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Entries for April 2014

  CATHOLIC WOMEN’S GROUP – The results are in! In response to last summer’s parish survey, Pope John XXIII Parish is exploring the formation of a women’s group. General objectives will include: faith sharing, increased understanding of Church teaching, service and prayer. If you have interest in participatio...

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  CATHOLIC MEN’S GROUP – Pope John XXIII Parish is forming a men’s group! Men have many needs that can be most easily discussed among other men, Catholic men. Come join us for an informational session as we lay the groundwork for our group. General objectives will include: faith sharing, increased understanding of...

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  VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL – VBS Volunteers Needed: Planning is underway for this summer’s VBS Program. We are in need of adults and teens to help. The program runs from 6:00-8:00 p.m., July 20-24, 2014. Please contact Jennifer Messerly at 614-507-4021 or email at jennymess2000@ gmail.com if you are able to help in any way...

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  BIBLE STUDY COMING THIS FALL – The Book of Revelation brought to you by the Faith Formation Commission and Little Rock Scripture Study. Registration will begin in August. This will be an 8-week study program.

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  Father Paul Noble, Diocesan Director for Vocations, will join us for all the Masses at Pope John the XXIII Parish the weekend of April 26 and 27, 2014. Father Noble will speak about the vocation to the priesthood. The work of promoting priestly and religious vocations is the responsibility of all in the Church. We are all invited...

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  Parents/ guardians of children planning to make their Holy Communion, it is time to schedule your child for an interview. The schedule is as follows: April 29, 30, May 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 2014. Please call the parish office to schedule your child.

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  Would you like to watch the canonization of our patron on TV? Don’t have the right cable station? Can’t stay awake until the wee hours of the night to watch the live broadcast? The Faith Formation Commission will be showing a “tape delayed” broadcast in the lower level of the church on April 27th, at 4:00 ...

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  The retreat for those making their First Communion will be on May 10, 2014, beginning at 8:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast. We ask that parents/ guardians please join their children for a morning of prayer and activity.

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  On May 9, 2014, at 6:30 p.m., we will host an adult banquet dinner for our parishioners in honor of our Patron Saint John XXIII. We are only able to seat 250, therefore, we will be giving out tickets beginning next weekend, April 12 and 13 on a first-come, first-served basis. This is one of our major celebrations this year honori...

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  Our Parish will have our Lenten Penance Service on Thursday, April 10, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. We will have several priests available for reconciliation. Please plan now to join us at that time for a joyful celebration of God’s love and mercy. What a beautiful time of year to ask for forgiveness of our sins and celebrate the gre...

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  GOOD FRIDAY COLLECTION FOR THE HOLY LAND – All donations received at our Good Friday Liturgy go to care for the religious places of the Holy Land.
  We do not pass the basket on Holy Thursday. The collection of food, rice bowls, loose cash and envelopes are to be brought forward during Mass on Holy Thursday and put in the containers provided. This collection benefits three charities. All food items will go to the Community Pantry, the Rice Bowls will go to the Diocese, and th...

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  If any Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers or Greeter/Ushers are available to minister at the Holy Thursday, Good Friday or Easter Vigil services, please stop in the office and see Regina or call the office at 614-920-1563.

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