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Fr. Hollowell's Status and Update on Annunciation Catholic Church

  • - Father Hollowell is on a medical leave of absence while finishing chemo,
  • - Daily masses are suspended at this time.
  • - Weekend mass and confession are still as scheduled.
  • - The temporary parish administrator at both parishes is Fr Mike Fritsch.
  • - The temporary sacramental minister is Fr Joe Newton.

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Restoration Project: Building Update

Volunteer Effort Slide-Show

Amount collected through January - $396,000

Restoration Project: Where are We Currently

Father is meeting with the architect on Ash Wednesday to finalize the documents that will be sent out for bid.

Restoration Project: Capital Campaign 2014

We are excited to begin this year with our capital campaign focused on restoring parts of the church that are in need of repair.

The following is the overall scope of our project:
Click here to view and download documentation about our exciting Capital Campaign project!

building issuesPHASE I

Phase I: Christ Our Hope 2014 (10,000)

Phase I: Covenant Group fees for feasibility study and capital campaign (50,000)

Phase I: Foundation / Basement / Moisture Intrusion Repairs with Entheos Architects: 331,000 (60,000 of this is optional boiler replacement)

Phase I: Install Bathroom in entry way of Church wtih Entheos Architects (70,000)

$400,000 - $460,000


Begins a year after the walls dry out.

Phase II: Plaster repair with Old World Plastering (150,000)

Phase II: Church painting with Todd Brausch (120,000)

Phase II: Altar / Confessional / Statue Repair (50,000)


OVERALL GOAL: $780,000

-Boilers are optional and so are the repairs to the altar, the statue repairs, the confessional, etc. We can push those repairs off into the future. 

-Both phases could thus be completed, in total, for approximately $680,000


Click here to view and download this report.


Click here to view and download the floor plan.

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!


Holy Days Mass Times
Please see our bulletin.

After Saturday 7pm 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 during this time due to Fr. Hollowell's illness

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