Watson, Annie Cass

Annie Cass Watson is currently a Visiting Priest at Holy Family Catholic Church in Austin, Texas, the only inclusive independent Catholic Church in Austin, founded by Fr. Jayme Mathias. Previous to this, Annie served as an Assisting Priest at St. Stanislaus Polish Catholic Church in St. Louis, Missouri. She was the first woman priest ever to serve that historic church. Before that, she served St. Mary of Magdala, an RCWP community in Indianapolis, Indiana and the Bloomington Inclusive Community in Bloomington, Indiana, an Ecumenical Catholic Community (ECC). She also helps her husband, Dr. Jimmy Watson, pastor of Weimar United Church of Christ in Weimar, Texas, with his pastoral duties. Annie was ordained a deacon on July 13, 2014 in Indianapolis and was ordained a priest on May 15, 2015 in Tampa, Florida.