Parish News Updates

Faith Formation News – Teacher/Table Leader Meeting

We will be holding a meeting for our teachers/table leaders on Monday, August 26th at 6:30pm in the Parish Hall. We will have a guest speaker to review the new program being used in grades 1 & 3-6 as well as time to review the materials for the Sacramental Years. Please contact Jenn Murphy 508-824-9021 or to let her know if you are able to make it.

St. Ann’s Knights of Columbus

There will be a regular business meeting of the Council on Wednesday, August 14th, 7:30pm in the Parish center. All members are urged to attend.

St. Ann’s Knights of Columbus – New Members
The St. Ann’s Knights of Columbus meet the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the St. Ann’s Parish Center at 7:30pm. Any practicing Catholic man 19 years of age or older wishing to join the Knights should contact Grand Knight Ron Pagels by phone at 774-281-2429 or email For additional information about the Knights of Columbus, visit our website or stop by the Parish Cookout on July 28 for more information and to meet members of the Council.

Faith Formation Registrations

Information for Faith Formation registration for the 2019-2020 academic year is now available online at Please note that First Communion is a two-year program. Children must attend both grades one and two to become eligible to receive First Communion in Spring of the second year. We are looking for teachers for the fall, especially grade 1, if you are interested in teaching, please contact Jenn Murphy at 508-824-9021.

Faith Formation Teachers Needed

The Faith Formation program depends on its many volunteers who give of their time to help teach the faith to the children of our Parish. We truly appreciate the time and effort of our volunteers who help us throughout the year. We are now evaluating our needs for the fall. Each year there are approximately 500 students enrolled in our program. For those who have taught in the past, and those that have already signed up to teach, we thank you very much.

We are in need of the following teachers for the fall. Please contact Jenn Murphy at 508-824-9021 or if you are able to volunteer this year.

Grade Meeting Day & TimeHelp Needed
1Every other Sunday 9:30am – 10:45am2 teachers
2Every other Sunday 9:30am – 10:45am2 teachers
3Every other Monday 5:30pm – 6:45pm2 teachers
4Every other Monday 5:30pm – 6:45pm2 teachers
5Every other Tuesday 6:00pm – 7:15pm2 teachers
6Every other Tuesday 6:00pm – 7:15pm2 teachers
7Every other Tuesday 6:00pm – 7:15pm1 teachers
8Every other Tuesday 6:00pm – 7:15pm2 teachers
9Nine Scheduled Sundays 11:00am-1:30pm3 table leaders
10Nine Scheduled Sundays 11:00am-1:30pm2 table leaders

St Ann’s Annual Parish Cookout – Thank You!

Thank you from Ron Pagels, Grand Knight

It was wonderful to see so many parishioners and their families attend this year’s cookout! Thank you to all of the Knights and volunteers that helped to make this year’s cookout a success! Thank you to the parishioners that made side dishes and brought delicious desserts. Thank you to Fr. John for his leadership and blessing. Many thanks to Richard our maintenance manager for setting up the parish hall and for making the grounds in and around the hall look beautiful. Thank you to Ed Merritt for the use of his sound system and for volunteering to the show the K of C video as well as the Vacation Bible School (VBS) video. Special thanks go to the VBS children and volunteers for their entertainment during the cookout! Thank you for all that made monetary donations and for purchasing 50/50 raffle tickets. Congratulations to Beverly Morgan the 50/50 raffle winner.

Sacrament of Baptism

We extend prayerful congratulations to:

Maddox Michael Blancarte
son of John and Maryanne Blancarte
Christopher Michael DeLuca, Jr.
Camryn Margaret DeLuca
son & daughter of Christopher and Amanda Deluca, Sr.
Ella Joy Hagopian
daughter of Gregory and Ashley Hagopian
Nolan James Taxiera
son of James and Diana Taxiera

who were baptized and welcomed into our faith community during the month of July.