THE HOLY SEASON OF LENT

Stations of the Cross will be held as follows:

  • Monday mornings after 8:00 a.m. Mass-Vocations
  • Wednesday mornings after 8:00 a.m. Mass-Mary’s Way of the Cross
  • Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m.-priest led

Every Friday during Lent:

  • Two Masses at 8:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.
  • Confessions at 6:00 p.m.
  • Stations of the Cross at 6:30 p.m.

First Fridays during Lent:

  • Two Masses at 8:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.
  • Confessions at 6:00 p.m.
  • Benediction at 6:20 p.m.
  • Stations of the Cross at 6:30 p.m.

THERE WILL NOT BE A 7:00 P.M. MASS ON FRIDAY, APRIL 12th AS THAT IS THE NIGHT OF OUR PARISH’S LENTEN PENITENTIAL SERVICE WITH SEVERAL PRIESTS.

LENTEN PENITENIAL SERVICES FOR 2019

East Fraser Valley Deanery– all begin at 7:00 p.m.

  • Wednesday, April 3rd – St. Joseph’s, Mission
  • Thursday, April 4th – St. Mary’s, Chilliwack
  • Tuesday, April 9th – St. Nicholas, Langley
  • Wednesday, April 10th – Sts. Joachim & Ann, Aldergrove
  • Friday, April 12th – St. Ann’s, Abbotsford
  • Sunday, April 14th – St. Anthony’s, Agassiz
  • Monday, April 15th – St. James, Abbotsford
  • Tuesday, April 16th – St. Joseph’s, Mission

This Week At St. Ann's

MOM’S & TOTS DROP-IN: meet every Monday at 9:00 a.m. in St. Monica’s lounge. No registration needed just drop in for coffee/tea and some social time for you and your young children.


The Knights of Columbus invite you to attend a MARIAN PRAYER SERVICE on Tuesday, March 19th at 7:30 p.m. (held after the evening Mass) in the church.


PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL MEETING: Tuesday, March 19th, 7:45pm in St. Monica’s lounge.


PARISH OUTREACH MEETING: Wednesday, March 20th, 9:00 a.m. in St. Joachim room.


COMMUNION SERVICE will be held at the Mayfair Seniors Home on Thursday, March 21st at 10:00 a.m.


ONE BODY IN CHRIST PRAISE & WORSHIP MEETING: Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. in St. Joachim room.


MASS will be celebrated at Menno Hospital Chapel on Friday, March 22nd at 10:00 a.m.


FORMATION PROGRAM FOR THE SCALABRINIAN LAITY: Monday, March 18th at 7:00pm in St. Joachim Room. UNIT 2: Why do they leave? Where do they come from? Where do they go?


MASS will be celebrated, Sunday, March 24th at 4:00 p.m. in the Sacred Space at Abbotsford Regional Hospital.

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE: APRIL 17TH—APRIL 22ND, 2019

CHRISM MASS: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17TH AT 5:00 P.M., HOLY ROSARY CATHEDRAL
There will be no evening (7pm) Mass on this day.

HOLY THURSDAY: APRIL 18TH

  • The LORD’S LAST SUPPER- 7:00 P.M. with the washing of the feet, followed by Adoration of the Real Presence of our Lord ending at midnight with the Divine Office Night Prayer.

GOOD FRIDAY: APRIL 19TH 

  • STATIONS OF THE CROSS – 11:00 A.M.
  • GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE – 3:00 P.M. POOR MAN’S SUPPER – to follow the Passion in Parish Centre
  • NOVENA TO THE DIVINE MERCY – 6:00 P.M.
  • PASCHAL FAST – Today is a universal day of fasting and abstinence. Fasting is required of Catholics from 18 to 60 years of age. The Church defines a fast as one regular meal and two smaller meals that do not exceed the amount of a regular meal; and no snacks. Abstinence from meat binds those who are 14 yrs. and older.

HOLY SATURDAY: APRIL. 20TH

  • There is no morning Mass.
  • NOVENA TO THE DIVINE MERCY – 9:30 A.M.
  • BLESSING OF THE EASTER FOODS – 11:00 A.M. (RECEPTION TO FOLLOW)

EASTER VIGIL: SATURDAY, APRIL 20TH, 9:00 P.M.

EASTER SUNDAY: APRIL 21ST

  • MASS times: 8:00 A.M., 10:00 A.M., 12:00 NOON & 1:30 P.M.
  • NOVENA TO THE DIVINE MERCY – after the 8:00 A.M. MASS
  • EASTER MONDAY: APRIL 22ND, 9:00 A.M.

EASTER TUESDAY: REGULAR SCHEDULE RESUMES

NOVENA TO THE DIVINE MERCY CONTINUES APRIL 22ND TO APRIL27TH : MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY after the morning Mass, TUESDAY after the 7:00 P.M. MASS.

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