St. John’s Angel Tree Program
When you select and sign-up for an angel from our
St. John’s Angel tree, you commit to making hopes and dreams
Our Angel Tree program begins the weekend before Thanksgiving!
This program, with your generous support, makes it
possible to bring the magic of Christmas to the underprivileged
children, seniors and local charities, in our community.
with this wonderful program is very easy:
Please click on the tree
at the left. Select the Angel Tree gift(s) that you would like to
provide for those in need by signing up for that special item(s).
Provide your name, email and
phone number in the sign-up in the space provided.
All gifts must be returned to the church by
Thursday, December 10th.
Once again, don’t forget
to include your Angel code on the gifts! This way, we will know which
person should receive the gifts.
in advance for your generosity!
For our Advent
During the Covid-19 pandemic, please
check our parish Bulletin (link at left) and the parish Facebook page
(link at left) for the latest information.
wearing is expected at all masses. Families may sit together
however; non-family members are requested to remain 6 feet apart from
one’s nearest neighbor. This is why every other pew has been
blocked off since public masses returned at our parish. Cooperation in
this matter has kept our parish free from any outbreak. Please continue
respecting our safety measures.
Receiving the Eucharist:
Unfortunately, there have been a few instances of individuals receiving
the Holy Eucharist in the hand, and turning and walking away. Please
do not ever do this. When receiving the host, consume the host
immediately before turning one’s back. Every minister of the Holy
Eucharist must ensure that the host has been consumed. Turning and
walking away with the host is never permissible. When receiving in the
hand, self-communicate before turning away. Remember, we are receiving
Our Lord, Body, Blood, Soul, and Divinity. The Eucharist is the “Source
and Summit” of our faith. Communion is always to be received with
reverence, attention and love. Thank you for your cooperation.
Our parish Mass Link is:
Daily masses should be uploaded by 10:00 am daily, Sunday masses by
Further information on live stream Masses, prayers and other resources
may be found at:
diocesan website also contains periodic updates to encourage and assist
you at the following link:
Parish Operations and Offertory: Please know of my continued
gratitude for your support of our parish in these uncertain times. Our
parish has continuing operating needs and our offertory is the main
source of income to meet our expenses. I recognize that some may have
less income due to the virus and it’s many ramifications, as well as
family individual family circumstances. However, many others still have
regular income. Please give generously according to your capability.
Know that sustaining our financial support is so necessary to maintain
payroll, parish operations and outreach during these difficult times.
Our parish online
Our parish number is: VA99
We have also set
up a PayPal account for your convenience.
Or you could drop your envelope in the mail. St. John the Evangelist,
271 Winchester St., Warrenton, VA 20186. Thank you.
Here is the latest news from the Diocese, live stream
info, prayer guides, and more:
"Diocese of Arlington Response to Concerns of the Coronavirus"
keep checking the Parish Website, Flocknotes and
Facebook Page for any updates.
An Act of Spiritual Communion
I believe that You
are present in the Most Holy Sacrament.
I love You above all things,
and I desire to receive You into my soul.
Since I cannot at this moment
receive You sacramentally,
come at least spiritually into my heart.
I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly
Never permit me to be separated from You.
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Motu Proprio, Pope Francis
institutes a Sunday of the Word of God. "Devoting a specific Sunday
of the liturgical year to the word of God can enable the Church to
experience anew how the risen Lord opens up for us the treasure of
his word and enables us to proclaim its unfathomable riches before
the world." (Aperuit
Click HERE for a Lectio Divina passage from
The practice of lectio divina as
a way of praying the Scriptures has been a very powerful way to grow
in relationship with Christ for many centuries and is strongly
recommended by the Church. The Word of God is alive and active and
will transform each of us if we open ourselves to receive what God
wants to give us through the Scriptures.
Need a gift for a Wedding, Baptism, First Communion or Confirmation
St. John the Evangelist Ornaments are now available in
the Parish Office
ornament makes a perfect gift and features our own parish church and
Each ornament is solid
.02" brass which is gold-plated.
Approximate ornament size is
2-5/8" by 2-3/4". Only $20 each.
Vincent de Paul needs your help
Remember, you may
make a donation of unused household items and gently-worn clothing
to St. Vincent de Paul at the White Elephant Store located at
484 Blackwell Rd, Warrenton, VA 20186 (540) 349-0666.
Income from the sale of these items directly benefits our ministry.
Thank you for thinking of us as you clear out closets and storage
Volunteers Needed: We
welcome any and all who are interested in growing in faith and love
of Our Lord through service to those in need. No prior experience
required! Contact Paul Cocuzza for details. 540-809-9838 or
Please pray for the poor and suffering.
Our pantry is low on a few staple items.
If you would like to add a few things to your shopping cart, we can
Carrots, Corn, Green Beans, Red Beans, Peas, Potatoes (No
Garbanzo or Cannellini beans needed right now)
Iodized Salt & Pepper
Toothpaste (no toothbrushes needed right now)
No Pasta is needed at this time
You may place your donations in the bin located
near the rear entrance of St. John’s Parish office building.
Thank you for your continued
support of our ministry. We will most
gratefully share your generosity.
other ways to enrich your Catholic Faith?
Click on the images below for
available seminar and course listings:
Institute of Catholic Culture
Catholic Distance University
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
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 might be.
''FIAT'' is a Latin word for 'Let it
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:
For Information about Applying for Papal Blessing Parchments
Pro Life Web Sites
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
If you are Catholic and would like to grow in
your faith and help others to come home.
Catholic Near East Welfare Association
Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA), an 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: