ANNUAL DEVOTIONS TO ST. ANN – The annual devotions to honor
our Patroness and praise Almighty God for His many blessings will
begin this Wednesday, July 23 and continue for three (3)
consecutive evenings through Friday July 25 (each night at 7pm).
There will also be a closing mass Saturday, July 26 at 8am. As has
been the custom in past years, devotions will include Benediction of
the Most Blessed Sacrament, prayers honoring St. Ann and
reflections on Holy Scripture. We are happy to have our Associate
Pastor, Fr. Daniel Staniskis as our speaker. We hope you will
St. Ann’s School Opportunities – Thinking of sending your child or
children to a quality school for a great Catholic education? St. Ann’s still
has some openings for 2014/15 school year. Call (302)652-6567 or (302)
654-5519 to reserve your spot now. St. Ann’s is the place to be!
INVITE SOMEONE TO BE CATHOLIC
Perhaps you know someone who is “seeking” a relationship with God.
Why not ask them if they would consider joining the Catholic Church?
Invite them to attend RCIA sessions to learn more about the Catholic
WHAT IS THE RCIA? RCIA is the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, a
process (often called a “journey of faith”) aimed at welcoming others into
our Catholic family through reflection on the experiences of their lives, the
messages of sacred Scripture, and the teachings and doctrines of the
WHO TAKES THIS “FAITH JOURNEY?
A. an unbaptized person interested in learning about the Catholic faith
B. Catholics, who, though baptized, are not catechized and/or did not
complete their sacraments of initiation (Eucharist and Confirmation)
C. Persons baptized in another Christian faith who seek to make a
profession of faith in the Catholic tradition and be accepted into full
communion of the Catholic Church.
WHAT IF I AM NOT SURE I WANT TO BECOME CATHOLIC BUT WANT
TO LEARN ABOUT CATHOLIC TEACHINGS AND PRACTICES?
The RCIA journey respects each participant’s faith experience and their
individual faith development timetable. Those “inquiring” into the Catholic
faith meet with other inquirers, faith community members, and RICA team
members, at informal sessions. Friends and family members are welcome
to attend also. For more information, contact Pat Walker at 654-8504
|The Parish, founded in 1869, is located in the “Forty-Acres” sections of Wilmington on the
square block at Gilpin Avenue and Union Street.