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Entries for June 2016

  Mark Hart uses Scripture and his experience of surviving an earthquake to share how we can master our fears. He also reveals how our fears will pursue us if we don’t meet them head on. Mark encourages us to not only face the proverbial giants in our lives, but to slay them as David did Goliath, thereby finding freedom in Ch...

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  Interested in the Catholic Faith? Know someone who may be interested? Come share your questions at an Inquiry Session to be held on Sunday, June 26, after the 9:00 a.m. Mass in Room E in the lower level. You may also call Midge Pry for more information at 614- 833-1817 or 614-406-5185.

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  FORMED: Remember to go to FORMED.org so you can enjoy great movies, audios, eBooks, bible studies and more. 14 new inspiring movies have been added for your viewing pleasure. Here’s how easy it is to get started: Go to www.FORMED.org. Type our parish access code in the box KEV3JJ (all capital letters). When prompted enter y...

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  PLEDGE WEEKEND: Thank you! We have made our BAA Goal! We are lagging in the Offertory and Debt Reduction Pledges. Thank you to everyone who has returned their pledge cards so far. We respectfully ask that those who have not returned their pledge cards, to please do so as soon as possible, as we will begin the budget process in th...

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  ABOUT LITURGY Hospitality at liturgy: We usually think of liturgy and hospitality in terms of the obvious liturgical ministry. Greeters welcome us and help us feel at home. Ushers take care of making sure the space is well prepared and comfortable, and seat us if the church is crowded. Hospitality ministers help us find restroo...

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  SERVICE PROJECT OPPORTUNITY FOR OUR YOUTH: Festival of Friends is next Saturday, June 18, at the Canal Winchester High School. Friends For Life Animal Haven is an Animal Rescue Group in our community. They are looking for youth volunteers at 1:00 p.m., to bring chairs and tables from the school to the field house area for set up....

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  Our Pastoral Council, along with Father Denis, will host a meeting on Saturday, June 25, at approximately 9:00 a.m. (after Sandwich Saturday) to complete our Leadership volunteers for our Commissions and Sub-Committees. As an insert in this bulletin we have a description of each of the Councils, Commissions and Sub- Committees. P...

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  We congratulate 29 young people who received the Sacrament of Confirmation on June 4, 2016, by Bishop Frederick Campbell. We ask you to pray for these young men and women as they continue on their faith journey: Darren Alspaugh, Melissa Blackford, Justin Canini, John Carabacan, Cavan Castellon, Emma Chambers, Wyatt Coleman, Anna ...

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  Save the Date: Vacation Bible School will be July 24-28, from 6:00-8:15 p.m. The Canal Winchester/Lithopolis Ministerial Association work together to bring a Vacation Bible School to our community each summer. We are in need of a parishioner who would like to be St. John XXIII liaison and work with the volunteers from the other c...

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    We will be preparing our summer Liturgical Ministers schedule in the next 10 days. If you know when you will be away on vacation or unable to serve please let Regina know in the parish office so we don’t schedule for those days. Additionally, if you are interested in being a Liturgical Minister as a Lector, Euchari...

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  MONTH OF JUNE – “FEED OUR HUNGRY” Each month, the Christian Service and Social Concerns Commission has a theme for the “Feed Our Hungry” project. The month of June, we are focusing on Picnic and Summer Staples. Some suggestions are canned pie fillings (all flavors), canned pork and beans, tea bags, ...

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