Weekend of September 19 & 20, 2020

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Good Weekend to You!

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Saturday, September 19th & Sunday, September 20th, 2020 

Offertory Collection: Thank you for your continued support!     

Weekend of September 12th & 13th, 2020 ..............$ 3,688.74
Poor Box.................................................................. $    102.00

Today is Saturday in the 24th Week of Ordinary Time

Today is the Feast of Saint Januarius
"Little is known about the life of Januarius. Legend has it that he and his companions were thrown to the bears in the amphitheater of Pozzuoli, but the animals failed to attack them. They were then beheaded, and Januarius' blood ultimately brought to Naples."


Today's Mass Readings:
1 Cor. 15:35-49; Ps. 56:10-14; Lk. 8:4-15;
Ps. 56: "I will walk in the presence of God, in the light of the living.."


Today is the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Today is the Feast of Saints Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang, and Companions
"The Korean martyrs, including Saints Andrew Kim and Paul Chong Hasang, spread the gospel in their native land under extremely difficult circumstances. The holy companion martyrs include bishops, priests, and laity, some of whom where French missionaries."


Today's Mass Readings:
Is. 55:6-9; Ps. 145:2-18; Phil. 1:20-27; Mt. 20:1-16;
Ps. 145: "The Lord is near to all who call upon him.."


Weekly Mass Schedules 

Daily Mass Schedule
12:00 PM Daily Mass, Tuesday through Friday, Fr. Noel P. Tria, Celebrant


Today's Mass Intentions:

Sunday, September 20, 2020

8:30 AM    For the Parish & Parishioners

10:00 AM  + Desere Sitton

Mass Intentions for the Week of September 20th - 27th, 2020


 Sept. 22

 12:00 PM

+ Heather Johnson


 Sept. 23

 12:00 PM

+ Robert Capone


 Sept. 24

 12:00 PM

 Complete Healing of Pauul Castellane




 Sudden End to the Corona Virus


 Sept. 25

 12:00 PM

 Anniversary of Don & Marge Henry


 Sept. 26

  5:00 PM

+ David A. Walsh


 Sept. 27

  8:30 AM



 Sept. 25

 10:00 AM











Weekend Mass Schedules

4:30 PM We Pray the Holy Rosary 30 Minutes before Mass
5:00 PM Saturday Vigil Mass
8:00 AM We Pray the Holy Rosary 30 Minutes before Mass
8:30 AM Sunday Mass
9:30 AM We Pray the Holy Rosary 30 Minutes before Mass
10:00 AM Sunday Mass (this 10:00 AM Mass is also livestreamed on the St. Ann Facebook page,click here, and is available on the Saint Ann Catholic Church channel on YouTube.com later in the day, click here.
12:00 PM Filipino Sunday Mass (Every 4th Sunday of the Month)

  • We pray the Rosary 30 minutes before each weekend Mass.

  • Confessions are available 30 minutes before each weekend Mass by calling the St. Ann Parish Office, 843.661.5012, to make an appointment with the pastor.

  • Please remember that facemasks are mandatory. During this period of COVID-19, the church seating capacity (50% of capacity) is 22 families with an additional seating capacity of 45 families in the new parish life center, at each weekend Mass. Remember, a family of two counts as one family or a family of ten counts as one family. Come & join us!

  • To Print A Copy of the Worship Aid for Weekend Masses at St. Ann's Parish, online, go to the homepage on the St. Ann Parish website, click here.

How to View the Livestream 10:00 AM Sunday Mass...

On Facebook: To view the live stream 10:00 AM Sunday Mass, click here. To view this livestream, log on to the St. Ann Facebook channel about 10 minutes before the Mass begins.  If you watch after the livestream has ended, select the video from the menu to the left to view the Mass for the day.

On YouTube: The livestream 10:00 AM Sunday Mass is also available later in the day, as a pre-recorded video, on Saint Ann Catholic Church's YouTube channel, click here. Select the Mass you wish to view from the menu of pre-recorded Masses available.

For Saturdays: The 5:00 PM Vigil Mass can be viewed (when live streamed and recorded) on the Saint Ann Catholic Church, Florence, SC channel on YouTube.com, click here.

For Sundays: The 10:00 AM Mass can be viewed later in the day (as a previously recorded Mass) on the Saint Ann Catholic Church Facebook page, click here. 

For Sundays: The 10:00 AM Mass can be viewed later in the day (as a previously recorded Mass) on the Saint Ann Catholic Church, Florence, SC YouTube channel on YouTube.com, click here.


