"There is nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer." - Colonel James Dolittle
St. Ann's Parish is spiritually enriched by the activities of several volunteer adult societies and organizations that are devoted to living God's word and sharing how God has touched our lives. Their programs help foster the spirtual richness of our Catholic tradition within the Parish while enjoying comraderie and spending time together as a group.
These groups are open to all people in the parish who thirst for God's word in living their daily life.
Holy Name Society
The mission of the Holy Name Society is to keep the name of Jesus Christ alive in word, action and deed. Meetings are held the second Sunday of each month after the 8:15 am Mass in St. Joachim Hall, dues are $5.00 per month.
Legion of Mary
The Legion of Mary helps spread devotions to our Blessed Mother. Members visit the homebound and make rosaries. Meetings are held every Wednesday at 10:00 am in the rectory hall.
The primary purpose of this society is to praise and honor the Blessed Virgin and to secure her patronage by the recitation of the Rosary for the spiritual benefit of all members throughout the world. Meetings are held in the rectory hall on the First Saturday of each month, except during July and August following the 9:00 am Mass. dues are $5.00 a year.
Nocturnal Adoration Society
Every First Friday of the month you can choose an hour that is convenient for you between 5:45 am and 9:00 pm to be with Jesus. Adoration begins and ends with Benediction. everyone is welcome.
Blue Army of Our Lady of Fatima
The role of the Blue Army is to promote the intentions and promises of Our Lady of Fatima as she appeared and presented to the three children at Fatima in 1924. It is our purpose to spread the word of Our Lady for world peace and the many graces recieved through the daily recititation of the Rosary. We meet on the 3rd Saturday at 9:45 am in the rectory hall fom September through June.
Our Lady's Rosary Makers
Anyone interested in learning to make rosaries is welcome. The Rosary is recited at 11:00 am every Thursday. The meetings are from 10:00 am - 12 noon in the rectory hall. 3,000 rosaries were recited last year and over 1,800 were distributed to missions in various parishes in India and the Philippines.
Golden Age Club
Are you a senior citizen and like brief meetings, playing Bingo or cards? The meetings are in the rectory hall every Tuesday after the 9:00 am Mass. The group has several in-house lunches to celebrate different holidays as well as restaurant celebrations twice a year. Dues are $5.00 a year, plus $1.00 at the door to cover refreshments and a $1.00 raffle ticket.
Bingo is played Wednesday evenings in the school hall. The doors open at 5:00 pm. Earlybird starts at 7:00pm.