Saint Anne's R.C. Church
88 Second Ave, Brentwood NY 11717
Telephone: 631-273-8113 • Fax: 631-436-7914
Parish Website: www.stannebrentwood.org
Monday - Friday: 12:00 Noon and 5:30 PM (English)
Wednesday: 7:30 PM (French Creole)
Thursday: 7:00 PM (Spanish)
Saturday Morning Daily Mass: 9:00 AM (English)
Saturday: 5:00 PM (English), 7:00 PM (Spanish)
Sunday: 7:30 AM (English), 9:00 AM (Spanish), 11:00 AM (English), 12:30 PM (French Creole), 3:00 PM (Spanish), 5:00 PM (English), 6:00 PM (Spanish)
Due to concerns over the corona virus, it was impossible to organize our annual feast, but we will still celebrate the feast of St. Anne liturgically, on July 26th, and we will have our mega raffle, with the drawing held on
Sunday, September 6th.
Mañana Julio 17, 2020 comenzaremos la Novena a Nuestra Patrona Santa Ana.
Comenzando a la 6:00pm Frente a la Iglesia Por favor de traer su silla.
Y siguiendo con la regla del Distanciamiento Social, y llevar sus Mascara en la cara por favor
La Novena sera desde Julio 17 hasta Julio 25, 2020.
Domingo 26, 2020 es la Celebracion del Dia de Santa Ana y San Joaquin
El Domingo Julio 19, 2020 sera el unico dia que la Novera sera a la 4:14 pm despues de l aMisa de la 3:00pm
Los esperamos a todos los que puedan llegar. Invite a sus familiares y amigos
Oremos juntos por nuestros Abuelos y Abuelas y todas nuestra familias.
Les esperamos a todos.
Letter to the Catholic Faithful of the Diocese of Rockville Centre
From Bishop John O. Barres
The Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, June 5, 2020
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ:
The mystery of the most Holy Trinity is the center of our Catholic faith. The Holy Trinity are three distinct Persons in one God, sharing the same Divine Nature, co-equal and co-eternal. Each and every day the over 23,000 children in our Catholic schools in the Diocese of Rockville Centre begin their daily prayers in the Name of the Holy Trinity, and end it glorifying the Trinity through their actions.
In this Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus taught thousands of people about living a holy life, and then he fed them by a miracle of multiplying five loaves and two fishes.
Jesus still wants to feed us both spiritually and physically. At Mass he comes to us in the Liturgy of the Word and the Liturgy of the Eucharist.
Jesus shares himself with us through the Gospel and then in the Eucharist.
As a family, watch video in its entirety and then ask each other this question.
How can you recognize the needs of others, whether they are spiritual, emotional or physical?
Family Prayer: Dear Jesus, help us to notice when others need our help, whether it is with their spiritual, emotional, or physical needs. Amen
- Parish Outreach - We will reopen our Parish Outreach Office on a limited schedule, Monday & Tuesday only 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM by appointment only. Only those who are parishioners in our church and known to us will be serviced first. Please continue to help those in need in any way you can by donating food or making monetary donations. You may drop off your donations at the Parish Office during regular business hours.
- Soup Kitchen food distribution (pantry packages) will be distributed on August 8th, August 22nd, September 12th, September 26th, October 10th, November 7th, November 21st, December 5th, December 19th. Sign up begins at 9:30am.
Volunteering: for volunteers, since we are operating with a skeleton crew, we are asking all people that would normally volunteer with us to volunteer to help our wonderful partners; Long Island Cares and Island Harvest. They always can find something for people to do to assist. Please go to their websites and look up how to help.
- Pronto Food Distribution, on 128 Pine Air Drive, Bay Shore, NY 11706 is open Monday to Friday 9:00 to 2:00pm and Saturday 9:00 to 12:00 noon.
Dear Sisters and Brothers, 8/2/20
This is first Sunday of August, and it is hard to believe how fast the time started to move, after this initial slowdown from the virus. The uncertainty of virus still is hanging in the air, but the desire to go on with the things of life is stronger. We all want to live normal lives. Seems that the social distancing is working, and the masks help to avoid the virus infection, so let us keep doing good in protecting ourselves and others. In church we use the sanitizer at the entrance of the church, and before Holy Communion, and this should keep us safe from the virus as we keep our hands clean.
Hopefully the schools will find ways to be open, and the places of work as well. We have to take the example of all essential workers, who never stopped working, but by implementing the rules of social distancing, they were able to navigate through the pandemic. Now after all this time with it, we all should be able find a way of doing things in the new way.
Next weekend we will celebrate the Sacraments for the adults, than two last Saturday’s of August, we will celebrate the First Communions for our children and youth. It is rewarding to see people: children, youth and adults growing in personal friendship with the Lord. This is what our church and our faith is about, about becoming friends with Jesus. It is about entrusting our lives to him. It is about accepting Him, as our personal Savior and Redeemer. Jesus loves me and wants me to be saved, this has to become a mantra for every Christian. By repenting of our old ways and confessing our sins, we allow Jesus to save us, to free us for God.
