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Daily Mass Sign-ups, August 10, 11 & 12
Click on the link below to sign up for Daily Mass.  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D44AFA72FA0F49-sign13  

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Weekend Mass Sign-up, August 8 & 9
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Sign up for Daily Mass - August 3, 4 & 5
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Sign up for Weekend Mass -  August 1 & 2
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Funeral Announcement & Sign Up
Joe Loth our parishioner and husband of Becky Brault Loth, died after a long illness on July 17, 2020. A Mass of Resurrection  will be held at St. Ann's on Tuesday, July 28th, at 11 am.  Please sign up via the sign up genius below to attend Mass.  Masks will be requ...

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Sunday Bulletin

Posted on July 22, 2020 in: General News

Sunday Bulletin
Please click the link below for this week's bulletin: Sunday Bulletin - July 26, 2020  

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ACES Needs List

Posted on July 20, 2020 in: General News

ACES Needs List
Please be advised that ACES will only be open on Mondays from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m until further notice. We have installed an intercom for communication with clients and donors. We keep our door locked and restrict access to just a few of our less vulnerable volunteers. At this timeACES is i...

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Formed Pick of the Week

Posted on July 06, 2020 in: General News

Formed Pick of the Week
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Sign up for Daily mass - June 29, 30 and July 1  

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Sign up for Weekend Mass 6/27 & 6/28
Please click the link below to sign up for Mass this weekend: Weekend Mass Sign Up Please remember, sign up is required to allow St. Ann's to comply with guidelines.  Thank you for your cooperation.

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First Communion Sign Up

Posted on June 22, 2020 in: General News

First Communion Sign Up
To sign up for a First Eucharist retreat please go to: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F49ADAB2CAAFF2-first1   To sign up for your preferred First Eucharist Mass, please go to: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F49ADAB2CAAFF2-first

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Sign up for Confirmation and Prep Session
Confirmation Families please click the link below to sign up for 1 Confirmation Prep Session and 1 Confirmation Mass. Please include the number attending in the appropriate box after you select 1 in the quatinity box. Confirmation Sign Up

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Sign up for Daily Mass June 22, 23 & 24
Please click the link below to sign up for Daily Mass: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D44AFA72FA0F49-daily4  

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Sign up for Daily Mass June 15, 16, 17 & 18
Please click the link below to sign up to attend Daily Mass: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D44AFA72FA0F49-daily3

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Sign up for Weekend Mass 6/13 & 6/14
New Mass time, Sunday at 10 AM (Replaces 11 AM Mass) Please click the link below to sign up for Mass this weekend.  Please remember that sign up is required to attend Mass in person. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D44AFA72FA0F49-weekend2

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Sign up for Daily Mass June 6, 7 & 8
Please click the link below to sign up for daily Mass.  You must sign up in order to attend.   https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D44AFA72FA0F49-daily2

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Sign up for Weekend Mass 6/6 & 6/7
Please clilck the link below to sign up for Weekend Masses: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D44AFA72FA0F49-weekend1      

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Sign up for Daily Mass June 1, 2 & 3
Please click the link below to access the sign up page:   https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D44AFA72FA0F49-daily1

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Blood Drive - June 16th: 9am - 2pm
St. Ann's has partnered with the American Red Cross to save lives by hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, June 16th from 9-2pm. If you are healthy and willing, please consider donating life saving blood to someone in need. Several precautions have been added to the blood donation process ...

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Sign up for Weekend Mass 5/30 & 5/31
Please use the link below to sign up for Mass this weekend, May 30th or 31st.   Weekend Mass Sign Up    

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Novena for Pentecost

Posted on May 21, 2020 in: General News

Novena for Pentecost
NCR is sharing with our readers a nine-day Novena for Pentecost resource created by board member and composer Dan Schutte. The entire Novena for Pentecost can be found here. You can sign up to receive an email each day a new Novena resource is posted.  Novena for Pentecost: Feast of ...

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A Plan for Resuming Public Masses
– The staff watched a two hour webinar with the diocese on Wednesday, May 13, where it was explained to all the parishes what is involved with re-opening the church. We must submit a plan to the diocese for their approval. Our hope is that public Mass will resume on the weekend of May 23/24. D...

