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The Prayer from our Stewardship presentation: The Long View

Pray with us: “It helps, now and then, to step back and take a long view. The kingdom is not only beyond our efforts, it is even beyond our vision. We accomplish in our lifetime only a tiny fraction of the magnificent enterprise that is God’s work. Nothing we do is complete, which is a way of saying that … Continued

GPS and the science of generosity

A 2017 WebMD article reported that new research science suggests that generosity really is its own reward, with the brain seemingly hardwired for happiness in response to giving. Scientists in Switzerland used brain scans to track activity in the brain regions associated with socializing, decision-making and happiness. They found that even small acts of generosity – or just promising to be … Continued

40 hours with the Lord

40 Hours with Benediction starts Friday March 29th 4:00PM and ending Sunday March 31st at 8:30AM with Benediction: “And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age” (matthew 28:20) The Presence of Jesus, the Eucharist, will be out on the altar for 40 hours straight and parishioners are asked to join in when … Continued

Today, the 19th, is the Feast of Saint Joseph

The Feast of Saint Joseph today Please take a second and pray, “Oh St. Joseph, whose protection is so great, so strong, so prompt before the throne of God, I place in you all my interests and desires. Oh St. Joseph, do assist me by your powerful intercession and obtain for me from your divine … Continued

Tonight, The Light Is ON For You

Experience the grace of God’s healing mercy on Tuesday, March 19, as parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Cincinnati will observe The Light Is ON For You from 7:00 p.m.– 9:00 p.m. In its sixth consecutive year, this event is a celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation, a time for quiet prayer and Confession. St. Ann will once again participate in this archdiocesan initiative. … Continued

GPS – The Increased Offertory

Thank you to all parishioners who have completed and submitted your Commitment Card to the church. For those parishioners who have not yet had the opportunity to submit their card, a letter will be mailed to you with a personalized Commitment Card. It is important that all parishioners complete a Commitment Card as we will be mailing out a Summary … Continued

Online Giving Gaining Popularity

More and more St. Ann parishioners are using Online Giving. Why? Because Online Giving gives you options. This program is the perfect solution for weekly, monthly or annual contributions to regular collections and special collections. The online giving application is easy to use and it features FAQs and more specific fields for detailed instruction or options. Online giving … Continued

Thank You—Bunco, Ladies Night Out

Our Bunco, Ladies Night Out fundraiser was a complete success! We raised over $5,300 for the St. Ann Seminarian Fund. THANK YOU to the volunteers who helped with set up, served food and sold chances during the event; to our waiters, Ed Baier, James Blust, Greg Hardig, Andrew Hess, Caleb Kelly, Scott Kihnke, Eric Kuhlmann, Jacob Lindle, Rick Merk, Doug Moore, … Continued

Lenten Prayer Retreat ~ April 6th

Join us on Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the St. Ann Trinity Rooms for a Lenten Prayer Retreat. We will talk about what prayer is, why we pray, how we pray, whether prayer is a priority for you, and whether prayer is optional. The goals of this retreat are to understand what prayer is and why we need it, … Continued