Updated Response to Coronavirus

Please note the following updates due to the current coronavirus situation:

Bishop Louis F. Kihneman III today announced that starting Wednesday, March 18, all daily and Sunday public Masses in the Diocese of Biloxi will be temporarily canceled.  Churches will remain open with limited hours for parishioners and others who wish to pray and seek spiritual assistance. All Catholics in the Diocese of Biloxi are dispensed from the obligation of attending Mass. A decision on when Masses will resume will be made in coordination with state and local public authorities. Additional information will be posted in the days and weeks ahead on the diocesan website: www.biloxidiocese.org

Online options to watch daily Mass:

  • Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cathedral will live-stream daily Mass Monday through Saturday at 8 a.m. and on Sunday at 11 a.m. To view these Masses, visit the Diocese of Biloxi’s YouTube Page.
  • You can also view Mass from St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans Monday-Friday at 12:05 p.m.by visiting www.thedailymass.com

Services/Events Canceled at St. Ann / Our Lady of Chartres:

  • Lenten Penance service – Canceled
  • Lenten Friday Fish Fry – Canceled
  • No hospital or home visits unless an urgent need

Additional Information:

  • St. Ann’s church will be opened 24 hours for those who wish to pray and visit our Lord personally, but no more than 10 people at a time and please spread out within the church.
  • The faithful may receive Holy Communion by appointment only.
  • Tritium will be  celebrated only in  private, if people need,  can come not more than 10 people at a time
  • To continue to support the church with your offerings, you can setup an online account or by dropping off your contribution at the rectory or church office.

USCCB Additional Resources:

  • The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) has published several prayers and additional resources on their website.
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Lenten Stations of the Cross

Please join us each Friday evening during Lent at St. Ann’s for the Stations of the Cross at 6pm.

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Lenten Fish Fry Buffet

Please join us at St. Ann’s each Friday evening during Lent beginning Friday, February 28 through Friday, April 3 for the Lenten Fish Fry Buffet from 4pm – 7pm; $13 for adults and $7 for children.  Thank you very much  for your support and generosity.  Anyone that would like to donate a dessert (cakes, cookies, pies, puddings) please contact Lenell.

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RCIA Sessions

 Are You Considering Becoming Catholic? Are You A Catholic Interested In Being Confirmed? Are You A Confirmed Catholic Who’s Ready To Explore Your Faith Anew?

The 2019/20 RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) sessions started September 10th.   RCIA classes are held on Wednesdays at 6:30pm from September to May in the parish chapel. For more information, please contact Sherrie DeMello. Thank you.

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Bible Study

We will study St Peter.  Classes are on Wednesdays at 6:30pm. For more information, please contact Ruth.

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Visitation of the Sick

Please keep the parish office informed so we may minister to those who are ill at home, in the hospital, or in a nursing facility. For those wishing to receive the Eucharist contact the parish office, 228-832- 2560.

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