Weekly Novena for July 2, 2018

Posted by admin - July 3rd, 2018

Weekly Novena for June 25, 2018

Posted by admin - June 27th, 2018

Weekly Novena for June 18, 2018

Posted by admin - June 19th, 2018

Solemn Novena 2018

Posted by admin - June 16th, 2018

June 2018,

Dear Friends of Saint Ann,

Suddenly, it is summer.  We waited patiently for sunshine and warmer weather and then it was here almost overnight.  Summer
at Saint Ann’s means it is time for the Annual Solemn Novena to Saint Ann.

Preparations are well underway.  Our Passionist preachers: Fr. Don Ware, C.P. and Fr. Michael Rowe, C.P., are prepared to lead
us in prayer and reflection over our ten days from July 17 to July 26 as we prepare to celebrate St. Ann’s Feast Day.  During this
time we bring all of our most pressing needs and intentions to Saint Ann, asking her intercession.  We are especially conscious
of the very many people in our lives that depend on our prayers for their well-being and their special needs.  I invite you to begin
your own novena preparations by remembering all these people and intentions for whom you will be praying this year.  Begin our
prayerfulness together by filling out your enclosed Saint Ann’s Novena intention slip and returning it along with your donation.

I am most grateful for all of your generosity.  I look forward to having you join us daily here at Saint Ann’s Basilica for one of
our Masses and novena devotions.  I’m also enclosing a leaflet of our Novena prayers to Saint Ann so that you can pray along
with us each day.

Saint Ann has watched over and cared for us all in so very many ways.  She never tires of hearing from us.  
Through Her intercession, may God bless you in every way.

In Christ’s Passion,

Very Rev. Richard Burke, C.P.
Rector

Weekly Novena for June 11, 2018

Posted by admin - June 14th, 2018

Weekly Novena for June 4, 2018

Posted by admin - June 14th, 2018

Weekly Novena for May 28, 2018

Posted by admin - May 29th, 2018

Weekly Novena for May 21, 2018

Posted by admin - May 23rd, 2018

Father’s Day Fundraiser

Posted by admin - May 18th, 2018

May 2018

Dear Friends of St. Ann’s,

Forsythia, daffodils, tulips and daisies have all made their way out of the earth into full bloom.  First Communions and Mother’s Day have been celebrated with love and devotion.  Our winners in our Mother’s Day drawing found the day especially inspiring.

As we head into summer, I invite you to participate in our Father’s Day drawing which helps us to end our fiscal year with small
rather than large bills to pay.  Enclosed please find three tickets.  I ask you to fill in the tickets and return them to me with a
suggested donation of $5.00 for each ticket.  Your participation is a great help to St. Ann‘s in meeting our bills.  If you would like additional tickets, please do not hesitate to let me know.  This may be a great way to honor your father, husband, son or friends
who are fathers.  I would very much like to interrupt your Father’s Day celebration with a phone call saying you are a winner
in our drawing.

Please be assured of my deepest gratitude and know that you are in our prayers for God’s continuing blessings upon you through
the intercession of Saint Ann.  May God bless you in every way.

In Christ’s Passion,

Very Rev. Richard Burke, C.P.
Rector

Weekly Novena for May 14, 2018

Posted by admin - May 15th, 2018

Weekly Novena for May 7, 2018

Posted by admin - May 8th, 2018

Weekly Novena for April 30, 2018

Posted by admin - May 1st, 2018

Weekly Novena for April 23, 2018

Posted by admin - April 24th, 2018

Weekly Novena for April 16, 2018

Posted by admin - April 17th, 2018

Mother’s Day Fundraiser

Posted by admin - April 11th, 2018

April 2018

Dear Friends of St. Ann’s,

This afternoon a beautiful pot of daffodils, a combination of large and miniature flowers, arrived at the Monastery front door.
The note read, Happy Spring and Happy Easter.  What a welcome sight.  We join the blooming flowers together with the
warming sun and the greening grass and we are on the road to Mother’s Day and summer.

I wish to take this opportunity to thank you all so very much for all of your generosity to Saint Ann’s over the years and especially
this past year.  My “special fundraiser” to help pay for the new perimeter fencing around St. Ann’s acreage was highly successful.
The fencing is all finished and has enhanced the beauty of Saint Ann’s tremendously.  Thank you.

As you know from your own budgets, expenses never end and costs seldom decrease.  I am requesting your continuing support
through your participation in our Mother’s Day Fundraiser.  On Valentine’s Day, I was able to call Erwin, Hank, Margo, Evilia
and Leo in Dunmore, Old Forge, Mountain Top and Lake Winola with the bright news they had won.  On Mother’s Day,
it could be you.  Remember, they would never have believed it either until they received my call and it was true!

I am enclosing 3 tickets.  Please fill them out and return them to me with the recommended donation of $5.00 for each ticket.
If you need additional tickets, please let me know.

Your generosity helps us keep St. Ann’s a special place of faith, prayer and devotion. Through the intercession of St. Ann,
may God continue to bless you in every way.

In Christ’s Passion,

Very Rev. Richard Burke, C.P.
Rector

Weekly Novena for April 9, 2018

Posted by admin - April 10th, 2018

Weekly Novena for April 2, 2018

Posted by admin - April 3rd, 2018

Weekly Novena for March 26, 2018

Posted by admin - March 27th, 2018

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