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Entries for September 2016

HELP SARA LYNN GAFFORD TO ENTER THE MONASTERY – Sara Lynn, a parishioner, is entering Christ the Bridegroom Monastery in Burton, Ohio. Along with our prayers for her, she needs our help to follow this call to Monastic Life. You can learn more of her story and contribute to her financial preparation online at https://www.youcaring.c...

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BABY BOTTLE FOR PREGNANCY DECISION HEALTH CENTER – Once again, we are helping to raise awareness and grabbing a baby bottle after Mass the weekend of October 1 and 2. Filling it with your loose change, cash or check will directly support the free, life-saving programs offered at the seven area Pregnancy Decision Health Centers. Th...

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ST. JOHN XXIII PARISH WOMEN OF CATHOLIC FAITH – WALKING WITH PURPOSE SCRIPTURE STUDY – We are very excited to begin our first Walking with Purpose program! Thank you to the ladies who have registered to participate. Our first meeting will be in the lower level of the church on Wednesday, October 5, at 7:00 p.m. We will distrib...

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BROADEN YOUR HORIZONS WITH THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Do you have a desire to improve our community? Do you wish to support the Catholic Church and grow in your faith? Do you have an interest in the welfare of young people? Do you believe in family values? Do you want to associate with people who share your beliefs and interests? Do yo...

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ADULT FALL BIBLE STUDY LECTIO PRAYER – Saint John XXIII Faith Formation Commission is pleased to offer the fall Bible Studies series LECTIO PRAYER Finding Intimacy with GOD by Tim Gray. This six-week Bible Study will be offered on Tuesdays, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. and Thursdays, from 7:00-9:00 p.m.. The Tuesday Bible Study begins on Oc...

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FIRST RECONCILIATION MEETING FOR PARENTS – In preparation for the wonderful Sacrament of Reconciliation, all parents/guardians of children in the Second Grade or older who have not received this Sacrament are invited to attend a meeting on Thursday, October 6, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. At this meeting, workbooks for the children as well a...

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FR. DENIS – TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF ORDINATION: We will celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of ordination to the priesthood of Fr. Denis (October 5, 1991) at the Mass on Saturday, October 1, 2016, at 5:00 in the evening, followed by a reception (hors d’oeuvres will be served); and Mass on Sunday, October 2, 2016, at 9:...

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LIGHTHOUSE CATHOLIC MEDIA KIOSK PRESENTS ANOTHER CD – AMAZING ANGELS AND SUPER SAINTS – Cat Chat is a Catholic Audio Show for kids ages 3-11 to help them learn and love their Faith like never before! Using prayer, great conversations, faith-filled stories, and catchy songs, each CD discusses the Catholic Faith while teaching ...

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ADULT FALL BIBLE STUDY LECTIO PRAYER: Saint John XXIII Faith Formation Commission is pleased to offer the fall Bible Studies series LECTIO PRAYER: Finding Intimacy with GOD, by Tim Gray. This six-week Bible Study will be offered on Tuesdays, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. and Thursdays, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Tuesday Bible Study begins on October 1...

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FR. DENIS – TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF ORDINATION:  We will celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of ordination to the priesthood of Fr. Denis (October 5, 1991) at the Mass on Saturday, October 1, 2016, at 5:00 in the evening, followed by a reception (hors d’oeuvres will be served); and Mass on Sunday, October 2, 2016, ...

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ST. VINCENT DEPAUL SOCIETY – GIVE YOURSELF A BREAK!  If you’re like me, you’re already tired of all the election analysis and political ads. Seems like you just can’t get away from them. Of course, you could just shut off the TV and radio, and set down your phones and tablets...but then what will you do? One g...

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The next two weekends you will be greeted by members of the Knights of Columbus, who are conducting a parishwide Membership Drive to establish a Knights of Columbus Council here at St. John XXIII. All Catholic men, 18 years and older, and their families are invited to an Open House, Thursday, September 29, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the lower ...

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Next Saturday, September 17, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., there will be an Altar Server refresher training for all Altar Servers with Father Denis, Deacon Roger and Deacon Charlie.  Pizza will be served after the training.

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  ST. JOHN XXIII PARISH WOMEN OF CATHOLIC FAITH Walking with Purpose is coming to the Women’s Group this fall! Walking with Purpose is a women’s Catholic scripture program that aims to bring women to a deeper personal relationship with Christ. It accomplishes this through personal study and small group discussions that ...

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