The Experience of Easter

We are an Easter people. The joy of Easter is celebrated not only during the liturgical season we call Easter. It is celebrated every day of the year. The Mass is the Paschal Mystery, and every time it is celebrated, we participate in the sacrifice, death, and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. As St. … Continued

Holy Week and Triduum

The celebration of Easter and everyone gathering as community is at the heart of who we are as Catholics. We look forward to seeing everyone at our Easter Masses, Reconciliation and Devotions. Sunday, April 10 – Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord Mass 9:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. The Sacred Paschal Triduum Thursday, … Continued

Donating Stock to Charity

Make a bigger impact by donating long-term appreciated securities, including stocks, bonds, and mutual funds, directly to your favorite charity. Compared with donating cash or selling your appreciated securities and contributing the after-tax proceeds, you may be able to automatically increase your gift and your tax deduction. How does it work? It’s simple and easy. … Continued

Saint Ann NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORK updates

As we continue our journey during this Lenten season, the days are growing longer and getting warmer, the flowers are starting to sprout and many of us have already given up on our Lenten disciplines. As Fr. McCarthy pointed out in his homily last week, LENT IS HARD! The Lenten disciplines of prayer, fasting, almsgiving … Continued

Beacons of Light (Follow-up)

Even though we know our new Pastor for our Parish Family is Fr. Jim Wedig, and our Associates are Fr. Rey Taylor and Fr. Bryan Reif, there are still many unanswered questions and we will continue to update you as we know more details. You may recall a few months ago, Fr. McCarthy hosted a … Continued

Fr McCarthy Sunday homily: We Need God’s Grace.

Our Sunday scriptures where Jesus instructs us to “turn the other cheek” is one of the most difficult to follow. Yet, Fr McCarthy helps us to understand with God’s presence in our lives all is possible. We need to ask for God’s Grace!!!