Saturday Vigil : 4:30 p.m.
Sunday:  8:00 a.m., 9:30 a.m and 11:30 a.m.
                            

Celebrating 50 Years of Faith

Ash Wednsday
February 10, 2016

Mass Times: 7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Ashes will be distributed at all Masses

Fast: People over eighteen years of age, up to and including their fifty-ninth birthday are bound to fast by limiting themselves to a single full meal on Ash Wednesday and on Good Friday, while the other two meals on those days are to be light.
Abstinence:  Persons fourteen years of age and older are bound to abstain from eating meat all Fridays of Lent.

Stations of the Cross are Friday evenings during Lent at 7:00 p.m.

  Mark your calendars to participate in
A Lenten Journey Through the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius
Tuesdays beginning February 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the parish office building.
Brochure with list of presentations is available here.
To register please email anselmst@aol.com. Please include your name, email and phone number.

  Online Giving with WeShare
A secure & convenient way to support the mission of our parish.
Online donations may be made at any time through WeShare and will be credited to your year end statement.  You can change your account preference and support amounts at any time.
To begin support our parish via WeShare website just click here. 
For more information about the advantages of automatic giving through WeShare, click here.  

  Year of Mercy 
The works of mercy are scripture based charitable actions by which we come to the aid of our neighbors in their spiritual and bodily necessities - Catechism of the Catholic Church.  Each month during the Year of Mercy, Saint Anselm Parish focuses on a Spiritual or Corporal Work of Mercy.  
January: Correct the sinner, Be patient with those in error ~ Always we seeking wisdom ourselves, we advise someone who is struggling to understand their misbehavior.  While we attempt to correct those in error, we also refrain from judgment. As Pope Francis says: "Who am I to judge?" We love our enemies and are good to those who persecute us.  
January 11, 2016 - Small groups begin at the parish and in homes on "Having Mercy" contact Jean Fitzgerald (jeanfitz16@aol.com) for free downloadable online resources.

Join a 6 Week Small Group "Having Mercy" 
Two options are available
1.  Beginning Monday, January 11, 2016 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. join others in the Hospitality Room of the Parish Office Building to talk with other parish members about growing in "Having Mercy".  
2.  Small group discussion materials are available for you and family or friends to use in homes for six weeks to understand better how to "Have Mercy".  When the weather is challenging, just stay home and read the material for the week.
Email or call (440-729-9575) Jean Fitzgerald to participate either way. 
 
















 

 First Friday Cafe 

Join others from the parish and community for coffee and conversation, 
then talk and get to know each other.   

Meet at Arabica Coffee in Chesterland. All are welcome!


Dining Around Town
Get together once a month at a local restaurant and get to know others in our parish.  The first Wednesday of the month, the group meets at a restaurant at 6:30 p.m.
            
Email or call (440-533-5015) Joan today for reservations.





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What is going to be our legacy? In their pastoral letter, Stewardship: A Disciple's Response, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops reminds us that a good disciple "receives God's gifts gratefully, cultivates them responsibly, shares them in justice and love with all, and returns them with increase to the Lord."   As a parish, we are asked to provide information to families and individuals to help you practice responsible stewardship.  

We are excited to announce the launch of a new website to provide educational resources to help you create and update your personal estate plan.  For more information and resources please click here.

We are a Roman Catholic family of believers committed to following Jesus Christ 
by welcoming, celebrating, caring, evangelizing and growing in His image.

Welcome to our parish website. Saint Anselm Parish is a diverse community of people with all types of experiences and gifts. We are called to grow in deepening our relationship with God and our community. We hope that this website is a way for all to come to know our parish and how to connect in meaningful ways: celebrating, caring, and sharing our gifts. Welcome! 

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