Words to Live By Co ffee Weekend - W e l c om e
Nourish within yourselves the sense of God’s Please come and join us in the parish hall for
presence by listening to his word, by prayer, by the coffee and cookies this weekend after the 5:00 Mass on
celebration of the sacraments, by service to your brothers Saturday and on Sunday after each mass, April 29 and 30.
and sisters. In this way you will become heralds and All are invited to share a time of fellowship and
witnesses to the loving and saving presence of God in refreshments. This coffee weekend is gratefully sponsored
today’s world. Pope John Paul II - September 11, 2003 by Antonietta Fiello in memory of Tony Fiello
Greetings at the Cathedral of Trnava, Slovakia
May - the Month of Mary
May 1st - St. Joseph the Worker
Catholic Tradition has dedicated the Month of
Father, you entrusted our Saviour to the care of May to Mary the Mother of God. During the Month of
Saint Joseph. By the help of his prayers may your Church May, we honour Mary in a special way by praying the
continue to serve its Lord, Jesus Christ, who lives and Rosary. Her holy life is an inspiration to us, a guide and
reigns with you for ever and ever. AMEN model, an ideal for us to strive for.
Mass Intentions of the Week Maggio - Mese di Maria
Apr 29 Saturday - St. Catherine of Siena, Virgin/Doctor La Tradizione Cattolica ha dedicato il mese di
5:00 Angelo F. Pugliano - Daughter Theresa maggio a Maria, Madre di Dio. Durante questo mese
Lorenzo Misita - Wife Rosa & Family recitiamo il Santo Rosario. Con Maria riflettiamo sulla
Apr 30 3rd Sunday of Easter vita, morte e risurrezione di nostro Signore Gesù Cristo.
8:30 Tommaso Paonessa – Wife Serafina & Family
Tomasso Mastria – Family L’ Ora di Guardia - Rosario Perpetuo
10:00 Caterina Marinelli – Carmine & Filomena Belli L’ impegno fondamentale di chi aderisce all’
M. Giuseppa & Rocco Rachiele – R. & C. Torello Associazione del Rosario Perpetuo e` quello di effettuare
11:00 For the needs of all the parishioners un’ Ora di Guardia (cosi` viene definita) ogni mese, in
May 1 Monday - NO MASS onore della Vergine Maria Santissima, recitando e
May 2 Tuesday - St. Athanasius, Bishop & Doctor meditando il Santo Rosario: tutto o in parte, a secondo
8:00 Biagio Sandolo – Wife Maria & Family della preferenze personal e delle capacita` o meno di
Luigi Martini – Angelina Covelli riflessione di ognuno. Nella nostra parrocchia
comminceremo questa devozione con il primo venerdi
May 3 Wednesday - St. Philip & St. James di Maggio – 5 Maggio alle ore 8:30 am.
8:00 Antonia Fortuna – Carmela & John Fortuna
Antonio & Paolina Ventresca –Son Panfilo &Fam St. Ann Parish Ladies Auxiliary
May 4 Thursday – Blessed Marie-Leonie Paradis The Ladies meeting was held on April 24, 2006 at
8:00 Bruno & Theresa Villella – Raffaela & Family 7:00 pm in the downstairs meeting room. The ladies of
Raffaele Fabiano – Nicolina Paonessa our group will be having breakfast on May 9, 2006. We
May 5 Friday will start with Mass at 8:00 am and then proceed to the
9:30 Laura Marinelli – Dominic Giampa & Family Pancake House. Our spring Garage sale will be held on
Amalia Maida – Vincenzina Pascuzzi May 25-26, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Please bring your articles to the Hall on May 24,
May 6 Saturday - Blessed Francois de Laval, Bishop
Wednesday from 9:am to Noon. Please do not bring
5:00 Deceased of our parish for the month of April 2006
large appliances, furniture, also no clothing and skis
Marianna Cricenti Giovanni Belli
etc. Our last meeting of the summer will be held on June
May 7 4th Sunday of Easter - VOCATIONS 19 and will be a pot luck dinner at 6:00 pm in the Hall.
8:30 Angelina & Anthony Vaccaro – Vescio Family
Nick & Mary Vaccaro – Daughter Theresa St. Ann Parish Ladies Auxiliary
10:00 In Honour of St. Michael – M & A Lombardi Garage Sale
M Giuseppa & Alessio Torello – R & C Torello
11:30 For the needs of all the parishioners Thursday May 25 &
Friday May 26
First Holy Communion - Dates for 2006
Saturday May 6 5:00 pm Mass 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Sunday May 7 11:30 am Mass at the St. Ann Parish Hall.
** St. Joseph School Spaghetti Dinner - May 4 at St.
From around the Diocese Ann Hall, 5740 Buchanan Ave. from 5:00 to 7:30 pm.
