Please join fellow parishioners as we pray a 54 day Rosary Novena to
help strengthen our Families, our Parish and our Nation. God bless!
A Chart for the Novena can be found by
clicking on this link HERE.
“Give me an army saying the rosary and I will conquer the world.”
- Pope Blessed Pius IX
We will begin the Novena on Saturday, July 16th (the
Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel) and complete the Novena on
Wednesday, September 7th (the Vigil of the Nativity of the Blessed
Parishioners are also invited to participate in our
Wednesday evening devotions in the church starting at 7pm with
adoration and the Miraculous Medal Novena.
We will have a celebration following the closing of
this Novena on the evening of September 7th.
Please visit the following websites for more detailed
information on how to pray this Novena:
St. John's Religious Ed
John’s Religious Ed (RE) Family registrations
are available at the parish office.
students in grades 1-12 who are not attending a Catholic school
should be enrolled in RE classes. RE classes begin on August 21st
Register with payment BEFORE August 1st to avoid
Session A Grade 7 &
Session D Grade 8
Classes begin August 21st & 22nd
For the upcoming year, we offer the following 4 Sessions for
Session A: Sunday 9:15am – 10:30am
Session B: Sunday 11am – 12:15:pm
Session C: Sunday 3:45pm – 5pm
Session D: Monday 5pm – 6:15pm
High School grades 9-12 will continue to have classes at
Sunday 4pm – 5pm
Monday 5pm – 6pm
Monday 7pm – 8pm
Become deeper in
companionship with Christ through
"where the Word of God is so read and meditated that it becomes
prayer" (Catechism, 1177)
Click on the image above for
St. John's ongoing Bible Studies
All adult Parishioners
St. John's Adult Discussion Group
Our next meeting will
in Mercy Hall
Friday, July 22nd 2016 7pm
Our new book – "Vibrant
Paradoxes" by Bishop Robert Barron – is selling like
hotcakes. Please let us know if you need a copy so that our next
order will bring us all we need.
Our next meeting is scheduled for July 22 at
7:00 p.m. in Mercy Hall. Father plans to cover the first 91 pages
of Vibrant Paradoxes at that meeting.
have questions or need more info please email
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:
email@example.com to make other drop off arrangements.
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.
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: