning of Marriage
More than a union based on romantic love or mutual fulfillment, marriage goes back to the very essence of what it is to be human – and reflects a design placed in our hearts by God himself. Beloved explores the spiritual and eternal reality behind "I Do." Beautifully filmed and featuring acclaimed marriage experts, Beloved speaks to the very heart of every husband and wife, bringing sacramental truth and God-infused love into the everyday challenges of married life
Mobile Phone App
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.