The mission of St. Ann Catholic Parish is to provide an amicable environment of Catholic worship, education, evangelization, and service to all God’s people. Together, with our K-8th grade school students, we strive to be instruments of God’s love, peace, and joy following the example of St. Ann.
St. Ann Catholic Parish, of the Diocese of Fresno, is located at 446 West Church Ave, Ridgecrest, California.
St. Ann has a rich history which is much influenced by the history of the local area surrounding Ridgecrest, CA. This 3-page document describes the parish’s recent history from the past 20 years.
A complete history of St. Ann was prepared for the occasion of celebrating its 50th anniversary in 1996. “The Parish of Randsburg and St. Ann, Ridgecrest, A History,” compiled and authored by C. John Di Pol, begins with a background that reaches back to the mid 1800’s. This work contains over 40 pages with pictures and will require about 2 minutes to download with a 28 Kbs modem.
“Statue of St. Ann with Child” — This article describes the background information concerning the statue of “Saint Ann and Child” that stands above the entry of St. Ann Roman Catholic Church in Ridgecrest California. The information was provided by Parishioner Richard “Duke” Martin.