Welcome Mrs. Stacy Solomon  New Principal of St. Ann’s School -
Mrs. Solomon is a graduate of Padua Academy, holds a Bachelor of
Science degree in Human Services, Education and Public Policy from the
University of Delaware and a Master of Education degree in Elementary
Studies from Wilmington University.  Mrs. Solomon was the Principal of
Instruction at Gateway Lab School in Wilmington Delaware.  She has a
commitment to the faith formation of young people, the belief in the
academic achievement and well-being of students and a desire to partner
with parents and the parish community in Catholic education.  We welcome
her to St. Ann’s!

St. Ann’s Novena – Save the Date – July 22-25.  Adoration and
Benediction will be at 7pm Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with a closing
mass at 8am on Saturday.  Father James Lentini, Pastor of Holy Cross,
Dover De and Immaculate Conception Parish, Marydel, MD and Dean of
the Silver Lake Deanery, former Principal of St. Thomas More Academy,
Magnolia De and former associate Pastor of St. Ann’s will be the Celebrant
and Homilist of the Novena.  We welcome Father Lentini back to St. Ann’s  

SPONSORS/GODPARENTS To be a godparent for Baptism, a person
must be 16 years or older and a practicing and fully initiated Catholic,
having completed the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist.  
If married, the union must be recognized by the Catholic Church.  One
Catholic godparent is required; 2 godparents (one male & one female) is
the ordinary and recommended practice.  Keep in mind the purpose of a
sponsor is to give good example and support in the Catholic faith of the
baptized.  Documentation of eligibility for all Catholic godparents are
required from the Catholic Church where they are registered and attend
weekly mass.  If you have eligibility questions, please call (302)654-8504
before choosing any godparents.  
The next mandatory Baptism class is
Thursday July 9th at 7pm in St. Ann’s School Library.  To register,
please contact the Rectory at stannschurch1@verizon.net or call

Please Note: On Friday, July 3rd (even though considered the holiday)
St. Ann’s will hold daily mass the normal time – 6:30am and 8am.  On
Saturday, July 4th – daily mass will be at 9am (not 8am) with the
normal 4pm confessions and 5pm mass later in the day.   
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The Parish, founded in 1869, is located in the “Forty-Acres” sections of Wilmington on the
square block at Gilpin Avenue and Union Street.
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