WEEKLY BULLETINS,  ANNOUNCEMENTS & EVENTS


 WEEKLY BULLETINS


AUGUST 25, 2019

AUGUST 25, 2019

AUGUST 18, 2019

AUGUST 18, 2019

AUGUST 11, 2019

AUGUST 11, 2019

AUGUST 4, 2019

AUGUST 4, 2019


ANNOUNCEMENTS


GUARDIAN OF THE EUCHARIST

A Guardian of the Eucharist prays for one hour before the blessed sacrament on a First Friday. Participation is very welcomed and brings additional blessings to our parish. If you would like to become a Guardian of the Eucharist, please contact Barbara.

REGISTER FOR PREP CLASSES NOW!

Class assignments will be sent out in a few weeks! You can register and pay class fees online! It’s easy and quick!

DRIVERS NEEDED ASAP!

Are you retired or do you have a flexible schedule? Can you help a fellow parishioner who is no longer able to drive get to a local medical appointment? Please contact Jim Knerr if you can be added to our list of drivers. Thank you!

A BABY SHOWER FOR CATHOLIC CHARITIES!

Donation Drop-Off In Our Lobby!
Please help! Catholic Charities is in urgent need of infant SUMMER clothing! New boys’ and girls’ infant clothing in sizes newborn to 12 months is needed. Clothing may be dropped off in the bin at the Information Desk in the church main lobby. We will deliver the clothing to the office of Catholic Charities for you! Thank you for your help in supporting families in need!

CYO FALL SPORTS SIGNUP

Online Registration
Online registration is open through August 27th to all parish kids (public and St. Ann schools)
Boys & Girls Cross-Country
K through 8th grade
JV & Varsity Girls Volleyball
JV Volleyball: 4th, 5th & 6th grades
Varsity Volleyball: 6th, 7th & 8th grades
Please go to St. Ann's CYO Sports to sign up! Volunteers always needed! Please contact Bill or Lynn with questions or to volunteer.

ST. ANN SCHOOL 70TH ANNIVERSARY

We would love to hear from our alumni as we plan our celebrations! Do you have a special St. Ann School memory to share? Please contact Lisa Schultz at lschultz@atann-emmaus.org or 610-966-9220.

ST. ANN SCHOOL 5K WALK/RUN

Save the Date
November 26th

Part of the 70th Anniversary celebration! More information to follow - get those sneakers ready!

ALLENTOWN CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL

Enrolling Now! Apply Today!

SHOPPING CART GIFT CARDS

Support St. Ann School!
Your purchase of gift cards helps to fund St. Ann School and keeps thousands of dollars in our parish budget each year! Gift Cards available at the Information Desk after most masses! Hundreds of gift cards available every two weeks by special order.

AMAZONSMILE

You shop. Amazon gives.
Are you furnishing a dorm room, buying vacation supplies, or getting a jump on back-to-school items? use AmazonSmile for your online purchases! AmazonSmile website is operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. When you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to our school and parish!


EVENTS


KIDS’ BINGO & ICE CREAM SOCIAL

August 23rd
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the School Cafeteria
To benefit St. Ann School

Kids’ Bingo starts at 6:30 pm, followed by free ice cream for families. everyone welcome! prizes!

Admission: Bring a school supply to donate! (glue sticks, washable markers, 16-pack crayons, masking tape, transparent tape, post-it notes, pens, pencils, index cards, paper clips, erasers, folders, etc.) Collected school supplies will be donated to St. Ann School. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council #12886.

BACKPACK BLESSING

August 24th and 25th
Calling all kids, teachers, and students of all ages-

Bring your backpacks or bookbags with you to any Mass on August 24th or 25th for a special blessing to help you start the school year! You’ll receive a St. Thomas Aquinas “Tiny Saint” backpack charm for your bag!

Did You Know? St. Thomas struggled in school as a kid, but with patience and perseverance, he went on to become one of the church’s greatest thinkers and writers!

BECOMING CATHOLIC

We’re available to answer any questions about the Becoming Catholic program.

August 25th at 12:00 pm
September 4th at 7:00 pm
Meet in the Parish Life Center

Becoming Catholic sessions begin on September 11th.

FALL FEST

September 5th, 6th and 7th
Rain or Shine

It takes a parish to make this community festival a success! This is St. Ann’s biggest event - here's how YOU can help:

FALL FEST NEEDS YOUR DONATIONS

Please help Fall Fest by bringing in supplies and leaving them in the Fall Fest baskets at the church entrances.

