Joseph A. McNesby, Jr. CYO Golf Outing

The CYO Joseph A. McNesby, Jr. Golf Outing has been benefitting the work of Catholic Youth, Young Adult and Family Ministry in the Diocese of Wilmington for 29 years. If you own a company or work for a company
where you have influence, consider being a sponsor or donor or join us for a day of golf on September 1, 2021 at Deerfield Golf Club in Newark. Sponsorship levels range from $250 to $2000, and donations for the silent
auction are welcomed.

Email with questions or to get more details on how to become a sponsor/donor or to register for the golf event.

Rediscover the Love in your Marriage.

Tens of thousands of couples have healed their marriages
through Retrouvaille (pronounced Retro-vy). If you know
anyone who could benefit from this program, please pass
this on.

Couples learn to build communication skills and to
increase intimacy. It provides help for marriage problems,
difficulties or crises.

The next program begins the weekend of August 13 – 15, 2021 at the Family Life Center in Malvern, PA.

For more information, or to register,visit or call 215-766-3944 or800-470-2230.

All inquiries are strictly confidential.


Efforts to raise necessary resources in support of the 2021 Annual Catholic Appeal continue in our Diocese. St. Ann Parish is truly blessed with many generous people, who, despite many economic challenges, have supported this year’s campaign with their pledges and gifts. To date, $180,450 has been received representing 98% of our parish’s $184,000 goal. Once we reach our goal, all additional money comes back to our parish.

If you have given to this year’s campaign, please know that your participation is gratefully appreciated. If you have not yet done so, please consider supporting this important effort with a pledge or one-time contribution. It is never too late to participate.

The diocesan Annual Catholic Appeal provides financial support that enables more than thirty-five ministries throughout our diocese to bring a glimpse of God into the lives of many. The Appeal is an effective way for the diocese to advance the mission of Christ: to feed and house the poor; to minister to the sick and discouraged; to educate our young; and encourage strong, healthy families.

If you would like more information about the Annual Catholic Appeal or wish to make your contribution on-line, go to

May God bless you for your goodness! Thank you.

Father John Klevence

Formed is Back!


A parishioner has generously donated a
subscription for our parish.

Diving into the beauty of the Faith has never been
easier: at home, on the go, or from any internet
connected device. Discover thousands of books, audio
talks, movies, documentaries, and studies… there is
something for every member of the family to help
them grow closer to Christ and to His Church.

To sign up with FORMED: FORMED: FORMED: Visit;
click Sign Up; select Sign Up As A Parishioner;
find St. Ann Church by parish name, address, or
zip code; enter your email – and you’re in!

Little Sister of the Poor

Since we are unable to visit the beach parishes this year, we invite you to share your treasures with us by participating in our 10-week raffle.

We would be most grateful for monetary donations during this difficult time through our dedicated website
Click our 10-week button to participate in our 10-week club raffle.

We thank you for your kindness and may God keep you and yours loved ones in His care always!

Re-Opens August 5 – 7

FINAL THREE DAYS of the 2021 Bazaar!

The last opportunity to shop the St. Ann Bazaar will be this coming weekend. The bazaar will be active From Thursday, August 5 through Saturday, August 7.

Thurs, August 5th – 3 pm – 6pm,
Fri, August 6th – 9 am – 3pm
Sat, August 7th – 9am – noon

Silent Auction August 5- 7
Closing at noon on August 7th!

With the pandemic impacting everyday life, the Bazaar Committee has planned a new and safe shopping experience for all shoppers and volunteers. Due to the social distance restrictions, there will be several sale dates spread throughout the summer. 

  • In addition to the Silent Auction during the bazaar the Virtual Auction will continue throughout the months ahead. (see “Virtual Fundraiser at the Parish of St Ann”) on Facebook. 
  • Donations will be accepted at the church garage starting Mon, May 7th. Drop off hours will be limited.
  • In place of the Cash raffle there will be a HOLLY KIA SORRENTO CAR RAFFLE, courtesy of Holly Kia. Tickets will be available beginning early May, after weekend Masses and on selected dates at remote locations. The drawing will be held on Labor Day, Mon, Sept 6, at 6:00 p.m. at the Bethany Boardwalk Bandstand after the Jazz Funeral, weather permitting.
  • Quilt Raffle tickets will be sold after masses and during the bazaar. Drawing will be held in the Masterson Center on Sat, Aug 7 at 11:30 a.m.
  • Bazaar Book Store will open on Mon, June 7th at 9 a.m.

Book Store: 
Mon-Fri 9 am–12 pm, and also during the Bazaar.

FOR MORE Details click here on Bazaar Happenings


$5 each, 3 for $10,
6 for $20, 12 for $30,
24 for $50

RAFFLE TICKETS courtesy of Holly Kia are now available before and after each weekend Mass and on most Saturday
mornings throughout the summer at
Hocker’s Super Center/Rt 26 and G&E
Hocker’s Supermarket/Salt Pond.

They are
also available in the Parish Office or call

The drawing will be held on Labor Day,
Monday, Sept 6, at 6:00 p.m. at the Bethany
Boardwalk Bandstand after the Jazz
Funeral, weather permitting.

Help support
the Parish of St Ann. Thank you!

CAR RAFFLE VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED to sell raffle tickets before/after Masses at St. Ann. If you can arrive 45 minutes early to Mass, to help sell Car Raffle Tickets at one of the St. Ann Masses on some of the weekends, please call Alexis Sclama at 410-790-7669 or email

FOR MORE Details click here on Bazaar Happenings

SVDP – School Supplies Project July 10 thru August 14.

SCHOOLS OPEN!! NOT QUITE YET, but the St. Vincent de Paul Society is beginning our School Supplies Project July 10 thru August 14.
You may drop off basic supplies: backpacks, pencils, pens, notebooks, crayons, etc. etc. etc. after any mass.

A list of suggested items will be at church. Because of your generous support, we supplied over 130 backpacks with supplies last year and helped our neighbors in need that attend our local schools.

Questions: call Tish Galu,302-616-2658 or email or call SVDP 302-236-9279.

Parish Religious Education Program Registration

Registration forms for our Parish Religious Education Program are attached to the bulletin boards in the vestibules of St. Ann and Our Lady of Guadalupe Churches.

Our classes are from Kindergarten to 8th Grade. Our Sunday morning program will begin on September 19 for Group A students and September 26 for those attending Group B. Our Spanish-language Thursday evening program begins on September 23.
Please complete the forms and return them to the Religious Education Office as soon as possible.

You may also register online by clicking on the following link…/religious-education-online…/, completing the form and hitting submit. Or you can download a copy of the form to print by clicking here,…/faith…/religious-education-forms/, complete and then return it to the Religious Education office as soon as possible. Thank you!”

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