From Deacon's Bench
By Deacon John
I wanted to take a moment to thank all those who have been reading my daily reflections. I really appreciate your taking time from your day to read what was written. I especially appreciate all those who took time to comment on the reflections.
Today I am writing to let you know that I’ll be taking some time off from writing the daily reflection. I began writing at the start of the COVID 19 lockdown, in the beginning of Lent.
Now that summer is here it’s time to recharge.
Please know that you are always in my prayers and daily intentions.
Please continue to pray for me. See you in church!
Peace and blessings
July 26, 2020 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Feast of St. Anne and Joachim
We come together seeking the reign of God and to also celebrate this day the Feast of St. Anne & Joachim. Saint Anne, mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary and grandmother of the Lord, you who are compassionate toward those in need, we ask you to invoke your heavenly intercession
1. To address overcrowding in our Spanish Masses, we have been offering four Masses in Spanish every weekend: Saturday— 7:00 p.m. Sunday—9:00 a.m. —3:00 p.m. -- 6:00p.m.
2. Our MEGA RAFFLE tickets are now on sale. We only have one month to sell the tickets, so please buy a Raffle, they are $100 each, the drawing will be held on Labor Day weekend Sept. 6th. Every leader of Ministry has tickets to sell to its members, or you may purchase them at the Parish Office or after the Mass at the main exit of the church.
3. We are sad to inform everyone that our Fr. Charlince Vendredy, Associate Pastor, will be reassigned as of August 26th to the Parish of St. Joseph the Worker in Patchogue. We wish Fr. Charlince well in his new assignment.
Bishop Barres has appointed Fr. John Victor, from St. Ignatius Loyola in Hicksville, to Associate Pastor here at St. Anne’s.
ANUNCIOS DE LA SEMANA: Julio 26 2020
1) Para abordar en congestionamiento en nuestras Misas en Español, hemos estado ofreciendo cuatro misas en Español cada fin de semana:
Sabado - 7:00pm Domingo - 9:00am - 3:00pm y -6:00pm
2) Nuestros BOLETOS para la MEGA RIFA ya están a la venta. Solo tenemos un mes para vender los boletos, asi que compre su boleto ahora, cada boleto cuesta $100 dolares cada uno, el sorteo se realizara el fin de semana del Dia del Trabajo, o sea el 6 de Septiembre. Cada líder de grupo o ministerio tienen boletos para la venta, o puede comprarlos en la Oficina Parroquial, o después de terminada la Misa en la salida principal de la Iglesia.
3) Estamos triste porque debemos informarles, que Padre Charlince Vendredy ha sido reasignado a la Parroquia de San Jose Obrero en Patchogue, a partir de Agosto 26. Les deseamos al padre Charlince existo en su nueva misión. El Obispo Barres ha nombrado al Padre John Victor, de St. Ignacio de Loyola de Hicksville, pastor asociado aquí en Santa Ana.
4) Nos gustaría animar a todos ustedes, que por favor traigan a su familia nuevamente a la iglesia, traigan a un amigo o vecino. Nuestra Iglesia es tan fuerte como los feligreses que adoran con nosotros en nuestro entorno seguro.
5) Por favor asegurese de llevar una tarjeta de oración conmemorativa en recuerdo de este dia de la fiesta de Santa Ana. Estan disponibles en los tres idiomas, en las cestas de la mesa en la entrada principal de la Iglesia. Queremos agradecer a Michael Grant de la funeraria Grant por imprimir estas tarjetas. Recuerden lavarse las manos con frecuencia, mantener sus mascara facial, practicar el distanciamiento social, usar a los desinfectantes en la entrada de nuestra iglesia. Que tengan una buena semana! Por favor cuidense!
Feliz fiesta de Santa Ana !!! Dios los bendiga a todos !!!
Please join in praying the Divine Mercy Novena beginning today, Good Friday.
During the 1930s, Jesus revealed the depths of His merciful love for mankind to a Polish nun, St. Faustina Kowalska. After her death in 1938 at age 33, Sister Faustina’s diary became a manual for the
Divine Mercy devotion, and from it came a nine-day series of prayers intended to be offered starting on Good Friday, in preparation for the Feast of Divine Mercy (the Second Sunday of Easter).
This novena was given by Jesus particularly to St. Faustina Kowalska (Diary, 1210-1229). For each of the nine days, our Lord gave her a different intention — a different group of souls — which He wanted her to bring to Him in prayer. The Lord Jesus promised: “By this novena, I will grant every possible grace to souls” (Diary, 796).
Pope John Paul II, who in 2000 canonized St. Faustina and established the Divine Mercy Sunday for the universal Church, said, “Those who sincerely say ‘Jesus, I trust in You’ will find comfort in all their anxieties and fears” (Krakow, Poland, June 7, 1997).
Download the prayers here and join the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy, St. Faustina’s religious order, online to pray the novena at 3 p.m. EDT daily on YouTube and Facebook from the Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, D.C. The live daily broadcasts will also available on demand after the initial broadcast at 3 p.m.