ear Parishioners,

First, I want to thank all those involved in making our  celebration of Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Easter so beautiful  and so meaningful. All of your hard work and efforts did help  all of us, so very much, to raise up our hearts and minds in  praise and thanks to Almighty God. May God bless you for  your hard work and selfless service.  

Thank you also to all of our parishioners and visitors who  attended the Holy Week and Easter services and Masses.  Your presence was so uplifting and meaningful. May all of us  continue to rejoice in the Risen Lord and follow Him, the  Source of Life, to eternal life.  

I also wanted to remind you again, to save the date of  September 14th at the 4:00 p.m. Mass. At that time, we will  honor and thank Sr. Loretta and her sixty years of religious life  and her dedicated service to God and the Church. Please mark  your calendars for this special event.  

Also, I wanted to let you know that on April 27 – 28 we will be  hosting a visitor from Italy. My friend Anne Marie Conestabile,  who founded The International Student Outreach Program in  Ocean City is now retired and now lives part-time in Staletti,  Italy. She has become heavily involved in her parish there.  She will be bringing her pastor there, Don Rosario to visit the  United States. The church there is truly beautiful. I had the  privilege to celebrate Mass there some fifteen years ago.  Because of age, the church is in need of repairs. Especially the  church’s beautiful frescoes.  

Anne Marie and Don Rosario will be here that weekend to ask  all for our help with repairing the church. The second  collection that weekend is for our parish St. Vincent de Paul  Society; so, no collection will be taken up for the church repairs. However, if you are  interested in making a donation at that time or at a later date,  they will be gladly accepted. Of course, there is no obligation  to make a financial contribution, but every one of us is surely  able to give the gift of a remembrance in our prayers.  

Lastly, thank you to each one of you for all you do for St. Ann/ Our Lady of Guadalupe. Your generous offerings of time, talent  and treasure are truly awe inspiring. Your generosity does not  stop with our parish but is extended well beyond our parish  boundaries, even to other countries like Burkina Faso and  India. Your generosity has reached across oceans and helped  to touch the lives of so many brothers and sisters. May God  bless you for shining the light of Christ amidst the darkness of  our world.

Have A Great Bethany Beach Week! 
Stay Safe!  Stay Healthy!

An Easter Prayer

O Lord, the resurrection of your Son has given us new life and renewed hope. Help us to live as new people in pursuit of the Christian ideal.
Grant us wisdom to know what we must do, the will to do it, the courage to undertake it, the perseverance to continue to do it, and the strength to complete it.

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Online Giving Available

Try our new Online Giving Service— go to our website Online Giving page to set up your account.

Online Giving is the preferred way to make your weekly or monthly contributions to offertory and various other designations. By giving electronically, it minimizes the need to have six parishioners present to count money every Sunday and it also minimizes hours used to post these donations to the donors’ accounts every week. If interested, go to our parish website online donation page; or you can also use your smart phone to scan the QR code for online giving. When scanned with a smart phone, this image connects you directly to the mobile version of our donation page. You can also call the business manager at (302) 539-6449 ext.103 for assistance in setting this up. Thank you for your support!

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Help Your Neighbors

Please remember our parish’s St. Vincent de Paul Society when writing checks. Your financial support, of whatever size, is a lifeline for so many of our needy brothers and sisters. In these strange and difficult times, your generous financial support is a great help to them. Thank you for your support.

If you would like to donate to our food pantry, a list of needed items is listed on the SVdP ministry page here.

You can contribute in many different ways; just click the picture below to find out more.

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There’s more information here about our finances and contributions.

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