We Rejoice and We Celebrate

Sacrament of Baptism

Saturday, September 12, 2020
Andy Asael Mauricio-Martinez
Ian Omar Mauricio-Martinez
Bryan Mauricio-Martinez
Ashley Mauricio-Martinez
Iker Yahir Mauricio-Martinez
Sons and Daughters of Omar Mauricio-Martinez and Aide Karina Martinez-Herrera
Congratulations on this special day. May it bring with it love, peace and joy as we celebrate this Holy occasion.


We Rejoice and We Celebrate

Sacrament of Holy Matrimony
Saturday, September 19, 2020

Hugh Emerson Stephens III & Nichole Katherine Guest
May God bless the two of you abundantly in love, joy, and happiness.


We Pray for Healing in Body, Mind & Spirit
Please remember to pray for healing for those on our sick list, including:

  • Don and Betty Bellefeuil

  • Sue Cox

  • Michael Dudgeon

  • Filipina Fullero

  • Marjorie & Daniel Henry

  • Stan Isgett

  • Kim Lessmeister (Brother of Barbara A. Lessmeister-Lewis)

  • Angel Nesmith

  • Jerry Smith (Brother of Joan Billheimer)

  • Andy & Kim Snyder

We Remember Our Seniors, Homebound and In Living Care Homes, including:

  • The Carolinian: Gerry Bauer, Lana Coban

  • Faith Nursing- Victor Agoha, Paul Castellane, Tammy Boyette

  • Gene's Residential: Elaine Corey

  • Elmcroft- George Laug, Mary Catherine McNamee

  • Heritage- Louis Gable

  • Presbyterian Home- Laurence Barnes, Annie Miller

Home Bound:

  • Barbara Pecca

  • Barbara Bate

  • Patty Warr

  • Florence Mack

We Pray For Those in the Armed Forces

  • Jordan Hill

  • Trevor Johnson

  • Jarrod Lettieri

  • Billy Brown

  • Cody Carpenter

We Pray for Our Expectant Mothers and their Unborn Babies


We Pray for the Repose of the Souls of

  • Gil Tria

  • Heather Johnson

  • Maria Esther Cardeñas Lewis

  • Robert 'Bob' Prigg

  • Martha 'Marty' Jarvis Navey

Weekly Parish News and Events

CYO Youth Group Meeting Every Sunday
Sunday, September 20, 2020, 4:45 PM-6:00 PM

Calling all Youth 7th-12th Grades.

Open to all students at St. Anthony's and St. Ann's Catholic Churches.

We'll meet at the St. Anthony Family Life Center, St. Anthony Church, 2536 West Hoffmeyer Road, Florence, SC. Have questions?

Need more information? Call/Text: Lyn O’Donnell with questions: 843-245-0813, or lynoart@gmail.com or call St. Ann Parish Office, 843.661.5012.


St. Ann's Outreach Programs

St. Martin dePorres Food Pantry Open This Week
The St. Martin dePorres Food Pantry, located at 104 South Kemp Street, in florence, SC, will be OPEN TO OUR CLIENTS on Tuesday, September 22nd & Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020, from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM.
DONATIONS of canned goods and shelf stable food items are always needed and appreciated--we generally serve about 100 families a week.
DONATIONS may be dropped off to the St. Ann Parish Office, Mondays through Fridays, from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, and during each weekend Mass or at the St. Martin dePorres Food Pantry from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM on the weeks and dates open to our clients. Thank you for your generosity!

VOLUNTEERS are needed for 2 hours a day, 3 days a week, every 2 weeks--can you help?
MONDAYS: 9:00 -11:00 AM Our appointment to pick up food at the Harvest Hope Distribution Center is generally on Mondays, at 9:00 AM.; if you are available to give us a hand in the morning, please join us at 9:30 AM at the St. Martin dePorres Food Pantry to unload our trucks. Volunteers will load and unload food from Harvest Hope Distribution Center in Florence, stock shelves and fill grocery bags for our clients.
TUESDAYS & WEDNESDAY, on the weeks OPEN to CLIENTS: 9:00 - 11:00 AM Tuesday & Wednesdays- Volunteers will help to serve our clients with packing and distribution of groceries.
All volunteers and clients must wear facemasks and practice social distancing.

Are you a student preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation and in need of service hours? This is a great opportunity to get your service hours completed!
We extend a warm welcome to our volunteers!
Please contact Ms. Pat, 843-269-1069 or email jpb1246@yahoo.com to let her know you are available! For more information, please call the St. Ann Parish Office, 843.661.5012.


KOC Council 5194 4th Degree Members

September Business Meeting

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020, 7:00 PM

7:00 PM 4th Degree Members of KOC Council 5194 will conduct their September Zoom Business Meeting online. Contact Grand Knight for invite to join virtual meeting online.


RCIA Classes at St. Ann's, Thursday, September 24, 2020

Interested In Learning More About The Catholic Church?
RCIA is a process by which adults come into the Catholic Church. This process has come to be known as “RCIA”, which is short for “The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.”

RCIA Classes held every week on Thursdays.  Join us this Thursday, September 24, 2020, at 7:00 PM in Fr. Foley Hall. For more information, contact Deacon Robert 'Bob' L. Cox III, contact 843-621-1084 or call the St. Ann Parish Office, 843.661.5012.


CCD At-Home Study Program to Begin!
Sunday, September 27, 2020, 9:30 AM, Fr. Foley Hall

Parents, looking forward to seeing you this morning, Sunday, October 27, 2020 at 9:30 AM for each family to pick up your materials for our At-Home CCD Study Program for this 2020-2021 School Year. Please pick up your backpacks for your children in Fr. Foley Hall.

Registration fees may be paid this weekend.  Permission forms and acknowledgement of policy forms for VIRTUS Safe Environment Program need to be completed this weekend!

For more information, contact Kim Wilcox, DRE, at the St. Ann Parish Office, 843.661.5012.


October is the Month of the Holy Rosary

Join Us Daily As We Pray the Holy Rosary
We invite you to join us as we pray the daily Holy Rosary daily at 11:30 AM Monday through Friday, at 4:30 PM on Saturday (before the 5:00 PM Vigil Mass), on Sunday mornings at 8:00 AM (before the 8:30 AM Sunday Mass) and at 9:30 AM (before the 10:00 AM Sunday Mass)
We will livestream the daily Holy Rosary on the parish Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/StAnnFlorence/live at 11:30 AM, Monday through Friday and at 10:00 AM on Sunday mornings during the month of October. Come, and pray with us!


Flu Shots Available at St. Ann's Church

After All Masses: Weekend of October 3rd & 4th, 2020
Well Center Pharmacy has once again offered to come to St. Ann's Catholic Church to administer flu shots.

Well Center Pharmacy will be here after ALL Masses the weekend of October 3rd & 4th, 2020.

The flu shots are free with your insurance. Please plan to attend. For more information, contact the St. Ann Parish Office, 843.661.5012.


St. Ann Memorial Brick Campaign

Create a Legacy. Pave the Way!
Be a part of a lasting legacy at Saint Ann's by purchasing a memorial paver brick.
If you would like to place an order for a memorial brick paver, please get your completed order form and payment to the St. Ann Parish Office or you may contact Roger Bouchard at 978.870.7383. If you need an order form (available also on the St. Ann Parish website) or have any questions, pleace contact Roger Bouchard for more information. We will continue to accept orders for memorial paver bricks until the brick area in the courtyard is filled. For more information, contact the St. Ann Parish Office, 843.661.5012.


How to Find Our New St. Ann Faith Formation/CCD Page on Facebook? Find Us! Go to https://www.facebook.com/St-Ann-Catholic-Church-Youth-FormationCCD-Program-107930067703866. Give Us Your Support! Why? We need to increase our 'Likes' on this new Facebook Page to get a permanent username for our new St. Ann's CCD Page. Visit this new Facebook Page, and 'Like' Us! We need more than '7' likes to get a username, folks!

What's News Around the Diocese?

News and Events From Around the Diocese of Charleston

To read more, go to St. Ann's Parish News and Events Blog, online, click here.


For Your Marriage: Daily Marriage Tip
Saturday, September 19, 2020

"Mutual receptivity is an important part of every healthy relationship. Practice listening to your spouse with an open heart. When you show love in this way, you may find your spouse listening to you with receptivity as well!."
For Your Marriage helps couples at all stages of life to understand and live God's plan for happy, holy marriages. For Your Marriage is an initiative of the Catholic Church; for more information, online go to https://www.foryourmarriage.org.

Sunday, September 20, 2020

"Thus, the last will be first, and the first will be last.” (Mt 20:16) In order for your marriage to be first, you must often put yourself last. In what areas of your life are you putting yourself before your marriage in a way that is detrimental to your spouse and family?."
For Your Marriage helps couples at all stages of life to understand and live God's plan for happy, holy marriages. For Your Marriage is an initiative of the Catholic Church; for more information, online go to https://www.foryourmarriage.org.


Contact Us:
St. Ann Roman Catholic Church
Fr. Noel P. Tria, Pastor

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
Parish Website: https://stanncatholicparish.com/
Parish YouTube: Saint Ann Catholic Church, Florence, S.C.
Parish Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StAnnFlorence/
Parish Blog: https://stanncatholicparish.com/blog/Parish-News-

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