Our Mission

Rooted deeply in the teachings of the Catholic Church and the life of our neighborhood, we at St. Ann in Normandy minister to our community which is richly diverse in age, culture, economics, education and faith traditions.

As servants and disciples, together we:

Welcome and worship; celebrate and socialize serve and support.

We do this as a Eucharistic people, called by the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

St. Ann Catholic School

St. Ann Catholic School is a diverse Christian community in Normandy, MO devoted to providing a comprehensive curriculum and a learning environment that encourages students to reach their full potential. 

St. Ann Early Childhood Center

Saint Ann Early Childhood Center is an accredited preschool serving children 2 1/2 -5 years of age and their families. We offer high-quality education in a loving Catholic setting.

Our Historic Church

St. Ann Catholic Church is a Mid-Century modern masterpiece. It was featured in Time Magazine, Popular Science, The Encyclopedia Britannica, as well as several liturgical magazines.


It all started with the kindness of a woman, who like the widow in the gospel, was so incredibly generous with what God had given to her. In 1854, the widow Anne Lucas-Hunt donated the land along with a monetary donation to the Jesuit Order “to establish a church and see to the education of the children” in her beloved Normandy, Missouri. The Jesuits then tasked Fr. Peter DeSmet with the project of establishing St. Ann church. In him we know a parish founded with a missionary spirit. St. Ann was his ‘home’ when his feet were not on the road proclaiming the good news to the Native American Indians. Our first pastor, Fr. Adrian Van Hulst, would make the journey from the Jesuit provincial house at the corner of Lindell Boulevard and Grand Avenue by horse and carriage. It was said that he was so punctual that farmers could set their watches by his approach. In him, we see the virtue of a steadfast, faithful presence.

Generosity, missionary spirit and steadfast presence – these are the foundational gifts at the heart of this parish community. And these are the lived virtues that continue to guide the community we call St. Ann parish. My hope is these web pages will give you a glimpse into this vibrant, welcoming parish and the people who have been “Living Faith Since 1856…”

Pastor’s Keyboard on Abuse

The whole church is deeply saddened by the new from Philadelphia and by the revelations concerning Cardinal McCarrick. The grand jury report on priest sexual abuse is devastating. What was done by those entrusted with a sacred trust was evil beyond words. The...

Sunday Bulletin August 8th, 2016.

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Sunday Bulletin July 31st, 2016

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Sunday Bulletin July 24th, 2016

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From the Parochial Administrator’s Keyboard – July 17, 2016

In this week’s Gospel we hear again about Martha and Mary. So let us begin with the better part. Mary: As of Sunday we’re nine days out from the feast of St. Ann, our parish patron. St. Ann is more important than ever today. As the grandmother of Jesus, the loving...

Sunday Bulletin – July 17, 2016

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From the Parochial Administrator’s Keyboard – July 10, 2016

As I reflect on today’s Gospel of the Good Samaritan, I feel a need to thank you for your warm welcome. Once again I am so privileged to be called to lead this community closer to Christ. It was such a gift to meet so many of you. As you introduced yourselves, there...

Sunday Bulletin – July 10, 2016

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Sunday Bulletin – July 3, 2016

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From the Parochial Administrator’s Keyboard – July 3, 2016

As I write this I am still technically Associate Pastor at St. Joseph Parish in Imperial, but by the time you read it, I’ll be the Parochial Administrator of St. Ann Parish. So first, what is a parochial administrator? The short answer is a parochial administrator is...

Mass Schedule

Monday-Friday: 8 AM
Saturday: 5 PM
Sunday: 8 AM and 11 AM

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