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HERE IS A QUICK REVIEW
OF WHAT'S HAPPENING AT ST. ANNE
On the first two Sundays of May we are gathering items for Neighbor’s Place and Babies’ Place. Bring donations along to Mass or drop them in the Gathering Space during the week. These are the items being requested this month:· Nonperishable items such as soup, canned protein, canned fruits and vegetables and convenience meals; ·  New, unopened kitchen condiments such as: ketchup, mustard, relish, mayo, cinnamon, salad dressings, butter; ·  All-purpose cleaners, toothbrushes/paste, shampoo, soap, deodorant, laundry soap, disinfectant, toilet paper and paper towels; ·  Diapers (unopen-ed preferred) size 3-7, pull-ups, cloth diaper supplies, baby wipes, baby hygiene supplies, unopened baby formula, feminine hygiene supplies or adult incontinence products.
Donations of $2 or more will benefit pro-life activities.

St. Anne SUMMER JAM is Saturday, June 18. Raffle tickets are now available for parishioners to buy and sell. Take as many as you like to help promote our parish celebration.

NEW DATES & LOCATION FOR SUMMER YOUTH MISSION TRIP
RE-IMAGINING: Painting is completed in the entranceway and Gathering Space, as is installation of the dry-stack stone that will accent the altar area. Light fixtures, delayed by supply-chain issues, are installed, and drywall patching and finishing is proceeding. Spandrel glass is being installed this week in the former doorways of the east entrance. You can find more information on renovation progress and the overall church re-imagining process at stanneswausau.org.
BRING YOUR RICE BOWL when you come to Mass. They are being collected in  in the Gathering Space. You can also contribute online.
DO YOU LOVE ME?
Catholic writer Eric Clayton offers a reflection on last Sunday's gospel, inspired by the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola. A young father and husband, he is also the author of the recently published Cannonball Moments.
LETTER TO THE SEVEN CHURCHES
Abbot John Classon of St. John's Abbey reflects upon chapters 2 and 3 as depicted in the St. John's Bible.
Pope Francis is inviting input from Catholics throughout the world in anticipation of an event in Rome in 2023 called a Synod. In last week's Quick Things Conversation, Fr. Tom talked with a consultant chosen by the Vatican to assist in preparing for the Synod. In December parishioners were invited to participate in a discussion related to the Synod.
THE PARISH SYNOD PROCESS NOW CONCLUDES WITH AN ONLINE SURVEY. PLEASE TAKE A FEW MINUTES TO REVIEW, COMPLETE AND RETURN THIS QUESTIONAIRE.
UKRAINIAN NOW
John McCutcheon, a 1970 alum of Newman Catholic High School, performs a powerful tribute to Ukrainians and Russians enduring the violence of war. The song was written with Tom Paxton. Both are legends in the world of folk music. As John observed on Facebook: "These brave folks deserve at least one song..."
SHARING WITH THE PARISH
Parish worship and ministries depend upon the generosity of ALL parishioners. And, it couldn't be easier to make a contribution. Scheduling an ongoing contribution or making a one-time donation - is just a click away. Thanks to all who share generously with the parish.
A SUCCESS STORY
If you've ever wondered whether your contribution to the Diocesan Annual Appeal accomplishes anything important, read Fr. Tom's bulletin column from last week. You're contribution, whatever the amount, helps such stories to continue. You can contribute online via the link below, or by writing a check to "St. Anne Parish" with DAA in the memo line.

Click on the image to learn more about the 2021-22 Diocesan Annual Appeal and to make your contribution.
MASS THIS WEEKEND
> MASS IN PERSON is at 4 p.m. Saturday, 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday in McKillip Hall. 
> MASS LIVESTREAM: A livestream of the 8:30 a.m. Sunday Mass is offered and can be watched then or anytime after using the link at left. You can also find a link at the parish web site. Here are links to the worship aid for Sunday's Mass and the readings we'll hear at Mass. A link to this weeks worship aid will be included in the pre-Sunday email.






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