Published December 1, 2021
St. Anna Church, a rural parish in Walton County, held an appreciation weekend for its clergy after Masses Nov. 6-7.
Published November 11, 2021
St. Anna Church’s Knights of Columbus Council 14425 paid tribute to service men and women for the fourth straight year with its Wall of Honor (WOH) at the Monroe parish.
Published November 13, 2020
Deacon Jerry Connell of St. Anna Church died peacefully on Nov. 3 at his home in Monroe. He was 85 years old.
By MARY THERESE GRIFFIN, Special to the Bulletin
Published December 12, 2019
Last year, St. Anna Church, Monroe, honored the military veterans of the congregation with a Wall of Honor. The Knights of Columbus Council #14425 built four panels to display more than 200 photos. The wall drew much interest, and the faces of those featured increased this year to 286.
Published December 6, 2018
MONROE—On Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, St. Anna Church in Monroe honored its congregation’s military veterans by dedicating a Veterans Wall of Honor. In a project spearheaded by the Knights of Columbus, Council 14425, the church’s parishioners submitted over 200 photos of their families’ military veterans. The Knights processed, printed, framed and displayed the pictures […] Full Story
By NICHOLE GOLDEN, Staff Writer
Published August 6, 2015
MONROE—The gleaming white bell tower of St. Anna Church in Monroe is a new landmark on the landscape of Walton County. St. Anna parishioners celebrated the culmination of seven years of planning, work and sacrifice at a Mass of dedication for their new church July 26 — the feast day of St. Anna and St. […] Full Story
Published April 30, 2015
MONROE—Holy Week was a special time for St. Anna Church in Monroe. The parish community had what is likely to be its last reenactment in the center of Monroe on Good Friday retracing Jesus’ final hours. A local tradition that is a dozen years old, the prayerful event attracts a crowd of people. “It’s a […] Full Story
Published August 21, 2014
Father Daniel Toof is a southpaw. The pastor at St. Anna Church, in Monroe, wearing a jersey with “Fr. Dan” across the back, pitched a strike at Lawrenceville’s Coolray Field on Friday, Aug. 8, at the Triple A matchup between the Norfolk Tides and the hometown Gwinnett Braves. St. Anna’s Knights of Columbus, sponsored the […] Full Story
By NICHOLE GOLDEN, Staff Writer
Published September 12, 2013
MONROE—When the families of St. Anna’s Church move from their tiny church on East Spring Street in Monroe, they will take much love, many memories and a couple of crape myrtle trees with them. Parishioners, friends and St. Anna’s pastor, Father Dan Toof, held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new church building Sept. 7. The […] Full Story
Published January 18, 2007
When St. Anna’s Church was formally dedicated in 1957, it was the first rural mission in the new Atlanta Diocese. Parishioners had taken a unique hands-on approach to construct the white frame chapel by raising funds through a magazine subscription drive, and through their hard work, the first Mass was celebrated in the new chapel […] Full Story
Published December 8, 2005
A group from St. Anna Church has formed the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Quilters, raising nearly $1,000 with a quilt raffle benefiting Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cancer Home in Atlanta. The members of the group worked together on the quilt each week for five months and are challenging quilters at other churches to […] Full Story