Welcome! Let us allow God to surprise us. He never tires of throwing open the doors of his heart and is eager to share his love with us. For over 160 years, St. Anthony of Padua – St. Alphonsus parish has felt the urgent need to proclaim God’s love. We want you to feel that our parish is your home. So if you’re looking for a church family, come, letus build one together!
Meet the Pastoral Staff
Born in Kerala, India. Ordained priest on December 27, 1996. Served in India and Kenya. Arrived in the USA on December 11, 2005. Served at St. Mary’s Parish, Alexandria, Kentucky as Parochial Vicar till June 2007. Served as Pastor at St. John the Evangelist parish, Carrollton and Transfiguration Mission, Perry Park, Kentucky from July 2007-June 2013. Took sabbatical leave from July 2013-May 2014. Took the new assignment in June 2014 as Pastor of St. Anthony -St. Alphonsus Parish, Brooklyn, New York and the Coordinator General of the CMIs in the USA and Canada. Enjoying the ministry and the fellowship of the people in Brooklyn.
“They left everything and followed Him” Luke 5:11.
Rev. Jossy Vattothu, CMI, Parochial Vicar
Mrs. Ivette Ortiz-Teran, Office Manager/Parish Secretary
Mrs. Janneth Cali, Director of Religious Education
Mr. Edward F. LaPlant, Music Director
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You must be a registered member of the Parish to receive letters for Sponsorship, Baptism/Confirmation, as well as for a letter for Immigration.