Daily Mass September 22

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September 20 Bulletin

The Marriage of Meghan Dawley and Christopher McMahon 1:00pm

Funeral Mass for Patrick Cady 10am

Parish News

Knights Of Columbus Council #10289

Interested in Becoming a Knight?
Any practicing Catholic man 18 years of age or older wishing to join the Knights should contact Grant Knight, Ron Pagels at 774-281-2429 or email rnpnekvt114@gmail.com. For additional information about the Knights of Columbus, visit our website at www.kofc.org

Baby “Shower” For Birthright
The St. Ann’s Knights of Columbus is conducting a baby shower during the month of September to assist Birthright of Greater Taunton. Please bring any donations with you to Mass during September and leave them in the boxes that will be at each entrance to the Church.

Items needed include: new baby clothes (0-18 months), blankets, and sheets, plastic baby bottles, diapers, baby wipes, baby powder, new and updated maternity clothing, gift cards to local grocery stores. A financial donation may be made to “Birthright of Greater Taunton”.

Thank you for your generosity!

Updated Mass Schedule

Daily Mass
Daily Mass will now be held at 7:30am Monday – Friday and at 8:00am on Saturday.

Weekend Mass Schedule
Beginning this weekend, September 12th & 13th, we will return to our regular Mass schedule: Saturday 4:00pm, Sunday 8:00am, 9:30am, 11:00am & 5:00pm. Please continue to register for the weekend Masses by calling the Parish office at 508-8223-9833 or through this website.

Sacrament of Baptism

We extend prayerful congratulations to:

Luke Vincent Amaral
son of Richard and Rebecca Amaral
Dylan Jacob Kinney
son of Robert and Fritzie Kinney
Jonathan Paul O’Brien
son of Kevin and Lauren O’Brien

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

Good Luck Teachers!

As the local elementary and high schools begin a new year, whether it’s in school, hybrid, or remote, we want to extend our prayerful best wishes to the students for a safe, happy and productive year. We likewise want all aides, teachers and administrators to know that you, too, will be in our prayers as you undertake another year in your important profession.

St. Ann’s Online Giving

Many have been so thoughtful and concerned during these days about how we can continue to support our Parish. Many thanks to all who have mailed in or dropped off their contributions. We also have a new method – online giving. To sign up for that simply go to stannsraynham.weshareonline.org or click the “We Share” icon above. There you will be able to set up weekly, monthly, or a one-time contribution. It is very simple to use and very secure.

“Baby Shower” for Birthright

St. Ann’s Knights of Columbus is conducting a baby shower during the month of September to assist Birthright of Greater Taunton. Please bring any donations with you to Mass during September and leave them in the boxes that will be at each entrance to the Church.

Items needed include – New baby clothes (0-18 months), blankets, and sheets, plastic baby bottles, diapers, baby wipes, baby powder, new and updated maternity clothing, gift cards to local grocery stores. A financial donation may be made to “Birthright of Greater Taunton”.

Thank you for your generosity!

Faith Formation News

2020-2021 Registration
Registration for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year is well underway. We have been working with a new program that will allow our in-person meetings to transfer to virtual classes if needed throughout the year. Please look on our Faith Formation page for more information on our registration process.

Remote Classes Through October
We will be starting our 2020-2021 Faith Formation year completely remote. Starting on September 20th, classes will be posted online for students to view and complete online activities. Classes will be released according to students’ grade level meeting dates. In mid-October, we will announce our plan for the upcoming month(s). The Faith Formation office is awaiting shipments of this year’s resources and will post additional hours for parents to collect these items prior to the September 20th start.
We do ask that our teachers complete a CORI form prior to the September 20th start date. Evening hours will be available on the resource pick-up nights.

Teachers Needed
We are looking for teachers for when our classes resume in person. Please contact Jenn if you are available to teach or volunteer in the office this year.

Grade 2 – 4 Teachers/Sundays 9:30am – 10:45am
Grade 3 – 3 Teachers/Mondays 5:30pm – 6:45pm
Grade 4 – 3 Teachers/Mondays 5:30pm – 6:45pm
Grade 5 – 4 Teachers/Tuesdays 6:00pm – 7:15pm
Grade 6 – 3 Teachers/Tuesdays 6:00pm – 7:15pm
Grade 7 – 2 Teachers/Tuesdays 6:30pm – 7:45pm
Grade 8 – 3 Teachers/Tuesdays 6:30pm – 7:45pm
Grade 9 – 2 Teachers/Sundays 11:00am – 1:30pm
Grade 10 – 1 Teachers/Sundays 11:00am – 1:30pm
Office Volunteers – Sundays 9:00am  –  11:00am

Please note that some of our times may need to be adjusted due to restrictions connected to COVID-19. For the virtual lessons, Jenn will cover the classes and will need one teacher present on each virtual meeting.

