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At St. Anthony's Catholic Church we offer a variety of Faith Formation classes and activities for youth and adults.

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In addition to daily posts of reflections and saints of the day, we also live stream our 9:00am and 11:30am Sunday Masses on our Facebook Page.

We also have the capability to stream weddings and funerals upon request.

welcome to our faith family

St. Anthony’s is a parish family that speaks two languages, English and Spanish. We benefit from the richness of a multi-cultural community. Our unity is expressed by bi-lingual celebrations of Christmas, Easter, and other major solemnities, especially Our Lady of Guadalupe. We also host bi-lingual picnics, fundraisers, and other communal activities and out-reach to the poor. Our parish family has grown over the last two centuries. 

Our parish identity has its origins in being people of the plains, people of the mountains and people of the West. We are people of North America, South America, Europe, Africa and Asia, but above all, we are the People of God, His family, members of Christ’s one, holy, Catholic and apostolic Church, striving to live our faith as a vibrant stewardship parish, loving God with all our hearts and strength, and loving one another as ourselves, as Jesus taught us.

We strive to help each other live our faith in charity, in fidelity to Jesus Christ and His Gospel, assisted by His grace made abundantly available to us through our worship, the worthy and frequent reception of the Sacraments He instituted, by our prayer, both individual and as a community, and by embracing and living the virtues Jesus taught and modeled for us.

We invoke the special protection and care of St. Anthony of Padua, chosen to be our parish patron, as we seek to imitate his love for the Child Jesus, his humility, his knowledge of the Word of God, and his generosity in serving others.

We remain ever grateful to our parish forefathers and their families, many of whom were Irish shepherd immigrants, who settled on the plains of the old west and established St Anthony of Padua parish in 1921, as the first Catholic parish in Casper.

Casper was the crossroads for many wagon train trails that intersected here, taking settlers out west in the 1800’s.

St. Anthony Parish, too, became the crossroads for people of various cultures, but of one Faith, allowing them to settle and help make the parish grow and thrive on the wind-swept prairie. This included, the Scottish, the English, Italians, Slavs, Germans and Native Americans, to name just a few. St. Anthony’s Church offered them a Faith community and a spiritual home, that allowed them to support each other in practicing their Faith, helping them to remain focused on their ultimate goal to reach the heavenly Kingdom, by persevering together through the challenges of pioneer living.

From such steadfast love and devotion to their Catholic Faith, two additional parishes, a school and a hospital sprang forth: St Patrick’s Parish on the east side of the city, Our Lady of Fatima Parish on the west side, St Anthony’s Tri-Parish School, and the first hospital in Casper which later became Wyoming Medical Center.

At St. Anthony of Padua Parish we remain a people of the plains, the mountains, and the west. But we are grateful that our congregation now embraces parishioners from all parts of the world with many cultural backgrounds. And although we may be cattlemen, shepherds, oil and gas people, coal miners, bankers, doctors, lawyers, police and firemen, business owners, people of the land and laborers, we are above all, “A PEOPLE OF FAITH,” striving to live out the Gospel mandate given to us by Jesus Christ, to love God with all our hearts and minds and strength, and to “love one another as He loved us.”

The people of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church welcome you to our faith family and invite all to become a part of our legacy of being faithful members of the universal Catholic Church.



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Tuesday of the Third week of Lent

Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Matthew 18,21-35.

Peter approached Jesus and asked him, "Lord, if my brother sins against me, how often must I forgive him? As many as seven times?"
Jesus answered, "I say to you, not seven times but seventy-seven times.
That is why the kingdom of heaven may be likened to a king who decided to settle accounts with his servants.
When he began the accounting, a debtor was brought before him who owed him a huge amount.
Since he had no way of paying it back, his master ordered him to be sold, along with his wife, his children, and all his property, in payment of the debt.
At that, the servant fell down, did him homage, and said, 'Be patient with me, and I will pay you back in full.'
Moved with compassion the master of that servant let him go and forgave him the loan.
When that servant had left, he found one of his fellow servants who owed him a much smaller amount. He seized him and started to choke him, demanding, 'Pay back what you owe.'
Falling to his knees, his fellow servant begged him, 'Be patient with me, and I will pay you back.'
But he refused. Instead, he had him put in prison until he paid back the debt.
Now when his fellow servants saw what had happened, they were deeply disturbed, and went to their master and reported the whole affair.
His master summoned him and said to him, 'You wicked servant! I forgave you your entire debt because you begged me to.
Should you not have had pity on your fellow servant, as I had pity on you?'
Then in anger his master handed him over to the torturers until he should pay back the whole debt.
So will my heavenly Father do to you, unless each of you forgives his brother from his heart."

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