Parish News Updates

9th Annual Soup & Chili Cook-Off

The 9th Annual Soup & Chili Cook-off will be held at 5:00pm on Saturday, February 1st, at the Parish center. Grade 9 students will be selling tickets this weekend at the main entrance of the church. Tickets are $5/person or $15/family. We are always looking for “chefs” to participate. If you would like to enter a “special dish” please sign up at the main entrance or call the Faith Formation office at 508-824-9021. We hope to see you all there!

Souper Bowl Sunday

On Saturday, February 1st and on Sunday, February 2nd, our 7th and 8th grade students will be participating in “Souper Bowl Sunday”, a national youth program. You will find some of these students at the doors of the Church with Soup bowls. As you leave you are asked to drop a dollar or whatever you can spare into the pot. The money that is collected will go to the local food support organizations. We thank you for your support.

Easter Egg Hunt?

We are currently looking into the Parish’s interest in hosting an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4th.  In order to make this event happen we will need adult volunteers to help organize and work the event. We have scheduled a planning committee meeting for Monday, January 27th at 7:00pm in the Parish Center hall to discuss this more.  Please contact Jenn in the Faith Formation office at religioused@stannsraynham.org or call 508-824-9021 if you are able to attend this meeting and make this a fun event for the youngsters of our parish.

Confirmation Retreat

Grade 9 students will be attending their Confirmation Retreat on Saturday March 7th (groups 1-3) and Saturday, March 14th (groups 4-6) from 10:30am to 5:00pm.  The retreats will be held here at the Parish Center and students will be dismissed from the church following the 4:00pm Mass at 5:00pm.  Please keep the Candidates in your prayers.

Coffee & Donuts This Weekend

Coffee & donuts are available after the 8:00am and 9:30am Masses.  We would like to thank Sharyn & John Pasquale, Claire Cote, and Pat Sadlier for assisting this weekend.  We are grateful to Bev Morgan for overseeing this activity, and Tim Holick, George Pike, and Mark Maimaron our “bakers.”  We are always looking for helpers and it’s a nice way to make friends and meet new people.  If you are interested in helping please call Bev at 508-823-9183.

Emmaus Retreat

The next Emmaus is March 13-15 at Cathedral Camp in East Freetown, MA.  Emmaus is a retreat for men and women (ages 20+) who seek to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ, regardless of their present level of faith or practice. We want to invite you to join us on our next Emmaus weekend. You will be welcomed by a loving community, spend time in personal and communal prayer, and celebrate the sacraments. For more information or to apply online, email us at emmausretreats@gmail.com or visit our website: www.emmausretreats.com.

St. Ann’s Knights of Columbus Council #10289

The next monthly Business meeting will be held on February 12th at 7:30pm in the Parish Center. All members are encouraged to attend.

Two representatives from the St. Ann’s Knights Council traveled to Washington D.C. to participate in the National March for Life event on January 22, 2020.

A monthly Business meeting reminder will be emailed to all members 2-3 days prior to the meeting in an effort to increase meeting attendance.

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 18 years of age or older wishing to join the Knights should contact Grand Knight Ron Pagels at 774-281-2429 or email rnpnekvt114@gmail.com. For additional information about the Knights of Columbus, visit our website www.kofc.org.

St. Vincent De Paul Society

The District meeting of the St. Vincent de Paul Society will be held on Monday, February 3rd, 2020. Mass will be held at 7:00pm with a meeting to follow in the Parish Center. All members are urged to attend.

Snow Cancellation Reminder

Cancellation of Faith Formation classes due to snow will be posted on WHDH Channel 7, and on this website. If school is canceled or delayed, Daily Mass will also be canceled.

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