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“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

History of the Feast of St. Nicholas

As we wait for God to become incarnate, we look to the whole body of Christ, past and present, for models of embodied faith. The commemoration of saints has been a part of Christian worship since the second century. On December 6 we remember Saint Nicholas, who was the Bishop of Myra in the province … Continued

Praying During Advent

Beginning Monday, November 30, we will be praying the Angelus at noon and the Divine Mercy chaplet at 3pm as a parish community. Signing up is quick and easy through our website, www.saintannparish.org. Sign up to receive a reminder for either or both prayers with one simple click. FORMED offers a daily reflection! By signing … Continued

Advent: Exercising Good Stewardship of Our Spiritual Lives

When you say the word “Advent,” what immediately pops into mind? A feast of color, a traditional manger scene bathed in soft candlelight, glistening snowflakes falling on festive trees, a yearning for the One who is to come. But sometimes, the season brings other images: crowded stores, treats that tempt us to too many calories, … Continued