Father Steve Paolino, Parochial Vicar



Father Steve Paolino graduated in June 1998 from Cardinal O’Hara High School in Springfield, Delaware County and immediately after entered Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary. He was ordained for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on May 19, 2007. 

His previous assignments include: Parochial Vicar of St. Robert Bellarmine Parish in Warrington, Bucks County (2007-2010); School Minister of John W. Hallahan Catholic Girls’ High School, Philadelphia (2010-2013); and Parochial Vicar of St. Aloysius Parish in Pottstown, Montgomery County (2013-2017). He has served St. Anthony of Padua Parish as Parochial Vicar since June of 2017.

Father Paolino has extensive experience in Youth Ministry, and oversees our StAY (St. Anthony Youth) program here at St. Anthony Parish. This fall, he will begin the Life Teen and Edge programs for high school and middle school students in our Parish.

"My favorite verse of scripture comes from the Gospel of Luke, chapter 5, verse 4 when Jesus calls his Apostles by inviting them to 'put out into deep water', in Latin: 'duc in altum.' This is a call for these men to go further and do things that they never thought were possible. Jesus calls each of us, by our Baptism, to do the same: to follow Him, and to go places and do things that are beyond our comfort levels."