Whether you are visiting from another parish, another city, another country or renewing your faith after an absence, we are pleased to have you visit our web site. We also hope you will be able to come and worship with us.¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬†
The English Speaking Roman Catholic Mission in Zurich has been worshipping in St Anton`s Swiss Catholic Parish, since 1962.
St Anton`s Church is a magnificent and beautiful building which in 2009¬†celebrated 100 years as a place of worship.
The ESCM serves all Catholics who speak English, live in Canton Zurich, and wish to pray and¬†receive the Sacraments in the English language.
Thank you for visiting with us ‚Äď whether in the church itself or on our web site.
We hope you have enjoyed your visit and that you will join us again soon.
Summer Mass Schedule
03 June¬† Friday¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬† 5:30pm Adoration + 6:00pm Holy Mass
This is the last Friday evening Mass before the Summer break and will resume on Friday, 7th October.
From Saturday, 4th June until Sunday, 2nd October, Holy Mass will be celebrated on Saturdays in the Crypt at 6pm, and on Sundays at 11.15am in the main church.¬† From Friday 7th October, the ESCM will return to its normal Mass schedule of Friday + Saturday evening Mass in the Crypt at 6pm, and Sunday morning Mass in the main church at 11.15am.
AN EXCEPTION TO THESE MASS TIMES IS SUNDAY 18 SEPTEMBER. ¬†ON THIS SUNDAY THE PARISH WILL CELEBRATE THE ECUMENICAL BETTAG MASS AND THIS WILL LAST LONGER THAN USUAL. ¬†THEREFORE OUR ENGLISH LANGUAGE MASS WILL BEGIN AT 11.45 AND NOT AT 11.15
All services are celebrated in St. Anton‚Äôs RC Church, Minervastrasse, Zurich
Friday + Saturday in the Crypt - Sunday in the upper Church
Please contact Renata for any enquiries.¬† Secretary‚Äôs office hours:
Monday-Friday ‚Äď 8:30-11:30 + 13:30-16:30 (Thursday afternoon closed)
4 + 5 June - The needs and work of our own Mission community.¬† More info available here: http://www.englishmission.ch
11 + 12 June - KALANGARAI, the Indian Widows project.¬† More info: http://www.kalangarai-india.org/why-widows/
18 + 19 June - For refugees in Syria aided by the Jesuit Refugee Service.¬† Father Sammour Nawras SJ from Damascus explains that 1.5 million people are displaced in their own country.¬† More than 70% of the population has no water, food, clothes or medication.¬† Many are traumatized and can hardly speak of their suffering.¬† But Father Nawras states that there will be life after the civil war and that for this future of peace we must all prepare and work towards.¬† More info: http://www.jesuiten-weltweit.ch/news/katholische-kirche-zuerich-unterstuetzt-syrien-hilfe-der-jesuiten.html
25 + 26 June - Peter‚Äôs Pence.¬† Through the Peter‚Äôs Pence Collection, we unite with the Holy Father as he reaches out to our brothers and sisters suffering the effects of war and violence, natural disasters, and religious persecution.¬† We stand in solidarity with Catholics all over the world to support the charitable works and outreach of the Holy See.¬† More info available here: http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/secretariat_state/obolo_spietro/documents/actual_en.html
2 + 3 July - MIVA Switzerland, a Christian charity founded in 1932 to help disadvantaged people in the Southern hemisphere.¬† With professional fund-raising and financing activities, MIVA provides suitable transport and communication resources for self-help projects.¬† More info: http://www.miva.ch/en/about-us/portrait/
9 + 10 July - For the Jesuit Refugee Service operating in Ecuador, struck by a 7.8 earthquake on 16th April 2016, their worst catastrophe in 67 years.¬† The money collected will be used for emergency services and for the provision of tents in the worst hit areas.¬† More info: http://www.jesuiten-weltweit.ch/news/hilfe-nach-dem-erdbeben-1.html
16 + 17 July - The Cardiac Centre of Shisong Hospital in Cameroon.¬† More info: http://shisonghospital.org/wordpress/cardiac-centre/
23 + 24 July - The Indian Catholic Orphanage in Tadepalligudem, Diocese of Eluru.¬† More info: http://www.englishmission.ch/index.php/charity-projects/58-indian-orphanage
30 + 31 July - KALANGARAI, the Indian Widows project.¬†
6 + 7 Aug - the needs and work of our own Mission community.
13 + 14 Aug - The Cardiac Centre of Shisong Hospital in Cameroon.
20 + 21 Aug - The Indian Catholic Orphanage in Tadepalligudem, Diocese of Eluru.
27 + 28 Aug - KALANGARAI, the Indian Widows project.¬†¬†
Collection totals in may
30th April + 1st May for World Communications Day = Chf 807.20
7th + 8th for the Work of the Mission = Chf 871.65
14th + 15th for the donation of Zurich Catholics = Chf 701.-
21st + 22nd for the Seminary St. Luzi in Chur = Chf 763.10
28th + 29th for Oeuvre St. Justin = Chf 861.55
!!!Thank you all for your generosity!!!