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In Christ’s Peace,
Fr. John Klevence
Church of St. Ann
Saturday 8:30 AM
Saturday 4:00 PM, 6 PM (Vigil Masses)
Sunday 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 12 Noon
Monday 8:30 AM (Bells)
Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Saturday 5:30 PM (Vigil Mass)(Contemporary Music Ensemble)
Sunday 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM (Spanish)
(September 3, 2018 through May 24, 2019)
Saturday 5:30 pm (Vigil Mass)
Sunday 9:00 am/ 2:00 pm(Spanish)
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Happy Memorial Day Weekend! Welcome to the unofficial start of the summer season. Before we know it, the 4th of July will be upon us. Thankfully, though, we still have some time before the full onslaught of the summer season.
So let’s take advantage of the nice weather before the large crowds arrive. Take advantage of the beach, the boardwalk, golfing, bike riding and going out for a meal before the town gets too crowded. As residents, we enjoy the quieter time before the 4th of July and after Labor Day. The weather is good and the crowds are smaller. Once we are in the height of the summer season, many of us stay low for those two months and just patiently wait for the quiet time to return.
Years ago, when I was in Ocean City, I was walking on the boardwalk with several parishioners. I had arrived maybe a month before. One of the parishioners remarked if we all knew how lucky we were. She went on to say that most of the people on the boardwalk saved all year so that they could come for their week or two of vacation. On the other hand, we lived in this wonderful area and could enjoy it year round. Don’t you agree? How lucky, how blessed we are to live in this special and beautiful spot. We do indeed get to enjoy it each day of the year. Don’t take if for granted. Appreciate this blessing and be thankful for it.
Have a Great Bethany Beach Week!
As many of you have heard by now, Fr. Ralph Castelow will be officially retiring next month. If you would like to say farewell, next Sunday, June 2, from 2PM to 4PM in Delaney Hall, you will have the chance to say goodby and wish him well. Everyone is invited to attend!
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Download our new “myParish” App!
Our new Parish of St. Ann app is now available to download for iPhone and Android smart phones. Stay connected with our parish throughout the week with instant notifications, an easy-to-access event calendar, and the ability to quickly reply to or share messages via Facebook or Twitter. Also enjoy a bunch of additional features like prayers, daily readings and helpful reminders to silence your phone before Mass or Confession, and much more.
Download our app today at myparishapp.com or search your phone’s app store for myParish.
FORMED offers faith formation in an engaging style with the best Catholic teachers, authors and speakers on demand 24/7. From prayer and formation to family and children’s movies, you can find it. FORMED has it all in one place.
To register, go to stannbb.formed.org ; click “Register”; enter your name, email address and desired password. You’re all set! You are now ready to access the inspiring and engaging content on FORMED. Don’t wait! Do it today!
Have 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. Adults have the opportunity to inquire about Church teachings and experience how Catholic Christians live their faith. The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults will prepare those who wish to receive the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and the Eucharist. If you’d like to learn more, click below:
To speak to someone on the RCIA team, contact JoAnna Keller at 302-539-5443 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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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We are excited to announce a new broadcast station, day and time for Catholic Forum! Listen every Saturday morning at 11:00 on Relevant Radio 640. Listen online anytime at www.cdow.org/CatholicForum, or search “Catholic Forum” on Apple, Spotify or iHeartRadio podcasts. For photos, information regarding upcoming guests, links and more, “Like” Catholic Forum on Facebook at www.facebook.com/catholicforum