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Entries for March 2018

HOLY THURSDAY FOOD COLLECTION AND RICE BOWLS: The collection of food items at the Holy Thursday Liturgy will benefit the Community Food Pantry. The food will be delivered by members of the Youth Ministry. We will also collect the Rice Bowls at this liturgy for Catholic Relief Services, and the Holy Thursday Envelopes and loose cash will go to the Bloom Township Crisis Fund. Please be as generous as possible to our brothers and sisters who are less fortunate. HOLY LAND COLLECTION: Remember the Good Friday collection is for the Holy Land.

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K of C - Soup Supper

Posted on March 12, 2018 in: General Parish News

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS COUNCIL #16561 – SOUP SUPPER: Lenten Soup Supper on March 23, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Lent calls us to Pray, Fast and Give Alms. On Friday, March 23, the Knights of Columbus will sponsor a Simple Lenten Soup Supper right after the Stations of the Cross and Benediction. The Supper will begin at approximately 7:15 p.m. There is no cost for the meal. We ask you to sign up on the form in the Gathering Space so we know approximately how many will attend. The Simple Lenten Soup Supper will consist of various soups, bread, crackers and beverage. Why not take this opportunity to both...

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Chili Cook-off

Posted on March 01, 2018 in: General Parish News

CHILI COOK-OFF: It’s that time again to dust off your favorite Chili recipe and whip up a batch to enter into the St. John XXIII Chili Cook-Off! The Cook-Off will be Sunday, March 18, 2018, from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Prizes will be awarded for the top 3 vote getters! We will be servings hot dogs, etc., as well as the chili! So come out and join us for a fun afternoon! Sign-up sheet will be on the table in the Gathering Space. Contact Vicky Burns if you have questions (614-554-8988 or vickyb10458@gmail.com).

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Baskets of Hope

Posted on March 01, 2018 in: General Parish News

BASKETS OF HOPE BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENT: St. John XXIII Parish is participating with other churches in our area in a program called Baskets of Hope. This program provides Easter baskets for children of needy families, and is run through the Canal Winchester Food Pantry. Knights of Columbus Council #16561 is coordinating our Parish participation. We have been asked to provide 120 small toys for the Easter baskets as our contribution to this program. Can you help us with this project by donating some of the small toys we need? The toys need to be new, and examples of the kinds of toys that are desired include play dou...

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