1131 NE 10th. St. • 541-476-2240

Weekday Mass(M-F) 8 AM except Wed. 8:30 AM,
Weekend Masses Sat. 5:30 PM & 7 PM (Español) • Sun. 8 AM & 11 AM

 

 

Mission Statement

“We are St. Anne Catholic Church. A welcoming community, inspired by the Holy Spirit, we seek to proclaim Christ’s loving mission.”

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Find A Mass Near You

MassTimes.org When you plan to head out for a vacation, don't forget Mass. In order to help you find the most local Catholic Church and subsequent Mass times, check out this web site: MassTimes.org. Once there, all you need to do is first select the state on the map or type in the name of the city. Then the map will hone into the local parishes. From there, select a parish and you can then get the Mass times as well as directions if the parish supplied them. You can also begin by selecting the diocese and then narrowing down your location from there.

Become An Automatic Giver

With all the stresses of life, St. Anne's has an option to help you donate in am easy, no-hassle, safe, and effective way. This process is technically called ACH (Automatic Clearing House) whereby a parishioner authorizes the Church to make regularly scheduled withdraws from his/her bank account. Simply, download the ACH Authorization form, fill it out, return it to the office with a voided check, and that's it. I you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Alan Crews, our business manager.

Plant in HandIn addition to the safety factor of ACH, it is also quite "green." An enormous amount of natural resources are consumed in the production, transportation, processing and disposal of paper checks. That's why paying bills electronically always ranks high on any list of actions an individual can take to improve the environment. Since the year 2000, the powerful trend toward electronic payments has already produced more than a 50 percent decline in check use. As you consider the payment method you use to make your regular offering, we hope that you will think about the unique connection between financial and environmental stewardship.

Download the form here: Word format (Requires M.S. Word) or PDF Format (requires a PDF reader such as Adobe Acrobat)

St. Patrick Of The Forest's 150th Anniversary Mass with Archbishop Sample

CAVE JUNCTION (Catholic Sentinel)— Lorraine Saffer has shaken the hands of a half dozen archbishops during their visits to this small town in the woods near the Oregon-California border. It all started in the early 1950s, when Archbishop Edward Howard blessed a simple white house of worship after Catholics had met for Mass in local homes for years. Saffer, 80, was a teenager then, daughter of a local farmer.

Now she's the matriarch of St. Patrick of the Forest.

Archbishop Alexander Sample, who visited Monday for the 150th anniversary of the mission, made it clear to Saffer and the other 105 housholds here that St. Patrick's remoteness from Portland does not mean it's forgotten.

Read more here.

Welcome Joe Trainor

July 30, 2014 - Welcome Joe Trainor, our new Pastoral Associate. He joined us on the 25th of July and has Joe Trainorbeen working to get to know parishioners as well as the programs we have here at St. Anne's.

Instead of giving a biography about Joe, here's an excerpt from his first letter to us in our bulletin:

Dear Fr. Bill and Parishioners,

Greetings from the Philippines where my bride (since 2009) and I have been since last Dec. in the process of a domestic adoption of two of Sweet Josie's grandchildren. International adoption could take a year or two with no guarantee of success, and these beautiful and sweet children, now ages 7 & 8, had been needing us for too long. The process is likely to take another 12-18 months, and I should get back to ministry. There's not much they will let me do here.

In describing myself I would say that I am a guy on a pilgrimage. My pilgrimage is not being made in a physical sense (I've never visited foreign miraculous sites, the Holy Land or Rome.), but nonetheless, it has been a journey in the spiritual sense. The journey was not always such a holy longing. Thankfully, our all merciful and forgiving Father never abandoned me, but rather was watching from far off for the return of a wayward son. One small step in the right direction, and the powerful sense of His presence and love converted my heart... Read more by clicking this link.

Come Home!

July 30, 2014 - If you are searching for meaning in this world of confusion, please come and check out the Catholic Church. If you feel that in all of your searches, nothing has brought you to fulfillment, but rather left you still empty and wanting, then maybe the Catholic Church is for you. We're made of saints and sinners, young and old, rich and old. We love Jesus Christ who is our Lord and Savior. We strive to follow the teachings of the Apostles of Jesus. We are fed by the Sacraments, the Scriptures, and prayer. Though not perfect in our personal lives, we pray that we may increase our faithfulness. Maybe you are being called home to the Faith of our Fathers. Seek us out. Kick a pew. And if you have any questions, call and ask to speak with a priest. We'll do what we can to make that connection or a connection with someone who can help.

Liturgical Ministry Schedule Going Online

Ministry Scheduler ProMay 4, 2014 - With the complexity of trying to schedule and find substitutes for our liturgical ministries, we have begun using some amazing software which will do the heavy lifting for everyone. It is called, Ministry Scheduler Pro or MSP. It can keep families together if desired for the same Mass, fairly rotate ministers while avoiding conflicts, create simple requests for substitutes, assist ministers with one-stop access to USCCB readings and audio, songs, notes, and more. It really is the answer to the building frustration that is involved in scheduling and managing all the volunteers to are needed for our liturgies.

If you haven't already signed up, you can do so by clicking the link below. You can also go to our Liturgical Ministers page found under the "Ministries" pop-down menu, above. On that page you will be able to change your preferences for availability or seek out a substitute. Once you've signed up, Jessica will approve you, and to will be ready to go. When a substitute is needed for a time you you are already scheduled, you can log on to your account and request a substitute. Then an e-mail will automatically go out to all the potentially available persons qualified to fill that spot. Then whomever is available and can take your place, they simply have only to reply to the e-mail, and that's it! Couldn't be simpler.

Learn more about how it works by clicking here. If you wish, you can also click this link to check out the online tour. Churches in our diocese we've spoken with who use MSP have given us rave reviews. So, we are excited to get this going and make everything so much easier for all involved.

Adam Busch will be available in the Parish Center on the following Mondays (May 5, 12, 19) from 9 AM - 10 Am to help you get signed up and/or access your MSP account and preferences.

Ministry Scheduler Pro Scheduling Software - Click to enroll

 

 

Child Safety

ArmatusSt. Anne's is committed to the safety of our children and strives to always make sure that we are aware of safety issues therein. As such, our employees and volunteers who work with children are background checked and current with their safety Armatus(TM) training through Praesidium Inc.

If you are a volunteer, each Fall, you should check your Praesidium account for your status and complete whatever training videos or presentations are needed. Click this link to go to the Praesidium Inc. web site to complete your online Armatus(TM) training.

Archdiocese "Called To Protect" Training Class Schedule

Archdiocese Child Abuse Policy

USCCB's Charter for the Protection of Children

St. Anne's Pastoral Priorities

Aug. 12, 2012 - This past couple years, St. Anne's Pastoral Council has been working hard on discerning the vision and mission of our parish. The result is a new mission (see left) which was published almost two years ago and now a series of priorities with goals and objectives describing how we will accomplish those priorities.

On July 22nd, Lorin Schrader, the Chair of the Pastoral Council offered a presentation describing the overall vision of the Pastoral Priorities. In order listen to that presentation (mp3 format), you can click here.

You can also download a PDF version to read for yourself in detail. To do so, click here to begin download.

Fraud Alert

June 16, 2014 - In the past several months, many people have fallen victim of tax fraud. Back in April, Archbishop Sample published a letter describing some of the basics. If you missed it, click here to read his letter.

While no new information has yet been determined as to the cause of this fraud, you can go to the archdiocesan website to find out more as well as what to do if you are a victim of tax fraud.

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