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Entries for November 2017

KEEP CHRIST IN CHRISTMAS POSTER CONCERT – The Knights of Columbus Council #16561 is hosting a “Keep Christ in Christmas” poster contest.  There are 3 divisions for children ages 5-14 (age as of November 1st) that will be broken down in the following categories: K-Grade 2, 3-5, and 6-8. Winners from each division wil...

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ST. JOHN XXIII PARISH – WALKING WITH PURPOSE  CHRISTMAS BREAK: We will be on break from our study in December.  Our meetings will resume on Tuesday, January 9 at 7:00 p.m. We hope you have a bl...

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PROTECTING GOD’S CHILDREN: On December 2, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 Noon our parish will host a “Protecting God’s Children” awareness session. We will begin with a  continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Th...

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COME AND SING WITH THE CHILDREN’S & FAMILY CHOIR FOR CHRISTMAS EVE 2017! This is an invitation for children and their parents (if they’d like), to join the 5:00 p.m. Christmas Eve Mass this year.  The group...

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OHIO DOMINICAN CHOIR CONCERT: The Ohio Dominican University Chorus will make a return this Advent to perform “The Stars Point the Way” Christmas concert, 7:00 p.m. in the church, on Sunday, December 10. Un...

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ST. JOHN XXIII RESPECT LIFE COMMITTEE: Thank you for supporting our Respect Life Month Baby Clothes Collection. Thanks to your generosity we were able to bring 18 bags of diapers, baby clothes and blankets to Columbus Women’s Care Centers.

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ANNUAL THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE: We are hosting our annual Food Drive to benefit the Community Food Pantry in Canal Winchester during the weekends of November 18/19 and November 25/26. The St. John XXIII MS and HS Youth Groups will be passing out flyers with items needed after Mass November 11/12. They will also be available to collec...

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KNIGHT OF COLUMBUS SUB SALE: The Knights of Columbus is having a Giant Pre-Paid Jersey Mike’s Sub Sandwich Sale for the OSU vs. Michigan game. Prepaid orders are accepted by November 19th. Delivery will be game day, November 25, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the parish. Order forms are available in the Gathering Space.

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CHRISTMAS GIVING TREE: The Christian Service and Social Concerns Committees are sponsoring the December “Giving Tree” for needy families in area. We will be meeting on Tuesday, November 21st at 6:00 p.m. If you can’t make it at 6:00, and still would like to help, you can come a little later. We have boxes to wrap, t...

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ANNUAL CHRISTMAS RAFFLE TICKETS: THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING FAST! Our annual fund raiser, the Holiday Raffle, is for the little extra things that we do here at the parish. Previous years it provided the benches and flower pots in the piazzas, etc. We appreciate everyone’s participation in our Annual Christmas Raffle and hope that ...

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WORLD MISSION SUNDAY: In announcing his decision to declare a Holy Year of Mercy, Pope Francis said, “Dear brothers and sisters, I have often thought about how the Church might make clear its mission of being a witness to mercy.” Support the young churches throughout the world with your prayers and generous gifts is indeed...

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