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Men Growing in Their Love for Christ

Men Growing in Their Love for Christ As men, we often find it difficult to express our faith in Jesus Christ to others whether they be family, friends or a stranger we meet. We are practicing Catholics; we attend Mass on Sunday; we receive the sacraments; we maybe even go to Confession a couple of … Continued

Updates on Saint Ann’s Sunday Experience, Mass PLUS

ENGAGEMENT PROCESS – IMPLEMENTATION PROCESS By now you have seen or heard about the changes in the “Sunday Experience,” including the new Sunday Mass times starting on August 4, 2018. Much of this has come out of the “Engagement Process” we have been conducting since last October. Many great ideas have come forward as a result of … Continued

Faith, Friends, Fellowship, & Fun – Saint Ann’s Summer Camp

Totus Tuus (a Latin phrase meaning “totally yours”) was the motto of Pope St. John Paul II. It signifies our desire to give ourselves entirely to Jesus Christ through the hands of our Blessed Mother Mary. The mission of Totus Tuus is to inspire in young people a true longing for holiness. Seminarians and college students from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati carry this mission to every … Continued

Mass+ “The Sunday Experience”

In a recent online article, Cardinal Timothy Dolan talks about a book entitled Great Catholic Parishes: How Four Essential Practices Make Them Thrive. The Cardinal sums up qualities consistent with parishes that are striving to be vibrant. Share leadership – Pastors leading vibrant parishes realize the value of allocating some leadership responsibilities to competent lay staff … Continued

Saint Ann Legacy Society

As a parish, we come together to celebrate the sacraments, we grow in our faith together and we go forth to spread the Good News. St Ann has been doing this for nearly 65 years with your support. Our challenge for the future is to be able to secure and strengthen that legacy. We have been able … Continued

Have you heard of Totus Tuus Summer Camp

Totus Tuus Summer Camp WHO: Youth grades 1-6 and 7-12 WHEN: June 11-15 COST: $15 per child/$30 family max. FREE for 7-12 graders! TOTUS TUUS, Latin for “Totally Yours,” is a weeklong summer catechetical youth program that combines Catholic religious instruction and having FUN!!! A team of college-age students and seminarians are coming to the parish June 11-15. The … Continued

Are YOU on Course?

Photo Credit: Flickr/David Howard (Article copied from Catholic365.com; http: www.catholic365.com/article/7620/are-you-on-course.html) Everyone is at a different place on their journeys. I keep hearing people make this proclamation. I’m not sure though that I agree with their point, or the point that they are trying to defend, or the people no less they are trying to defend. When someone … Continued

A STEWARDSHIP PRAYER

Lord Jesus, We journey with you this Lenten season, through prayer, fasting and almsgiving, ever closer to Jerusalem, ever closer to your death on the cross. We hear your words: “Deny yourself, take up your cross and follow me,” but we are unsure of their meaning, or anxious about their true intent. Through the power of your Spirit, give us the … Continued

A Paycheck from God by Parishioner Lorri McNickle

(Copied from Catholci365.com, www.catholic365.com/article/7485/a-paycheck-from-god.html) I don’t know about you, but the gospel reading about the laborers, makes me a bit uncomfortable. I can certainly relate to the ill feelings the workers who toiled all day long and received the same amount of pay as the workers who toiled for but a mere hour or less … Continued