The Rt. Rev. Morris Thompson will honor St. Anna’s with his annual visitation to teach, preach, and administer the sacraments. Of particular joy are those persons being Confirmed and as such will fully join not only the Episcopal Church, the full communion of saints, but reaffirm their faith and belief in Christ Jesus as savior. The Candidates are: Jim and Mary McMillan, Alexandra LaPres, Dr. Celest Gilbert, Shelia Julien, James Baird, Nicole and Randy Hutchinson, and Richard Bullock, Esq. Please hold these Candidates in constant prayer prior to there entry into the continuing Apostolic faith. We are also very pleased indeed to have the Treme Choir joining us and as always great food will be served following the Mass.
St. Anna's News
Pledge cards are now due. Yes, the church as she always has must operate in a responsible and fulfilling manner. Your church relies on your individual commitment to its very being, purpose, and service. Yes, pledging IS a SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINE no less valued than your prayers and love of Christ.
“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Matthew 6:21
“No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and Money.” Matthew 6:24
Jesus said, “I tell you the truth, this poor widow has put more into the treasury than all the others. They all gave out of their wealth; but she, out of her poverty, put in everything–all she had to live on.” Mark 12:44
The Feast of All Saints Day will be held on Sunday November 2nd during normal worship hours. This wonderful feast day will recall the communion of saints that have preceded us and will be an occasion of even greater joy as we welcome newly baptized members among us.
The Feast of All Souls Day is a lesser known feast is New Orleans and it will be transferred and celebrated on Monday November 3rd at 6:00 p.m. It is this Feast in particular that we remember our lost loved ones who have preceded us to the Heaven Banquet. Please add the names of your loved ones to be read as a litany on this very solemn evening.