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The Stewardship of Life, Time, Health, and Talents

The Stewardship of Life, Time, Health, and Talents

“Life itself is a stewardship. Human life is the first and greatest gift of all and carries great responsibilities with it. As Christians, we know that our lives are sacred trusts. We are the stewards of those lives; God depends on us to use them to accomplish His purposes.           Next, is the stewardship of …

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Teresa of Avila, Nun – October 15

Teresa of Avila, Nun – October 15

Teresa de Cepeda y Ahumada (later known as Teresa de Jesus) was born in Avila, Spain, on March 28, 1515, one of ten children whose mother died when she was fifteen. Her family was of partly Jewish ancestry. Teresa, having read the letters of Jerome, decided to become a nun, and when she was 20, …

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October Schedule

October Schedule

Christian Education Classes: The Adult & Children/Youth Sunday morning Christian Education classes meet each Sunday at 9:15 a.m. The adult class is studying the Pentateuch (the first five Books of the Bible) and is currently examining the Book of Exodus. Choir Practice: The choir practices every Sunday after the 10:30 a.m. Mass. Wednesday Evening Service: …

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All Saints Day & All Souls’ Day

All Saints Day & All Souls’ Day

  Wednesday, November 1 is All Saints’ Day. This is the day we celebrate the lives as all the canonized Saints as well as saints who lived exemplary lives known by the Church who are now in the presence of God in heaven. We will observe this important Holy Day with a special Eucharist at …

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Episcopal Visit – November 5

Episcopal Visit – November 5

We are excited that the Rt. Rev. Jack L. Iker will be making his Episcopal visit to St. John’s on November 5 (All Saints’ Sunday). Bishop Iker will be the homilist and celebrant at a special 10:30 a.m. Eucharist. Four parishioners will be confirmed and one parishioner will be received that morning. After the 10:30 …

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Chili Supper Fundraiser

Chili Supper Fundraiser

Join us this Saturday, October 21 (5:30-7:00 p.m.) for a chili supper fundraiser. We will serve chili with toppings, deserts, and drinks. Tickets are $8.00 (children under the age of 5 are free). You can eat in the parish hall or get your order to go.

THE FEAST OF ST. MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

THE FEAST OF ST. MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

There will be a (Said) Eucharist celebrating this important feast this Friday, September 29 at 12:00 noon. THE FEAST OF ST. MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS “The scriptural word “angel” (Greek: angelos) means, literally, a messenger. Messengers from God can be visible or invisible, and may assume human or non-human forms. Christians have always felt themselves …

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St. Francis Day Blessing of the Animals

St. Francis Day Blessing of the Animals

We will celebrate this wonderful event this Saturday, September 30 at 11:00 a.m. on the parish grounds. St. Francis of Assisi so loved animals and all of God’s creation that we remember him as a friend and protector of them. Every member of the community is invited to bring their pets to be blessed. To …

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THE CREEDS

THE CREEDS

  “The title creed comes from the Latin word Credo which means ‘I believe.’ The creeds sum up the Church’s formulated faith and belief in the Gospel revelation. Its personal form – notice the ‘I,’ not ‘we’ – is a reminder of the individual profession of faith in the Gospel made by each of us …

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C.S. Lewis and the Liturgy

C.S. Lewis and the Liturgy

“The advantage of a fixed form of service is that we know what is coming. Ex tempore public prayer has this difficulty; we don’t know whether we can mentally join in it until we’ve heard it – it might be phony or heretical. We are therefore called upon to carry critical and devotional activity at …

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