For our Lenten Schedule, please click here
For info on Fasting & Abstinence, please click here
Arlington Diocese Office of Vocations presents
"To know your vocation: ask God in
prayer; ask one's spiritual director; ask oneself, knowing one's own
St. Gianna Molla
Click on the logos to visit the Diocesan Vocational
"Quo Vadis" means "Where are you going?" and
its members are young men in high school who desire to grow in
faithful discipleship and personal holiness to be better able to
discover their own vocation invitation from our Lord, whatever that
''FIAT' is a Latin word for 'Let it be done'.
It was Mary's response to the angel Gabriel when she was asked to
become the mother of Jesus. 'Let it be done unto me according to
Your Will' refers to Mary's 'Yes' to God. The members of FIAT are
young women in high school who desire to grow in faithful
discipleship by modeling their personal holiness on that of our
Lady. By doing so they hope to be better able to discover their own
vocation invitation from our Lord, whatever that might be and make
their own "fiat" or "yes" to Him.
for Monday & Tuesday classes
the RE Office know if you are able to help.
is scheduled for
Saturday, February 6th.
(Snow date February 13th)
All children should be in Mercy Hall by 10:15 am.
All parish 5th & 6th graders are
Saturday, February 20th
in St. John’s Trinity Hall & church 9:30am - 12pm
Please click here to register!
This January we will begin anew with
the next in the Bible Timeline series of
James: Pearls for Wise Living,
an eleven week study.
These sessions will begin with the Intro on
Tuesday, January 5th
If you are interested, please click on the
image below to sign up online for this study.
Unable to meet with us each
The videos and are now accessible online.
Please come join us on
Tuesdays, 7 pm - 9 pm
in St. John's Mercy Hall
as we study
James: Pearls for Wise Living
Have you ever struggled with living your faith
practically? Do you want advice on how to live as a Catholic where
James is one of the most practical books of
the Bible. Its teachings speak loudly to all those who feel torn
between the competing demands of this world and their faith, and it
offers practical guidance by applying the wisdom of James to our
For anyone who has struggled to live a truly
Christian life, James offers a wealth of practical solutions for
handling and even sanctifying everyday circumstances.
Do you have a used laptop that you can donate to Catholic
schools in Haiti? St John's Young Adults
are collecting working, used laptops to be wiped, re-imaged,
equipped with learning applications and shipped to schools that have
no means to get their own. Drop off your laptop at the office during
business hours or contact Ken Galvin at:
firstname.lastname@example.org to make other drop off arrangements.
All adult Parishioners
St. John's "YEAR OF FAITH" Discussion Group
Our next meeting will
in Mercy Hall
January 15th, 2016 7pm
There will be no meeting in December.
have questions or need more info please email
as means of discernment?
When you are trying to discern God’s plans for your life....
Be open with God, and He will bless you
Click here to visit the latest Diocesan Vocation Discernment newsletter
To log in to St. John's Ministry Scheduler, please click the link below:
Year of Consecrated Life
for Events and Resources
All across the world, the Church is celebrating the
Year of Consecrated Life. By declaration of Pope Francis, the Year of
Consecrated Life began on the first Sunday of Advent in 2014 and will
continue through the World Day for Consecrated Life on February 2, 2016.
Pope Francis has written that the Year of Consecrated Life has three aims:
to look to the past with gratitude, live the present with passion, and
embrace the future with hope.
Implementing the Church's
mission of social justice in the Diocese of Arlington in ways that
strengthen individuals, families, and communities.
here to visit Arlington
Catholic Charities to read how you can help those in need.
Also, please follow our
blog at www.arlingtoncatholiccharities.com
is an excellent and easy way to support the parish
while reducing the administrative costs of envelopes and saving our
wonderful staff and volunteer’s precious time.
To enroll in the Faith Direct program you may pick up
an enrollment form in the parish office or enroll online at
using our church code
for your generosity!
For Information about Applying for Papal Blessing
Parchments Click Here
Bishop Loverde's Letter on the HHS
Bishop Paul S.
Loverde, Bishop of the Arlington Diocese, commented on the decision
by the Obama Administration to mandate sterilization and
contraceptive coverage, including abortifacients, in health
insurance plans offered by religious institutions. Please read
Bishop Loverde's entire
How can I help?
Pro Life Web Sites
Human Life International:
Priests For Life:
The Miracle of Life:
Description of the Development of
the Fetus by Week Throughout Pregnancy:
Culture of Life:
Catholics Come Home
is an evangelization website dedicated to
answering your questions about the Catholic Faith.
If you used to be Catholic and would like to
If you are not Catholic and would like to learn more.
If you are Catholic and would like to grow in your faith and help
others to come home.
Catholic Near East Welfare Association
Thank you to all who contributed generously to the
Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA). This agency of the Holy See was established by
Pope Pius XI in 1926 and supports the churches of the East.
For additional info please click here: