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The Bread of Life

08-01-2021© J. S. Paluch Company

Today’s Gospel has the crowd asking Jesus three questions. First, “When did you get here,” to which Jesus responds by rebuking them for their failure to grasp his miracle as a “sign,” an occasion to put faith in him. Their second question about accomplishing the “works of God” has Jesus respond that faith is the “work” that God wishes. Many scholars believe this is John’s answer to the faith-works dichotomy emerging in the early Christian community. Faith is the work of God in the believer, John would have us understand. The third question asked by the crowd is a request for a “sign” that would allow them to put faith in Jesus, as the manna in the desert allowed the Israelites to put faith in the Lord God. Jesus answers by revealing himself as the “bread of life” that “comes down from heaven and gives life to the world.”

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Announcements and Events

Altar Servers Needed for all English Masses

Calling All Young People! Is God calling you to help during the Mass? We are Looking for Altar Servers for all English Masses. If you have received your first Holy Communion, you can become an Altar Server. You can serve at the Mass you attend.

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Parish Calendars for Sale

Our Saint Anne Parish Catholic Art calendars will be distributed after Mass beginning Sun, Nov 28.

Nuestros calendarios de Arte Católica de la Parroquia de Santa Ana se distribuirán después de las Misas comenzando el domingo, 28 de noviembre.

Wed, Dec 8 - the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception - is a Holy Day of Obligation

Add Wed, Dec 8

Mass times: 7:30am (English), 8:30am (School Mass), 5:00pm (English, 7:00pm (Spanish)

Las Clases Pre-Bautismales iniciaran nuevamente en julio.

Add Mon, Dec 13 @ 6:30 PM

Padres y Padrinos necesitan tomar una clase Pre-Bautismal, nosotros ofrecemos clases en Español cada 2do y ultimo lunes del mes a las 6:30pm en la Iglesia (Por favor no traer niños).

Después de tomar la clase, puede registrar el Bautizo en la Oficina Parroquial.

Simbang Gabi

Add Fri, Dec 17 @ 7:00 PM

Saint Anne will celebrate the Simbang Gabi with evening Mass in the Filipino tradition on Fri, Dec 17 at 7:00pm in English.

Santa Ana celebrara Simbang Gabi, con Misa en la tarde el viernes, 17 de diciembre a las 7:00pm en Ingles.

Baptism Preparation Classes Resume

Add Sat, Dec 18 @ 11:00 AM (every third Saturday of the month)

Parents and Godparents need to take a Pre-Baptism Class. We have English classes every 3rd Saturday of the month at 11:00am in the chapel (please do not bring children).

After you take the class you can schedule the baptism at the Church office.

Christmas Mass Schedule

Add Fri, Dec 24 - Sat, Dec 25

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Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Add Fri, Dec 31 - Sat, Jan 1

NOTE: January 1 is not a holy day of obligation in 2022. Your January 2 Sunday Mass fulfills this obligation.

Mass times:
December 31 4:00pm (Eng), 6:00pm (Spa)
January 1 7:30am, 5:00pm (English), 7:00pm (Spanish) (