FOCUS SHARE

This weekend Father Eric Cadin is glad to have the opportunity to visit our parish on behalf of Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS). Fr. Eric is the Vocations Director for the Archdiocese of Boston where he works to create a culture of vocations with parish youth groups, high schools, colleges, and young professionals. Fr. Eric …

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Consider Donating Blood

We will be sponsoring a drive with Michigan Blood at St. Anne Church on Wednesday, December 16 from 10:00 am to 4:00pm. There is a desperate need for blood right now, and if you are eligible to donate, it will be much appreciated. Your last donation must have been on or before October 2020. To …

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First Sunday of Advent

A Reflection From Fr. Gerry   Today we celebrate the first Sunday of Advent. We now usher in the Christmas season. No season calls for as much preparation as Christmas does. However, because of Covid-19, a lot of our usual preparations this year will be different.  Family get-togethers will be smaller, hopefully no big parties, …

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Can You Keep A Secret?

Shh…Fr. Gerry is celebrating a BIG birthday in December. Due to the pandemic, our options for celebrating are quite limited in order to keep him safe and sound. So, we are giving him a card shower to celebrate the 80 years the world has been gifted with his presence. Please send a birthday card to …

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Funeral Mass of Resurrection

Funeral Mass of Resurrection for Holly Francis will be on Saturday, November 28th at 11:00 a.m. here at St. Anne. Visitation on Friday at the Village Funeral Home in Ortonville, and 1 hour prior to Mass on Saturday.

Community Christmas Toy Store

In the past we have collected toys, books and games for parents who qualify for OCEF to “shop” here at St. Anne’s for their children for Christmas.  Due to COVID we will be doing the Toy Store differently this year.  We are asking for gift cards or cash donations to buy gift cards.  We will …

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33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

A Reflection From Fr. Gerry 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time  I think that there are some of us who would find the last part of this parable rather disturbing. On the surface, he was endorsing the idea that the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. But surely, we all know Jesus better than …

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32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Fr. Gerry has just returned back from retreat and a much needed break. This weekend we welcome Pallottine Missionary, Fr. Brendan McCarrick. We thank Fr. Brendan for sharing of his time and talents and celebrating with the Parish of St. Anne. Today we honor Mission Sunday around our world.  We pray for the missionary effort …

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Ortonville Community Food Pantry

The food pantry is looking for donations of the following items: Kids’ cereal, chicken noodle soup, tomato soup, canned beef stew, zip lock sandwich bags, trash bags and shampoo. Thank you in advance for your ongoing support and generosity to the community food pantry! All donations are greatly appreciated.