Fr. Alex Ekka is the Pastor of St Ann of Warsaw, Mo., St. Peter and Paul of Cole Camp, Mo. and St. Bernadette of Hermatige, Mo. Catholic Churches.
The New Mass and Confession Schedule is:
Confession at St. Ann in Warsaw on Sundays from 8:00 - 8:15 AM or upon request.
The Rosary is prayed 30 minutes ahead of each weekend mass.
Fr. Alex Ekka, Pastor
Phone 660-438-5870 (Residence)
Office Phone: 660-438-3844
Office Hours: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Tuesday - Friday
Shirley Harms - Secretary
RoseAnne Migliazzo - DRE
Mary Craig - Secretary
Kristi Craig - Bookkeeper
Anna M. Mertz - Office Bookkeeper
During the winter we will always have Mass on Saturday and Sunday. During the Week, if school is closed, the Church will be closed!!
There are many new items at the Religious counter. Stop by and help support your church!
The Mass Intentions calendar needs to be completed for 2020. Please consider a $10 stipend for a loved one.
Deacon Chris News:
Deacon Christopher M. Wickern is currently recovering at home from surgery on his leg. Please continue praying for him. Deacon Chris and Patsy will be posting his progress and information on their Facebook page - CatholicinBentonCounty. Anyone wanting to send Get Well or Prayer cards may send them to: Deacon Chris Wickern, 1630 Willow Dr., Sedalia, MO 65301. This will be a long recovery so there is time to send him a card!
It is time to start planning for our yearly fund raiser "The Bazaar". Since this is a Parish function we have placed a suggestion box in the foyer for you to make suggestions for changes you would like to see such as date, one or two days, dinner raffle suggestions, booths or any other suggestions you may have. A meeting will be held after Mass on February 16, 2020. This meeting is for everyone so please make your thoughts known and attend! Thank you, The Bazaar Committee.
Catholic Stewardship Appeal continues for 2020
The Catholic Stewardship Appeal has officially begun in our parish. The goal for St. Ann Parish for 2020 is $12,000. Currently $10,157.00 has been received. Bishop McKnight has invited all to participate in this years appeal. If each of our families would give a small portion of their income, we would easily reach our parish goals. As you reflect on the information about the CSA and the life of our Church, please remember that we are called to give out of gratitude. More information can be found on the following link. https://diojeffcity.org/catholic-stewardship-appeal-2020/
Knights of Columbus and Ladies Auxiliary Announcements:
Knights of Columbus and Ladies Auxiliary will have their monthly meetings on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 @ 6:00 PM.
The Knights of Columbus Council #8620 will honor all deceased members of our Order and the Ladies Auxiliary on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, beginning @ 6:00 PM with Mass. Following Mass, there will be a ceremony honoring each deceased member and lady since our beginning in 1984. The ceremony will conclude with supper catered by Brother Knights. This is an opportunity for all members to commemorate those Knights and Ladies who committed their time, talent, and treasure in service to the Knights, St. Ann parish and community. For more information contact John Waltersheid.
Bible Study: Join us for an Inspiring Bible Study at: St Ann Catholic Church @ 9:30 AM or 6:00 PM starting on Tuesday February 18 thru April 8 (total 10 sessions). The topic this year will be: The Bible and the Virgin Mary. Discover how Catholic Beliefs about May build on the Old Testament as well as the Gospels. Learn why the early Church used titles like "New Eve" and "Ark of the New Covenant" for Mary. Grow in your devotion to Our Lady. For information contact Rosemary Hart at 660-438-2844.
Women's Conference: The Diocese of Jefferson City Women's Ministry is hosting a women's conference entitled "Walk in Her Sandals" on Saturday, March 7 from 9 AM - 3 PM at St Joseph Cathedral in Jefferson City, Missouri. Mrs. Kelly Wahlquist, founder of WINE: (Women In the New Evangelization) and author of "Created to Relate", is our featured speaker. To register for the event please visit www.diojeffcity.org/womens-ministry. For questions or concerns, please contact LeAnn Korsmeyer or Erin Boeckmann at 572-635-9127 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Best Choice Labels: Please save your Best Choice Labels and bring them to the Church.. There is a container in the Church hall.
St. Peter and Paul Church Repairs:
Below is a list of the repairs that need to be done around the church. If you have any expertise in any of these areas or know someone that does, please give Carol Baalman a call at 660-287-1588. Some of these could be done by church members. Others will need bids.
Guttering on the garage
Door outside furnace room needs new wood trim and door lock
Small back door in the church hall need new door and threshold
Heat system pipes need insulation or tape
Windows - all should be caulked with the wood siding replaced and insulated
Roof - vent pipe has a crack and needs new flashing
Catholic Stewardship Appeal for 2020 for St. Peter and Paul is $2,500 and to date we have received. $1070.00
Questions: call Shirley Smith: 660-547-3710
Please watch for coming events and news
Bishop McKnight's February Prayer for our Local Church is:
"For those discerning a vocation: May they have the grace to hear the voice of God in their hearts, and may they experience the encouragement of the Church to respond with grateful hearts."