WEEKLY BULLETINS, ANNOUNCEMENTS & EVENTS
HE IS RISEN
On behalf of Fr. Dominic and Deacons Amedeo, Fenton, and Schützler, I would like to wish all of our St. Ann’s parish families and guests a very blessed Easter. May the peace of the Risen Lord enlighten our lives and bring joy to all!
- Monsignor Ed Coyle
PRAYER PARTNER GIFTS
Are you a Prayer Partner for one of our 2nd-grade students preparing for First Holy Communion? First Communion is Saturday, May 4th! We have a bin at the Info Desk in our main lobby where you can place your gift or card, and we will deliver it to the proper classroom and child. Please clearly mark each gift or card with the student’s name. Thank you for your prayers and for being a special part of this blessed sacrament!
DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS HOMEBOUND?
Our St. Ann’s Visitation Ministry members are compassionate companions who visit those who are in nursing/assisted living facilities or homebound. If you know someone who would like a visit, please contact BOB JONES.
COLLEGE & HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!
St. Ann’s Knights of Columbus Council is accepting applications from April 14th through May 4th for the Thomas J. Mulkern Scholarship Program, which offers one $2,000 and one $500 award for students in St. Ann’s parish (public or parochial school attendees). Details can be found on the KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS WEBSITE. Good luck!
MAKE SURE YOU’RE GETTING ALL THE PARISH NEWS!
If you didn’t get the first online news blast, email our bulletin editor at email@example.com to get on the list!
SHOPPING CART GIFT CARDS
Helping St. Ann School is easy! Did you know that through past purchases over the years, funds raised have kept thousands of dollars in our church operating budget? Many types of gift cards may be purchased at the Info Desk after most Masses, or at the School Office between 8 am and 4 pm. A larger variety of gift cards can be pre-ordered every 2 weeks. Check out our gift card selection after Mass!
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7:00 pm in the Parish Life Center
We share our experiences of the Easter Vigil! All are welcome to attend any session. Join us this week!
COCKTAILS IN THE SAND
5:00 pm at Desales University Center
Seventh Annual St. Ann Gala and Silent Auction. Honoring Ms. Cecilia Birdsell for outstanding contributions to our parish and school. Please visit our SCHOOL WEBSITE for information and tickets!
SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDER DISCUSSION
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the Parish Life Center
Join us in the Parish Life Center on Sunday, April 28th, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, for an open discussion about substance use disorder. John Petruzzelli, Principal of Kolbe Academy, and Dr. Brooke Tesche, Chancellor for Catholic Education, will discuss the recovery high school concept and the mission of Kolbe Academy, the only faith-based recovery high school in the nation - located in Bethlehem, PA. Additionally, Shelly Steiner and Donna Jacobsen will share material on resources available in the community, offer important information on how to talk to your teen about substance use, and provide ways to understand signs and symptoms of substance use disorder. This information-sharing session is open to anyone. Bring your questions; we are here in Christ to provide information and offer resources and support when needed.
In the St. Ann School Cafeteria
Doors Open at 6:30 pm, Dinner Served at 7:00 pm, Games Begin at 7:30 pm
Join the KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS for another fabulous evening of Bingo! The games will be held in the cafeteria of St. Ann School. Your $20 donation includes 20 games of 50/50 Cash Prize Bingo, a nice meal, snacks, home-made desserts, and hot and cold beverages. All proceeds support the Knights’ many charitable programs. More Players mean Bigger Cash Prizes so Bring a Friend! You must be 18 years of age or older to play.
PRIME TIMERS’ BUS TRIP
The Ultimate Johnny Cash Tribute Show
$80 per person ($20 nonrefundable deposit). More information and a reservation form can be found HERE .
ST. ANN’S PRAYER GROUP
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 on a Monday? Please call JANET MRAZEK.
ST. ANN PRIME TIMERS
Luncheon & Program sponsored by Country Meadows. Contact Mary Ann Marshall by May 10th to place your lunch reservation or make a cancellation.
3-C SOCIAL CLUB MEETING
8:45 am at Superior Restaurant
St. Ann’s Club for Widows & Widowers meets every 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Superior Restaurant in Emmaus, 8:45 am. Dutch Treat! Meet us! Please RSVP by May 20th to BARBARA.
PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in the Parish Life Center
Help create prayer shawls and blankets for those who are sick, or in need of comfort, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, in the Parish Life Center. The shawls are blessed by our pastors and are donated to hospice facilities, hospitals, nursing homes, etc. Blankets are distributed through Project Linus. If you know of someone in the parish who is in need of a shawl or blanket, or if you have questions, please contact BEV. Beginners welcome!