November is the Month of Remembrance for the deceased.

Join us in prayer for the peaceful repose of our loved ones.


St. Anne's Parish celebrates daily and Sunday Masses in accordance with the safety regulations published by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for public worship and with the guidelines approved by Bishop McManus for the Diocese of Worcester.

Please review St. Anne's COVID-19 web page for details on the safety precautions required during public celebrations of Holy Mass.

Please also continue to pray for an end to the coronavirus pandemic and recite Pope Francis' prayers after praying the Rosary.

Welcome to St. Anne's Parish

We are a Catholic Christian community rich in a tradition of giving and caring for its Church and its people.

Through the course of each year, hundreds of parishioners volunteer their time and talents for the many special events and celebrations within our Parish.

In addition, many of our parishioners are active on an ongoing basis in the ministries we see and experience every week as well as in those ministries that are not so outwardly visible.

2 Corinthians 9:6 "Whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully."

From the Pastor's Desk

Well, it's been nine months and most of us still like each least there are no visual scars! We are finally able to get out a little bit, even if it is with caution. Although the next several months could be iffy, there is light at the end of the tunnel (vaccine?). I think the most needed quality at this time is patience. We have been asked countless times: have you traveled outside the country? Do you feel ill? Do you have a cough? Do you have a fever? And on and on. Be patient - they are just doing their jobs to keep us safe. We all feel the strain, those making the rules and those doing their best to comply.

What this pandemic has done is to take everyone out of their comfort zone. This makes us a bit anxious, to say the least, and so we must compensate. As I have suggested before, take a little quiet time for prayer, contemplation, take a little walk, anything that quiets us down and refreshes us. God is with us in many ways, but we are often too busy to experience His presence, and so a little patience with ourselves and others will go a long way in getting us through this.

We miss you all and hope to see you again soon happy and healthy.

Fr. John Foley
Last updated: September 28, 2020 1:20pm
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  • For the healing of Danny Cronin
  • For the healing of Lisa Taunton
  • For the healing of Carol Groccia
  • For the healing of Maryann Dumont
  • For the Curry, Govoni and Reed families and all those suffering from grief, health and financial issues.
  • For Beverly Anthony at the loss of her brother, Paul O'Rourke. May Beverly receive God's comfort and may Paul rest in the peace of Christ.
  • For the repose of the souls of John Gerolomo, Janet Slater, Johnny Jones, Jose Gabor, Sr., Genoveva Gabor and God's peace and comfort for their loved ones.
  • For the healing of Paul C.
  • For the healing of Pat H.
  • For the healing of Kenny Carville
  • For the healing of Tim Mahoney
  • For a cure for the coronavirus and a swift end to the pandemic
  • For the front-line workers who are risking their lives during the coronavirus pandemic
  • For all who suffer from COVID-19, especially St. Anne's parishioners, their families, and friends
  • For all who died from COVID-19, that their souls rest in peace, and for all who mourn the loss of their loved ones
Submit a request for a prayer intention.

Do not look forward to what may happen tomorrow; the same everlasting Father who cares for you today will take care of you tomorrow and every day. Either He will shield you from suffering, or He will give you unfailing strength to bear it. Be at peace, then. Put aside all anxious thoughts and imaginings and say continually:

The Lord is my strength and my shield. My heart has trusted in Him and I am helped. He is not only with me but in me, and I in Him.

Author: Saint Francis de Sales