Parish News Updates

First Friday Adoration

A wonderful tradition here at St. Ann’s is the First Friday Adoration of The Blessed Sacrament. This Friday, May 6th, following the 7:00am Mass, the Eucharist is available on the altar so we can spend time with our Lord in prayer. First Friday Adoration will now conclude at 9:00pm. Thank you to all those who […]

Ascension Thursday – May 5th

This coming Thursday, May 5th, is the Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord, a holy day of obligation. Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 4th at 5:00pm and on Thursday, May 5th at 7:00am and 7:00pm. The collection that will be taken at these Masses will assist the St. Vincent de Paul Society […]

Catholic Charities Appeal

The mailings have been sent. I received mine this past Monday. As we prayerfully enter this important appeal for the ministries of our Diocese please consider what you might be able to do. Here’s a simple idea. Please look at whatever it is you were able to donate or pledge last year. If you can […]

First Communion Celebrations

During the next two Sundays, our second graders will be receiving First Holy Communion. May 1st will be at the 9:30am and 11:00am Masses, May 8th will be at the 9:30am and 11:00am Masses. They will process in and sit with their families in the individual pews. This is an important step in their faith […]

Coffee & Donuts Returns Next Fall

We are giving the bakers and the workers a well-deserved break as a way of saying thanks for their help this past year. We want to thank Bev Morgan for overseeing this activity, and Tim Holick and George Pike, our “bakers.” We are grateful to all of the volunteers who assist in this social activity. […]

Pastoral Planning Survey

Rebuilding in Faith and Hope The Fall River Diocese has put together a Parish Pastoral Task Force looking for ways to rebuild the Diocese in Faith and Hope. Father John is asking all people to participate by May 31st in this 15-minute online survey, available in English, Portuguese and Spanish. They will use this survey […]

Garden Season

Looking for any male or female interested in helping to plant, weed, or water garden areas on either side of Church, and under sign in front. We are also looking for some perennials if anyone has ones to donate. If you would like to help, please call or email Mary Jo O’Day at or […]

The Parking Lot

As you are all aware our parking lot is in need of serious repair. At this point in time this is beyond our financial means as a parish. Someone has graciously come forward to reline the parking spaces. As he put it, “this is on my own time and my own dime,” but we also […]

Save The Date! VBS & Summer Parish Cookout!

Save the dates! Vacation Bible School will be July 25th to 29th this year. The Sunday following VBS (July 31st) will be our Summer Parish Cookout! More info to come. Stay tuned!

What Does The Mass Offer Us?

“Infinite is the grace and strength of participation in the Mass. Daily at the dismissal — ‘Go in peace, the Mass is ended’ — we are reminded of the mandate of the Lord is to live his Mass, ours, in the marketplaces of the world! How could we implement this mandate unless he himself was […]