1021 W. State Street - Fremont, Ohio 43420 - 419-332-7472

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Our Mass Times:


Wednesday - 8:00 a.m. Saturday - 5:30 p.m.

Sunday - 8:30 a.m.


Pastoral Staff:

Pastor: Father Mike Zacharias

Emergency Phone 419-334-2638


Associate Pastor:

Father Nathan Bockrath

Deacons: Jim Heyman

Tom Ackerman "Senior Status"

D.R.E. Deacon Mel Shell

Parish Office: (419) 332-7472

Parish Email: stann_church@outlook.com

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Welcoming all to St. Ann Catholic Community.

St. Ann is a Roman Catholic Community located in Fremont, Ohio at 1021 West State Street. We are a warm and welcoming parish family of approximately 1689 members representing 554 households. As Sandusky County's first Catholic Church, St. Ann originally began as an Irish parish. Today, St. Ann has emerged as a diverse community with many nationalities represented at our Lord's Day Liturgies. We are members of the Bishop Hoffman School System which is a collaborative effort to ensure pre-k through 12th grade Catholic education for this area. At the core of St. Ann is the involvement of its members in the life of the parish community. There are many opportunities for each member to share their gifts and talents with the larger parish community. St. Ann Catholic Community is continually called to reverence its past, live out its present, and thoughtfully plan for its future. Thank you for visiting with us!

Our Mission Statement

We the Christian Community of Saint Ann Catholic Church, are blessed daily by the Gospel and presence of Jesus Christ. We welcome everyone and turn away no one in our efforts to provide and receive support and guidance ~ be it emotional, spiritual or material. St. Ann's is a community where hospitality and fellowship identify us as faithful disciples of the Lord.


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Calendar & Events

St. Ann's 175th Anniversary Celebrations
Friday, January 1st, 2016 - 7 p.m. Mass will be the kick off of our year of celebrations. Sunday, February 28th, a Lenten Evening of Prayer at 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 26th - 5:30 p.m. Mass with Bishop Daniel Thomas followed by a meal. Saturday, August 6th - Parish Picnic beginning with 5:30 p.m. Mass Sunday, September 25th - Celebrating the Sisters of Mercy reflection, followed by refreshments Sunday, December 18, 2016 - The Toledo Choral Society will perform at 3 p.m. in the church with a reception to follow.


World Meeting of Families
Well we made it back from the World Meeting of Families! What a blessing the pilgrimage was for each of us. The 8 day pilgrimage, which Pat and I were on, had the privilege of listening to some wonderful keynote speakers! Tuesday started with Bishop Barron speaking about the “extravagant” claim that human beings are made in the “image and likeness of God”! Friday ended the World Meeting with Cardinal Sean O’Malley and Rick Warren speaking, individually, on Christian families being a leaven in our world, offering light and hope in the midst of the suffering and sadness that seems to surround us at times! In between these sessions we had mass on Wednesday morning with Bishop Thomas at the Shrine of St. John Neuman, I had the privilege of being one of the deacon chaplains for the bishop there and on Thursday we celebrated mass at the National Shrine of the Miraculous Medal and I was given the privilege of being the deacon of the mass there. Thursday evening Bishops Thomas invited the three bus loads of pilgrims to join him at his family’s home parish of “The Holy Family” in the Manyunk suburb of Philadelphia. The Parish very graciously had a meal prepared for all of us in the basement of the church and afterwards we all joined the bishop and the pastor, Monsignor Sweeney in church for Benediction. Saturday was the Festival of Families in Philadelphia with nationally known music acts, entertainment and of course Pope Francis. Sunday was bitter sweet, we had mass with Pope Francis and a million or so of his closest friends, at which I was able to be a distributor of Holy Communion, and Sunday evening we trudged back to our respective hotels knowing that the love and fellowship that we shared in the past week with people from all corners of the world, was over until we meet each other again in Dublin Ireland in 2018! Please plan to attend at least one if you can it is well worth all of the planning and walking to share your faith with other Christians on fire with the love of God! God bless! Deacon Jim Heyman
Volunteer Opportunities at St. Ann's
"The good man brings ood things out of the good stored up in his heart, and the evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in his heart" (Lk 6:45). Perhaps you are looking for a way to help out in the parish. Here are some ideas for you: Lectors, Ushers, Eucharistic Ministers, Choir, Servers, Funeral Luncheons, Gift Bearers for Saturday and Sunday Mass, these are just a few. If interested, please call Pat Heyman (419) 552-5801 or the parish office (419) 332-7472 for more information. Thank you.


The Parish Bulletin
can now be seen online by clicking the bulletin link located in the navigation at the top of this page or at www.DiscoverMass.com Just enter our Church Name and Fremont, Ohio and click on Search.


Call to Action
The following websites are for access to information regarding the latest Federal Health and Human Services mandate regarding health care coverage for religious institutions on reproductive services. These mandates are also directed against the First Amendment Right of Freedom of Religion. Please go to the website links listed below for more information and the bishop's response and actions being asked of the Catholic Community.

Below are the links for the bishops' offices that may be found for any issues the bishops are addressing:

(Toledo Diocesan Site)

(United States Catholic Conference of Bishops site)

(Ohio Catholic Conference of Bishops site.)

Also if you click on the Justice, Peace and Human Development tab at the bottom of the USCCB homepage you will find many resources on the background of this issue and other justice issues the bishops are addressing at this time.


Homebound Parishioners
The Social Concerns Committee of St. Ann Parish has been working to locate those parishioners who are confined to their homes or residing in nursing homes. If you, a family member, or friend is homebound or in a healthcare facility, and would like to be on our list to schedule a visit and receive Communion call Rita Schroeder at 567-201-9907 or Carol Miller at 419-334-8395. Any information we receive will be given to the parish staff and will be confidential.




Our Core Values....

  • Gospel Justice

  • Inclusivity

  • Human Dignity

  • Hope

  • Compassion