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High School Bible Study

Posted on May 11, 2020 in: General News

High School Bible Study
On May 17th from 7:00-8:00pm we will be holding a high school Bible study through zoom. If you do not have zoom it can be downloaded for free from the app store and is free to sign up. For our reading, we will be looking at that Sunday’s gospel which is John 14:15-21. If a Bible is unavailable...

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Good Friday Stations of the Cross
Please find the Good Friday Stations of the Cross at the link below: https://www.facebook.com/stannscc/videos/234080378002076/

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2020 Holy Week Mission

Posted on April 02, 2020 in: General News

2020 Holy Week Mission
Bishop Knestout is pleased to announce our first-ever diocesan-wide virtual Holy Week Mission.  This engaging Mission will take place on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday night of Holy Week from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.  It will feature three dynamic priests from our Diocese, music and choirs from...

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Passion and Holy Week Schedule

Posted on March 31, 2020 in: General News

Passion and Holy Week Schedule
Passion and Holy Week Schedule Passion Saturday                    April 4th           Reconciliation:  2-2:30pm        &nbs...

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Youth Ministry

Posted on March 29, 2020 in: General News

Youth Ministry
While church gatherings  are temporarily restricted, that doesn't mean we can't have youth night! Each Sunday at 8pm ProjectYM features some of the biggest speakers and worship leaders in the Catholic youth ministry world. All you have to do is ​go to PROJECTYM.COM/WATCH to be part of t...

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Spiritual Communion

Posted on March 27, 2020 in: General News

Spiritual Communion
Acts of Spiritual Communion Spiritual Communion is a Christian practice of prayerfully desiring union with Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist. It is used as a preparation for Holy Mass and by individuals who cannot receive Holy Communion. In this time when much of the world-wide...

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Prayer

Posted on March 27, 2020 in: General News

Updated Schedule/Hours

Posted on March 24, 2020 in: General News

Updated Schedule/Hours
Until further notice, all Daily Masses, Sunday Masses and Holy Day Masses have been suspended.  Church open for prayer:   Monday-Thursday, 9am - 3pm, Friday, 9am - 12noon, Saturday, 2pm - 4pm, Sunday, 8:30am – 11am During this time, please keep 6 feet between p...

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Letter from Fr. Chris

Posted on March 17, 2020 in: General News

Letter from Fr. Chris
March 18, 2020 Good morning -  Today while still dark, I went to the Chapel to preside at another private Mass. I found myself thinking of this community, feeling the pain and anxiety many are feeling these days. I also realize that we are to trust our saving God who journeys with us with...

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Message from the Diocese

Posted on March 12, 2020 in: General News

Message from the Diocese
In light of the growing concern about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and out of an abundance of caution, Bishop Knestout is instructing all parishes, schools, residential adult care centers and campus ministries to take the following measures in their communities for the foreseeable future: Ceas...

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Middle School & High School Youth Night
Canceled We will be habving a Youth Night on March 22nd from 6-8pm in the Hall for middle and high school youth.  Friends are welcome!  If you have any questions, please email: youth@stannscc.org  

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40 Days for Life

Posted on February 11, 2020 in: General News

40 Days for Life
Christians throughout Richmond are invited to take part in the international 40 Days for Life effort from February 26 through April 5. We will be dedicating 40 days of prayer and fasting for an end to abortion. A peaceful vigil of prayer will also be held outside of the Planned Parenthood at 201 N. ...

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Haiti Fundraisers

Posted on February 11, 2020 in: General News

Haiti Fundraisers
HAITI MINISTRY UPDATE – FEBRUARY, 2020 We are excited to give you an update on St. Ann’s outreach ministry in Haiti and to let you know how you can become part of that ministry by participating in our upcoming fundraising campaign. The focus of our ministry is the continued support...

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K of C Chicken Soup Sale

Posted on January 23, 2020 in: General News

K of C Chicken Soup Sale
The Knights of Columbus will be in the Commons Super bowl weekend selling their homemade Chicken Noodle Soup.  The proceeds will benefit the Souper Bowl of Caring designated charity.

