We are located in Downtown Long Beach in California.

Saint Anthony Church,  established as the first Roman Catholic Parish in 1902,  is regarded as the Mother Church in the City of Long Beach.

More of our history is available here.



Starting this Tuesday, September 4, the Parish Office will now be open as follows:

Monday-Friday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
(closed 12-1pm for lunch on weekdays)
Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm



Sacraments for Adults – Rite of Christian Initiation Open Registration

We are receiving registrations for the 2018-2019 RCIA Program to help adults learn more about the Catholic faith, and to prepare them to receive their Sacraments (Baptism, Reconciliation, Communion and Confirmation).

If you or anyone you know would like to join the group this fall, please visit or contact the office at (562) 590-9229 to register. For specific questions about the program, you can contact Sister Reyna at extension 105.

To register, please bring the following:

  • Birth Certificate (must be at least 18 years old)
  • Baptismal certificate (if baptized)
  • Communion certificate (if already received Communion)



Religious Education Enrollment
for the Confirmation Program

We still have limited space in our Confirmation program for new students. If you are interested in enrolling your teen, you will need to bring the following:

  • Student’s birth certificate
  • Baptismal certificate (if baptized)
  • Communion certificate (if already received Communion)
  • Student must be in grades 9-11

If you have any questions, please contact the Parish office at (562) 590-9229.




Join the Choir!

Do you like to sing? Do you play an instrument?
We are looking for volunteers to join our choirs!

  • 9:30 am Mass (English)
  • 11:00 am Children’s Choir (Bilingual)
  • 12:30 pm Mass (Spanish)

Please contact us or stop by the office to start the volunteer process.
All adult volunteers must be Virtus trained and fingerprinted.