Fr McCarthy reminds us of our role in the church – to be joyful advocates for our faith. Fr McCarthy recognizes this can seem very difficult but offers encouragment and reminds us we are capable. As he said, “Isn’t it worth the effort to bring God’s presence to somene’s life, to bring them back to … Continued
A new plaque was added to the Legacy Garden which recognizes families and individuals who have made significant contributions to St. Ann. We dedicated a plaque for the contributions of the Ron and Barb DeNamur family into the Benefactor section of the garden. The gift was dedicated to Ron’s parents, Herman & Bernice. Thank you … Continued
Please check out the latest update from the Archdiocese concerning the Beacon of Light process that is taking place throughout the Archdiocese. Abp Schnurr Beacons of Light 7 1 2021 (1)
Fr McCarthy reflects on a a topic that can be difficult for us to disucss: death. Fr. McCarthy though re-affirms what we know, though, that God is with us through it all so we can can look forward to being with him in our future.
On Monday, July 5th, Mass will be at 8:30 a.m. No Confessions and no evening Mass that day. The parish office will be closed in recognition of Independence Day. The office will open at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 6th.
On Tuesday, June 15th, St. Ann parishioners Paul Martini and his daughter, Chrissy Riggins, participated in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati bicentennial Marian pilgrimage. They attended morning Mass at the Church of the Resurrection in Bond Hill and then walked with the other pilgrims from there to the next stop at St. Ignatius. They departed Bond … Continued
Recently, at the park with my wife and son, I witnessed one of the saddest sights I’ve seen in a long time. A little boy, about five or six, was there with his dad. Normally, this would be a wonderful thing, but the tragedy was, they weren’t spending time with each other. The dad was … Continued
Fr McCarthy always reflects on Gospel readings like this week’s planting of the seeds and expands on its meaning in ways we have not considered. Hear him talk about being patient in our faith to grown deep, strong roots, a strong foundation and a close relationship with God.
On May 16, a small group of pilgrims set out from the Our Lady of Fatima Shrine in Russells Point, Ohio with a statue of Our Lady of Fatima. Over the subsequent 33 days, pilgrims will carry Our Lady over 300 miles, visiting more than 36 parishes in our archdiocese. I recently had an opportunity … Continued
How can we more effectively bring people to Jesus Christ, enliven our parishes and dioceses, and create a clearer reflection of the Kingdom of God? We are called to be responsible sowers of seed so that the harvest will be great. Without serious discernment of the what, where, why, and how of sowing that seed, … Continued