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St. Ann Catholic Parish

St. Ann Catholic Parish director of youth ministries Joey Seaneella operates recording technology as Fr. Paul Bechter gives a sermon. St. Ann is one of the many local religious institutions that has turned to live streaming to provide its services. Photo courtesy Kurt Klement

Akhila Gunturu, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

April 5 marked the beginning of Holy Week or the most sacred week in the Christian calendar. While Christians would typically gather together during this week to celebrate the events up until Jesus’s resurrection on Easter Day, the shelter-in-place has greatly limited people’s ability to do so.  ...

People with special needs get Night to Shine at St. Ann Parish (with video)

Guests prepare to be crowned king or queen of the Night to Shine prom in the assembly room of St. Ann Catholic Parish on Friday. The Night to Shine prom, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, gives people with special needs ages 14 and older an opportunity to have their own prom experience.

Anthony Cesario, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Many people view prom as part of the “complete high school experience”, but some are not often able to participate in this opportunity. On Friday, St. Ann Catholic Parish hosted the Night to Shine prom for people with special needs ages 14 and older.   Joined by First United Methodist Coppell (FU...

Munro takes leap of faith, joins NET Ministries

CHS Senior Meredith Munro jumps for joy at the end of a St. Ann High School Ministry retreat.  Photo courtesy Meredith Munro.

Aisha Espinosa, Staff Writer

May 17, 2016

At the end of this summer, current Coppell High School senior Meredith Munro will pack, just like the rest of her class. She will bring the essentials, maybe a few personal mementos, and she will be dropped off at a place to start her next adventure. Where? She is not exactly sure. While her previous classmates...

St. Ann Youth spreading Christmas spirit through Live Nativity (with video)

St. Ann Youth spreading Christmas spirit through Live Nativity (with video)

December 17, 2015

Lili Lomas Staff Writer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPSUHtKLvug Every weekend during December, middle school students in the St. Ann Youth (SAY) program at St. Ann Catholic Parish spread the Christmas spirit by acting in a live nativity that recreates the birth of Jesus.   Dres...

Annual nativity shown at St. Ann Catholic Parish

Annual nativity shown at St. Ann Catholic Parish

December 14, 2012

By Shannon Wilkinson Staff Writer Every year St Ann Catholic Parish puts on their annual Live Nativity during the weeks leading up to Christmas. The nativity has been around since the early 1990s and has always been an event that brings the Coppell community together. “The main purpose of...

Coppell Catholics oppose HHS Mandate

Coppell Catholics oppose HHS Mandate

October 17, 2012

By Erica Rohde Staff Writer During the Vice Presidential debate on Oct. 11, Vice President Joe Biden explained that everything was sound and well with the Health and Human Services Mandate; Catholics were not being forced to go against their beliefs, and the First Amendment was not being violated. When...

American immigration policy lacks sympathy

American immigration policy lacks sympathy

October 3, 2012

By Erica Rohde Staff Writer   In Monterrey, Mexico, a woman prepares her bags for a journey across the American border. The trip is a dangerous one. She is alone with her baby girl, whom she has promised a better life. She thinks of what could happen along the train rails: being kidnapped,...