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Entries for July 2017

UPCOMING MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH EVENT THE FEST, WICKLIFFE, OH AUGUST 6: Come join us for The FEST, which is located at The Center for Pastoral Leadership in Wickliffe, OH. The fun begins at noon. This is a family friendly event and is absolutely FREE! There is music, games, giveaways, and many faith based activities. We ...

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ST. JOHN XXIII WOMEN OF CATHOLIC FAITH: The Women’s Group will begin the weekly Bible Study, Opening Your Heart-a 22- week course divided into two sessions. The first one begins Tuesday September 5 through November 21; the second runs January 9 through March 20, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. This study is open to all women of the parish. ...

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LITURGICAL MINISTERS: Soon we will be preparing the schedule for Liturgical Ministers for September, October, November and December. If you are considering changing ministries, Mass time, or will not be able to serve due to travel, etc. Please notify the parish office (popejohn@sjxxiiiparish.org or 614-920-1563) so we can make the ad...

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HELP NEEDED: We have multiple Peace Lilies, as well as some other plants in the church, that need watering each week, sometimes twice. We are looking for a couple of volunteers to help do this possibly on Tuesdays and Fridays. If you are able to help, please call Regina in the parish office at 614-920-1563 and let her know. Thank very...

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VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL: The organizers of this year’s “Hero Central” Vacation Bible School would like to greatly thank everyone who volunteered to make VBS so much fun for the children of St. John XXIII and all the other community churches that were involved. The kids “discovered their strength in God” and...

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SECOND COLLECTION FOR THE SALESIAN MISSIONS: Next weekend, July 29 and 30, we will have a second collection as we welcome Fr. Sean McEwen of the Salesian Missions. Fr. Sean will speak to us about the work that the Salesian do and the history of the Salesian Order. The Salesian Missions collaborates with Salesian Missionaries in over ...

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LITURGICAL MINISTERS: Please pick up a copy of the Liturgical Ministers Schedule for the next two months. We will mail the next one out in September. So we are asking your help with taking one.
BISHOP’S ANNUAL APPEAL: Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! We have reached our goal and beyond. We have 210 Pledges as of July 2 for a total of $60,045.00. We are over the goal. When all pledges are paid, in May 2018, the parish will receive a check for the amount over the goal. Thanks be to God.

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PARISH SCHOOL OF RELIGION NEEDS TEACHERS – Are you and anyone you know interested in helping with the Parish School of Religion? The children of St. John XXIII Parish would love to have you as part of this important ministry! What a perfect way to serve our Lord by forming his young people in the faith! We are looking for Teache...

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS – During our first year, we have received three awards from the Ohio State Council and one award from the National Council. Not only that, last weekend, we raised over $1,500.00 for people with developmental disabilities. Charitable works is one of the primary goals of the Knights of Co...

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PLATINUM CLUB – The Platinum Club will have lunch at the Brew Brothers Restaurant at Eldorado Scioto Downs on Wednesday, July 19, at 1:00 p.m. After lunch, you are free to stop in the Casino to try your luck. Call Anita Hippler at 614-833-3938 or email her at jimanitah@aol.com by July 12 to reserve your spot. The Platinum Club i...

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SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE – It seems as if we have just completed another school year, and we have. However, in order to get the best value for your money, please be on the lookout for retailers preparing for the upcoming school year that begins in six short weeks. Presales often begin in July and items on school supply lists can be p...

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