From the desk of Fr. Tharp

From the desk of Fr. Tharp

Fourth Sunday of Easter

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 5/01/20

Why are Catholic Churches obeying Health Department Orders

 

I have been asked by some, “Why don’t we go ahead and gather for Mass regardless of the Governor’s or Health Department’s rules?”   As Catholics, the “copout” answer is that this is a decision made for us by the ... Read More »

Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday)

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 5/01/20

Sunday Mass live streamed and recording available on Website

 

At the time of the printing of this bulletin, the “stay at home” order for today (Divine Mercy Sunday) remains in effect.   Please consider worshipping with me by either tuning in for Mass at 5:00 p.m., live-streamed (in ... Read More »

EASTER SUNDAY

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 5/01/20

Sunday Mass live streamed and recording available on Website

 

Unfortunately, at the time of the printing of this bulletin the “stay at home” order for today (Easter Sunday) remains in effect.   More timely details about Masses live streamed as well as recorded from both parishes, will be ... Read More »

Third Sunday of Easter

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 4/24/20

A message from Fr. Tharp

Dear Sacred Heart and St. Ann Parishioners and friends:

Third Sunday of Easter  (April 26)

I apologize for the poor quality of the live-stream Mass (both video and audio) last week.  At the very beginning of the Mass, all went black and afterward there ... Read More »

Palm Sunday

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 4/08/20

Sunday Mass live streamed and recording available on Website

Unfortunately, at this time of the “stay at home” order when we are prevented from gathering for Sunday Mass, this printed bulletin is no longer a “timely” method of communication as it must be sent to the printer approximately five ... Read More »

Fifth Sunday of Lent

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 4/08/20

Sunday Mass available on Website

At the time this is being written my IT person is assuring me that we WILL have this Sunday Mass which I will celebrate available on at least the Sacred Heart website but hopefully both the St. Ann and Sacred Heart Websites in time ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of Lent

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 4/08/20

Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA)

With the elimination of Masses, we will curtail news on our participation in the CMA until we are operational again.  Please pray for a quick resolution of this quarantine situation.

Healthy Practices regarding the Coronavirus  

The following is an excerpt from the decree: After serious ... Read More »

March 15, 2020 - Third Sunday of Lent

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 3/17/20

Saturday Confessions at St. Ann

With numerous Saturday weddings coming up and still having Mass at Sacred Heart at 4:00 p.m. and Mass at St. Ann at 5:15; and a few Saturdays with another wedding at 6:45 p.m. your “long in the tooth” priest (me) is getting rushed to ... Read More »

REGARDING STEWARDSHIP DURING TIME OF MEDICAL CRISIS

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 3/17/20

REGARDING STEWARDSHIP DURING TIME OF MEDICAL CRISIS As you have all seen by now, the Catholic Bishops of Ohio have put into effect what is essentially a quarantine procedure disallowing any public Masses or ceremonies in our churches until after Easter.  If you have listened to my stewardship or ... Read More »

March 8, 2020 - Second Sunday of Lent

Posted by Julie Kluesener on 3/12/20

Catholic Ministries Appeal (CMA)

 

At the time this is written, we (St. Ann) have achieved nearly 91% of our target in gifts and pledges, but only about 18% of the parish has donated or pledged.  Please remember that the Archdiocese relies on each parish to do its “fair ... Read More »

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