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Altar Servers
Contact: Deacon Marty Mulloy ( or 615-298-1782)

Altar servers have the important responsibility of assisting the celebrant during the holy Sacrifice of the Mass. Available to all interested 5th graders or above; anyone interested should contact the parish office for information about upcoming trainings.


Children’s Liturgy of the Word
Contact: Kelly Braniff ( or 615-277-9663)

clwOffered during the 11am Mass on Sunday, Children’s Liturgy of the Word offers children in grades K-4th age appropriate readings and prayers during Mass.  CLW is facilitated by an adult leader and assisted by high school students; anyone interested in volunteering for either of these roles should contact Kelly Braniff.

Coffee and Fellowship
Contact: Carl and Angela Provost ( or 615-750-2546)

coffee       After the Masses on Sunday, Saint Ann Catholic Church encourages parishioners to enjoy time   
      together as a community with Coffee and Fellowship.  Volunteers generously set-up Neidert Hall,
      make coffee and clean-up afterward to ensure this ministry continues. 

Eucharistic Minister
Contact: Deacon Marty Mulloy ( or 615-298-1782)

emActive parishioners are needed to help the celebrants during the holy Sacrifice of the Mass distribute communion. Available to all registered adults of Saint Ann Catholic Church; anyone interested should contact the parish office for information about upcoming trainings.


Contact: Deacon Marty Mulloy ( or 615-298-1782)

lector       Active parishioners are needed to proclaim the Scripture readings during the holy Sacrifice of the
       Mass. Available to all registered adults of Saint Ann Catholic Church; anyone interested should
       contact the parish office for information about upcoming trainings.

Music Ministry

Contact: Marcina Clark ( or 615-298-1782) or Tim Weber ( or 615-481-9344)

musicMusic greatly enhances the Liturgy experience and assist the congregation in singing at the holy Sacrifice of Mass.  There are many differing opportunities based on the talents our parishioners have to offer.  We have a cantor and organist at 5:00pm Saturday Mass, a choir and organist at 8:30am Mass on Sunday and a folk music group at 11:00am Mass on Sunday. 


Contacts: Tara McGuire ( or Michelle Gawley (

nurseryWith the assistance of teen volunteers, adults cooperatively work to provide care for children ages 1 - 5 years immediately prior to and during Mass.  Please contact Tara McGuire if you are interested in volunteering for the 8:30am Mass on Sundays or Michelle Gawley for the 11am Mass on Sunday.


Offeratory Gift Bearers
Contact: Deacon Marty Mulloy ( or 615-298-1782)

basketActive parishioners and their families are needed to present the offertory gifts during weekend and holy day Masses.  Parishioners are able to volunteer as one person or with their entire family; anyone interested should contact the parish office for information about upcoming trainings.


Contacts: Mike Patenaude ( or 615-945-4089) or Becky Smith ( or 615-512-6719)

      To prepare Saint Ann Catholic Church for the holy Sacrifice of Mass each weekend dedicated
      volunteers volunteer to dust, clean the glass doors, straighten misalettes and fill the Holy Water bowls
      each Friday afternoon or Saturday morning. Please contact Mike Patenaude or Becky Smith if you are
      interested in volunteering for this ministry.

Contacts: John Braniff (, Mark Boyd ( or Bob Hill (

usherCome help be the face of Saint Ann Catholic Church by prepare the Church for Mass, greeting parishioners and visitors on arrival, assist with collections, usher communion lines and secure the Church following Mass.  Interested parishioners should contact John Braniff for Saturday 5:00pm Mass, Mark Boyd for Sunday 8:30am Mass or Bob Hill for Sunday 11am Mass.

Community Ministries

Altar Guild
Contact: Carol Fike ( or 615-519-4595)

altar-guildThe Altar Guild hosts an annual garage sale to raise funds to purchase needed supplies for Saint Ann Catholic Church including hosts, wine, vestments, candles, etc.  The Guild also collects monies each Advent and Lent to help decorate the altar for Christmas and Easter.  Additionally, a subset of this ministry prepares a meal for grieving families after funerals held at Saint Ann Catholic Church.

Contact: Phil Caldwell (615-438-3155)

bereavementAs with all families, the Saint Ann Church occasionally experiences the passing of our parishioners and their family members.  When these losses occur, the Bereavement ministry helps prepare the Church for a funeral, greets the relatives and friends arriving for the funeral and assists the funeral director and secure the Church following a funeral. 

Craft Group
Contact: Ruth Neal ( or 615-500-5181)

carftDo you like to knit or crochet?  Do you want to learn? The Craft Group is the place for you!  This groups of parishioners are a welcoming and fun bunch who meet once a month to knit, crochet, quilt, blankets for the babies at Metro General Hospital and Veterans. No experience necessary; experts available to teach the process. Get your yarn together and join them on the 3rd Saturday each month from 10am-12pm in the Parish Life Center

Engaged Encounter Retreat
Contact: Ruth Neal ( or 615-500-5181)

engaged-encounterSaint Ann Catholic Church has a team married couples who volunteer to lead the Engaged Encounter Retreat and share their ideals, attitudes, anecdotes and life experiences with the participating newly engaged couples.  The retreat is designed to help engaged couples prepare for the holy sacrament of Matrimony as well for a lifetime of living as a married couple. 

English Language Learners
Contacts: Teresa Hinson (615-429-4944) and Marnie Huff (

ellEnglish Language Learners (ELL) are dedicated parishioners who actively help immigrants from foreign countries assimilate into the Nashville community and American culture.  ELL tutors meet in the Parish Life Center on Sundays from 9:30-11am.

