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The Bethany Beach AARP Tax-Aide Program is operating again at the Parish of St. Ann.  Volunteers will be preparing 2018 Federal and State tax returns on Mondays through Wednesdays from February 4th to April 10th, excluding holidays.  If you are interested, please call 302-858-3575 to schedule an appointment.  For additional information, click HERE.

St. Ann Catholic Church, in conjunction with USO Delaware, is again collecting “Items for the Troops” from March 7th through April 4th. Please bring donated items to Delaney Hall, 651 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach, Monday thru Friday, 9am – 2pm.  Suggested items include: Individually packaged snacks; paper towels; bottled water; 13-gallon kitchen garbage bags; gallon-sized Zip-Lock freezer bags; and male and female personal hygiene items . Thank you from our Troops.

General Meeting
The first general meeting will be held on Wednesday, March 20that 9:30 a.m. in the Masterson Room. This meeting is open to everyone and new volunteers are welcome.
Hope to see you all there!

Tickets were SOLD OUT by February 3rdWe are extremely sorry for those new and prior patrons who were not able to get tickets this year, but ask for your continued support of the Men’s Club.  Thank you!
Join the St. Ann Men’s Club on Saturday, March 16, from 6PM to 10PM in Delaney Hall for this year’s St. Patrick’s Day dinner and dance.  An Irish Corned Beef dinner will be served by Rosenfeld’s, along with an open bar, dessert, green punch, Irish coffee, dancing, door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, an unbelievable Karaoke Irish song sing-a-long, and an Irish Celtic Women Blu-ray DVD video.  Our main entertainment attraction will be Irish dancers from the McLeer Irish School of Dance.  Wear green as a best dressed Lass and Lad will be chosen.  Tickets are $20 and are available from: Steve Galata, 302-541-0119, sgalata@verizon.net , or Frank Mack, 302-539-5752, frankmack@yahoo.com, or Lenore Thommes, 302-537-9997, lenorenamey@gmail.com

Sunday, March 17 @ 10:30 AM Mass, SA       
The Choir and the Handbell Choir will present St. Patrick Day music on Sunday, March 17.  Prelude music begins at 10:15 AM.

    Monsignor Paul McPartlan
Professor, Systematic Theology & Ecumenism
@The Catholic University of America Washington DC

DUE TO TRANSPORTATION ISSUES, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED

– Returns to St. Ann-  Come and join us!
Sunday, March 31, 2019—Delaney Hall—1:00 PM
TOPIC:  “Caring for our Common Home:  Eucharist and Ecology”

Spring into Health – Free Health Fair
Sponsored by the Ministerium
When?   April 6: 10AM – 2PM
Where? Millville United Methodist Church, Millville Town Hall, Millville Volunteer Fire Co.
Free Presentations, Screenings and Information, Mobile Blood Bank
For more information, contact: Sr. Loretta 302-829-8183

On Monday and Tuesday, April 8 and 9, the St. Ann Men’s Club is sponsoring a Lenten retreat for men of our coastal parishes.  The retreat master will be Fr. Joseph McQuaide, Chancellor of our Diocese and Assistant at St. Mary Magdalen Church in Wilmington.  The theme of the retreat will be Leading Our Families to Christ.  The retreat will be at St. Ann Church and the schedule includes daily Mass, inspiring talks and time for discussion, personal reflection and prayer.  Morning Mass begins at 8:30AM and each day will conclude by 3:30PM.
Total cost for the 2 day retreat is $35.  Light breakfasts, lunches and snacks are included.
Please contact Ken Fischer at 410-814-8558 kenneth.fischer@tideh2o.net or Mary Malarkey at 302-436-5718 martymalarkey@gmail.com  for any questions or additional information.  Please consider joining us!

Neighbors-in-Need Food Bank
When:  1st weekend each month
Next Collection:  Saturday, April 6th/Sunday, April 7th
Items Needed:  Canned Tuna/Spam/Ham, Scrapple, Canned Veggies, Peanut Butter, Pasta & Noodles, Coffee   
All food will be distributed locally
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Collection Site:  Bethany Area Realty, 778 Garfield Parkway (next to Wawa)
Additional information:  Call Ann Raskauskas at 302-537-9700

Let’s build an even greater sense of community!!
Proudly wear a shirt with our Parish logo.

Sponsored by the Hospitality Committee, the sale includes adult and youth short sleeve T-shirts, adult long sleeve T-shirts, men’s and ladies’ short sleeve polo shirts, and hooded and zip (hooded) sweatshirts.  Proceeds go to our Parish.  Call Theresa at 302-530-0917 or Nancy at 302-539-5443 for details.

To view the entire Parish Calendar click HERE.    calendat