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Lenten Soup Suppers-Suspended

Posted on January 22, 2020 in: General News

Lenten Soup Suppers-Suspended
Suspended Lenten Soup Suppers - Please join us for a simple soup supper and faith sharing on the Fridays of Lent.  We will be viewing and discussing The Wild Goose series with Fr. Dave Pivonka which is about discovering a deeper relationship with the Holy Spirit.  There will also be opp...

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200th Anniversary Commemorative Book
200th Anniversary Commemorative Books are available for sale in the office, during business hours and after Mass this weekend.  The price of this beautiful book is $35.  For more information please follow the link below.   /Portals/StAnnVA/CMAdmin/Book-Flyer-Interactive.pdf

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Youth Game NIght!

Posted on December 30, 2019 in: General News

Youth Game NIght!
Youth Game NIght for Middle School and High School, Sunday, January 19th from 6-8pm.  Friends welcome!

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Merry Christmas!

Posted on December 22, 2019 in: General News

Merry Christmas!
Merry Christmas from the Staff of St. Ann's!

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Diocese of Richmond Bicentennial

Posted on December 17, 2019 in: General News

Diocese of Richmond Bicentennial
Something special is happening at Mass on the weekend of January 18-19… St. Ann's will be kicking off the 200th Anniversary of the Diocese of Richmond! All Masses that day will commemorate Bishop Patrick Kelly’s arrival in Virginia in 1820 and the opening of the Bicentennial ye...

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Pray the Rosary

Posted on December 05, 2019 in: General News

Pray the Rosary
Please join us as we pray the rosary as a parish family on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, in the chapel 7:00 P.M. Any questions or if you would like to help lead in prayer, please contact the office.

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Christmas Angel Giving Tree

Posted on December 05, 2019 in: General News

Christmas Angel Giving Tree
Thank you to everyone who contributed to making the St. Ann's Christmas Angel Giving Tree a big success once again this year.  To all of you who brought back a gift or made a monetary donation, you helped to make a family's holiday season a little brighter.  And thank you to everyo...

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Advent Reconciliation Services

Posted on December 05, 2019 in: General News

Advent Reconciliation Services
Advent Reconciliation Services: St. Ann's - Tuesday, December 10th at 7pm  Church of the Redeemer - Wednesday, December 11th at 7pm

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Shop Amazon Smile

Posted on December 02, 2019 in: General News

December Youth Nights

Posted on November 22, 2019 in: General News

December Youth Nights
We will be having a Middle School Youth Night on Friday, December 6th at 7pm, and a High School Youth Night on Sunday, December 8th at 6pm.  Friends are welcome!!

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Happy Thanksgiving

Posted on November 21, 2019 in: General News

Happy Thanksgiving
From our families to yours... Office hours for the week of Thanksgiving:  Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 9am - 4pm  Thursday and Friday:  Closed  

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Taize

Posted on November 18, 2019 in: General News

Taize
Taize - an hour of prayer and meditation,  Please join us for this beautiful reflective evening on Wednesday, December 4th at 7 pm.  All are welcome!

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St. Ann's Float for Ashland Christmas Parade
Assembly will be Sunday, November 24th immediately following the 11:00 am Mass, with the parade to follow!  Volunteers need to assemble and ride!  Riders please wear red and/or green and bring your Santa hats, halos or whatever you have!  This will be fun! (Riders will also disassembl...

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St. Ann's Children and Youth Choir
The Children and Youth Choir is open to boys and girls in the 2nd - 8th grade who enjoy singing.  The group will sit in the choir area and help lead our community in worship at the 4:00 pm Christmas Eve liturgy in the church. There are six rehearsals:  Sunday, Nov 3rd, 10th, 17th, and D...

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Blood Drive

Posted on October 17, 2019 in: General News

Blood Drive
Please schedule your blood donation appointment today St. Ann's is proud to sponsor our next blood drive with the American Red Cross on Tuesday, Nov. 12th. An estimated 38 percent of Americans are eligible to give blood or platelets, but of those, less than 10 percent actually donate each ...

