St. Anne's Parish currently has a membership of more than 1,000 families and school enrollment of 215 in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade. The school also operates a preschool and after-school program.
Greater diversity in the neighborhood brought an increased number of Vietnamese and Hispanic families to St. Anne Parish during the 1990s. As a response to our cultural diversity, a Spanish Mass was added in November 2004.
While St. Anne has had much to celebrate over the years, it also has had its hardships. The Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks took a toll. It impacted parishioners after the city's economy took a deep downturn in their wake and aviation companies and others began laying off thousands of employees, including some at St. Anne's.
St. Anne has a wide variety of spiritual, intellectual, educational, cultural, athletic and social opportunities, and parishioners are encouraged to participate. There are numerous active community, parish, prayer and worship ministries and organizations such as Altar Society, Day Guild, Parent Teacher Organization, Catholic Youth Ministry, Knights of Columbus, Parish Council, Meals on Wheels, Grief and Tobit Ministry, Marian Mantle Rosary Group, Health and Wellness, St Vincent de Paul Society, scouting programs,and many others.
Bishop Carroll's words at St. Anne Parish dedication decades ago are as relevant today as they will be in future decades. "The Church is the House of God," he said. "It is the dwelling place of the Eucharistic child. The Altar, on which stands His tabernacle, is the table on which is offered the sublime sacrifice of the Mass, the font of all graces. No wonder our Catholic people are willing to make sacrifices in order that they might have a Church in their midst."