Parish News & Events

December 2020

Dec 31

Ways to Increase My Faith & Deepen My Relationship With God in 2021

Increasing My Faith in the New Year How Can I Find New Ways to Deepen My Relationship with God   We Pray the Holy Rosary: We invite you to join us daily as we pray the Holy Rosary throughout the day available on our Saint Ann Catholic Church Florence YouTube channel, click here.  A new video, We Pray the Holy Rosary, with prayer...
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Dec 29

A Retirement Announcement from the Most Rev. Robert E. Guglielmone

  My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,   On December 30th of this year, I will turn 75 years of age and in accordance with Canon Law, I must submit my resignation as Bishop of the Diocese of Charleston to the Holy Father.   It has been a wonderful twelve years as your bishop and I thank each of you for your support...
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Dec 27

A Look Ahead At Your Week

Good Morning! A Look Ahead At Your Week....   Today is Monday, December 28, 2020 Today we celebrate the Feast of the Holy Innocents "Herod “the Great,” king of Judea, was unpopular with his people because of his connections with the Romans and his religious indifference. Hence he was insecure and fearful of any...
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Dec 25

Weekend of December 26th & 27th, 2020

Good Weekend to You! Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary & Joseph Saturday, December 26th, 2020 & Sunday, December 27th, 2020 Offertory Collection: Thank you for your continued support!      Weekend of December 19th & 20th ..................$   2,621.11  Poor...
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Dec 23

Christmas Season Mass Schedules at St. Ann's Parish

Holydays of Obligation & Liturgical Christmas Mass Schedules at St. Ann's Parish   Solemnity of the Birth of Our LORD, Jesus Christ Thursday, December 24th, 2020 Vigil Masses: 3:00 PM, 4:30 PM, 6:00 PM (No Midnight Mass) Click here to download & print a copy of the Order of Worship for these Masses.   Solemnity of...
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Dec 21

St. Andrew to Host Annual SCCCW Retreat, "Who Do You Say That I Am?"

Myrtle Beach Deanery Retreat at St. Andrew CLC Saturday January 23, 2021, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM St. Andrew Women’s Club CCW will be hosting the annual South Carolina Council of Catholic Women MB Deanery Retreat, “Who Do You Say That I Am” on Saturday, January 23, 2021 in the CLC from 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Sister Kathleen...
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Dec 18

Weekend of December 19th & 20th, 2020

Good Weekend to You! Fourth Sunday of Advent (Year B)    Saturday, December 19th, 2020 & Sunday, December 20th, 2020 Offertory Collection: Thank you for your continued support!      Weekend of December 12th & 13th ..................$   2,311.17  Poor...
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Dec 17

Christmas Mass Schedules at St. Ann's Parish, Florence, SC

Holyday of Obligation Liturgical Christmas Mass Schedules at St. Ann's Parish   Solemnity of the Birth of Our LORD, Jesus Christ Thursday, December 24th, 2020 Vigil Masses: 3:00 PM, 4:30 PM, 6:00 PM (No Midnight Mass)   Friday, December 25th, 2020 Masses During the Day: 8:30 & 10:00 AM (also livestream on Facebook)...
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Dec 16

Annual Hanging of the Greens: Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020, 12:30 PM

Join Us for the Annual Hanging of the Greens Tuesday, December 22, 2020 about 12:30 PM   Celebrating the Birth of Jesus Christ each year in a parish community brings back so many memories. Can you recall how beautiful our sanctuary looked last Christmas?   This year, our to-do list has grown longer! We have the new St. Ann...
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Dec 16

St. Ann's Angel Tree Project Gives Smiles On Christmas Morning

St. Ann's Angel Tree Project Gives the Gift of So Many Smiles On Christmas Morning! Thank You For Your Generosity!          Members of the St. Ann's Prayer Group thank all of our families and 'Angel Tree Project' donors who supported our Outreach Program this year by providing the 'smiles' under the...
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Dec 15

Simbang Gabi Celebration Begins at Saint Ann's on December 16th!

Simbang Gabi Celebration at Saint Ann's! Begins on Wednesday, December 15th, 2020 at 5:30 PM   Our Filipino community will celebrate Simbang Gabi again this year at St. Ann’s!   There will be four days of Novena and Masses as we prepare for the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ, beginning Wednesday, December 16th at 5:30 PM...
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Dec 15

Peace of Heaven Christian Bookstore Has Christmas Gift-Giving Ideas!

Peace of Heaven Christian Bookstore Just Opened! 120 East Carolina Avenue, Hartsville, S.C.   Looking for great Catholic Christmas gift ideas for friends, family and co-workers?   Peace of Heaven Christian Store, 120 East Carolina Avenue, has recently opened in Hartsville with a large supply of Catholic rosaries, statutes,...
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Dec 13

A Look Ahead At Your Week

A Look at the Week Ahead   Good Morning! Monday, December 14th, 2020   Today is Monday in the Third Week of Advent Today is the Feast of Saint John of the Cross "John is a saint because his life was a heroic effort to live up to his name: “of the Cross.” The folly of the cross came to full realization in...
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Dec 12

St. Martin de Porres Food Pantry OPEN THIS WEEK

St. Ann's Outreach Programs: St. Martin dePorres Food Pantry Week of December 14th through December 19th, 2020     HOURS OF OPERATION:   The St. Martin dePorres Food Pantry, located at 104 South Kemp Street, in Florence, SC will be OPEN TO OUR CLIENTS on Tuesday, December 15th  and Wednesday, December 16th, 2020,...
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Dec 12

Legion of Mary Meeting: Monday, December 14, 2020, 9:30 AM

Legion of Mary Meets on Monday Mornings Join Us NEXT Monday, December 14th, 2020, at 9:30 AM   Members of the Legion of Mary will meet on Monday, December 14th, 2020, at the St. Ann Parish Life Center, on the parish campus of St. Ann Catholic Church, 113 South Kemp Street, in Florence, at 9:30 AM.   Legion of Mary will meet on...
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Dec 11

Weekend of December 12th & 13th

Good Weekend to You! Third Sunday of Advent (Year B)    Saturday, December 12th, 2020 & Sunday, December 13th, 2020 Offertory Collection: Thank you for your continued support!      Weekend of December 5th & 6th ..................$   Not Available Poor...
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Dec 11

Diocesan News & Events: Weekend of December 12th & 13th

  Note: Details for dates, times and events for some diocesan events scheduled in November are posted here as 'snippets' of events in the future for which pages (particularly for online & events in a series) will load with additional information 2-3 days in advance of the date. This is as a courtesy for you to note the event on...
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Dec 11

Annual SC Council of Catholic Women to Sponsor Retreat at St. Andrew

Myrtle Beach Deanery Retreat at St. Andrew CLC Saturday January 23, 2021, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM St. Andrew Women’s Club CCW will be hosting the annual South Carolina Council of Catholic Women MB Deanery Retreat, “Who Do You Say That I Am” on Saturday, January 23, 2021 in the CLC from 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.   ...
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Dec 8

RCIA Classes at St. Ann's: Not Scheduled on Thursday, Dec. 10th, 2020

RCIA Classes to Continue at St. Ann's Parish It's Never to Learn More About the Catholic Faith! Thursday, December 10th, 2020, No Classes Scheduled      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...
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Dec 8

Saint Ann Ladies Guild December Meeting: Wednesday, Dec. 9th, 7:00 PM

St. Ann Ladies Guild December Meeting Join Us for Our Annual Christmas Party, Wednesday, December 9th, 7:00 PM At our December meeting, Ladies, we will have our extremely popular Christmas Ornament Exchange! If you wish to participate, purchase a seasonal themed ornament, wrap it up and bring it with you!    Sharpen your...
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Dec 7

Peace of Heaven Christian Bookstore Opening in Time for Christmas!

Peace of Heaven Christian Bookstore Just Opened! 120 East Carolina Avenue, Hartsville, S.C.   Looking for great Catholic Christmas gift ideas for friends, family and co-workers?   Peace of Heaven Christian Store, 120 East Carolina Avenue, has recently opened in Hartsville with a large supply of Catholic rosaries, statutes,...
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Dec 7

St. Ann Prayer Group Meeting: Wednesday, Dec. 9th, 2020 @ 12:30 PM

Join Our St. Ann Prayer Group on Wednesdays We Meet after Daily Mass About 12:30 PM   The St. Ann Prayer Group will meet this week on Wednesday in the St. Ann Parish Life Center following the noon Mass, at about 12:30 PM.   Bring a bag lunch and join us with Fran Barcomb in a discussion on topics regarding our Catholic faith....
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Dec 7

Celebrating the Year of Saint Joseph: December 8, 2020 - December 8, 2021

Pope Francis Declares the Year of Saint Joseph Patron of the Univseral Church December 8, 2020-December 8, 2021   In honor of the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of St. Joseph as the patron of the universal church, Pope Francis has established this year so that “every member of the faithful, following his example, may...
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Dec 6

Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception: Tuesday, December 8th, 2020

Celebrating a Holy Day December 8th: Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary   Next Tuesday, December 8th, 2020, all Catholics will celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a holy day of obligation.   Many Christian communities around the world annually observe...
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Dec 6

A Look At Your Week Ahead

A Look at the Week Ahead Good Morning! Monday, December 7th, 2020 Today is Monday in the Second Week of Advent   Today is the Feast of Saint Ambrose "One of Ambrose’s biographers observed that at the Last Judgment, people would still be divided between those who admired Ambrose and those who heartily disliked him. He emerges...
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Dec 5

Saint Ann Ladies Guild December Meeting: Wednesday, Dec. 9th, 7:00 PM

St. Ann Ladies Guild December Meeting Join Us for Our Annual Christmas Party, Wednesday, December 9th, 7:00 PM At our December meeting, Ladies, we will have our extremely popular Christmas Ornament Exchange! If you wish to participate, purchase a seasonal themed ornament, wrap it up and bring it with you!    Sharpen your...
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Dec 5

St. Martin dePorres Food Pantry Open This Week

St. Ann's Outreach Programs: St. Martin dePorres Food Pantry Week of December 7th through December 12th, 2020     HOURS OF OPERATION:   The St. Martin dePorres Food Pantry, located at 104 South Kemp Street, in Florence, SC will be OPEN TO OUR CLIENTS on Tuesday, December 8th  and Wednesday, December 9th, 2020, from...
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Dec 5

Legion of Mary Meeting: Monday, Dec. 7th, 9:30 AM, Parish Life Center

Legion of Mary Meets on Monday Mornings Join Us NEXT Monday, December 7th, 2020, at 9:30 AM   Members of the Legion of Mary will meet on Monday, December 7th, 2020, at the St. Ann Parish Life Center, on the parish campus of St. Ann Catholic Church, 113 South Kemp Street, in Florence, at 9:30 AM.   Legion of Mary will meet on...
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Dec 4

Weekend of Dec. 5th & 6th, 2020

Good Weekend to You! Second Sunday of Advent (Year B)    Saturday, December 5th, 2020 & Sunday, December 6th, 2020 Offertory Collection: Thank you for your continued support!      Weekend of November 28th & 29th, 2020 ..................$   3,360.10 Poor...
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Dec 4

Diocesan News: Week of Dec. 6th - Dec. 11th, 2020

Note: Details for dates, times and events for some diocesan events scheduled in November are posted here as 'snippets' of events in the future for which pages (particularly for online & events in a series) will load with additional information 2-3 days in advance of the date. This is as a courtesy for you to note the event on your calendars....
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Dec 3

Solemnity of the Immaculation Conception: Dec. 8

Celebrating a Holy Day Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary   Next Tuesday, December 8th, 2020, all Catholics will celebrate the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a holy day of obligation.   Many Christian communities around the world annually observe the Feast of...
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Dec 2

RCIA Classes at St. Ann Parish: Thursday, Dec. 3rd, 2020, 7:00 PM

RCIA Classes to Continue at St. Ann's Parish It's Never to Learn More About the Catholic Faith! Thursday, December 3rd, 2020, at 7:00 PM     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...
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Dec 2

First Friday & First Saturday Devotions at Saint Anthony Church

    First Friday & First Saturday Vigil Dec. 4th through Dec. 5th, Saint Anthony's Church You're Invited to Join Us In Prayer....   We invite you to come and pray with us at the First Friday-First Saturday Vigil at Saint Anthony's Catholic Church, 2536 West Hoffmeyer Road, in Florence, SC...   Begins following...
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