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Mass Coordinators Needed

Posted on October 09, 2019 in: General News

Mass Coordinators Needed
We are in need of additional Mass Coordinators.  Don't let the ministry name scare you!  This ministry involves coordinating with the ushers and others to ensure that everything that happens off the altar is covered.  Things like turning the lights on/off before/after Mass, select...

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Miracle Fund Yard Sale 2019

Posted on October 04, 2019 in: General News

Miracle Fund Yard Sale 2019
We Need Your Help!  Miracle Fund Yard Sale Countdown! Oct. 11-12. MANY Miracle Workers are needed to help put the Parish Hall back together after the Yard Sale.  Volunteers are needed at St. Ann's by 1:00 pm.  Any and all help is desperately needed and greatly appreciated! ...

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Angel Tree Coordinator Needed

Posted on October 02, 2019 in: General News

Angel Tree Coordinator Needed
This is a much-loved tradition here at St. Ann's/  We need someone to head up this year's effort.  Training will be provided.  Time is of the essence, so if you are interested, please contact the office at 798-5039.  This is certainly a labor of love and you will feel gre...

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Catholic Diocese of Richmond Bicentennial
http://2020.richmonddiocese.org

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Youth Nights are Back!

Posted on September 13, 2019 in: General News

Youth Nights are Back!
Middle school will meet from 7-9pm on Friday, Sept.27 and high school will meet from 6-8pm on Sunday, Sept. 29th.  Both groups will meet in the Hall.  It will be a fun night of community building and games.  Feel free to bring friends!

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Ever Thought About Becoming Catholic?
Now is a great time to explore the possibility and to learn more about our Faith.  In the fall, we will begin a series of informational sessions (the RCIA process) for people who would like to investigate what it means to be Catholic.  If you are interested, please contact Fr. Chris or Lis...

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Coat Drive

Posted on September 06, 2019 in: General News

Coat Drive
"Please get out those coats that you want to donate!  There will be a collection box in the Commons on the weekends of September 28/29 and October 5/6.  Thank you in advance for your generosity" - Chester Walters

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Children's Liturgy of the Word

Posted on September 01, 2019 in: General News

Children's Liturgy of the Word
Adult volunteers needed to lead 4-6-year-old children who participate in a separate and age-appropriate Liturgy of the Word during Sunday liturgies.  Training and materials are provided.  Background check and VIRTUS training required.  Please contact the office to volunteer or to find...

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Ushers Needed for the 11 AM Masses
Ushers are needed for the 11:00 AM Masses.  Training is provided.  If you are interested, please contact the office.

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Eucharistic Ministers Needed

Posted on August 28, 2019 in: General News

Eucharistic Ministers Needed
Eucharistic Ministers needed at the 8:30am Mass.  What a beautiful way to serve the Lord and the parish community!  If interested please contact the office.

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Parish Picnic - Volunteers Needed!
St. Ann's Parish Picnic 2019 - Volunteer Information When:  Sunday, September 8th 11:00am - 2:00pm Where:  St. Ann's Food provided by St. Ann's:  Hot dogs, hamburgers, fried chicken, baked beans, potato salad, chips, watermelon, popsicles, iced tea (sweet and unsw...

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The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary will be celebrated at the 9am and 7pm Masses on Thursday, August 15, 2019.

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School Supply Drive

Posted on August 06, 2019 in: General News

School Supply Drive
St. Ann's is currently conducting a school supply drive benefiting Hanover Safe Place.  Please bring school supplies to the box in the lobby.  The drive will continue until 8/25/19,  Thank you for your support!

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Men's Retreat

Posted on July 30, 2019 in: General News

Men's Retreat
St. Ann’s Men’s Retreat – September 14, 2019, The theme of the Men’s Retreat is “Being Forgiven and Forgiving Others”.  You are invited to answer God’s call:  To accept forgiveness, to learn how to forgive others, to accept God&rsquo...

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Parish Picnic Committee Coordinator Needed
We currently do not have anyone to organize this year's Parish Picnic, which will be held on Sunday, September 8, at 11:00 am.  If you are interested, please call the office at 804-798-5039.  If we do not have any volunteers, we will have to cancel this year's picnic.  Please ...

