St. Ann Virtual Bulletin – 18th Sunday of Ordinary Time – August 2, 2020

St. Ann Catholic Church – Virtual Bulletin

18th Sunday of Ordinary Time – August 2, 2020

New!! Sign Up Link for August Mass at St. Ann

As our attendance numbers are increasing, it is more important to sign up online ahead of time. Please use the link below to sign up to attend Mass at St. Ann for the month of August. (Please be sure to check the date of the Mass you are signing up for so you sign up for the one you want to attend!) Thank you!

August: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040f45abaa22a5ff2-stann2

This link is also available on the home page of the parish website!

We require that everyone – including children over 2 – wear a mask during Mass, and maintain social distancing. (One household per pew!) We ask that parishioners enter by the front doors only so that staff can keep an accurate count. Hand sanitizer is also provided by each door. If you need assistance signing up, please call the parish office (535-3031) or email info@stannsspokane.org Thank you!

Readers Needed for Mass in August

We are in need of readers for both the Saturday & Sunday Masses. We only need one reader per Mass to do 1st and 2nd readings, the responsorial psalm in between (if musicians are not available) and the prayers of the faithful (found in the red missal book) following the homily. Please use the link below to sign up if you will be attending Mass and are willing to be the reader. Call or email the parish office if you need assistance. Thank you!

Readers for August: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040F45ABAA22A5FF2-readers

Prayer Service on Zoom – Sunday at 11:00 AM

We will continue to offer the Prayer service on Zoom for those members of our community who are unable to attend Mass, so that we can continue to gather together in prayer. Through the Summer months, we are using a new format – Lectio Divina – for our prayer service, which allows for meditation, listening and sharing. The link is emailed out through the parish email list on Saturday. All are welcome – please join us!

Readers List for Prayer Services on Zoom

August 2 – Kerry M.

August 9 – Bob B.

August 16 – John W.

August 23 – Pierrette W.

Reader still needed for August 30.

Social Justice Committee

The staff would like to start a social justice committee at St. Ann. This group would discuss social justice issues and set guidelines to help advise Father Patrick about what types of issues our community wants to support. If you are interested in being a part of this committee, please contact a member of the parish staff.

Prayer Booklets Available

The newest “Living Faith” and “Living with Christ” prayer books are in the office for those who would like one. They can be picked up after Mass, or from the office during office hours. Please call the office first, as staff are working a combination of shortened office hours and working from home. Please leave a message and staff will get back to you to arrange a time.

Online Giving Now Available With Tithe.ly

You can donate using the direct link here: https://tithe.ly/give?c=2044739 or you can go to the tithe.ly website or download the App and search for St. Ann Catholic Church.

The direct link can also be easily found on our website on the Contact and Giving page. https://stanncommunityblog.wordpress.com/contact/

St. Ann Church Roof Fundraiser T-shirt Sale!

Thank you to all the community members who have supported the church roof fundraiser by buying St. Ann t-shirts! We so appreciate your support! There are still shirts available in women & men small thru extra large sizes, and youth small & medium. Shirts are $20 for adult shirts and $10 for youth 12 and under. If you’d like a St. Ann shirt, you can purchase one after Mass, or order one online and arrange for pick up. Here is the link to the online order form: https://tinyurl.com/StAnntshirt It is also possible to pay for your shirt online on Tithe.ly – https://tithe.ly/give?c=2044739

Prayer Requests

Please pray for these community members in need of our support or healing:

Nancy J. Crystal M. Dianne F. Erin L. Margaret B.

Pat S. Janet S.

Please remember our recently departed and pray for their grieving families and friends:

‘Paul B. Miguel R.

Franciscan Corner

In the Franciscan tradition, today is the feast of the Portiuncula (Italian) also called The Little Portion. This small chapel, which Francis repaired, is where Francis began the Franciscan order. When the Sisters of St Francis closed St Joseph Family Center in 2017, they wanted to continue to share their Franciscan spirituality here in Spokane and looked for a new location. They found a home in a familiar place –St Charles parish. Two Sisters opened “The Little Portion”, a ministry of spiritual direction, retreats and accompaniment. It was a homecoming for them because in 1951 this same congregation of Franciscan Sisters opened St Charles school. Who says you can’t go home again?

(Thank you to Sr. Joanne for sharing these Franciscan reflections with us.)

2019 Annual Catholic Appeal
St. Ann met the goal for 2019 of $21,526, with 60% participation across the parish. Thank you!!

May Collections Totals:
May General Collection: $9,990.00
May Neighborhood Collection: $2,025.00
May Building/Roof Fund Donations: $1,270.00

Thank You For Your Support!
Thank you for your generous support! If you would like to send in a donation, our mailing address is: 2116 E 1st Ave Spokane WA 99202
Or you can donate online with Tithe.ly here: https://tithe.ly/give?c=2044739

If you would like to receive the St. Ann Virtual Bulletin directly in your inbox each week, sign up for Flocknotes! Text SanctuaryOfLove to 84576, or look for Community of St. Ann on the Flocknotes website.

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