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Holy Week & Paschal Services at Saint Ann

Complete your Lenten journey with us – Lazarus Saturday, Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Paschal Services – all are welcome: Lazarus Saturday, 3/27/21 Divine Liturgy @ 10:00 am. Palm Sunday, 3/28/21 Prothesis/Preparation of the Holy Gifts – before the Royal Doors @ 10:00 am. Procession with Palms and Divine Liturgy @10:30 am. Great and Holy Monday, 3/29/21 Bridegroom Matins @6:30 pm. Great and Holy … Read More Holy Week & Paschal Services at Saint Ann

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Lazarus Saturday Divine Liturgy @ 9:00 a.m.

“Father, I thank You that You have heard me. I knew that You hear me always, but I have said this on account of the people standing by, that they may believe that You did send me.“ Jesus’ raising of Lazarus from the dead at Bethany is celebrated in Eastern churches on the Saturday immediately preceding Palm Sunday. St. Ann celebrates this miracle in … Read More Lazarus Saturday Divine Liturgy @ 9:00 a.m.

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The Feast of the Annunciation & the Miracle of Life

St. Ann celebrates the Feast of the Annunciation with Vespers for the feast on Wednesday, March 24 at 5:00 p.m. and the Divine Liturgy on Thursday, March 25 at 5:00 p.m. When the angel Gabriel announced to the Mary that she had been chosen by God to become the Theotokos (Mother of God), she responded surely, with great faith: “Let it be so according … Read More The Feast of the Annunciation & the Miracle of Life

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History & the Bible Come Alive: Crash Course in Salvation History Starts Sunday

History & the Bible come alive in unexpected ways – Join our Crash Course in Salvation History- on Zoom!

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Join us for the Akathist to the Mother of God – Fridays during Lent @ 5:00 p.m.

Saint Ann prays the Akathist to the Theotokos on Friday nights during Great Lent. This year the service will begin at 5:00 p.m. on the consecutive Fridays of February 19 & 26, and March 5, 12, & 19. Please join us – lift your soul with prayer! A much loved hymn to the Mother of God is sung during the Akathist service – Triumphant … Read More Join us for the Akathist to the Mother of God – Fridays during Lent @ 5:00 p.m.

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The Journey through Great Lent begins today: travel with the Church – find your way!

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!

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Introducing the St. Ann Tabernacle Society

A new ministry has launched at St. Ann! The Tabernacle Society has been established with an initial group of parishioners who have volunteered for a very particular ministry – to maintain the physical spaces of the church and assist in the decoration and upkeep of the narthex, nave, and Holy Place. In this way, the Saint Ann Tabernacle Society offers a diakonia of service to the … Read More Introducing the St. Ann Tabernacle Society

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Forgiveness Vespers: Monday, Feb 15 @ 5:00 p.m.

Forgiveness Vespers at St. Ann Danbury 2/15/21 @ 5:00 p.m.

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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!

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Today: Pray for Your Departed Loved Ones

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

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Our new Parish Calendar debuts today!

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!

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Services for the Feast of the Encounter Feb. 2

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