From the Pastor’s Desk

Regina caeli

During most of the liturgical year in the Church, the Angelus prayer is said each day at morning, noon and evening, recalling the sublime event of the Incarnation. But during the Easter season, the prayer Regina caeli (“Queen of Heaven”) takes the place of the Angelus each day. Three times a day, we rejoice with the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Queen of Heaven, that her Son rose from the dead, just as He said He would. This is also the hymn that is sung by the Church after Vespers each evening during the Easter season: …… Continued

Faith Formation Registration for 2024-2025 Classes

Registration for 2024-2025 Faith Formation classes is now in process. Please register now so we have time to plan for next year to ensure we have enough materials and teachers to run our program effectively.
If you have a child entering 1st grade in September 2024, now is the time to register him/her for Faith Formation classes. Please call Joan Lynn, our Director of Faith Formation, at 508-824-9021 for a new student registration form.
Payments for next year are due by July 15th.
We have our online payment option available, or you may pay by cash or a check made payable to St. Ann’s.

 

St. Ann’s Knights of Columbus & Raynham Lions Club Blood Drive Saturday May 18th

Saturday, May 18, 2024

The St. Ann’s Knights of Columbus, in partnership with the Raynham Lions Club, is sponsoring its annual Spring Blood Drive on Saturday, May 18th at the Lions Club, 2234 King Philip St. Appointments are available from 8:00am to 1:00pm.

Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that the Red Cross will accept walk-ins, so appointments are necessary. Please visit www.redcrossblood.org and click on “Donate Blood” and then “Find a Blood Drive”. Enter “Raynham” and “May 18” and the Lions Club location will be listed. You can also call 1-800-RED-CROSS and ask for the St. Ann’s Community Blood Drive. Please email John Donahue at john.donahue64@gmail.com or call John at (508) 822-6015, or email Ed Mahoney at emahoney1950@gmail.com with any questions or for help with registering for an appointment.

Knights of Columbus Scholarship Applications

The St. Ann Knights of Columbus Council #10289 of Raynham announces that applications for the 2024 scholarship to high school seniors are available. Registered members of St. Ann’s Parish in Raynham are invited to apply. One (1) $1,500.00 sponsored scholarship will be awarded. To obtain an application, interested students can call Fred Mailloux at (508)824-5066. The completed application and the required attachments are due to the scholarship committee no later than Monday, May 6, 2024.

St. Ann’s Men’s Group

The next meeting of the new parish Men’s Group will be held on Wednesday, May 1st at 7:00pm in the parish hall. We will view the second episode of “A.D.: The Bible Continues,” followed by a discussion. All men ages 18+ are welcome to attend.

“Baby Shower” for Birthright

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

 

St. Ann’s Prayer Line

Need extra prayer? St. Ann’s prayer line takes requests from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. daily. We are here for your needs whether it be a request for you, a family member, or a friend. Call or text (508)272-4067.