October 15

Have you marked your calendar for CROP walk 2023?

Sunday, October 15, 2:30pm at OLG

We will begin with prayer & music outdoors, then walk around the parking lot. 25% of proceeds go to supporting our 5 local churches with Food Pantries, including our own food pantry at Our Lady of Guadalupe. Please consider donating by placing donation in an envelope, labeling it “CROP WALK” and either mailing it to St. Ann’s or place in donation basket at both churches. Checks are to be made payable to CWS (Church World Services). Donations are tax deductible.

Our Food Pantries need your support.

UNABLE TO WALK? Bring a chair and join us for the Prayer Service and enjoy the live entertainment by St. Ann’s Contemporary Music Ensemble.

For more information: Contact Sister Loretta or 1-302-829-8183

Ministerium Initiative

Once again, this year, the Ministerium will be providing food for the Food Insufficient or Homeless. This will take place each Tuesday, from November 7-March 26 at the Frankford Fire Hall. With enough churches participating, each team will have 3-4 turns. We are looking for people who are willing to contribute food and people who are willing to serve and drivers. Overall coordination of food will be done by Mariners Bethel who will prepare the main portion of the food and which the various churches will supplement. If you are willing to contribute food or to drive please contact Sr. Loretta (302-829-8183/ (drivers/servers) Patricia Morin (703-615-5480/ (food contributions).

Walking with Purpose Fall Studies
Registration September 27

Come as you are!

Join us for Walking with Purpose Catholic women’s ministry, where we will journey through Scripture together. Studies begin Wednesday, October 4 at 9:30 am and 7 pm in the Masterson building.

Registration and Information evening: September 27 at 9:30 am and 7 pm in the Masterson building.

Questions? Email or call Rhonda Tully 410.218.8268 or Mary Regan 443.694.6424

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Adult Bible Study: Acts of the Apostles
begins October 12

The Faith Formation office is beginning an adult Bible study on the Acts of the Apostles, beginning on October 12, from 9:30 – 11:00am. If you are interested in joining this study, please sign up for this class and pay $22 for the cost of the books. Come to the Masterson Center to sign up. For more information contact Belkis at or call 302- 539-5443.

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Eucharistic Adoration
begins October 14

Families and children are encouraged to visit Jesus the second Saturday of each month at St. Ann’s, beginning Oct. 14 at 10:00-11:00am. There will be praise and worship with a children’s choir. Everyone is invited to praise God. Come for five minutes or stay for the hour. After Benediction, there will be doughnuts, juice, and coffee at the Masterson Center.

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USO Delaware Contributions
September 7 – October 12

St. Ann’s Sodality is again collecting Items for the USO Delaware at the Dover Air Force Base.

All donations received will help stock their shelves and will serve as a bit of home away from home for our traveling service members and to comfort our grieving families.

Your generosity makes it possible.  Please see the Wish List below for donation ideas, drop-off times, and location.

Thank you for your continued prayers and support for our men and women in uniform.

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Cornhole for a Cause
October 7

Youth (12 & under)
Prize 1st $100
Open (all others)
Prize 1st $250
Prize 2nd $100

St. Ann’s Society of St. Vincent de Paul Conference is sponsoring its third annual “Cornhole for a Cause” tournament on Saturday, October 7 on the grounds of St. Ann Church in Bethany Beach.

This fundraiser is dedicated to the SVdP mission of offering support and comfort  through person-to-person service to those of our neighbors who are needy and suffering. We typically offer counseling, companionship, and material aid, in the form of food and financial assistance to help pay electric, housing, pharmacy, and other expenses.

We’re looking for both kids and adult teams to participate in the event. Registration is $50 per team, and includes lunch; cash prizes will be awarded to the winning teams. The registration deadline is October 2,

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Jesus Night
October 6

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Back by popular demand, Jesus Night is a faith-awakening event for middle school and high school youth focused on a joy-filled Eucharistic encounter. The night is centered around praise and worship, quality spiritual speakers, and of course, Eucharistic Adoration. The theme for this event will be “Jesus and the Roots of the Eucharist.”

We hope you can join us at the Church of the Holy Cross, Dover, DE on Friday, October 6th.  The cost is $15 per person. The maximum cost per family is $45 for immediate related family members.

Don’t miss this opportunity!   Please contact our office of Faith Formation at 302-539-5443, or email .

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To learn more about Jesus Night, go to this recent article in the Dialog

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