Pastor’s Letter

A Note From Father Eickhoff

April 14, 2024

    “You are witnesses of these things.” These are the final words in today’s Gospel passage and nearly the final words spoken by Christ in the entire Gospel of […]

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A Note From Father Eickhoff

April 7, 2024

Most of my readers likely do not know Jan Miriani, the longtime Business Manager of St. Anne Parish. She is not a person who seeks to draw attention to herself. […]

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A Note From Father Eickhoff

March 31, 2024

Happy Easter! Sing praise to our God and rejoice this day. Christ is risen! Easter Sunday marks the end of an extraordinary week for Christians. Our emotions swing wildly from […]

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A Note From Father Eickhoff

March 24, 2024

Some early Protestants refused to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ at Christmas saying that Christ’s birth was of no great importance and its celebration overshadowed Easter. Instead, they put […]

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A Note from Father Eickhoff

March 17, 2024

The Season of Lent is fast coming to an end. Next Sunday will be Palm Sunday and the beginning of Holy Week which is the most important time of the […]

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A Note From Father Eickhoff

March 10, 2024

We are now at the half way point of Lent and it can sometimes seem that when we are spending our time during this season of penance pondering our faults […]

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A Note From Father Eickhoff

March 3, 2024

A little while ago I was asked “what is my dream for St. Anne Parish?” My fondest dream is a bit grandiose.  I imagine a vast crowd filling St. Peter’s […]

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A Note From Father Eickhoff

February 25, 2024

During this season of Lent we strive to be better disciples of Jesus Christ.  This often takes the form of taking more time to pray, reflecting upon how we are […]

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A Note From Father Eickhoff

February 18, 2024

The Gospel today states the watch phrase for the entirety of the Season of Lent: “The Kingdom of God is at hand.  Repent, and believe in the Gospel.” This phrase […]

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A Note from Father Eickhoff

February 11, 2024

Later this week the Season of Lent will begin with Ash Wednesday on February 14.  Lent is a penitential season in which we recall with sorrow our sins; we reflect […]

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