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Entries for July 2014

SJXXIII Men's Group

Posted on July 30, 2014

  SAINT JOHN XXIII MEN’S GROUP – The Saint John XXIII Parish Men’s group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month. The men of St. John XXIII Parish are invited to join together for prayer, fellowship, service and learning about the faith. All interested Saint John XXIII Parish men are welcome to join us at 6:30 p.m. in the lower level; handouts of the readings are available. Email SJXXIIIMen@destry.net for information or handouts in advance.

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  SAINT JOHN XXIII WOMEN OF CATHOLIC FAITH – “Women of Catholic Faith of Saint John XXIII Parish joining together in the spirit of prayer and service.” Our Mission Statement. Our next meeting is Monday, August 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the lower level. We are excited to continue our journey growing as a community with other women of our faith. A Novena will be shared at this meeting. Please bring your rosary. All interested Saint John XXIII Parish women are invited to join us!

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  Parents, you are not imagining it. School supplies are more expensive than ever. Almost every back-to-school item rose in price significantly – an average of $45.00 per grade, or 7.3% for the 2013-2014 school year, – far outpacing inflation at 1.8% (Huntington Bank Backpack Index 7/13). If your family could use help with back-to-school supplies, please contact Elizabeth James of the St. John XXIII Christian Service and Social Concerns Commission by August 3rd at ElizabethJames13@ gmail.com or 614-395-8924 (text/call.) We want every child at Saint John XXIII to get the best possible start to the new sch...

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School Supply Drive

Posted on July 21, 2014

  Did you know that the average family’s back-to-school expenses were $688.62 last summer? Or that teacher’s spend about $485.00 out of their own pocket for classroom setup supplies? (NBC News.com) Once again, St. John XXIII Christian Service & Social Concerns Commission asks for your help providing supplies to local children and classrooms. Please consider picking up some extra school supplies while shopping this weekend, and bring them to Mass or drop them off in the designated boxes on the weekend or during office hours. Your donation will help schoolchildren start the school year equipped with th...

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PSR REGISTRATION 2014-2015

Posted on July 21, 2014

Registration is going on now. There will be only be one session of PSR this year, which will begin at 10:15 a.m. and go until 11:45 a.m. Tuition for PSR is $55.00 per child with a max of $165.00 per family. To register, you need to be a member of the parish, have your child’s baptismal certificate on file, or bring a copy with you, fill out the registration form, and pay the tuition. If you have any questions, please contact Father Tony at 614-920-1563.  You can also download the registration form by clicking here.

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FRASSATI SOCIETY OF ST. JOHN XXIII

Posted on July 21, 2014

  Catholics ages 20-40 are invited to join the young people of the parish Frassati Society the first Friday of each month at 6:30 p.m. We meet at the church for an informal evening of games, discussion, prayer in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, and a meal. For more information, e-mail pjxxiiifrassati@gmail. com or call Sara Lynn Gafford at 740-571-2010.

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INQUIRY INTO THE CATHOLIC FAITH

Posted on July 21, 2014

  Interested in the Catholic Faith? Know someone who may be interested? Is God urging you to get answers? Open Question Sessions will be held on Tuesday, August 12 at 7:00 p.m., and Sunday, August 17 at 10:15 a.m. Call Midge Pry at 614-833- 1817 or 614-406-5185.

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15th Annual Parish Picnic

Posted on July 21, 2014

  Mark your Calendars!! This year’s Parish Picnic is set for Sunday, August 17th. Begin arriving at 1:00 p.m. and we will eat at 2:00. Last year we had a great time and look forward to having more fun this year. Face Painting! A clown making Balloon Animals! Popcorn, Snow cones, Cotton Candy! Games! Raffles! Please plan to attend! More details to come! Questions? Please contact the Parish Activities Chair, Victoria Burns, at 614-554-8988 or email victoria_burns@sbcglobal. net.

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Nursery Volunteers Needed!

Posted on July 09, 2014

  We have openings for both the 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. Masses. You only need to commit to 1 HOUR PER MONTH! Please contact Paula Maier at 614-862-0340 or pmaier2002@yahoo. com. If you have not volunteered in the past, you will need to complete the Protecting God’s Children class as well as have a background check completed. Information on Protecting God’s Children can be found on the credenza in the parish office.

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PSR Staff Needs

Posted on July 09, 2014

  WE NEED YOUR HELP Educating our children in the Catholic Faith is one of the most beneficial gratifying ministries we can participate in. Do you have an hour and a half on Sunday morning to help your parish family provide this important education? PSR is one session this year, from 10:15-11:45 a.m., we would like to have 2 teachers in each classroom and an assistant as well in each class. Please pray over this and if you are able to volunteer, please contact Ann Neu at aneu@insight.rr.com, or Mary Francis at mfrancis@wowway.com or Fr. Tony at popejohn@ pjxxiiiparish.org. Now the question is, “Are you liste...

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