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Advent 2023


How will you prepare your heart for the coming of our Lord?


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St. Ann's is Offering You the Following Opportunities to Prepare Your Heart! See our printable Advent Flyer here!

Don't miss our Advent Retreat with Author and Columnist, Barbara Hughes. See details and sign up here today!

Be sure to add these events to your calendar:

O Come Let Us Adore Him!

If you have never attended a Holy Hour, learn more about this prayer opportunity! Spend some time with the Lord. He is waiting for you! 

Prayer is a conversation with God and sometimes we may talk to God, but do we make time to listen? Holy Hour will include opportunities to pray, sing and be silent and listen to what God has to say to you! 

Advent is a Penitential season. Help Prepare your heart for the coming of our Savior by participating in this healing Sacrament. 

What is a communal Reconciliation Service? We will gather together in the Church at 7:00pm for a brief prayer service before several priests from our diocese prepare to receive individuals for private Confessions. 

Maybe it has been a while since you have attended Reconciliation and you are hesitant to participate. Be not afraid! Here are some resources for you to feel more prepared and know that this is a Sacrament of Healing, it is not about judgment, worthiness, or perfection. The priests will welcome you with open arms and guide you through the process.

Confession 101: What is it and How it's Done

Why do I Need to Confess my Sins to a Priest?

Reporting Abuse

Sexual Abuse Hotline: Bishop Knestout encourages anyone aware of sexual abuse of minors on the part of clergy or staff of our Diocese to notify civil authorities, call Attorney General’s Clergy Abuse Hotline at 1-833-454-9064 and reach out to the Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator, Jennifer Sloan at 1-877-887-9603.