St. Anthony of Padua Mission

The Catholic Christian Community of St. Anthony of Padua welcomes all to our celebration of God's love. Through prayer, education, sacraments, caring and stewardship, we strive to serve the needs of God's people and to gain a richer understanding of the gospel message of love.

Latest News and Updates

22nd Annual Spring Auction

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

The 22nd Annual Spring Auction is right around the corner! May 17th 2014, mark it on your calendar. This year’s theme, “The Great Gatsby” offers many possibilities for your support, and a great time as well!

Once again the event will be in school Community Center, and we expect the event to sell out again this year.  If you have other St. Anthony’s friends that you know plan on going, or that you would enjoy being with that night, be sure to reach out and let them know tickets are available.  Purchase your tickets in the school office or right here online by clicking on the link below.

Please Call Jill Grootendorst at for Tickets 559-352-0035

SAS Live Auction Items


Electronics Recycling April 2014

Saturday, February 1st, 2014

Reminder – St. Anthony’s school is holding an ELECTRONICS RECYCLING FUNDRAISER  on  Sunday April 6th, 2014 thru Sunday April 13th, 2014  9am to 3pm

This is a perfect way to clean out your closets, garages, homes and office of all your old electronics for FREE and Benefit the School. For all TV’s, Computers, Monitors, Laptops, Printers, Cell Phones, Print Cartridges etc received, Electronic Recyclers International will donate money to the school.  All items received will be recycled!!

Please pass this information on to all your employer, family and friends, as the more we collect the more money the school will receive!!!

Update:  If you drop off a Computer Monitor or TV please stop by the school office sometime during the week and add your name and address to the collection log.


Parish Profile – St Anthony Of Padua Fresno

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

For hundreds of years, the Catholic Church has grown and thrived across the Central Valley. It’s a story of faith. A story of tradition. And a story of ministry. Now, see how the church is touching and changing lives in communities large and small. Tune in for Parish Profiles. Series airs Mondays at 8:30pm, Tuesdays at 6:00 pm, and Fridays at 11:30am – only on KNXT.


PTO Italian Dinner

Saturday, January 25th, 2014

Mamma Mia now that’s Italian! Save the date for the ever-famous St. Anthony’s Italian Dinner coming up on Sunday, February 23rd. It will be held from 10:00 am – 8:00 pm. The food is always fantastic and it is also available for takeout. Tickets are $13.50 for adults and $7.00 for kids (5-12).

Tickets will also be available at the door at the cost of $16 and $8.00. You can also pre-order fully cooked tri-tips for $25.00 each. Fliers are available today in the Tuesday packet. Enjoy a day and night off from cooking and have some great Italian food! If you would like to help or have any questions please contact Judy Santeufemia (559-285-8588).

Italian Dinner Tickets Form


Celebrating Advent

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Celebrating with an Advent wreath during the weeks prior to Christmas is a Advent-Wreathgreat way for Catholic families to keep Christ at the center of Christmas, and for parents to teach their children the true meaning of Christmas.


10th Annual Nativity Raffle

Saturday, November 30th, 2013

nativity_1 mediumThe 10th annual Nativity Raffle is here .We have 10 very beautiful and unique Nativity Sets being raffled off. Please consider purchasing chances for this very worthy cause. All money raised will be donated to Catholic Charities.  Chances are $1 and $10 buys 12 chances with $20 buying 25 chances.  Send in your money in an envelope with your name and phone number on the envelope and write “NATIVITY RAFFLE” on it. There is an envelope in the office marked “2G Nativity Raffle ”. We will also be in the courtyard each day after school selling chances. We promise to make you tickets for each dollar donated. The drawing will be December 16th at our prayer service.  The first name drawn will choose the Nativity Set they like best. The second name will choose from the remaining 9 sets and so on.

Thank you for your support. Good Luck!!!!!

Checks are made out to St. Anthony’s

Click Here to see a Photo


Jog-A-Thon/Raider Run

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

It’s that time of year again! Our 28th Annual Jamie-Fund-kids-race_320x240Raider Run will be held Thursday, November 14th.  The Raider Run is designated to raise over $10,000 needed to fund our many school field trips throughout the year. Parent helpers are needed from 10:30 am to 2:50 pm. If you would like to earn some Parent Participation Hours or just have some fun watching the kids, please call Mr. Neumeier at 435-0700.


SAS Golf Tournament

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

The St. Anthony’s School Golf Tournament Committee invites you to participate in a tremendous opportunity to support our School. The upcoming annual tournament will raise money for computer lab and technology and the athletic program. These programs have a direct and positive impact on every student each day. Over the last seven years we have raised over $200,000 with the help and support of our sponsors. We have set our goal this year at $40,000.

This year’s tournament will take place on Friday October 25th, at Fig Garden Club in Fresno. Check-in begins at 10:00AM with box lunches provided, followed by a shotgun start at 11:00 A.M.


SAS Carnival 9-29-13

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

You must know by now that our first big Fundraiser of the year is just around the corner! The Parish School Carnival will be held on Sunday, September 29th. Our carnival is famous for its fun activities, farmers market, rides and for providing delicious food. This is a wonderful time to get together as a Parish community and to spend the day with your family and friends. Please plan on joining us. If you are looking for a Carnival job that earns Parent Participation Hours, please speak to our chairperson Mrs. Deb Martin at 473-8607 or Mrs. Denise McCreedy at 435-0700. Help is always needed with setting up and cleaning up. It is always a wonderful thing to see our school and church community come together for this great event that benefits our school.


Back to School Nights

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Wednesday 8-21Back-to-School

  • K&1 6:00-6:45pm
  • 2-3 6:50-7:35pm

Thursday 8-22

  • 4-5 6:00-6:45pm
  • 6-8 6:50-7:35pm

Mark your calendar and plan to attend this important evening of information. Teachers will share goals and expectations and classroom volunteer opportunities.