St. Ann Virtual Bulletin – 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time – August 16, 2020
Social Justice Ministry Meeting – Saturday August 15 at 10 AM on Zoom.
The staff would like to invite those interested in joining the social justice ministry at St. Ann to a meeting to explain and discuss the plans for this ministry. We will meet on Saturday, August 15 at 10:00 AM on Zoom. Thank you to all those who have expressed an interest. If you would like to be a part of this initial meeting please RSVP to Elizabeth at email@example.com
The Fig Tree and Salt & Light
Links to the Summer issues of The Fig Tree and the Catholic Charities Parish Social Ministry Bulletin, Salt & Light, can be found on our website. https://stanncommunityblog.wordpress.com/2020/08/04/the-fig-tree-and-salt-light-bulletin-summer-2020/
Sign up link for August Masses at St. Ann
As our attendance numbers are increasing, especially on Sunday, 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! We also ask that you sign up at least an hour before the Mass. Thank you!
This link is also available on the home page of the parish website!
Reminder: We require everyone – including children over 2 – to 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 for use upon entry and before communion. If you need assistance signing up, please call the parish office (535-3031) or email firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you!
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. Throughout Ordinary Time, we will be using the Lectio Divina format 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 16 – John W.
August 23 – Pierrette W.
August 30 – Jean L.
Readers needed for September! Contact Jolie or Elizabeth if you are interested.
Please pray for these community members in need of healing:
Nancy J. Crystal M. Dianne F. Erin L. Margaret B.
Pat S. Janet S. Sunny B.
Please remember our recently departed and pray for their grieving families and friends:
Paul B. Miguel R. Claudia K.
Request for Help
Parishioner Maria M.- who used to sing the Alleluia so beautifully for us at Mass – could really use the help of someone with a truck to make a dump haul or two for her. The family has a collection of doors and other house renovation items stacked in the front yard that the landlord promised to remove but has not. They also have a large pile of very dry and flammable yard trimmings that need removed. Please call or email the parish office if you are able to help.
These days we are inundated with news of covid-19. It’s always before us. The newspapers fill the front page with the latest update, every news channel has “breaking news” about it. It’s always on our minds and on our lips. We are occupied with it! Francis of Assisi was occupied with something too. It was in his mind, on his lips, in his ears and eyes and mouth, it was in his heart. He spoke about it, he dreamt about it, it was the first thing he thought of in the morning and the last thing on his lips at night. What was it? Jesus! The Word of God—the Gospel. Oh, that we might be as occupied with Jesus and His way, as we are with the corona virus!
(Thank you to Sr. Joanne for sharing these Franciscan reflections with us.)
Online Giving Now Available With Tithe.ly
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The direct link can also be easily found on our website on the Contact and Giving page. https://stanncommunityblog.wordpress.com/contact/
June Collections Totals:
June General Collection: $10,857.00
June Neighborhood Collection: $1,505.00
June Building/Roof Fund Donations: $2,817.00
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
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