This weekend, August 17th & 18th, please bring in 6-inch & 9-inch paper plates, hot cups, paper towels, and plastic tableware. Also, unopened bottles of wine and liquor. Please leave alcoholic items with the ushers or drop them off at the rectory.

Next weekend, August 24th & 25th, please bring in coffee (regular or decaf), sugar, ketchup, mustard, and relish. We also need new, unopened bottles of wine and liquor. Please leave alcoholic items with the ushers or drop them off at the rectory. Thank you for your donations!

FALL FEST NEEDS VOLUNTEERS

We need people to help set up tents and tables, cook and serve food and drinks, run kids’ games. There is something for everyone to do!

FALL FEST NEEDS SPONSORS

A Fall Fest sponsorship is a great opportunity for your business or organization to reach parishioners and hundreds of local residents!

ST. ANN’S PRAYER GROUP

September 9th
7:00 pm in the Chapel

The St. Ann’s Prayer Group meets every 2nd Monday of the month at 7:00 pm in the Chapel to pray the Rosary and Divine Mercy Chaplet. All are welcome. Would you like to be added to the prayer list or can’t join us Monday? Please call Janet Mrazek.

PRIME TIMERS MEETING

September 10th
1:00 pm at Bethel Bible Church

We're a Senior Social Group! Join the fun! Free welcome back pizza lunch with coffee and dessert! Entertainment by the Bombardiers. Meetings begin at 1:00 pm at Bethel Bible Church, 4th & Elm Streets, Emmaus. Bring a school supply item to donate! Please call Mary Ann Marshall by September 6th to make your reservation or cancel.

BECOMING CATHOLIC

September 11th
7:00 pm in the Parish Life Center

Do you know someone who is thinking about becoming Catholic? Perhaps returning to his or her Catholic faith after a time away? Is your non-Catholic spouse or fiancée interested in learning more about the Mass and Catholic beliefs? Are you looking for more ways to understand your own faith? Becoming Catholic may just be the answer to your prayers! Watch the bulletins for more details. Please contact Janet for more information.

2 SEATS AVAILABLE FOR PRIME TIMERS TRIP!

September 18th
Italian Festival at Lake Walenpaupack

$85 per person. Price includes bus ride, show, and food - an Italian buffet! Don’t miss out on this fun trip. Only 2 seats left on our bus. Please contact Kay Baney to reserve your place! Ciao! Vieni con noi! (Come with us!)

PROTECTING GOD’S CHILDREN WORKSHOP

September 21st
8:45 am to noon in the Parish Life Center

If you plan to volunteer with the school, parish, scouts, CYO, or PREP program, now is your chance to attend this workshop at St. Ann’s. All diocesan volunteers and employees who have contact with children are required to attend a Protecting God’s Children program. If you attended a PGC program in the past, you do not need to attend again.

All classes held in the Parish Life Center, 526 Fairview St. To register, please contact Chris Kimock at ckimock@stann-emmaus.org or 610-965-6888.

WASA’S DESIGNER BAG BINGO

October 11th
For more information, or to reserve tickets or inquire about seating, kindly contact Donna Zwick.

PRIME TIMERS ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BUS TRIP

November 22nd
A Miracle on 34th Street
at the Shawnee on the Delaware Playhouse

Prime Timers Annual Christmas Bus Trip Make your reservations for A Miracle on 34th Street at the Shawnee on the Delaware Playhouse on November 22nd! $75 per person and a $20 deposit is due upon registration. Price includes bus ticket, lunch, and show! Please contact Kay Baney to reserve your place for this holiday trip!

PROTECTING GOD’S CHILDREN WORKSHOP

November 23rd
8:45 am to noon in the Parish Life Center

If you plan to volunteer with the school, parish, scouts, CYO, or PREP program, now is your chance to attend this workshop at St. Ann’s. All diocesan volunteers and employees who have contact with children are required to attend a Protecting God’s Children program. If you attended a PGC program in the past, you do not need to attend again.

All classes held in the Parish Life Center, 526 Fairview St. To register, please contact Chris Kimock at ckimock@stann-emmaus.org or 610-965-6888.

ST. ANN SCHOOL 5K WALK/RUN

November 26th
Part of the 70th Anniversary celebration! More information to follow. Get those sneakers ready!