Congratulations to Kylie Bourjeili, who was the recipient of multiple scholarships at the Lebanon American Club’s 2021 Annual Scholarships Award Dinner on June 17, 2021. Kylie recently graduated with Honors from New Milford High School and will be attending Western Connecticut State University in the fall studying Childhood Education. Kylie at center, pictured with her parents, Wadih & Belinda, grandparents Halim & Adele, and … Read More Congratulations to Kylie Bourjeili!
To struggle for holiness is always a joy; the Lord is never outdone in generosity. Sunday, February 14, is the final day of the Pre-Lenten Triodion. St. Ann begins our journey towards Holy Week and the glorious Resurrection of Our Lord with Forgiveness Vespers, on Monday, February 15 at 5:00 p.m. As we progress through Great Lent Fr. Tom will offer the Presanctified Liturgy … Read More The Journey through Great Lent begins today: travel with the Church – find your way!
Catch Fr. Tom & Fr. Luke Dysinger discussing COVID-19 vaccines, bioethics, and morals, – recorded today!
Fr. Tom was invited to discuss important issues of bioethics and theology on an internet television show today titled “I Thought You’d like to Know: Vaccines in the Age of COVID-19” He was joined by noted theologian and medical doctor Fr. Luke Dysinger, OSB (read about Fr. Luke here and here) to talk about the currently available COVID vaccines from the theological perspective of … Read More Catch Fr. Tom & Fr. Luke Dysinger discussing COVID-19 vaccines, bioethics, and morals, – recorded today!
Father Tom will offer the Divine Liturgy today, February 6, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. On this Saturday of the Dead, parishioners and friends have the opportunity to pray for the souls of their departed family and friends. Weather permitting, Fr. Tom will also offer a Memorial Service for the deceased parishioners of St. Ann at the St. Peter Cemetery immediately after the Divine Liturgy. … Read More Today: Pray for Your Departed Loved Ones
Keeping track of Parish services, celebrations and events just got easier! Our website’s new Calendar page (you’ll find it under the “Events” tab on the site menu) will be updated regularly with service times and other event details. Also included will be a list of the prayer intentions that are scheduled for each Divine Liturgy. Let us know what you think – drop us … Read More Our new Parish Calendar debuts today!
The Feast of the Encounter of Our Lord (often referred to as the Feast of the Presentation in the Temple) is Tuesday, February 2, 2021. St. Ann will celebrate the Divine Liturgy for the Feast at 5:30 p.m. Please join us in person or online (Facebook livestream, here)! The readings for the day will be Hebrews 7:7-17 and Luke 2:22-40. Now you shall dismiss … Read More Services for the Feast of the Encounter Feb. 2
St. Ann is accepting donations for the intentions of those who contribute for the Christmas flowers and decoration of the church for this Nativity season. Intentions can be submitted via the paper forms found at the entrance to the Church, or can be made online. Donations can be placed in the collection basket (please include a check memo or note indicating the purpose of … Read More Christmas Flower Intentions 2020
Saint Ann has already received a matching grant pledge of $6,000! Giving Tuesday is December 1, 2020 This challenge gift, combined with the generosity of our parishioners and friends, will provide important support for the continuing development of the parish infrastructure and other parish needs. Saint Ann will combine the Matching Grant Drive with our first-ever participation in “Giving Tuesday.” Held each year on the … Read More Support St. Ann’s Matching Grant Drive!
Please consider gathering your family and joining us at St. Ann as we offer thanks to the Triune God with the greatest of prayers, the Holy and Divine Liturgy, for the many blessings bestowed upon our nation, our parish, and our families. The first Thanksgiving was celebrated by the Pilgrims after their first harvest in the New World in October 1621. Ninety Native Americans and … Read More Thanksgiving Day: Join us!
Today is the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple. Mary enters the Temple and the Holy of Holies, which once housed the the Ark of the Covenant fashioned according to the instructions given at Mt. Sinai. It has not been seen since 587 BC when Jerusalem fell to the Babylonians and the Temple was destroyed. Now the true Ark of … Read More Today: The Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple
Giving Tuesday is December 1, 2020 Saint Ann has already received a matching grant pledge of $6,000! This challenge gift, combined with the generosity of our parishioners and friends, will provide important support for the continuing development of the parish infrastructure and other parish needs. Saint Ann will combine the Matching Grant Drive with our first-ever participation in “Giving Tuesday.” Held each year on … Read More Support St. Ann’s Matching Grant Drive and celebrate Giving Tuesday!