A Message from Christian Service

Our OCEF food pantry is in need of donations to help our food pantry clients.  If you are able to donate items, please drop them off to the church on Tuesdays and Fridays between 9:00 a.m. and Noon.

A note from the Bookkeeper

A big “Thank you!” to those parishioners who were able to send in their weekly offering during these difficult times. Some have even taken the time to write a sweet note, and I must say that they have brought a tear to my eye! So very thankful to be part of this warm and wonderful …

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A Message from our Finance Council

For those economically able, please continue to support St. Anne parish with your regular contributions. For those concerned and holding close, give what you can if/when you are able.  For those that may be experiencing extreme difficulties we completely understand if you are not able to donate at this time. Contributions may be made by …

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Feast of the Ascension of the Lord

A reflection from Fr. Gerry: This weekend we celebrate Christ’s Ascension into Heaven.  It’s an event that marks the termination of His physical presence here in this world.  Some spiritual writers describe it as the second half of the Resurrection.  His Ascension was His journey home to His Father and our Father, no more coming …

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Sixth Sunday of Easter

Message and Sermon from Fr. Gerry: I begin with some good news.  Our weekend Masses will resume on the weekend of May 30th – 31st.  Our weekday Masses will resume on Monday, June 1st.  There will of course be strict guidelines which will be outlined in a letter from our office which was mailed to …

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Fifth Sunday of Easter

A Reflection from Fr. Gerry: This is Mother’s Day weekend.  It has been my custom for many years to have a mother give the talk on this special day.  We are blessed to have so many great mothers in our faith community, many of whom you have heard already.  This weekend we have another good …

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Fourth Sunday of Easter

A reflection from Fr. Gerry: My first appointment in the United States was in a small town in the state of Nevada called Ely.  I loved Nevada but of course I love Michigan more.  One of the things I liked about this place was going out to visit the ranches.  Sheep ranches were fairly common …

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Third Sunday of Easter

A reflection from Fr. Gerry: Greetings to you all as the coronavirus pandemic continues.  Even though there are hopeful signs that it is easing off a little the guidelines need to be strictly followed. The story of the disciples on the road to Emmaus is one of the nicest stories in the whole of the …

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Second Sunday of Easter

A reflection from Fr. Gerry: I believe that the first line in today’s gospel resonates with us all very well at this moment in time.  It says, and I quote, “On the evening of that first day of the week when the doors were locked”.  This seems to indicate that we were not the first …

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