Schedule for Holy Week and the Easter Triduum:
* Palm Sunday Masses at usual times (i.e., 5:00PM, 8:00AM, 10:00AM, and 5:00PM).
* Holy Thursday, April 6:
7:00PM Mass of the Lord’s Supper
* Good Friday, April 7:
9:00AM Confessions in cry room or sacristy
12:00PM Living Stations of the Cross led by our 8th graders
1:30PM Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion
7:00PM Taizé Prayer Around the Cross
* Holy Saturday, April 8:
9:00AM Confessions in sacristy or cry room
8:00PM Easter Vigil Mass with Baptism, Confirmation, and First Communion for our new Catholics
* Easter Sunday, April 9:
8:00AM Quiet Mass with no music
10:00AM Easter Sunday Mass with Choir and Extra Instrumentalists
12:00PM Easter Sunday Mass
PLEASE NOTE: for Confessions, the priest will only stay as long as people are in line. If no one comes, he will leave.
Also, on Easter Sunday we do not have an evening Mass, so our staff members can enjoy Easter with their loved ones.
Our Parish Lenten Retreat:
“New Cosmology and Scripture” with Sister Barbara Green, OP, PhD
In-person presentation on Thursday, February 23, followed by seven weekly zoom meetings at 4:30PM based on the Sunday scripture readings:
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; April 6 and 13: at 4:30PM.
Here on our website there will be weekly printed reflections on the Sunday readings, inviting us to move the New Cosmology and our reception of the Sunday readings into fruitful conversation. Come prepared for new, challenging insights into familiar texts.
To take part each Thursday at 4:30PM, you will be able to click on the zoom link here:
Zoom Link for 4:30PM Retreat
To view or download the written retreat materials, click on the document below:
Fifth Sunday of Lent
Fourth Sunday of Lent
Third Sunday of Lent
Second Sunday of Lent Corrected Material
Second Sunday of Lent
First Sunday of Lent
Powers of the Universe
REST IN PEACE:
+ Donald Norman Fratus (1936-2023)
Funeral Mass on Wednesday, March 22, at 11:00AM. Don’s obituary may be found here:
+ Harry Charles Ghiringhelli (1934-2023)
Funeral Mass on Monday, March 27, at 11:00AM. Harry’s obituary may be found here:
Heard in the church sacristy right after the 8:00AM Mass on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
Also after the 10:00AM Mass on Sundays.
Livestreamed Masses: Sundays at 8:00AM & 10:00AM; weekdays at 8:00AM.
If you do not feel comfortable coming onsite for Mass, please join us via Zoom.
Join Zoom Mass: click here.
For a list of our staff members, please go here:
Our small parish community has one just priest and three deacons.
How to get on Father Brown’s email list:
Use the link above to register officially as a member of the parish, AND provide an updated email address. Be sure to check your spam folder so you will get news each month from the pastor about events, scheduling, etc. (Each time I use our computer system to email our members, only about HALF of the people registered receive the email. In some cases, they don’t do email; in other cases, their email address is obsolete.)
Archdiocesan Annual Appeal 2023
This year’s Annual Appeal goal for Saint Anselm Parish is $81,260.00
To learn more, or to donate to the parish goal, please go here. Be sure to select “St. Anselm” from the dropdown list of churches. Thank you for your support! Father Brown
P.S. Just now (Feb. 3) I made my donation of $1,000 and it was easy as pie. I hope you can match or exceed my donation, because any extra money will come right back here to Ross and help us maintain our church.
Join St. Anselm Church Choir
Alleluia! The new season of St. Anselm’s Parish Choir is beginning!
If you love to sing – even if only in the shower – come and share your voice with the choir as they raise their voices to “sing a new song to the Lord” (Psalm 98).
We welcome all, young and old, new members and former members who would like to get back into the “sing” of things! And we welcome all voice types – soprano, alto, tenor, bass – even countertenors!
A special welcome to youth of high school age. Singing in the parish choir may be your opportunity for community service hours.
We meet every Thursday evening in the church, from 7 – 8:30 p.m., and sing usually
FORMED: Catholic Faith on Demand
If you are interested in watching films about the saints, videos about the Bible, and stories of our Church history, our parish has a subscription to FORMED which you can use for free! Just go to the page for creating a new account, find our parish, and check out the huge library of faith materials available to you and your family:
Saint Anselm Church and School is a Catholic community formed by families, individuals and clergy who worship together, celebrate the sacramental life of the Church, and seek to live the Gospel of Jesus Christ in their everyday lives. We strive to welcome, serve and educate. We look forward to meeting you in church soon! We are also most grateful to all who support Saint Anselm Parish through EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer), Online Giving, and registering as official members of the parish. Especially during this pandemic, we rely on your generosity to make ends meet.
Father William Brown – pastor
Only come to Mass if you are not sick with a cold, the flu, or experiencing Covid-19 symptoms.
Lector and Eucharistic Minister Signup
If you are one of our trained lectors, please sign up to help at one of our Masses. At his time, we only need Eucharistic Ministers at the Masses indicated on the signup. Thank you for your service to our parish.
To sign up, click here.
We Will Pray for You
Our Prayer Petition group will gladly pray for your intentions; simply use this link, click here.