7:15 - 9 am
7:15 - 9 am
7:15 - 9 am
7:15 - 9 am
5:30 - 6:20 pm
8 - 8:45 am
- Choir & Choristers
- St. Tarcisius
- Youth Group
- Young Adult Group
- Legion of Mary
- Cleaning Guild
Under the direction of Mary Ann Carr-Wilson the Saint Anne's Choir is committed to encouraging the study, appreciation and use in Divine Worship of the traditional music of the Latin Rite including particularly Gregorian chant and sacred polyphony. Typically, the Saint Anne's Choir consists of twenty voices, fifteen female and five male with organ accompaniment. The Choir always is looking for new voices. Prior experience is not required but is most welcome. Each Sunday, and on special occasions, the Choir provides the liturgical music for High Masses offered at St. Anne Catholic Church.
The St. Tarcisius Group is a monthly family gathering with the goal of training children how to meditate from an early age. Meetings include a spiritual talk and a short meditation guided by Fr. Eichman, a family rosary and potluck dinner. Meetings are in the homes of families in the group so the location varies from month to month. It’s also a great way to meet more families especially if you are new to the parish. Meetings are 5 – 7:00 pm on the third Saturday of the month.
While we have a list of families so that we can send out reminders, your family is welcome even if you are not on the list. Please contact Yenny Larson at ylarson08@gmail. if you have questions or would like to be added to our email list.
St. Anne's Youth Group is open to teenagers who are at least 13, and up through age 18. The Youth Group normally meets on the third Friday of each month in the church hall after the 6:30 pm Mass. Meetings typically consist of a meatless potluck dinner, social time, games and a talk by Father Gismondi on some aspect of our faith. The Youth Group occasionally prepares and serves breakfast in the Church hall for the parish. We also have periodic outings, such as a hike in the mountains, a bonfire and volleyball at the bay, etc. The Youth Group is a great place for teenagers to socialize with others who share their same values, and to grow in the knowledge of their faith. For more information, and to be placed on the email list for notifications of upcoming Youth Group events, contact Roger Lopez at email@example.com
St. Anne's Young Adult Group provides a place where the young adults of the parish can receive spiritual formation in order to grow in holiness closer to the Lord while getting to know one another. Our meetings are held on the last Saturday of the month at 6:00 pm. We begin with praying the rosary, followed by a spiritual conference, and we end with food and some games. Suggestions are always welcome regarding topics and other activities.
The Legion of Mary is an apostolic organization of lay people in the catholic church with over 6 million active members in almost every country in the world. Legion of Mary has been approved by Pope John Paul II and endorsed by the second Vatican Council. The main purpose of the Legion of Mary is to give glory to God through the sanctification of its members. Members become instruments of the Holy Spirit through prayer and service works which include evangelization to fallen away Catholics, assisting conversions into the catholic faith by door to door visitations, Religious Education, Pilgrim Virgin Statue visits, and Sacred Heart Enthronements. Our legion is under the guidance of our spiritual director Fr. Gordon given to us by our Pastor Fr. Gismondi FSSP. The legion is an extention of the heart and hands of the Pastor.
Guest at a our meetings are always welcome. We meet at St. Anne's Catholic church in the Parish Hall on Wednesday’s from 6:15pm to 7:15pm.
Contact person: Polonia Majas (619) 840-4959 firstname.lastname@example.org
Saint Anne's Nursery is opened every Sunday during the 9AM and 11:05AM Masses. Parents attending either Mass are able to drop off their children of ages 6 months to 5 years. The nursery is a parish member volunteer based program. All volunteers are subject to a background check prior to their services. Each volunteer acquires a copy and follows the Code Of Ethical Standards implemented by the Diocese of San Diego. Volunteers are always needed and welcomed. Contact person: Betty Kasler email@example.com
The Cleaning Guild at Saint Anne parish consists of volunteer members committed to keeping the interior of the church clean. Volunteers are placed on a schedule to clean once a month with the choice of Friday evenings or Saturday mornings.
The church is cleaned once each weekend using this schedule:
- 1st and 3rd Friday evenings after the 6:30 PM Mass
Approximately 7:30-9:30 PM
- 2nd and 4th Saturday mornings after the 9:00 AM Mass
Approximately 10:00 AM - 12:00 noon
There are two groups at each cleaning session: one to clean the sanctuary (altar area) and the other group to clean the nave (pew area). Time to clean the church is approximately 1.5 - 2 hours.
For more info please contact Maria Kuss, Cleaning Guild coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 858-689-0947.
St. Anne has two homeschooling activities:
- Every First Friday the homeschooling families meet for the Mass at 9 am Mass. After Mass there is an activity which is usually accompanied by the priests. This activity can range from putting together gift bags for the homeless, to cleaning the gravestones at the Catholic cemetery, to sports at a nearby park.
- There is a homeschool co-op that meets on Wednesdays. Classes are from k through 12 and include literature, science, Latin, and Church History. The teachers are volunteers with the priests of St. Anne teaching Latin and Church History.
Fr. Gismondi is from Pittsburgh, PA. After several years of discernment, in 1995 he entered the Fraternity of St. Peter’s seminary, Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary, then located at Scranton, PA. Following seven years of study, Fr. Gismondi was ordained a priest on June 29, 2002. From 2002 to 2003, Fr. Gismondi served as an Associate Chaplain at the Fraternity's apostolate in Sacramento. From 2003 to 2006, he served as Pastor of St. Michael's Church in Scranton, PA. Following his pastoral assignment, Fr. Gismondi attended the Dominican House of Studies, Washington, DC, where, in 2008, he earned a Licentiate in Sacred Theology. In July 2008, Fr. Gismondi was appointed as Chaplain to the Traditional Latin Mass community of San Diego. On October 7, 2008, following erection of St. Anne Catholic Church as a personal parish for the Traditional Latin Mass apostolate in the Diocese of San Diego, Fr. Gismondi was appointed as Pastor at St. Anne's.
Fr. Christopher Mahowald is from Omaha, Nebraska. He is the sixth child of a family of eight. We was ordained to the priesthood on May 28th, 2016 after 7 years of studies at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in Denton, Nebraska with the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter. Fr. Mahowald began going to the Latin Tridentine mass in 1992 when he was ten years old at St. Patrick's Parish in South Omaha. During his teenage years he was very active in the parish, serving mass and as a member of the Legion of Mary. This work in the Legion was particularly important to him; visiting the sick and elderly in the hospitals, nursing homes, or shut ins, as well as going door-to-door in the neighborhoods of South Omaha trying to bring others to the Catholic Faith. After High School Fr. Mahowald worked as a cabinetmaker at a local shop and remained in the trade until he entered the seminary in 2009. He now serves as Associate Pastor at St. Anne's Parish in Logan Heghts, San Diego.