Rev. James R. Gould,
Rev. Mark E. Moretti, Parochial Vicar
Rev. Henry Rivera,
If you have not yet registered with our parish and would like to do
so, please fill out our
completely, and bring it into our Parish Office. When you move away from our
parish, please contact the parish office and let us know.
News & Events
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Inclement Weather Policy and Cancellations
Many thanks and blessings to all of the wonderful
parishioners of St. John's!!
everyone! We wanted to update all our volunteers on the status of
this year's Oktoberfest due to the impending bad weather.
Oktoberfest is still on schedule, but
unfortunately, we had to cancel the outdoor rides and games.
we do plan to bring a few games (undecided at this time) inside some
classrooms and will be in touch with those volunteers by
so thankful for all the wonderful volunteers who have signed up to
help with the rides, inflatables, games, and wrist band sales, and
are so sorry to have to cancel this part of the Oktoberfest.
hope you can still come and enjoy yourselves with a delicious
dinner and fine German music as well as visit the
Silent Auction, Craft Fair and White Elephant, and
please consider signing up again next year! All other volunteers, we
look forward to seeing you this weekend at your appointed shifts.
4pm - 9pm
For more information visit
Warrenton Oktoberfest on Facebook
If you would like to advertise or donate, please e-mail:
To volunteer at this year's Oktoberfest:
patient in the parking lot!
volunteers are still needed for Tuesday classes.
be held on Monday & Tuesday (10/5 & 10/6).
be held on Sunday 10/4.
The Arlington Diocese requires that the ”Formation in Christian
Chastity” be taught to all children in grades 1-8 in our
Diocesan schools and in parish religious education programs as
well as in all High School Sessions. St. John’s Religious Ed
will hold the Arlington Diocese Office of Child Protection &
Safety’s Formation in Christian Chastity classes October 11th
through the 13th with makeup sessions the following week. Please
refer to the material that can be found on the Diocese website
for more info:
Saturday, November 21st at 10am
+ Don’t forget to turn in your Confirmation Robe Order
form which was to be completed and returned with any outstanding
payment to the RE Office by October 1st.
+ Confirmation Practice for Confirmandi and Sponsors
will be held Friday, November 20th beginning in Mercy Hall at
+ Confirmation will be at 10 am on Saturday, November
21st. All Confirmandi must be in Mercy Hall at 9am.
were handed out at last week’s Confirmation meeting. Don’t
forget to turn in your completed first four pages (C1-C4) ASAP.
These are due by Tuesday October 6th.
All volunteer service hours are to be done with the
understanding that one is to serve the Church, each other, and
the parish community with seriousness, respect, love, and
charity. Cell phones are to be used only for emergencies and to
call parents for rides when the service is completed. May God
help us all to grow in love for one another.
All adult Parishioners
St. John's "YEAR OF FAITH" Discussion Group
Our next meeting will
in Mercy Hall
October 16th 7pm
Please join us as Father Gould will lead our next discussion. We
have started a new book, Life of Christ, by Archbishop
Fulton J. Sheen.
It's not too late to join us.
This book is a gem!
Father Benedict Groeschel has said
this book brings “the narrative of the Gospel alive to the
individual reader. This is popular theology at its very best.”
For further information and a copy of
the book, email
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: