Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers and Ushers (Ministers of Hospitality) are cordially invited to the "Annual Ministers Retreat" for our Pastorate hosted by St. Francis Xavier Church, 1501 E. Oliver Street, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. (preceded with a continental breakfast and fellowship) on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The cost is $12 and includes breakfast, lunch and materials. Please sign-up with the sheet provided on the table in the back of the church.
The Latino Racial Justice Circle invites us to the 2nd Annual Community Fun Day, Saturday April 6, 1 pm – 3 pm at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 600 Conkling Street, Baltimore, 21224. There will be FREE food, games, children's books, music, raffle prizes, silent auction & more! Toiletries will be collected for Assis House.
We are gearing up for our St. Ann’s Annual Fundraising Event Friday, May 31. We will celebrate with a Shrimp and Bull Roast which features an all you can eat menu. Tickets are currently available at $60 per person. Payment plans may also be established for the purchase of your ticket. Please see Bobby Jackson and our ticket captains for tickets and information. Tickets may also be purchased in church office.
Friday, May 31, 2019
4301 Klosterman Ave.
Baltimore, MD. 21236
8:00 pm – 12:00 am
The Latino Racial Justice Circle closes out a 3 week dialogue series on immigration to promote mutual understanding and collaboration between immigrants and people born in the United States tomorrow evening, Monday, March 4, at St. Ann's, in the Anchorage 6:30-8:00pm. A special thanks to the Latino Racial Justice Circle, Maryland Humanities and UMBC for this wonderful opportunity to share and discuss these important topics.
There will be an Advance Directives Workshop
sponsored by the Maryland Department of Health in
partnership with Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical
Center Spiritual Care Department on Saturday,
February, 23 – 10am – 12 pm. A lite breakfast will
begin at 9:30 am. The “Honor My Wishes: My
Voice Matters” workshop will provide important
information regarding End of life decision making
and addresses What an Advanced Directive is and its
importance, How to create, plan and complete an
Advanced Directive, and How to communicate your
last wishes. If you are interested, please use the sign-
up sheet located in the back of church. You are
also encouraged to bring a friend or someone who
may benefit from the workshop. A flyer has also
been inserted in today’s bulletin.
A combined Evening Prayer and Penance Service for our Pastorate Parishes of St. Ann, St. Ann, St. Wenceslaus and St. Francis Xavier will be held at St. Francis Xavier Church (1501 E. Oliver Street) on Monday evening, December 17th at 7 pm. This is a great way to “prepare the way of the Lord.” Please join us!
A Breakfast with Santa for our Pastorate will be held on Saturday, December 15th from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier Church Hall 1501 E. Oliver Street. Tickets are $7 and are available to obtain from Antoinette Shannon of St. Wenceslaus Church. If you are interested in attending, please notify the parish office. Each child 12 years and younger will receive a gift from Santa and everyone will enjoy a full breakfast, songs, games, etc. Tickets are limited and will not be sold at the door.
The feast of Mary’s Immaculate Conception is Saturday, December 8. The Blessed Mother under the title of the Immaculate Conception is the patroness of the United States. Especially at these challenging times for our country and throughout the world, we ask Mary to intercede with her Son so that we may know peace and harmony in our global community. Mass for our Pastorate will be offered at St. Francis Xavier Church 5pm.
On Sunday, December 2nd, the First Day of Advent, Most Reverend William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore will make his Pastoral Visitation to our Pastorate of St. Ann, St. Wenceslaus and St. Francis Xavier. Archbishop Lori will celebrate the 11 am Mass at St. Francis Xavier on this day. All parishes within the Pastorate are invited to attend. This will be the only 11 am Mass on this day. There will be no Mass at St. Ann’s. A 9 am Mass will be offered at St. Wenceslaus. A luncheon celebration will be held immediately following Mass in St. Francis Xavier’s Church Hall where the Archbishop will meet and speak with parishioners. Pray for God’s Spirit to bless and inspire all who will be a part of our Pastorate Pastoral Visitation.
The Historic St. Francis Xavier Church of the Pastorate of St. Ann/St. Wenceslaus and St. Francis Xavier, host their annual Revival entitled "Your Condition Is Not Your Conclusion" It will take place at the church Thursday, November 29th through Saturday, December 1st at 6:30 p.m. on each of the three evenings. The Revival will be led by Reverend Maurice J. Nutt, C.Ss.R., D.Min.
Redemptorist Missionary Vice-Postulator of the Cause for Canonization of Sr. Thea Bowman, FSPA.