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Entries for August 2017

SEPTEMBER 7 – EVENING OF REFLECTION FOR MINISTERS: On September 7, 2017, we will have an Evening of Reflection and renewal of all ministries here at St. John XXIII. All Altar Servers, Lectors, Ministers of Communion, Greeter/Usher, Sacristans and Choir/Musicians are asked to please attend. Please join Fr. Denis and our deacons ...

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FIRST SATURDAY ROSARY: Please join fellow members of the parish in praying the Rosary on the first Saturday of the each month. The Rosary will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the church. Everyone is welcome to join in this beautiful prayer for the intercession of our Blessed Mother.

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Do you know someone who is interested in the Catholic Faith? Is God urging you to get answers? RCIA Sessions (Inquiry) begins September 10 after the 9:00 a.m. Mass in Room E. RCIA (Rite of Initiation of Adults) is the process through which adults are initiated as members of the Roman Catholic Church. It is for any adult interested in ...

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THE ART WORK SAINT JOHN XXIII WORSHIP SPACE St. John XXIII Phase One Worship Space includes several original oil paintings done by local artist, and members of our parish: Jim Gerkin, Teresa Satola, and Todd Brausch. The Iconographic program (choice of subjects, locations and themes for these paintings), was put together by Msgr. Fr...

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MUSIC MINISTRY: If you are currently in or have an interest in possibly joining the Choir, Instrumental Ensembles, Funeral Choir, Cantoring at Mass, or Cantoring for Weddings/Funerals, have interest in playing an instrument, or being a substitute pianist or organist, THIS EVENT IS FOR YOU! You don’t have to be a trained musician...

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FALL 2017 ADULT BIBLE STUDY “WILD GOOSE”: The Wild Goose is a Bible Study that focuses on the power of the Holy Spirit. This study is on the Formed website and is hosted by Father Dave Pivonka, who teaches how to call on the Holy Spirit to guide us through our daily lives. The study will begin on Thursday, September 21, at...

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ANNUAL PARISH PICNIC: It’s that time of year again! Mark your calendars! Our Parish Picnic is Sunday, August 27, immediately following the 11:00 a.m. Mass. Please bring a dish or dessert to share and a 2-liter of pop. Meat will be provided! Also, you may want to bring a lawn chair. There will be a face painter for the kids to en...

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PARISH SCHOOL OF RELIGION REGISTRATION: A letter and registration form were mailed to families with children in preschool thru 8th grade. If you did not receive a mailing, please let the parish office know so we can make any correction needed. The forms are available on the table in the Gathering Space. Preschool children must be 4 y...

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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 so we can make the adjustments in the schedule. Thank you very much...

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ALTAR SERVERS NEEDED: If you are interested in becoming an Altar Server, you are invited to a training session to be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. All of our young people who are entering fourth grade are eligible to be servers. Any server who is already schedule, please feel free to attend for a refresher course. Wh...

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