Welcome!

Thank you for visiting our Parish website. You are welcome to join us at any of the times listed for the celebration of the Mass. If you have questions, please contact us.  We look forward to celebrating with you!
In Christ’s Peace,
Fr. John Klevence

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 Mass Schedule

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Monday – Friday          8:30 am
Saturday                        8:30 am / 4:00 pm
Sunday                           7:30 am / 10: 30 am

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Saturday                        5:30 pm
Sunday                           9:00 am / 2:00 pm (Spanish)

 

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Our Mission

The Parish of St. Ann is a Roman Catholic community, united by Baptism and fed by the Word and the Eucharist.  We worship God, learn and grow, serve our neighbors, rejoice and mourn together. We celebrate God’s providence in putting us in this beautiful place and we strive to be people who welcome all.

 

rciaHave you or do you know someone who has expressed an interest in becoming Catholic or was not baptized as a child?  St. Ann Parish offers the opportunity to come together in small group to learn more about the Catholic faith, to inquire about Church teachings and to share faith experiences.  Your journey of faith through RCIA will prepare you to receive the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and the Eucharist.  For information, contact JoAnna Keller at 302-539-5443 or email at  jmelodykeller@hotmail.com
Separate sessions are offered for children over the age of 6 years.

Additionally, if you know any inactive Catholics, please encourage them to call Molly Roach at 302-539-5443 and/or complete the questionnaire for inactive Catholics found on this website by clicking here.

 

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Hopefully, all of us have gotten off to a good start this Advent season.  It won’t be long before Christmas is upon us.  Will we be ready?  And I don’t mean will the decorations be up, the cards written and the presents wrapped.  As we know, Christmas is about so much more than the material side of Christmas.  Christmas is about love; the tremendous love that Almighty God has for the world; the tremendous love that Almighty God has for each and every one of us.
We need to remember that “God so loved the world that He sent His only Son”.  Love is at the center of our Christmas celebration.  Love should also be at the center of our preparation for Christmas.  As we move closer to Christmas Day and continue to prepare for the coming of the Lord during this Advent season, pray that all of us will allow the love of God to shower upon us and that we might give the gift of God’s love to all we meet.

Have a great Bethany Beach week!

 

                              Mark Your Calendar

The St. Vincent de Paul Society is sponsoring a “Giving Tree”.  Beginning November 19th givingtree_111211through December 9th, you will be able to pick up “gift wish lists and gift cards”.   The deadline to bring gifts back to either Church will be Saturday, December 10th and Sunday, December 11th.  On Monday, December 12th gifts may also be dropped off only at the Church of St. Ann.

Sodality will be sponsoring a Bake Sale in Delaney Hall on
Saturday, December 10th
, following the 4 PM Mass and Sunday, December 11th, following the 7:30 AM and 10:30 AM Masses.  Please stop “buy”!!

The St. Ann’s Men’s Club invites all parishioners to attend the annual Christmas Party to be held on Saturday, December 10th from 6:30 PM to 10 PM in Delaney Hall.  A full catered buffet dinner from Rosenfeld’s in Ocean City will be provided christmas-party1along with snacks, dessert, beer, wine, soda, water and coffee/tea.  A disc jockey will be playing all of the hits of the decades and there will be a 50/50 raffle. Tickets are now on sale for $19/person.  Please contact Britt Goehner, Chairperson, at 862-432-7435/ goehnergb@gmail.com

The Christian Community of Churches invites all to “Meet Me at the Manger” on Saturday, December 10th at 2 PM on the grounds of Bethany Beach Christian Church.  This is an opportunity for Scripture and carols for all ages.  Music will be provided by St. Ann’s Contemporary Music Ensemble.

To view the entire Parish Calendar click HERE.

Parish Ministry Sign-Up

If you are interested in volunteering your time and talents to St. Ann’s Parish, please complete the Parish Ministry Sign-Up form found by clicking HERE.  Place the completed form in the collection basket at any future Mass or drop it off in the mailbox outside the Parish Office.  Thank you!

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