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by first transforming and educating ourselves.
May we find the light, movement and calling of the
Holy Spirit as we grow more fully in our faith.
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ADORATION of the
5pm – EXPOSITION
6pm – ROSARY &
Chaplet of Divine Mercy
6:30pm – BENEDICTION
7pm – MASS
in THE CHURCH
before 5pm Mass
4:15pm – 4:45pm
DURING LENT – WEDNESDAYS
thru March 21st
6:00pm – 6:30pm and
7:45pm – 8:15pm
or call the
for an appointment
CLASSES for ADULTS
have BEGUN… thru March 27th
7pm – 9pm
Padre Pio Chapel
619 Jefferson Street
for 10 continuous Tuesdays
(we work with you and your schedule)
The Accelerated Adult Confirmation Classes
are for adults who are baptized Catholic,
received First Communion,
catechized and are now seeking
to complete their Sacraments of Initiation.
Confirmation, brings the process of
Christian Initiation to completion.
Registration – Questions
To register or for more information
about the Confirmation classes, RCIA Program,
or any questions pertaining to your Sacraments,
please contact Cheryl M James, Director of RCIA:
1(201) 659-1114 ext 102
Adults, who have not completed
their sacraments of Baptism
and First Communion are to follow
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA).
Please contact Cheryl M James for more information.
FIRST SATURDAY DEVOTION
March 3, 2017
9am Mass in Church
Recitation of the Rosary
and Silent Reflection
JOIN US in the Parish Center
for Fellowship Friendship & Treats
7:30am, 9am, 10:30am
& 12noon Masses
Donated Home-made baked goods
are welcomed and greatly appreciated!!
ALL ARE WELCOME!!
LAST SUNDAY OF THE MONTH
Monthly we collect non-perishable
food ie coffee, sugar,
peanut butter, tuna fish;
paper/plastic plates, hot/cold cups, napkins, plastic utensils;
toilet paper, dish detergent, laundry detergent, softner;
toiletries for men and women;
underwear, socks and necessities
for the local Shelters:
The Hoboken Shelter
Saint Lucy’s, Jersey City &
PERC, Union City…
Please place all non-perishables
in the bin located in
the back of church
Your generosity is greatly appreciated!!
For more information about the
please CLICK LOGO
For Clothing Donations,
please bring directly to the
shelters listed or to
(CLICK NAME FOR LINK TO WEBSITE)
536 Garden Street, HOBOKEN
“Life is a journey that should
not be walked alone…
Are you interested in exploring Catholicism for
yourself or do you know someone who might
be interested in finding out more about our faith?
Are you baptized in another Christian church
or thinking about joining the Catholic Church?
Are you Catholic but never received
Confirmation or First Communion?
If so, then RCIA may be for you!
What is the RCIA?
How does someone become Catholic?
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
is the process by which people
can question, search, and inquire
into the Catholic faith.
It is a journey that leads many to seek
full membership in our
Our RCIA program addresses the
conversion needs for:
- Adults who have never been baptized;
- Adults who have been baptized in another Christian tradition;
- Adults who were baptized Catholic but have had no instruction in the faith or have not received the Sacraments of First Eucharist and/or Confirmation;
RCIAis about growth in faith and growth in a relationship with God.
Saint Ann Catholic Church Invites You
to get answers to ALL your questions
about the Catholic faith…
You do not have to journey alone!!
SESSIONS have begun AND
continue throughout the year
To read more about the
Saint Ann Catholic Church RCIA Program
go to the EDUCATION Tab,
on dropdown menu, click RCIA
For questions, clarifications and
more information, please contact
Cheryl James, Director of RCIA
All children, 4th grade and older who have received their
First Communion, are invited to be an
Altar Server in our Parish
If your son and/or daughter is interested in this ministry,
please contact Fr Remo by email:
at the Parish Office 201-659-1114
MEETS 1st & 3rd SUNDAYs
for GRADES 7- 12
4:30pm in the Padre Pio Chapel
619 Jefferson Street
For more info please email:
or call the Parish Office:
PRAY WITH US DAILY FOR VOCATIONS
Lets pray for ALL discerning their Vocations,
be it single life, married life or the call to religious life.
JOIN US in praying
One Our Father, One Hail Mary,
One Glory Be and the Vocation Prayer
for an increase in Vocations,
especially to the Capuchin Franciscan Friars,
Province of the
Sacred Stigmata of St Francis
PRAYER for VOCATIONS
You invite each one of us by name
and ask us to follow You.
We ask that You bless Your Church
in the Archdiocese of Newark
by raising up dedicated and generous leaders
from our families and friends
who will faithfully serve Your people
as Priests, Religious Brothers and Sisters,
and as holy Married and Single people.
Inspire us to grow in our
relationship with You and open
our hearts to accept Your invitation.
We ask this in the name
of Jesus our Lord. Amen
“Becoming a priest or a man or woman religious
is not primarily our own decision….
Rather it is the response to a call and
to a call of love.”
– Pope Francis
For more info about Vocations as a
Capuchin Francisan Friar, click HERE
For Information from the Archdiocese of Newark,
DO YOU NEED A SPONSOR LETTER??
HAVE YOU BEEN ASKED TO BE
A GODPARENT for a BAPTISM or
a SPONSOR for CONFIRMATION…??
OUR PARISH MINISTRIES
The Saint Ann Women’s Faith Group NEXT WOMEN’s FAITH Group Meeting: Tuesday March 13th Location: Padre Pio Chapel Time: 7:00 – 8:30pm for more info, please call the Parish Office
MENS FAITH GROUP
ALL MEN of the Parish and surrounding areas are welcomed to JOIN the MEN’S FAITH GROUP
to learn more about faith, to pray and to support one another in the challenges Catholic men face
in today’s world.
Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month in a relaxed atmosphere and benefit ALL men regardless of age, marital status, knowledge of the faith or past history
Next meeting: WEDNESDAY March 14th
in Lower Conference Room
7:30pmin Parish Center
JOIN US following the 7pm
Wednesday Evening Mass
in the Parish Center
PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY
WEDNESDAY, March 21st
1pm – 2:30pm
FAITH FORMATION 2017-18
“… I have called you by name:
You are mine.”(Isaiah 43:1)
REGISTER EARLY for 2018-19
Call the Parish Office:
Saint Ann Faith Formation Program
is for children attending non-Catholic schools, grades 1st thru 8th grades
YOUNG FAMILY GROUP
For more info please contact
the Parish Office
Family Promise of Hudson County
is an inter-faith, non-profit group
whose purpose is to house homeless families
in places of worship throughout
The objective is to bring everyone together
for a single cause which is to
help homeless families.
To learn more about this ministry,
or if you are interested in
additional informaion, please email:
or go to the website:
Together we can end homelessness…
one family at a time!
What is CLOW?
Childrens Liturgy Of the Word
It is an opportunity for children of our parish
ages 3 to 5, who are not old enough to start
Faith Formation, to have the Sunday Readings
explained at their level during Mass
apart from the congregation.
SUNDAYS at the 10:30am Mass
At the beginning of 10:30am Mass, the children will be called up to the front of the church and sent together
with our CLOW Team to the parish dining room
where they will be presented with a teaching and
activity connected with the Sunday Readings.
They will be led back to the church
after the homily and seated with their family
for the remainder of Mass.
A parent will be able to go with them for a few times
until your child/children is comfortable.
REGISTER YOUR CHILD TODAY!!
Please contact Fr. Remo at the Parish office 201-659-1114 for more information
A new Ministry
Do you show your love through
cooking and baking?
Join us in a new ministry at St. Ann’s!
We will provide delicious homemade meals
to parishioners who are unable
to shop and prepare meals
for themselves because of l
such as the birth of a child,
the passing of a loved one
or recovery from surgery, etc.
So if you enjoy cooking and
want to help others in the parish
this is the ministry for you!
or at 201-659-1114.
Cardinal Joseph Tobin Calls
for theVictims of
THANK YOU for
your generous contributions!!
Anyone interested in making a donation
to this relief effort please
send donations to:
Archdiocese of Newark
Hurricane Harvey Relief
c/o Office of Finance
P.O. Box 9500
Newark, NJ 07104-0500
THANK YOU for your
WE ARE LIVING STONES
ALL PARISHIONERS are asked to
We are in a challenging and exciting period
in our history as a Catholic community.
We have an opportunity to be the
Living Stonesthat we, as Catholics
are called to be, and to leave a legacy
for the faithful that follow…
A successful campaign will allow each of us
to join our gifts with others
and ensure that we remain a strong,
vibrant and faithful parish
for years to come…
Our call to a life of stewardship
leads us to reflect on the countless blessings
God has bestowed on us.
Thank you for your consideration and support!!
For questions, please email:
Changes in NJ Adoption Law
(click logo for link to website)
THANK YOU for visiting our website!!
Saint Francis of Assisi Blessing
May the Lord bless you and keep you.
May He show His face to you
and have mercy.
May He turn His countenance to you
and give you peace.
May the Lord bless you!
GLORIFYING THE LORD
WITH YOUR LIFE…!!