In today’s Gospel, we hear that a number of Jesus’ followers left Him because his message was too difficult for them to accept. In essence, they did not believe in Him. He then asked the Twelve if they wished to leave as well. Peter responds by making a profound profession of faith in Jesus as … Continued
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Listen in to Father McCarthy’s past Sunday homily by clicking the photo below.
Back to school is rapidly approaching. Are your children signed up for Religious Education classes? Classes will begin on September 13. Catholic formation classes are available for children in 1st through 8th grades. Classes take place on Monday evenings from 6:30-8:00pm in the classrooms near the Trinity Rooms. We will be using the online curriculum … Continued
People looked to God throughout biblical history at their times of needs often times forgetting the many blessings he already bestowed on them. Listen in as Father McCarthy reflects on these instances and how God does answer our prayers. Just look to the tabernacle and his presence for his committment to us.
Fall 2021: Draft models of Families of Parishes are published for comment. Parish planning process (including vision points and parameters) is finalized. Winter 2021/22: Families of Parishes are finalized and announced. Spring 2022: Pastors and parish leaders begin preparing for the parish planning process. Summer 2022: Families of Parishes implementation begins. Each Family starts its … Continued
St. Ann parish congratulates the following couples celebrating a milestone wedding anniversary this year: Silver Anniversary (25 years) Joe & Sarah Emmerling Scott & Donna Kihnke Jim & Carolyn Watson Golden Anniversary (50 years) Allen & Linda Burke Dan & Rea Hoetker Ken & Karen Palmisano Charles & Patricia Wallace Diamond Anniversary (60 years) Ken … Continued
Father McCarthy reminds us of Jesus’ humanity and supernatural presence and his mystical presence even today. Listen to Fr McCarthy reflect on the Gospel reading of Jesus feeding 5,000 people with the loaves and fishes while reminding us even today he is here for us. Simply click the photo or link below.
Dear family, Although there is a blanket invitation to all the parishioners to attend the Mass+… activities, I wanted to extend a personal invitation to each of you. I try to attend each and every Mass+… event. I find it so convenient as I am already attending Sunday Mass to just stay a bit little … Continued
It is with bittersweet feelings that on Friday, July 23, I once again said goodbye to my St. Ann parish family and prepared to return to seminary in a couple of weeks for my final year of studies. I thank you all very much for the warm hospitality and moments of grace which have contributed … Continued
Fr McCarthy reminds us of our role in the church – to be joyful advocates for our faith. Fr McCarthy recognizes this can seem very difficult but offers encouragment and reminds us we are capable. As he said, “Isn’t it worth the effort to bring God’s presence to somene’s life, to bring them back to … Continued