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Chicago Mission Trip 2018

Thank you for your continued support and prayers for our Teen and Adult Mission Outreach Program. In 2 weeks, I am happy to announce I will be accompanying our high school age missionaries on our annual social justice mission trip…

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Sts. Ann & Joachim Pray for Us

On July 26th we celebrate the Feast of the Blessed Mother’s parents, Saints Ann and Joachim. Our parish was entrusted into the care of St. Ann, and for this reason we often ask her intercession for the growth of our…

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A New Evangelization

The Church teaches that she is missionary by her very nature. Pope Paul VI in his apostolic exhortation Evangelization in the Modern World states: “We wish to confirm once more that the task of evangelizing all people constitutes the essential…

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Fundraisers, Volunteers, and Pledges

I want to thank everyone who participated in this year’s TURKEY SANDWICH FUNDRAISER, particularly Joe McDonald who cooked all of the turkeys and then made the rice and stuffing, to Tom Connolly and his crew who put together the sandwiches,…

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Vacation Bible School

The St. Ann by the Sea 2018 Vacation Bible School is quickly approaching and is titled, “Surfing through the Scriptures.” The virtues of Faith, Hope, and Love will be the bible schools central theme. The three day Bible school will…

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Parish Updates

I want to wish everyone a Happy Independence Day. If you would like to park in our lot this July 3rd for the Fireworks Display please do so…it is important to keep the driveway clear of any cars in case…

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Health Care and Catholicism

My mother told me a few years back that she has given her Health Care Proxy to one of my brothers, rather than me, because she is afraid I would not permit a DNR order. I was miffed at first…

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