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Entries for December 2015

DAILY MASS TIME CHANGE TO 8:30 A.M.

Posted on December 30, 2015

Beginning January 5th Saint John XXIII Parish daily mass will begin at 8:30 a.m.  There will no longer be a mass at 8:00 a.m.

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WOMEN OF CATHOLIC FAITH JANUARY MEETING

Posted on December 26, 2015

  For the month of January only, the Women’s Group will meet Thursday, January 7, at 7:00 p.m., in the lower level. The meeting day is changed for this month only. We will have a potluck and White Elephant Gift Exchange. Please bring a covered dish to share. All ladies are welcome! If you have any questions, please contact Donna Jean at 740-571-1484.

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Holiday Mass Schedule

Posted on December 18, 2015

  CHRISTMAS MASSES Thursday, December 24 5:00 p.m.  Upper Level Mass Thursday, December 24 5:15 p.m.  Lower Level Mass Thursday, December 24 9:30 p.m.  Musical Program Thursday, December 24 10:00 p.m. Mass Friday, December 25 10:00 a.m.  Mass FEAST OF MARY, THE MOTHER OF GOD Friday, January 1 10:00 a.m.  

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  Our parish families have contributed most of the turkeys and hams that are served on Christmas Day and many of the desserts for the past several years. Other churches contribute side dishes and meats for the take-home food boxes given out December 12th. Please consider cooking and donating a turkey, ham or dessert to serve those less fortunate. We will be handing out turkey/ham pans, pie and cake pans to be brought back to the parish on Tuesday evening, December 22 and December 23, before 10:30 a.m. We also need volunteers to take the goods down to First Congregational Church on Broad Street (next to the Columbu...

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Bethlehem on Broad Volunteers Needed

Posted on December 01, 2015

  We have for years been part of the Bethlehem on Broad project which provides food and friendship to our less fortunate brothers and sisters on Christmas Day. Hundreds of volunteers are needed to make this a success, both on Christmas Day and the days before Christmas. We need people to greet guests, wish them Merry Christmas, chat with them over coffee, register them, play music, serve dinner, wash dishes, clean up, wrap and pass out gifts, counsel vets, and do much, much more. If you’d like to participate, check out the various volunteer opportunities on the website at www. BethlehemOnBroadStreet.org. This ...

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Advent Communal Penance Service

Posted on December 01, 2015

  COMMUNAL PENANCE SERVICE – The Season of Advent is a time to prepare for the coming of Christ. We prepare for the final coming at the end of time and the historical coming 2,015 years ago, but most of all, we prepare our hearts to receive Christ as he comes to us anew at this particular time and place. This preparation calls us to examine our conscience, identify our sinfulness, confess these failures, express our contrition, and to celebrate the forgiveness and love that God has for us. In our Catholic tradition, the great Sacrament of Reconciliation gives us a visible, tangible way to enter into this celeb...

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