In the coming days...

Sun 31 Jan 21

Livestreaming of Mass on Parish Facebook Page at 10:30
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Confirmations Registrations for 2021

Forms for Confirmation classes can be requested though the parish office on: 

Confirmation fees are €75 per child and can be made via bank transfer (details are on the registration form)

Registration for these classes is until Mid January.  

Please see under NOTICES for dates the classes will be held on beginning in January.


Covid Restrictions

Masses in Brussels

Dear Parishioners,

English mass at St. Nicholas has recommenced but it is currently limited to 15 people only. If you would like to attend, please email stating which Sunday you would like to attend. A return email will be sent to you confirming your attendance and without it, access to the Church will not be permitted.

From 30th November until 15th January 2021, celebrations and other religious services have been suspended in St. Josephs or Rue Le Correge. 

In the mean-time, Sunday Mass at St. Anthony's will continue to be live streamed through our facebook page each week.


Funerals & Weddings

Due to Covid restrictions since November 30th until 15th January 2021 - Funerals have been limited to 15 persons and Weddings are limited to 5 persons., which includes the celebrant.


About St. Anthony's

St Anthony's is one of the best established expatriate parishes in Belgium. We were founded in the early seventies to meet the spiritual and worship needs of the new member state citizens, from Ireland and the United Kingdom, who came in large numbers to Brussels to work in the old EEC. Since then, of course, the parish has reached far beyond the boundaries of the expatriate Irish and British communities to welcome people from all over the world. From as far a field as the USA, Australia, Indonesia and Africa, we now have one of the most vibrant and diverse parishes you could hope to find.

It is our hope that our website will contribute to uniting all who live here and help to build up our community, so that people will be fulfilled in their own lives and families, and be willing to share their time and talents for the benefit of their neighbour, parish and community.

Life at Saint Anthony's

We are happy to share memories of events that take place at Saint Anthony's Visit our gallery.

Our Priests

It is thanks to the Irish Franciscans that we have such a fine parish here. Successive pastors have brought vision and insight to their work at the parish.

Our New Parish Pastor from 1st November  2020 is :  

Fr Michael Nicholas OFM  Biography (119.4 KB)Biography (119.4 KB)  who joined the Parish in 2019.

Fr. Pat Power OFM  will be staying on here in Brussels and will be assisting Fr. Michael 

Fr. Pats  Biography of Fr. Pat Power O.F.M (79.5 KB)Biography (79.5 KB) -  Fr Pat has been here since 2008 and has seen a growth and development of the parish.

They work together to cover all issues that may arise.


Our Diocese

St. Anthony Parish belongs to the Archdiocese of Bruxelles-Malines, head of the Belgian Catholic Church.

Our bishop is Archbishop Jozef De Kesel. You can find more information about the Catholic Church in Belgium in the following web sites (in French) or in (in Dutch).

"Brothers, choose seven men from among you who are known to be full of the Spirit and wisdom. We will turn this responsibility over to them and will give our attention to prayer and the ministry of the word." (Acts 6:4)

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