|St. Anne Catholic
||Fr. Bernie Pietrzak, Interfaith Union Chaplain and new Pastor wishes all
a warm welcome to join him in Barrington. This St. Anne Catholic
Community has grown over the years from a tiny, country parish into a
large, suburban one. The growth continues into a new millennium, and the
opening of the year 2000 brought something wonderful to the St. Anne Community: the total renovation and expansion of ourParish Campus.
the dedication of our new church building on April 30, 2000, the parish
celebrated the fulfillment of the long held dream and the fruit of the
sacrifice and commitment made by so many in the course of faith. The new
Parish Campus embraces totally renovated and expanded parish school
facilities, a beautiful new church and gathering area, and a special
chapel formed from the old parish church building.
We realize that our increasing population can bring a certain
depersonalization and that our very large geographic boundaries can make
us feel detached and separate from each other. Our welcome to you is
designed to make every effort to overcome the difficulties of size and
to say in a truly warm and loving way that we want you to belong with us.
We are many ages, coming from many backgrounds and places. Our goal is
to become living stones that form the House of God.
Please aquaint yourself with the many ministries and programs. They are
open to everyone; we invite and encourage everyone to participate. Our
contemporary lives are diverse and often difficult, but at the Eucharist
table we find our center and our challenge. Worship with us, share the
living Word of the Scriptures; join us for fun and celebration. May we
Please visit www.stannebarrington.org or call 847- 382-5300 for