About Our Parish
Size: 150 Stewardship Households (approx. 400 souls)
Founded : May, 1962
Eastern Orthodox Christians have been in Northern Nevada since the late 1800’s, coming to work in the copper mining industry. Greeks have probably been in the Reno area since the early 1900’s. Reno is Nevada’s second largest city, and the area has become a melting pot for diverse ethnic groups, a feature that shows up also in St. Anthony Parish. Although the core group is Greek, the Parish also has Orthodox Christians of Russian, Romanian, Serbian, Ethiopian, Albanian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Czech, Syrian, Armenian and Lebanese descent. In addition, the Parish is home to many converts to the Orthodox Faith, adding to the multi-ethnic makeup of the Parish. During the Divine Liturgy, the Priest’s parts are all offered in English with the choir responding in Greek with some English responses.
Parishioners of Saint Anthony have distinguished themselves in all professions, businesses, the education field and in all aspects of life in the Greater Reno, Sparks and Carson City area. As with most other parishes of the Metropolis, Saint Anthony Parish holds an annual Greek Festival on the church grounds, with over 4000 attendees each year.
Greek Festival The annual Reno Greek Festival.
The Voice The monthly newsletter of our parish.
Orthodox Marketplace The official online store of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America.
Send an Iconogram Send a message to a loved one or a friend in celebration of a name day, feast day, or sacrament.
Weekly Parish Bulletin View the parish weekly news bulletin online, which includes news and events.