From the desk of Fr. Tharp

From the desk of Fr. Tharp

November 29, 2020 - First Sunday of Advent

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 12/01/20

Next Sunday:  Second Sunday of Advent                  Fr. Schmitz

 

Season of Advent

 

Today is the First Sunday of Advent.  It is for the Catholic Church “liturgical” New Year’s Day.  The vestments worn by the priest will be purple or violet.  There are three cycles of readings for Sunday ... Read More »

NOVEMBER 22, 2020 - OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 12/01/20

Next Sunday:  First Sunday of Advent Fr. Tharp

Thanksgiving

 

This coming Thursday is Thanksgiving Day.  It is NOT a Holy Day of Obligation.  This is especially so during this time when the Ohio Bishops have lifted all obligatory requirements to attend Mass.  I will have an anticipatory Mass ... Read More »

November 15, 2020 - 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 11/13/20

Next Sunday:  Feast of Christ the King               Fr. Tharp

 

Feast of Christ the King

 

The Feast of Christ the King, the last Sunday of the Liturgical Year is November 22.  Fr. Schmitz will be out of town that day, and we cannot find a priest to cover ... Read More »

November 8, 2020 - 32rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 11/13/20

Next Sunday: Thirty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Tharp

Feast of Christ the King

The Feast of Christ the King, the last Sunday of the Liturgical Year is November 22.  Fr. Schmitz will be out of town that day, and we cannot find a priest to cover for ... Read More »

November 1, 2020 - 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 10/30/20

Next Sunday: Thirty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Fr. Schmitz

 

St. Ann Memorial for Recently Deceased

 

St. Ann will remember all those whose funerals have taken place in the past year at the Saturday evening and Sunday Masses this weekend (November 1) at St. Ann.  In remembering ... Read More »

October 25, 2020 - 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 10/30/20

Next Sunday: Feast of All Saints Fr. Tharp

 

FALL BACK time change Next Sunday November 1

 

Remember that daylight savings time ends at 2:00 a.m. November 1.  At 2:00 o’clock we officially turn our clocks back to 1:00 a.m.  (Actually, I reset my clocks, watches, and digital ... Read More »

October 18, 2020 - 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 10/30/20

Next Sunday:  Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time          Fr. Schmitz

 

Feast of All Saints

 

The Feast of All Saints falls on a Sunday this year.  We will read names of the deceased whose funerals were celebrated at St. Ann since last November.  Monday (November 2) is actually the ... Read More »

October 11, 2020 - 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 10/30/20

Next Sunday:  Twenty Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time          Fr. Tharp

 

Communion on the Tongue

 

It is my understanding that some have been disappointed when they ask to receive communion on the tongue and are not accommodated.  Remember that I have said from the outset of COVID that ... Read More »

October 4, 2020 - 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 10/07/20

Next Sunday:  Twenty Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time    -   Fr. Schmitz

 

Live Streaming a precept Mass from St. Ann and Sacred Heart each week 

As of last Saturday, we had the new encoder boxes installed at St. Ann and Sacred Heart to make live streaming from both ... Read More »

September 27, 2020 - 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 10/07/20

Next Sunday:  Twenty Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time          Fr. Tharp

 

 

St. Francis blessing of Pets (animals)

Sunday, October 4 is the traditional Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi.  Normally we would gather in the afternoon for the traditional blessing of animals (pets).  Because of COVID and ... Read More »

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