** Gruppo di S. Padre Pio - Domenica, 30 aprile, il Adults $ 8.00 children $5.00. Tickets will be sold on a
Rosario sara recitato alle 6:00 di sera sara seguito con la first come first serve basis. Take out available. For
celebrazione della S. Messa alle ore 6:30 nella chiesa di St. tickets contact St. Joseph School at (905-356- 6122).
Aloysius in Thorold South. Aspettiano tutti voi che siete ** Canadian Blood Donor Services – Sat. May
interessati di diventare i membri del nostro rinovato 20 - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm - St. Andrew United Church, 5645
gruppo. La vostra presenza, e la presenza dei membri Morrison St., Mon. May 29 - 1:00-8:00 pm Optimist Club,
presenti, è necessaria per l’esistenza del nostro gruppo. 4751 Dorchester Road, Niag. Falls. Call 1-888-236-6283.
** ‘Convivio’ - Diocesan Youth Gathering - David ** Project S.H.A.R.E. - Fund Raising Event - a Very
Mole & Kevin Townsend, Diocesan coordinators are Special Mother’s Day viewing of an amazing performance
happy to announce Weekly ‘Youth Gathering Schedule’ of Disney’s Aladdin Jr. - Mothers are FREE with the
every Monday evening at 7:00 pm at the Catholic Centre. purchase of two tickets! For details you can visit
This week’s focus will be ‘Living as a Catholic in a www.projectshare.ca or to purchase tickets call (905) 357-
World of Crisis & Fear.’ This is for university, college 5121 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
and high school students (young adults too) eager to ‘get
connected’ with their faith. For information, please contact The Society of St. Vincent de Paul
the Office of Evangelization (905-684-0154 ext 62). A Word of Thanks to All
** Catholic Engaged Encounter - Getting Married? We
We thank all parishioners and benefactors who
invite engaged couples for a weekend of growth and love.
donated so generously towards the needs of the poor with
May 6-7, at St. Mary’s Hagersville and Sept. 16-17, 2006
cash and food donations. A special thanks to the staff and
at St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Catharines. These weekends
children at Loretto Catholic Elementary School for their
fulfill the requirements for marriage preparation in the
wonderful donations of food and toys at Christmas time.
church. For information or to register contact Anne Marie
Our gratitude also goes to the Saint Ann Parish Ladies
& David (905) 892-5988 or email@example.com .
Auxiliary for their continued support and donation.
** Youth Adult Retreat – May 6 at St. Thomas More To all who helped prepare and deliver the
Parish Hall from 10.00 am to 4 pm for all young people Christmas Baskets, we thank you. To Father Raymond,
between 18 & 30 years. Ministries from the Archdiocese we thank you for your continued support.
of Ottawa will be facilitating this retreat on “The Habit of We look forward to a healthy and prosperous year.
Love”. Call Youth Ministry Office at (905) 684-0154.
Assistance was provided to:
** Youth Rally 2006 – Saturday, May 13 - 10:00 am to 195 families,
10:00 pm at Denis Morris High School sponsored by the 318 adults and 209 children in these families
Diocese of St. Catharines. This will be a day filled with
28 single adults and
fun, faith and friendship for all young people in grades 7 &
6 - & includes activities, meals, t-shirt and dance. Pre-
10 sick individuals
registration is required before May 3. For information call 2005 FINANCIAL REPORT
Youth Ministry Office at (905) 684-0154.
Cash on hand, January 1, 2005 $ 1,436
Community Events Receipts
** Daily Mass Updates. – The daily Mass from St. Poor Boxes 2,880
Michael’s Cathedral is now broadcast on TV 7 times daily. Holy Name Society of St Ann’s Parish 1,000
The schedule is as follows: VisionTV - Mon – Fri 8:00 Particular Council of St Catharines 1,500
am & Noon, Saturday 8:00 am -- CTS Television - Anonymous Donor 500
Monday to Friday 10:30 am -- Salt & Light TV - Mon– St Ann’s Parish Ladies Auxiliary 300
Fri: 11:00 am, 3:00 pm & 10:30 pm & 2:30 am
Total Receipts 6,180
** Rosary Night – presented by the Knights of Columbus
every Tuesday starting April 25 and every Tuesday for the Expenses
Month of May - May 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd & 29th at the K of C Food and Christmas baskets 6,050
Hall on North Street at 7:00 pm – A social follows. Administration 100
** St. Aloysius Church - is looking for a volunteer
Total Expenses 6,150
Catholic organist for their parish (Mileage will be
reimbursed). For information, please call the office (905) Cash on hand January 1, 2006 $ 1,466
227-6258 or Nora at (905) 227-7767. Submitted by Members of The St Vincent de Paul Society