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We are grateful to all who participated in the “One Faith, One Hope, One Love campaign”

A sincere Thank You to everyone who has supported the One Faith, One Hope, One Love campaign. The Archdiocese of Cincinnati continues to collect the pledge payments and has recently transferred $14,183.92 into our parish account. Because of your generosity, St. Ann parish has received a total of $127,770.33 from the One Faith, One Hope, One Love campaign, and we have directed those dollars to … Continued

Thank you for attending the Update & Input sessions as a part of Mass+….

On the first weekend, we provided everyone there with an update of how the engagement process worked and shared the seven challenges that St. Ann faces based on the information collected from all the surveys and discussion groups and how we are working toward solving them. The second session was a sharing of ideas and answering questions from the parishioners. We were very … Continued

See photos from our Saint Ann 65th Anniversary dinner

Many thanks to everyone who supported the St. Ann Annive sary Dinner last Saturday. We had a great time celebrating the 65th anniversary of the founding of our parish, with good company, good food, good music,  and a lot of laughs. Now, it’s time to plan for the next 65 years! Thanks to all who made this evening so enjoyable, … Continued

Mass+… Upcoming MInistry Fair

On September 16 we are hosting a Ministry Fair, where you can learn about the many ministries St. Ann has to offer. The fair will be held in the gym where over 20 existing ministries will be displayed. This is a great opportunity to see what is happening in our parish and learn how each group helps to meet the … Continued

Adult Education – The Presence of Christ

Sundays during Mass+… September 9, 23, October 7 10:10-11:10 a.m. Trinity Room 1 What is it that is so special about the Eucharist? Although the Eucharist appears to be simple bread and wine,  it is actually the “source and summit” of the Christian life. Presence: The Mystery of the Eucharist explores the truth and beauty of … Continued

A Note from Father McCarthy…

I will be officially on sabbatical this Wednesday, and I thank all of you who have sent me cards and well wishes for this journey. I am hopeful that during my three month absence, Mass+… will continue to gain momentum as more and more parishioners recognize the value of spending one extra hour each week with their parish family. Knowing … Continued

Visiting priests for the near future

Father John arrived in Cincinnati on August 10 from Zimbabwe. So far, he has been to a Reds game (we won!), gotten a cell phone and a car, enjoyed Skyline and Graeter’s ice cream, and spent time with Deacon Andrew and our seminarians, Brodie and Jacob. He is getting familiar with driving in the U.S. and is … Continued

Fr. McCarthy’s Sabbatical & Things To Be Aware Of

During September, October and November, the parish schedule will be adjusted: The church doors will be unlocked at the normal times 8:00 a.m. Sundays / 5:25 p.m. Mondays /7:30 a.m. Tuesday – Friday / 7:30 a.m. every 2nd & 4th Saturday / 3:30 p.m. Saturday vigil Thursday Confessions (5:30 – 6:30 p.m.) will not take … Continued

Did You Know…

. . . that you can sign up for a Kroger rewards card and Online Giving in the Hospitality Room? It’s as easy as stopping by either before or after Sunday Mass, and takes only a few minutes. With the Kroger Community Rewards program, you can designate St. Ann to receive points every time you shop! These … Continued

Mass+: PARISH FEEDBACK AND DISCUSSION

The parish-wide convocation was a huge success. We had over 700 parishioners provide input on how they feel we are doing as a parish. They shared what we do well, where we need to improve and, frankly, where we drop the ball. Taking all of the details from the convocation into consideration, we created 4 implementation teams to address 7 specific challenges … Continued