St Ann's Council of Catholic Women

Guided by faith, prayer, knowledge and concern, the St Ann's Council of Catholic Women (SACCW) helps build St. Ann's community through friendship, spiritual reflection, mutual support and support to those in need.


2018 Woman of the Year


    Rita Anderson

Please join us in honoring our newest Woman of the Year.  Rita is a tremendous example of grace and humility and never takes credit for all the work she has done for St. Ann’s Catholic Church and the community.

Rita is a long time member of St. Ann’s Parish and has served both in the parish and in the community at large.

Volunteer service at St. Ann’s includes:     

Facilitator of weekly Bereavement Group

Facilitator for Little Rock Scripture Study

Eucharistic Minister

Eucharistic Minister to the Sick


Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary

Women’s Guild Board Member and Past President

LaBelle Elementary School Outreach

 She is involved in Adoration, Centering Prayer, Dance and Exercise Programs for Seniors, served on Parish Council for 11 years; narrator for Living Stations for 8 years; Apple Annie volunteer, Garage Sale Department Manager

 She volunteers for Knight of Columbus Lenten Fish Dinners, Fairy Tale Tea, KofC Father Daughter Dance

 Service to the community present and past includes:

Catholic Social Services Counselor for Abused Children

Cobb County Rape Crisis Hotline

Speakers Bureau for Cobb County YWCA

Battered Women’s Hotline

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Atlanta

Georgia Tech Scholarship Committee Member

Alliance Theater Board of Directors

Georgia Tech Women’s Forum Past President and Scholarship Committee


Past Women of the Year Recipients:Joanne Balen, Mickey Boyle, Carol Braun, Carol Brown, Karen Buckbarg, Ann Collins, Sally Crow, June Daywalt, Sue Deering, Ellen DeHihns, Eleanor Dudek, Carolyn Eckert, Ann Falchero, Mary Ann Fischer, Ivy Foo, Jeanice Glennon, Carole Grabowy, Jo Anne Green, Colleen Jefferies, Carol Kelly, Mary Lang, Kathy Mawn, Karen Miller, Karla Osman, Dorothy Pape, Julie Pardo, Connie Perry, Claire Pringle, Monica Raus, Sarah Regitz, Kathy Robenalt, Joanne Simpson, Catherine Tommasello, Joan Tuite, Jane Whitehead










November 30  9:00am-7:00pm
December 01  9:00am-2:00pm

Admission $3.00 donation (children under 12 free)
Proceeds support local charities

Apple Annie cannot happen without our wonderful volunteers.
Please sign up to give your time or make soup and find recipes on 
 this link.

Donate Drinks: drop off (well marked “APPLE ANNIE”) to the kitchen in Nolan Hall by Wednesday Nov 27 2018:

(1)case of 24 - 16 oz. bottles of water, (2) pack of 12 - 12 oz. cans of Coke, Diet Coke or Sprite. 



2018 Teen of the Year




The Teen of the Year award is selected by our Pastor Fr. Ray Cadran, the Youth Ministry Staff, and volunteers. The selected teen embodies the reconciling and missionary heart of the La Salettes. They are an active participant in not only the St. Ann Youth Ministry program, but also in other St. Ann Ministries. Congratulations Madison B.



St Ann's Council of Catholic Women Senior Recognition


At the end of every school year, the Women’s Council honors high school graduates from our parish with a Recognition Award and a $1,000 monetary gift.  Thanks to the hard work of the Council at both the Apple Annie and Garage Sale fundraisers, donations to this award, our church and other deserving causes are possible.  The following outstanding high school senior received this award at the Senior Mass on May 6 2018



This outstanding teen exemplifies what it means to live one’s faith through service to the parish and the community.  Congratulations Charlie!  God bless all of our graduating high school seniors as they begin their new endeavors.

Trips and Lunches

The second Tuesday of each month Guild members who have signed up and paid about $35 meet in the lower Church parking lot across Bishop Lake Road from the Church Offices and carpool to a chosen event for the day.

Become a Member

The membership dues are $20 per year. This small amount goes to off set the cost of our gracious hospitality, food and decorations, at each meeting; Christmas Gala Luncheon, Day of Reflection extras, Evening of Reflection and Installation Luncheon extras. The member registration form can be found to the left under "documents" or click here: St Ann's Council of Catholic Women Registration

St Ann's Council of Catholic Women (SACCW) Meetings

Board Meetings - The St Ann Council of Catholic Women (SACCW)elected officers and appointed committee chairpersons meet the third Tuesday of each month in Room 30                                                                        from 9:30 to 11:00 am to discuss and plan the activities of the Guild


Day Guild- First Tuesday, September through May, 9:00 am, Mass in the left front pews, following Mass: Nolan Hall for breakfast, socializing, meeting and program.  To arrange for free babysitting, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 7 days before the meeting to reserve a spot for your child. Please include his/her name, age, potty-trained/not and any allergies.


Mothers' Guild– Second Friday, September through May, 9:00 am Mass and meeting in Nolan Hall. Mothers bring their children and babysitting is provided. Play Groups, Moms’ Night Out, spiritual book studies, service projects, a retreat, and Bunco are some of the opportunities available.


Spanish Guild – Evening of the first Thursday,in La Salette Hall, September through May. Great programs, socializing, food, and "to die for" desserts.  The Spanish Guild sponsors the St. Ann’s Epiphany Celebration in January, the Oasis Santa Rafaela in Athens, adopts a family for Thanksgiving, and spearheads many other projects.

The Catholic Church of St. Ann is a La Salette parish family dedicated to reconciliation through worship, word, works and sacrament.

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