The Grand Opening of the Parish Hall & School Technology Center/Library last weekend was wonderful and was truly enjoyed by so many! The many months of construction has resulted in new larger, brighter spaces! One parishioner stated: “The new technology center and parish hall are just fabulous! It will be a blessing to many for years to come!” For those who have not contributed to the Capital Campaign, click here. Thank you for your donation and pledge!
Tim Staples’ August Seminar at St. John’s
Tickets now available! Tim Staples, well-known Catholic speaker and apologist, will be at St. John Berchmans for a two-day seminar on Friday-Saturday, August 28-29. The title of his talks will be: Why Be Catholic? Defending the Faith! Behold Your Mother, Defense of Marian Doctrine! Tickets are $15, includes both Friday & Saturday + lunch. Read more about it here!
CCD Registration now on!
Now is the time to register your children for CCD/Parish School of Religion! Sessions begin on Sunday, August 16, 9:40am, in the School for children in grades PreK 4 through 8th. For registration and more information, click here! CCD is essential for all youth who do not attend Catholic school.
KC Fish Fry Aug 16!
The Knights of Columbus Cathedral Council #10728 will host a Fish Fry on Sunday, August 16, immediately following the 11:00 a.m. Mass. Meals are $8: fish, hushpuppies, French fries, cole slaw, & drinks. Help us raise funds to send to our Seminarians and support our other charitable giving. Pre-pay meals after the Masses on August 8/9, or purchase at the door. Dine-in or take-home. The Knights of Columbus appreciates you for your support!
Bishop Duca speaking at next ToT*
Bishop Duca will speak on the papal letter, “Laudato Si” at the next *Theology on Tap gathering of Young Adults in the diocese, Mon, Aug 3, 7:00pm at Nicky’s on Clyde Fant Parkway. ToT is for men and women in the 20s, 30s and early 40s. Read more about it!
25th Anniversary celebration
On Monday, June 29, hundreds gathered to celebrate Father Peter’s 25th anniversary of priesthood ordination! Visit this page for pictures from the celebration!
Catholic Women’s League @ St. John’s
Our Parish will host the Tuesday, September 8th Catholic Women’s League (CWL) Meeting & Luncheon! Call the Church Office to register, 221-5296. The cost of the Luncheon is $6, payable at the door. more »
SERIES FOR CATHOLIC COUPLES
Our very own parishioner, Katie Sciba, an award-winning marriage and family columnist, will be presenting a series of talks for Catholic couples, SO GOES THE WORLD: FOCUSING ON FAMILY TO CHANGE SOCIETY: prayer & marriage, communicating well regarding finances and parenting. Session will be held Oct 6, Nov 3 & Dec 1, 6:30-8pm. Read more about Katie and the talks! More details to come!
World Meeting of Families 2015
Come join with families from around the globe for the 8th WMoF Sept 22-27, 2015. Love is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive – Called together from all over the world . . . Learn more here!
At that time Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. He fasted for forty days and forty nights, and afterwards he was hungry. The tempter approached and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command that these stones become loaves of bread.” He said in reply, “It is written: One does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes forth from the mouth of God.”?