Birthright of Taunton

Birthright of Greater Taunton, Dolan Center, 78 Broadway, Taunton, MA is in need of volunteers for Tuesday or Thursday from 10:00am to 2:00pm. You will be asked to help with greeting clients and determining their needs.  Please call MaryJane at 508-822-2921.

Birthright is also in need of new or gently used children’s clothing for sizes newborn to 3T.  Boys and girls clothes are needed.  If you cannot donate clothes monetary donations are all accepted and can be given in memory of a deceased family member of friend.  You may call the Birthright office at (508)822-2921.

CORIs for Parish Volunteers

Following the Diocesan policy, we will be asking all parish volunteers to complete a CORI check. For this, you will need to complete a form and provide your license so that a copy can be made. Jenn Murphy will be at the church on Sunday, July 19, following the 8:00am and 10:00am Masses and Saturday, July 25 following the 4:00pm Mass to assist with this process.

If you cannot make one of these dates, please contact Jenn Murphy at the Faith Formation office at 508-824-9021. You should be CORI’d if you are or would like to be a Eucharistic Minister, Lector, Usher, St. Vincent de Paul or Knights of Columbus member.

Daily Mass & Church Hours – Mass Live Stream Information

A reminder, the church is open daily from 8:00am to 5:00pm for you to stop by and pray. Please exercise social distancing while in the church. Daily Mass is live-streamed on our website & Facebook at 8:00am each day.

St. Ann’s Sunday Mass On Our Website:
www.stannsraynham.org

The Daily and Sunday Mass is recorded for your viewing!

On our website home page click on
https://stannsraynham.org/sunday-mass/

To view on Facebook, visit:
https://www.facebook.com/stannsraynham
and the live-stream appears under the Video section.

The Parish Facebook page is also embedded on this site at
http://stannsraynham.org/facebook-page/

St. Ann’s is on Youtube. The Daily and Sunday Mass plus an archive of recent Masses is at:
https://bit.ly/StAnnYouTube

The live stream video is compatible with all desktop, tablet, and mobile devices.

Welcome New Parishioners!

A word of welcome to our new parishioners! Please introduce yourselves to Fr. John, Deacon Joe, and Deacon Paul so that we can better serve you. We hope that you will become involved with our parish, and we look forward to your presence and participation each week.

Requirements to be a Godparent or Sponsor

You must be a confirmed Catholic, at least 16 years old, registered in a parish, and practicing your faith by weekly participation at Mass. If you are married, your marriage must be recognized as valid by the Church. Please see Fr. John after Mass to have a sponsor form signed.

Diocesan Television Mass

The Fall River Diocese sponsors a televised Mass each Sunday at 11:00am on WLNE-TV, ABC Channel 6, New Bedford-Providence. The Mass is re-aired at 12:30pm on Comcast cable channel 95 in Fall River. On the air since September 1963, the Television Mass serves members of the faithful who are unable to attend Mass at a parish church because of illness or infirmity.

Mass Online: http://www.fallriverdiocese.org/tv-mass/

Pages

PARISH PRAYER LIST
Every other week the names of those for whom we are praying will be listed in the bulletin, with the  permission of the person who is sick or their family.  Please forward your prayer requests to Roberta Santos (jachan499@comcast.net). When making the request please leave your name and phone number.  Should you wish to keep the name private, that will be honored.

BAPTISMS
Anyone who would like to make arrangements for a baptism is asked to see Fr. John, Deacon Joe, or Deacon Paul after Mass.  Baptisms are held the first three Sundays of each month.

WHAT ARE REQUIREMENTS TO BE A GODPARENT OR SPONSOR?
You must be a confirmed Catholic, at least 16 years old, registered in a parish and practicing your faith by weekly participation at Mass.  If you are married, your marriage must be recognized as valid by the Church.  Please see    Fr. John after Mass to have a sponsor form signed.

WELCOME NEW PARISHIONERS!
A word of welcome to our new parishioners!  Please introduce yourselves to Fr. John, Deacon Joe, and Deacon Paul so that we can better serve you. We hope that you will become involved with our parish, and we look forward to your presence and participation each week.