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Reception Committee Volunteers Needed
We would like to establish a small group of parishioners who could help approximately 5-7 times per year with various receptions at the Church.  (This is a separate ministry from the funeral receptions.)  This is a very minimal commitment but is much needed.  If you are interested in ...

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In Memory of Anna and Daniel Burton Wilhite
We offer prayers of consolation to the family and friends of Anna Wilhite, who died on June 4, 2019.  A Mass of Resurrection to celebrate the lives of Anna and Daniel B. Wilhite will be held at St. Ann's on Friday, August 16th at 10:00 am, with a reception to follow.

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Join the Christian Formation Team!
On fire with your faith?  Want to share your love of God with others?  Be a catechist!  We still need catechists for elementary, middle school and high school.  Please consider sharing your faith with the children and youth of the parish.  Guide them to better know, love and...

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Wanted: Hospitality Team Leaders
We are looking for a Team of about 4 people who are willing to Coordinate Coffee and Donuts on Sundays, Parish Picnic, Easter Vigil Reception, and various other receptions throughout the year.  These people will be responsible for getting volunteers/food/decorations and will work as a team so a...

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Vacation Bible School

Posted on June 05, 2019 in: General News

Vacation Bible School
Vacation Bible School Registration Is everyone ready to have a ROARing good time this summer?  This year’s Vacation Bible School adventure will take us on 5 exciting days in the African Safari!  Participants and volunteers alike will spend their evenings making new friends, learni...

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Volunteers Needed For Caritas

Posted on June 03, 2019 in: General News

Volunteers Needed For Caritas
Please Volunteer for CARITAS at St. Ann’s – We are hosting a Women’s Shelter Group June 22-29, 2018. All signups this year will be on line through Signup Genius.Volunteer Job Descriptions are on the links below. Information is also available at the CARITAS table display at weekend ...

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 Knights of Columbus Pilgrimage
The Knights of Columbus from Church of the Redeemer will be taking a pilgrimage to the St. John Paul ll Shrine and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on June 14th, 2019.The bus will leave at 7:30 am. Upon arrival at the John Paul Shrine, we will tour the facility and th...

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2019 Annual Diocesan Appeal

Posted on May 30, 2019 in: General News

2019 Annual Diocesan Appeal
Building Our Family of Faith If you have made a pledge to the 2019 Appeal, the Diocese has begun sending reminders so you can fulfill your pledge. It is important for all parishioners to complete their pledges. The assistance that is provided to the ministries and programs the Appeal supports, su...

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Caritas Save the Date!

Posted on May 30, 2019 in: General News

Caritas Save the Date!
We will be hosting the Women's Shelter Group, June 22-29. We need volunteers now to help with volunteer sign-ups before/after each Mass, May 25-June 16. Please text/call/email Suzette Braun to volunteer for volunteer sign-ups.

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Earlybird (4:00 am, kitchen opens) Caritas
3-Member team needed to help coordinate/purchase, cook and serve breakfast for approximately 30 homeless women on Saturday June 29th, 2019. A full hot breakfast (eggs, sausage, bacon, home fries, grits, biscuits) has been the traditional final breakfast for our Caritas guests as they leave St. Ann&r...

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Interested in a nursery?

Posted on May 30, 2019 in: General News

Interested in a nursery?
Please call or email the church office if you are interested in having a nursery on Sunday. Let us know: which Mass you attend how many children would be coming to the nursery if you would be willing to participate in the nursery

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Parish Survey Updates

Posted on May 30, 2019 in: General News

Parish Survey Updates
You may have noticed that more handicapped and elderly parking spaces are now available. This was one of the concerns voiced in the parish survey. A new website is also being developed to improve communication which was another concern mentioned in the survey. This should be available early summe...

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Reporting Abuse

Sexual Abuse Hotline: Bishop Knestout encourages anyone aware of sexual abuse of minors on the part of clergy or staff of our Diocese to notify civil authorities, call Attorney General’s Clergy Abuse Hotline at 1-833-454-9064 and reach out to the Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator, Jennifer Sloan at 1-877-887-9603.