Church of St Ann

 
Saturday: 5:00 PM 

Sunday: 8:00; 10:30 AM; 6:00 PM 
Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM 
Rosary is recited weekdays at 7:30 AM 
Miraculous Medal Novena: Mondays following the 8:00 AM Mass

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Office hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-1:00 PM 
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About Us: Beginning in 1910, Keansburg was served by St. Mary's New Monmouth.  Rev. John E. Murray, pastor of St. Mary's celebrated Mass at McDonald's Hotel.  Fr. Murray purchased land in 1916 for a mission church in which the first Mass was offered on May 6, 1917.  The Most Rev. Thomas J. Walsh established St. Ann's as an independent parish on January 8, 1924, and appointed Rev. John A. Carroll, first resident pastor.  Rev. Thomas A Kearny constructed St. Ann's School.  The Sisters of Mercy from North Plainfield have staffed the school since its inception in Septemeber 1931.  A mission church was founded in 1935 in East Keansburg by Rev.John J. Lucitt, St. Ann's fourth pastor.  In 1943, Holy Family, Union Beach, was founded from territory formerly belonging to St. Ann's.St. Catherine, East Keansburg, became an independent parish in 1948.  Rev. Edward A. Corrigan constructed a new playground and an addition to the school in 1961.  St. Ann's Bayshore Senior Day Care opened in July 1975 under Frederick Valentino's pastorate.  In July 1980, Rev. Edward D. Strano opened Project P.A.U.L. (Poor, Alienated, Unemployed, Lonely) for the needy.  St. Ann's Childcare Center was established in August 1982.

 

St Ann Feast Day - July 27

Saint Ann has always been proclaimed as a great intercessor for your prayers and intentions. As our patron saint, she holds a special place in the hearts of our parishioners. Our special honoring of her will be sure to bring many graces and blessings to those who come and pray during this special time.

Schedule of Events

July 25 7:00 PM Mass & Veneration of St. Ann’s relic
July 26 7:00 PM Mass & Veneration of St. Ann’s relic
July 27 4:30 PM Line up for Procession of St. Ann
  5:00 PM Mass
  6:00 PM Food, games (Corn hole), & family activities
  7:00 PM Bake Off Competition

These events are in conjunction with St Ann’s School Alumni. Please spread the word! There is no cost. If you will like to sit outside, please bring your own chairs. Seating will be also available in the gym. Feel free to bring your own drinks and a side dish to share.

Are you an exceptional baker? If so, you can also enter your homemade baked goods into our

St. Ann’s Feast Day Bake Off.

If you would like to help prepare for the event, please call Denise 732-801-4190.

 

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