Sts. Joachim and Ann Catholic Church, 42 Barrenspot, P.O. Box 1160, Kingshill, St. Croix, VI 00851

Phone: (340) 778-0484  Fax (340) 779-3151    Email:


Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time - A,  August 20, 2017

Mat 15:21-28: Jesus went to region of Tyre and Sidon. “And behold, a Canaanite woman from that district came and called out, “Have pity on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter is tormented by a demon.” He said in reply, “It is not right to take food of the children and throw it to the dogs.” She said, “Please, Lord, for even the dogs eat the scraps that fall from the table of their masters.”

(from text in the picture for Google Translate) Then Jesus said to her in rep/y. “O woman, great is your faith! Let it be done for you as you wish." and the woman's daughter was heated from that hour.

cover photo on 082017


082017 Bulletin

082017 Bulletin (PDF Version)

082017 Bulletin (Flipbook Version)

From the Pastor's Desk, 082017 (with Google Translate)

Previous Bulletins

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New!   Fr. Louis Kemayou's 25th Anniversary of Priesthood Commemorative Booklet - View Flipbook Version  - View PDF Scroll Version   New!


The July/August 2017 Catholic Islander


The July/August 2017 issue of the Catholic Islander is online, click on the above image of the front cover or here.



The 2017 Bishop's Appeal is underway.  Help support our Catholic Schools ,Charities, and the Education of New VI priests for the diocese.   Click on an image below for more information in English or Spanish.

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The 2017 Bishop's Appeal is underway. Help support our Catholic Schools, Charities, and the Education of New VI Priests. Click on the English or Spanish image above for more information about the Appeal in that language.




2015 Religious Education Ceremony and Workshop Photos


Sts. Joachim and Ann 2015 Feast Day Photos


In the Congressional Record

Hurricane Hugo Articles

26 years ago on September 17, 1989, Hurricane Hugo hit St. Croix. Read about St. Ann's Parish and St. Joseph High School in the Hurricane Hugo Articles in the Congressional Record of February 2, 1990

Tribute to Rev. Msgr. Michael F. Kosak, P.A.

Read the tribute to Rev. Msgr. Michael F. Kosak, P.A. from the Congressional Record of December 3, 2014


Bishop Herbert A. Bevard's Letter on the Scotus Marriage Ruling

St. Joseph High School Website

Catholic Schools of the Virgin Islands Website


Our Lady of Barrenspot,

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EWTN Global Catholic Televison Network

Mass Schedule
Monday - No Mass
Tuesday - 12:15pm
Wednesday - 6:30am
Thursday - 12:15pm
Friday - 6:30am
First Friday - 6:30am & 5:30pm
Saturday - 8:30am
Saturday (Sunday Virgil) - 5:00pm
Sunday - 7:00am & 9:30am
Eucharistic Adoration
Friday 5:30pm - 6:30pm
4:30 p.m. Saturday or by appointment
Shrine of Our Lady of Barrenspot Hill
Open every day at 8:30 a.m.
St. Ann's Catholic Church Bookstore
Open 9:30am-4:30pm Closed Monday


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St. Ann's Catholic Church on TV
Caribbean Catholic Network (CCN)
Cable Channel 7 - St. Croix
Phone/Fax: (340) 779-3000

St. Ann's Catholic Church TV on the Internet
Caribbean Catholic Network7 (CCN Channel 7)

Watch Caribbean Catholic Network7, CCN7, on Livestream (watch the 9:30 AM Sunday Mass Live)

Note about the Mass time: 9:30am AST (Atlantic Standard Time) is 8:30am EST (Eastern Standard Time) and 1:30 PM GMT (Greenwich Mean Time). St. Croix is in the AST time zone and has no Daylight Saving Time. AST is the same as EDT (Eastern Daylight time)

More about St. Ann's Catholic Church Radio and TV

Fr. Louis Kemayou

Pastor of Sts. Joachim and Ann Catholic Church
Rev. Fr. Louis Kemayou

Pastor Emeritus of Sts. Joachim and Ann Catholic Church
Rev. Monsignor Michael F. Kosak, P.A.
Curriculum Vitae


Rev. Msgr. Michael F. Kosak's Rome Trip and other Previous Photos


2014 Christmas photos

The Diocese is featured in the Winter 2013 issue of "Neighbors" from the Catholic Home Mission. Go to the PDF version at

Winter 2013 issue of "Neighbors"

Go to the Catholic Home Mission Appeal Website



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