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BABY BOTTLE FOR PREGNANCY DECISION HEALTH CENTERS: Once again, we are helping to raise awareness by grabbing a baby bottle after Mass this weekend, October 7/8. Filling it with your loose change, cash or check will directly support the free, life-saving programs offered at the seven area Pregnancy Decision Health Centers. The bottles ...

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OCTOBER IS RESPECT LIFE MONTH: October is the month set aside to reflect on life issues and pray for and promote greater respect for all human life. Pick up free literature at the gathering area table on building a culture that cherishes all life. You can help women facing an unplanned pregnancy get the support they need to choose lif...

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FIRST ANNUAL TRUNK-OR-TREAT EVENT: The Knights of Columbus is hosting the First Annual Trunk-or-Treat Event on October 29, from 2:30- 4:00 p.m. in the parking lot and social hall of St. John XXIII. Trunk-or- Treat is an opportunity to provide a safe “trick-or-treat” experience to our parish’s youth while providing fe...

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PROGRESSIVE EUCHRE PARTY: Please check your calendar! The Knights of Columbus will hold a Euchre Party on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. There will be Knights taking your preregistration next weekend, October 7/8 and after all Masses.

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NURSERY VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: We are looking for adults and youth, 6th grade or older. The commitment is only one hour each month, during the 9:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m. Masses. This is a very rewarding ministry, you get to play with the children and give their parents the opportunity to attend Mass. Adults will need to complete Protecting G...

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ITALY TRIP WITH FATHER DENIS: Travel to Italy with Fr. Denis and friends. You are invited to experience some of the religious and historical wonders, as well as culinary delights of many cities in Italy including Rome, Pompeii, Capri, Positano, Amalfi, Sorrento, Assisi, Florence, Pisa and Venice. This trip features a visit to the birt...

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PLEASE DO NOT PARK ON THE GRASS: Please do not park on the grass as it damages the grass and puts ruts in the ground. In addition to our parking lots, Tri-County Medical Center has graciously allowed us to use their lots for our Saturday and Sunday Masses, since 2004. There is a walkway between their lots and ours. We thank you for yo...

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WALKING WITH PURPOSE “OPENING YOUR HEART” SCRIPTURE STUDY – ST. JOHN XXIII PARISH WOMEN OF CATHOLIC FAITH: Our new Scripture Study begins this Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. in the lower level of the church. We are excited to begin our new journey of faith and fellowship! Please bring your Bible to the mee...

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FIRST SATURDAY ROSARY: Please join fellow members of the parish in praying the Rosary on the first Saturday of the each month. The Rosary will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the church. Everyone is welcome to join in this beautiful prayer for the intercession of our Blessed Mother.

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.UPDATING YOUTH MINISTRY EVENTS​ October 8 High School Youth Group will meet from 6:00-8:00 p.m. October 15 High School Youth Group and Middle School Youth Group Bonfire, 6:00-8:00 p.m. We will be feeding the group. High School youth will bring a drink to share and Middle School youth will bring a side to share. We will be roasti...

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PRAYER LINE PETITIONS: If you have a prayer request or would like to join the Prayer Line, please contact Anne Brunney at 614-837-3445. Please include in your daily prayers all those on our Prayer Line and those in most need of prayer in our parish and throughout the world  

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EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: The first Friday of each month, we have Eucharistic Adoration after the 8:30 a.m. Mass and concluding at 5:00 p.m. with Evening Prayer and Benediction. There is a sign-up sheet is in the Gathering Space with 1-hour times. Please come when you can and leave when you have to. Fr. Denis will be available for Confe...

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  When traveling this spring and summer, please remember that our Sunday obligation does not stop when we are on vacation. For a list of churches and Mass times in the area you will be traveling to, call 1-410-676-6000 or check out their web site at www.masstimes.org.

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  WANT TO SING OR PLAY IN ANY OF OUR MUSIC MINISTRIES? If you are currently in or would like to join the Adult Choir, Instrumental Ensemble, Funeral Choir, Cantor for Saturday night Mass, Cantor for Weddings, Funerals, or have interest in playing an instrument, or being a substitute pianist or organist, THIS EVENT IS FOR YOU! You d...

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  Each year, beginning in May, in order to continue to participate in the fund raising for churches and schools, Kroger Corp. requires that you reregister your Shopper’s Card online. Our five-digit code number for Kroger Community Rewards Program is 81017. Please take a few minutes to register. There is information on the tab...

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  The Diocese of Columbus has received many inquiries from people interested in attending events associated with the visit of Pope Francis to the United States in September. The Diocese has limited information thus far about attendance at these events. As further information becomes available, it will be passed along to clergy and ...

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  Spiritual Adoption is praying for an unborn baby every day for nine months. Archbishop Fulton Sheen suggested we pray this prayer; “Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, I love you very much. I beg you to spare the life of the unborn baby that I have spiritually adopted who is in danger of abortion.” There are Holy Family prayer c...

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  PICTORIAL DIRECTORY – If you did not receive a free Directory for having your photo taken for the Parish Pictorial Directory, we have made arrangements to sell the directories for $5.00 each (on the honor system). If you would like to purchase one, please see the display on the table in the Gathering Space.

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The weekend of October 13 and 14 the parish celebrated not only our patron Blessed Pope John XXIII’s feast day but also the 50th Anniversary of the beginning of the Second Vatican Council. Our Masses had special readings and our Worship and Gathering Spaces were decorated with a Papal theme remembering Pope John XXIII. The yellow ...

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Don't forget to shop with the businesses in our Parish Pages Business Directory who support the Parish.   Their sponsorship pays for our web services for the church and school. Thank you sponsors! View the Business Directory Here 

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We have a lot of exciting things to share, so please browse through the many pages of our new website. Some points of interest for first time users are as follows: Parish Ministries and Organizations. A listing of all Ministries and Organizations with their current contact information. Current Events. You will now be able to vi...

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