Faith and Justice Ministry
Contact: Cliff Cockerham  ( or 615-336-3905)

faith-justiceAre you interested in environmental issues and social justice?  Please join the Faith and Justice for prayer, prayerful reflections, education, discussion and activities designed to encourage others both in and out of the parish toward environmental justice.

Haiti Committee
Contact: Matthew Hayes  ( or 615-881-2323)

 Help Saint Ann Catholic Church support our Catholic brothers and sisters in Haiti.  The Haiti committee helps ensure the funds raised by our parish has the greatest impact possible for the parishioners of St. Geroge, our sister parish in Haiti.

Hospital Ministry
Contact: Paul Bell ( or 615-649-1910)

After being trained a Eucharistic Minister, hospital minsters take Holy Eucharist to Catholic patients and their families at Centennial Hospital.  This is a great ministry for busy, working adults as the commitment is once or twice a month and can be performed before, during or after the workday.  There is an application process with Centennial Hospital that must be completed before volunteering for this ministry.

Hospitality Ministry
Contact: Rita Oakley ( or 615-383-3216) and Ellen Edenfield ( or 615-646-1576)

hospitalityThis ministry welcomes new parishioners, new babies and newly adopted children, coordinates receptions for parish events, sends cards to those on the parish prayer list and develops activities that extend hospitality to parishioners.  This ministry meets once a year however they are actively involved with events throughout the year. 

Knight of Columbus Post #11925
Contact: Grand Knight Charlie Watson 615-952-3324)

kocA fraternal service organization of Catholic men, the Knights of Columbus offers an opportunity for fellowship with people who share the same Catholic beliefs and who recognize the same duty to God, family, Church, and community. The local council meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm for the Rosary and their meetings begin promptly at 7:00pm.

Knights of Columbus #11925 Ladies Auxiliary
Contact: Krystal Johnson ( or 615-277-9645)

kocAs a supplement to the local Knight of Columbus council, the Ladies Auxiliary offers an opportunity for adult, female, practicing Catholics, 18 years of age or older, or any non-Catholic female married to a member of the St. Ann Knights of Columbus to enjoy fellowship and service.  The Ladies Aux meets on the third Wednesday of each month in the Parish Life Center at 7:00pm.

Loaves and Fishes
Contact: Faye Lee (615-310-5872)

In gratitude for all the blessings we have received, Saint Ann parishioners meet once a month to help feed the hungry by cooking, serving guests, and cleaning the kitchen and dining room at Holy Name Parish Center.  Loaves and Fishes serves the hungry on the third Wednesday of each month from 9:00am-2:30pm. 

Prayer Warriors
Contact: Kelly Braniff ( or 615-277-9663)

handsThe power of prayer can be miraculous! The Prayer Warriors offer the commitment of a personal prayer for all those in need, when they need it. Prayer requests should be sent to the parish office and Prayer Warriors will receive emails when prayers are requested. 

Contact: Deacon Marty Mulloy ( or 615-298-1782)

Parishioners at Saint Ann Catholic Church are dedicated to welcoming people interested in becoming Catholic.  By serving as sponsors, mentors and teachers, volunteers faithfully walk the journey with all candidates through the classes, discussions and rites of initiation.  RCIA meets on Tuesday from 7-8:30pm in the Parish Life Center from September through Easter.

Senior Luncheon
senior-luncheonContact: Betty Nelms (615-356-0223)

To help promote social and spiritual fellowship among the  senior (55+ years young) parishioners, Senior Luncheon is a covered dish luncheon held once a month.  All seniors are invited to bring a dish and enjoy the company on the second Thursday of the month at 12pm.

Sunday School of Religion
Contact: Kevin Mangold ( or 615-298-1782)

sunday-schoolActive parishioners generously volunteer their time to provide religious education for children, grades K-8, who do not attend Catholic Schools.  This is a vital ministry of the Church and requires many energetic and faith filled adults who love to teach children and watch them blossom in their faith.  Sunday School of Religion meets every Sunday from late August to May from 9:40 -10:45am.

Wisdom Watchers
Contacts: Kathy Emery ( or 615-298-1436) and Joy Murphey ( or 615-373-9934)

owlAs a committee of caring parishioners, Wisdom Watchers regularly reach out by phone to our parishioners who are 70+ years young to offer assistance, prayers or just provide companionship.  These ministers serve throughout the year and call on parishioners as needed.

Women’s Club
Contacts: Margie Druffel ( or 615-833-5744) and Nora Krause ( or 615-646-0615)
All women in the parish and school age 21 and up are invited to join the Women’s Club to wcrenew old friendships and to make new ones; engage in spiritual, social and service activities; and bridge the gap between parish and school. The Women’s Club meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm in the Parish Life Center.

Yard Detail
Contact: Bob Szemethy ( or 615-352-5757)

yardDo you love the outdoors? Join the Saint Ann Catholic Church yard detail and assist with keeping     the Church grounds well-kept.  This includes cutting the grass and weed-eating during the warm month and salting and shoveling during the cold months.

Youth Group
Contact: Dan and Laura Reynolds ( or 512-550-45411)

youthWe invite all parishioners who are young at heart to help serve facilitate the Saint Ann Youth Group.  This group provides fun and meaningful opportunities for the students in grades 7th-12th to learn together, serve together, pray together and play together. This is NOT catechetical in the sense of replacing religious education but provides a safe and caring environment surrounded by their peers who share the same desire to deepen their faith.  Youth Group meets together on the first and third Sundays of each month after the 11:00am Mass.


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