St. Anne Parish Blog

April 2015

Apr 24

Live as an Easter Person

Whenever you experience something that is life-changing, energizing, transforming, or joyful, you catch a glimpse of what it means to be an "Easter person." During this special time of year, we have a chance to focus on what Jesus' resurrection means in our lives. How will you be an "Easter person?" *Will you let go of...
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Apr 17

Reflections on Mass Readings

Mass Readings An underlying lesson from all three readings this weekend is that the Risen Christ has wiped away our sins, not only for individuals, but throughout the world and its history. The ter??rible power of sin has now been reversed and our coming to perfection through the love of God is part of the Easter experi??ence. As stewards of...
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Apr 10

Make the Most of the Easter Season

It's easy to forget that Easter Sunday is the start of 50 days of celebration. Here are five ways to make the season of the Risen Christ more meaningful:  Make a calendar for the seven weeks of Easter and have each family member write something they will do each week to observe the season. Show reverence for God's creation by...
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Apr 6

Welcome to the Catholic Faith!

Congratulations and many blessings to those who celebrated the Sacraments of Initiation at the April 4, 2015 Easter Vigil Mass at St. Anne Catholic Church, in Columbus, Ga.!  Baptized: Ava Arden, Sara Arden, Heather Chiodo, Crystal Comiskey, Angela Leavens, Hailey Leavens, Hannah Leavens, Will Panoke, Haley Province, Suzy Swaagman, and...
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Apr 5

Life After Lent

Although the 40-day liturgical season of fasting, special prayer and almsgiving in preparation for Easter has come to a close, there are many ways one can continue Lent's spiritual advances after Easter. Here are five ideas on how to live a more meaningful life after Lent:  1. Slow down. Set aside 10 minutes a day for silent prayer...
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