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Fr. Hollowell's Status

Father John Hollowell, pastor of Annunciation in Brazil and St Paul’s in Greencastle will be away from his parishes until May 18th receiving surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy for a brain tumor. The prognosis is very good.

Until May 18th, there will be no daily Masses nor confessions at either parish. The weekend Mass and confession schedule remain unchanged as guest priests have committed to covering the ten weekends Father Hollowell will be away.

Weekend Mass Time

Saturday: 5pm in Greencastle (Open to Anyone)
Saturday: 5pm in Brazil (Open to Anyone)
Sunday: 7:30am in Greencastle (Open to Anyone)
Sunday: 9am in Brazil (Open to Anyone)
Sunday: 11am (Open to Anyone)

Weekday Mass Times

Postponed until further notice


Saturday: 4-4:45pm in Greencastle
Saturday: 7pm in Brazil
Sunday after 11am Mass in Greencastle

Last Sunday Monthly Adoration

Postponed until furhter notice

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Welcome to Annunciation Catholic Church!

We are glad that you stopped by. Please feel free to peruse the pages of this site, visit our church, experience the sacraments, help us with our restoration project, and engage our parish community.  Please pray for us as we offer our intentions for your journey in Faith.  God bless you, Fr. John Hollowell, Pastor

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We would like to introduce you to our Capital Campaign!  Click the image of our church on the left to view a video of our restoration project or click here to watch it now!  We are excited for this campaign and invite you to be a part of our growth in our church! God is Good!Read more

Annunciation Catholic Church Strategic Plan 2016-2019

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That this strategic plan for 2016 to 2019 is accepted and endorsed by the Annunciation Catholic Church Parish Council of Brazil, Indiana. The Parish Council further accepts the responsibility of assisting the Pastor in the oversight of this plan’s implementation and of conducting a regular review of its progress and any needed adjustments or modifications to the plan as needed during its implementation cycle. Click here to view and download our strategic plan.

Restoration CD Just Released!

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Celebrate the Christmas season with the CD of our own St. Ambrose Schola Cantorum of Annunciation Catholic Church!  This album showcases sacred music in hopes to create exceptional beauty at Mass.   Click here to read more and to purchase your copy today!

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Holy Days Mass Times
Please see our bulletin.

Sundays from 8:00am - 8:45 am
First Saturdays from 9:00am - 11:00am
After every daily Mass

The Propers
What are the Propers? Do you have recordings of them? Why do we sing them?

Mass & Adoration Times

Weekend Mass Times
Sunday: 9:00am

Weekday Mass Times (No daily Mass until after May 18 due to Fr. Hollowell's illness)
Tuesday: 9:00am, 6:00pm Latin Mass (first Tuesday of the month)
Wednesday: 5:00pm

First Saturday Monthly Adoration & Confession (No confession until after May 18 due to Fr. Hollowell's illness)
9:00am - 11:00am followed by Benediction at 11:00am

Last Sunday Monthly Adoration
10:00am - 1:00pm followed by Benediction at 1:00pm

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