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UPCOMING YOUTH HS EVENT – DCYC: March 10, 10:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. The Diocesan Catholic Youth Conference (DCYC) is a one-day high school conference in the Diocese of Columbus, for youth in grades 9th-12th. This year the conference will be held at Bishop Watterson High School. The gathering includes workshops and activities geared towar...

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UPCOMING YOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL & HIGH SCHOOL EVENTS UPCOMING YOUTH MS EVENT – BOSCO BASH: March 9, 2:30-8:00 p.m. Annual Bosco Bash Middle School Youth Rally will be held at Bishop Watterson High School on Saturday, March 9th. This is open for all students in Grades 6-8. Signups are now open for the rally and we will be registerin...

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February 10 No meeting due to a scheduling conflict February 17 MS and HS Meeting from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Dinner will be served (Pasta Bar). We would love to have you join us for an evening of faith sharing and fun February 24 HS Meeting from 6:00-8:00 p.m. March 3 HS Meeting from 6:00-8:00 p.m. March 9 MS Youth Rally (Bosco Bash)...

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CATHOLIC TIMES ANNUAL COLLECTION: This week begins our parish collection for the Catholic Times weekly newspaper. This donation helps to provide the Catholic Times to you and many of our parishioners. Donation envelopes for this collection are included in your February collection packet. For a minimum donation of $17.00 per year, readers ...

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6 STONE JARS AT SIX: Jesus’    first    miracle    was    to    turn    6    stone    jars    of    water into wine at the wedding in Cana (John 2:1-11). 6 Stone Jars at Six is an oppo...

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All parents/guardians of children in the second grade or older who have not made their First Holy Communion are invited to attend a meeting on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. At this meeting, workbooks for the children, as well as a family guide for the workbook, will be distributed to the parents. Please mark your calendars for ...

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DO YOU KNOW THE STORY OF THE RICE BOWLS FOR CATHOLIC RELIEF SERVICES? Each year, our Catholic Relief Services is working in 101 countries around the world utilizing 600 million dollars to help 85 million of our brothers and sisters for agricultural projects, health and nutrition services,    safe    water&nbs...

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PLATINUM CLUB: The Platinum Club will meet on Wednesday, February 20, 12:30 p.m., for a presentation by Cindi Goldhaber, our Parish Music Director. A catered lunch will be provided for members. Reservations must be made by Wednesday, February 13, by calling or emailing Carolyn Bohnlein at 614-837-9024 or bohnlein7@wowway.com. The Platinum...

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OPPORTUNITY FOR EXTRAORDINARY MINISTERS OF THE EUCHARIST FOR ALTERCARE OR OTHERS WHO MAY BE INTERESTED: We have a need for an Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist to distribute Holy Communion to the permanent and temporary residents of AlterCare on the first and third Wednesdays of the month. Visitation usually occurs at 10:00 a.m. If ...

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CONTRIBUTIONS STATEMENTS: Due to the changes in the tax law, we will not be sending out contribution statements unless requested. If you would like an annual statement, please email Regina at rhrytzik@ sjxxiiiparish.org or call her at 614-920-1563. Thank you. 

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OLD PALMS: If you have old palms at home, please bring them in so our Youth Group will be able to make the ashes for Ash Wednesday. Thank you. 
CATHOLIC MEN’S CONFERENCE: The Catholic Men’s Conference will be at the Ohio Expo Center – Kasich Hall (formerly Cardinal Hall), on February 23, 2019 from 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. For more information or registration, visit catholicmensministry.com/cmmcon19. 

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CATHOLIC WOMEN’S CONFERENCE: If you want something you’ve never had, you have to do something you’ve never done. Are you ready to reignite your faith? Want to grow closer to Jesus, but you’re not sure how to do it? Want to get involved and meet other women of the parish? We have the solution for you! Please save th...

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SUBSTANCE ABUSE HELP: A majority of substance-free adolescents credit their parents for the decision not to use illegal substances. Keep family members informed about the dangers of substance abuse, as well as the opportunities for help. Visit www.starttalking.ohio.gov for tips on how to start the conversation. Alone we can do so little; ...

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NURSERY AVAILABILITY DURING SUNDAY MASSES – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Without more help, we will not be able to have the Nursery open EVERY Sunday. We need one or two hours of your time each month. Parents, grandparents, single adults college and high school students are welcome. This is a perfect chance for High School students who may ne...

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Please do not park on the grass. We have additional parking at TriCounty Medical Center. Thank you!
NURSERY SERVICE DURING SUNDAY MASSES – SEARCHING FOR A REWARDING MINISTRY? Volunteers are always welcome! Parents, grandparents, single adults and high school students can always help. High School Students who may need service hours, this is a perfect change to get them and help your parish family as well. If you are interested ...

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BAKING EVENT - THE RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE: We will be taking groups of youth and families, if desired, down to the Ronald McDonald House to bake for the residents. This has been a quarterly ongoing service project since March, and the events have been such a success that our youth have asked if this could be placed as an ongoing servi...

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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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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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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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