People are at the heart of the mission of the Church.

Jesus has given each baptized Catholic a mission: “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you” (Mt 28:19-20). Our mission is to live this calling every day of … Continued

Reminder: May 8th and 9th Respect Life Flower Sale

Respect Life Flower Sale will be held on Mother’s Day weekend, May 8-9. Members of the Respect Life ministry will be on hand to assist you in making the perfect selection. Pick from a variety of hanging baskets, geraniums, and an assortment of impatiens. By purchasing flowers during this sale, not only will you brighten … Continued

Living our Faith: Community Volunteer Opportunity

Did you know that the exchanges at Colerain & Ronald Regan Highway and I-275 & Colerain are meticulously cared for by volunteers from The Colerain Community Association? Several of the volunteers, who work on the litter pickup and caretaking for those areas – are parishioners of St Ann. Volunteers meet once a month on Saturday … Continued

Do you know about the Saint Ann MINISTRY ASSESMENT PROCESS?

Over the last several months, we have been working with some of our ministries to assess their needs, structure, membership, purpose and how they are carrying out the mission statement of St. Ann. We are currently working with the St. Ann Men’s Association/Men’s Retreat and the Ladies Retreat (formerly CRHP) ministry. You have seen some … Continued

Thank You St. Vincent de Paul Donors!

The generosity of St. Ann parishioners has made a difference in the lives of our fellow parishioners and other neighbors within our parish boundaries. For instance: Utilities have been kept on; Rent has been paid; Bags of perishable and non-perishable food have been provided; Our pantry is stocked; Cleaning products and personal care items have … Continued

Gratitude and Hope: Stewardship of the Easter Experience

Exercising Christian stewardship has been demanding these many months as the COVID-19 pandemic turned our world upside down. We were challenged in our ability to be present to others and express gratefulness for the abundance of God’s gifts. Yet, with Easter, there is a restored sense of gratitude and hope. Easter blessings! We can be … Continued

Faith, Hope & Healing Program Status

Thank you to all parishioners who have completed and submitted your Commitment Card! For those parishioners who have not yet had the opportunity to submit their card, all cards need to be returned by next Sunday, March 21. We are hoping for 100% response. Even if you are not able to make an increase at … Continued

NEIGHBORHOOD NETWORK

What is the Neighborhood Network (NN) you ask? It is a ministry that we were planning on rolling out last Spring but then the pandemic took over. The planning never stopped and it is a ministry that we wish we had in place before everything shut down. The NN is about taking care of our … Continued

“If Jesus is in your heart, please notify your face.”

St. Ann has a Hospitality Team that acts in many ways. But is that Team solely responsible for the hospitality of the entire parish? That is their main focus, but the responsibility of being a welcoming, hospitable parish is on all of us. We know that we are not doing the Sign of Peace during … Continued

Advent: Exercising Good Stewardship of Our Spiritual Lives

As a continuation from last week’s bulletin article about how Christ is calling us to be good stewards of all that we have and all that we are. Here are some additional possibilities to help us focus on the fundamentals of stewardship, of spiritual growth and preparation for the coming of Jesus Christ? Do you … Continued