St. Ann Memorial Library

Saint Ann Memorial Library

Dedicated Sunday, October 17, 2022

11:30 AM Mass in Memory of Deacons James JohnSon, Robert Gerald & Kay Schweers

Fr. JohnBosco Duraisamy, CelebrantReception Followed St. Ann Parish Life Center


In Memory of                                                                                   Deacons James Johnson, Robert Gerald and Parishioner, Kay Schweers

Dedicated on Sunday, October 17, 2022 by Fr. JohnBosco Duraisamy, Pastor, St. Ann Catholic Church, in memory of Deacons James Johnson and Robert Gerald, and in memory of long-time parishioner, Kay Schweers, the St. Ann Memorial Library completed the vision for establishing a space where St. Ann parishioners could meet for prayer, fellowship, research and learning in a calm and peaceful environment.


Fr. Noel P. Tria blessed the vision for this project in early 2021 and acquisition of shelves, furnishings and books followed funded by generous donations from our donor families, and the friends and families of St. Ann Parish. 


Under the direction of Sue Cox, Chairman of the St. Ann Parish Council, contributions have continued to provide for acquisitions of new volumes and library materials. 


Cataloging and set up in the library were undertaken by Kathy Lewis and Mary Barcomb.


The families of Deacons James Johnson, Robert Gerald and Kay Schweers contributed volumbes of books from their own personal collections from each representing years of ministry and service to the families of Saint Ann Parish with materials used for weekly bible study programs, development of RCIA programs, preparation for sacramental reception, sharing the WORD in weekly bulletins and personal study.


Members of St. Ann Parish families and friends have contributed many volumes of study in memory of a special loved one or in honor of one living to grow this collection. 


Today, the St. Ann Memorial Library serves as the meeting space for the Legion of Mary, the St. Ann Book Club, the Cursillo Men's & Women's Groups, provides classroom space for the YFF Confirmation Class on Sunday mornings, and is home to the RCIA Program weekly on Thursday evenings.


Open daily during regular business hours, Monday-Friday, from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (except when scheduled with parish meetings and activities) books are available for borrowing from the library.


Cataloging continues with the development of an database of library holdings assessible online and from printed database available in the St. Ann Memorial Library.


Contributions to the St. Ann Memorial Library continue to be accepted in memory of a loved one or in honor of a special occasion in the lives of your loved ones.  Books on the lives of the saints for children are always welcomed and appreciated!


For more information on how you can contribute to the ongoing development of the St. Ann Memorial Library, please contact Kathy Lewis, Mary Barcomb, or Sue Cox at the St. Ann Parish Office, 843.661.5012.

Interested in a particular title, a certain author or a general subject?                   To locate a book in the St. Ann Memorial Library by title, author, publisher or subject area, you may access this St. Ann Parish Library database (.pdf file) click here....


Contact Us:

St. Ann Roman Catholic Church

Rev. JohnBosco Duraisamy, Pastor

Rev. Sylvère Baloza, Parochial Vicar

Robert L. Cox, III, Deacon

David A. Kahn, Sr., Deacon

113 South Kemp Street, Florence, SC 29506 843.661.5012

Barbara A. Lewis, Director of Business Administration

Parish Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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