Welcome to St. Mary of the Annunciation Spotlight. This newsletter shines a spotlight on our parishioners and ministries engaged in the works of our Lord and is a vehicle for us to better connect and embrace one another as a community of believers. I thank God for the blessings He has bestowed on St. Mary community and His people. May He continue to show us with His graces.
Fr. Jerry Jacob
Pastor, St. Mary of the Annunciation
Spotlight Articles - Fall 2018
Despite the warm weather, approximately 1,000 people attended the fest. They enjoyed riding on the hay wagons, listening to music, playing Baggo and Bingo, and viewing antique vehicles on display.
Many parishioners and guests worshiping at St. Mary appreciate the beautiful and reverent aura surrounding our liturgy. Behind the scenes, though, is another contributor whose careful preparations allow worshipers to experience the dignity and solemnity of the Eucharistic celebration.
Our Respect Life Ministry fosters respect for the dignity of every human life from conception to natural death through education, prayer and sponsored activities in accord with the teachings of the Church.
A newly formed adult faith formation team, assembled by Fr. Jerry and led by Catherine Sims, has met often in recent months to prepare to welcome adults into the Catholic Church. RCIA, or Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, serves those seeking to deepen their relationship with Jesus, connect with a community in which to worship, and discover more about becoming Catholic.