Feast of the Holy Rosary: October 7th

Dear Friends of Saint Ann and her Shrine, Sometimes the rush and events of everyday life cause us to lose our peace. We worry and hope for so many things and we forget the serenity we can find in the simple yet important things in life. This is especially true as our country deals with […]


Mary’s Birthday/Grandparents Day 2020

Every birthday shouts: welcome to life on planet earth! Dear Friends of Saint Ann and her Shrine, When God decided to send his only Son Jesus to earth as a human, he chose three special persons: Ann and her husband Joachim who would give birth to a daughter named Mary, who in turn would be […]


Novena; Saint Ann’s Feast Day

Dear Friend of Saint Ann and her Shrine, Good Saint Ann is such an important part of our faith filled lives. She continues to impact our families everyday as we pray to her to intercede for our special intentions and guide us. Here at her Shrine, we receive phone calls, emails, and letters from our […]


Mother’s & Father’s Day 2020

Dear Friends of Saint Ann’s Shrine, When we think of the days when we celebrate our mothers and fathers, or even our grandparents, we tend to think of the love and tenderness we received from them as their little children. And that is only natural. But should it be so? Most of you who receive […]


Easter 2020

Dear Friends of Saint Ann Shrine, Easter is a delightful opportunity to celebrate with loved ones as the early stages of Spring begin to take place. Spring signifies a rebirth to bright and sunny days, flowers blooming in the garden, grass growing greener. Jesus’ resurrection invokes a rebirth in our spiritual “garden” as well. We […]


Lent 2020

Dear Friends of Saint Ann’s Shrine, On February 14, we celebrated Valentine’s Day. It is a wonderful opportunity to openly express our love and appreciation to special people who enrich our lives. In the weeks leading up to the festive day, we see red hearts everywhere enticing us to open our hearts not only to […]


THANK YOU !!!!

Dear Our Beloved Friends of Saint Ann’s Shrine, WE ARE THANKFUL FOR YOU! On behalf of Fr. Roger Bourgeois, Chaplain of Saint Ann’s Shrine, the Saint Ann Shrine’s Staff, and the Community of the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament, I would like to sincerely thank you for your continued prayers and generous support of Saint […]


2019 Christmas Appeal

Dear Friends of Saint Ann’s Shrine, DOES CHRISTMAS WONDER EVER CEASE? For Christians and Catholics the world over, Christmas is a sacred and beloved time to celebrate Mystery and Wonder. It is the most joyful and meaningful event the world has ever known. We call in the Incarnation – that incomprehensible moment in time when […]


All Souls Day 2019

Dear Friends of Saint Ann’s Shrine, The month of November always starts off with a “triple bang”, Halloween, All Saints Day and All Souls. Halloween is a special time of the year when children and adults don costumes and make themselves look like someone else – a scary monster or a famous person, a movie […]


Mary’s Birthday Appeal

Dear Friends of Saint Ann’s Shrine, CELEBRATING ONE’S BIRTHDAY IS IMPORTANT! I have a birthday coming up in August, how about you? No matter how many birthdays we have already celebrated, nevertheless the actual day still manages to excite us, even a little, as it inevitably stirs up gratitude for the gift of life and […]