June 10, 2018

Weekly Bulletin – PDF | Ministry Schedules

 

Prayerful Sympathy is extended to the families of Cynthia Yarasavich, our parish family member, Ann Pisano, mother of our parish family member, Jeanine Mahle and Josephine Russo, mother of our parish family member, Patricia Coffee. Please remember Cynthia, Ann and Josephine in prayer, along with their family and friends during this difficult time of loss, pain and adjustment.

 

 

Reid Patrick Ravert was welcomed into our faith through the Sacrament of Baptism last weekend. Prayerful Baptismal Congrats to his parents, godparents, family and friends

 

Prayerful Wedding Congrats to Daniel Flannery & Nancy Norkaitis who were joined in Marriage last weekend. May the love they have for each other be but a glimpse of the depth and breadth of the love God has for them.

 

Prayerful Birthday Wishes to our parish family member, Mary Morris, as she celebrates 100 years of Our Lord’s Blessings and Helen Moyer, as she celebrates 95 years of Our Lord’s Blessings.

 

 

 

Prayerful Congrats to Norman & Kathleen Miller  as they celebrate their 65th Wedding Anniversary

 

 


Father’s Day Mass Intention Cards & Spiritual Bouquet envelopes are available in our church vestibule and will be prayed for on Father’s Day and designated Masses in June. Thank you for continuing this prayerful tradition of placing the names of our living & deceased fathers, and those who were/are like a father to us, upon the altar. Please return the envelopes by Thursday, June 14th so they may be placed on the altar.


Faith Formation / Ministry

  • Registrations for next year are now due. Please return it to the rectory office or drop in the collection basket. No payment is required until the start of classes in the fall.
  • Any student in 2nd grade in Catholic school next year should also register at this time. They will be advised of dates for parent meetings and the date to join Faith Formation class to prepare for First Reconciliation and First Communion.
  • Any student who is registering for the first time and was not baptized at St. John’s must provide a copy of their Baptismal Certificate at the first class in September.

New Altar Server Class begins soon. All ages welcome! If interested, please call the rectory (570-779-9620) and leave name & phone #. Thanks for serving at Our Lord’s Table.

God may be calling you… to be a Lector, Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist, Altar Server, Usher, Greeter, or Choir Member. Thanks for answering His call by calling the rectory at 570-779-9620.

Meeting for Pastoral Council Members on Thursday, June 14th at 6:30PM in our Church Hall with Mary Anne Malone, our Diocesan Facilitator.

Prayer Shawl Meeting and Work Session will be held on Tuesday, June 5th at 6PM in the church hall. All are invited and welcome to join our ministry. If someone you know needs a prayer shawl please contact the rectory. Your help is needed: 30 Afghans have been made for this year’s bazaar, 20 more are still needed. If you aren’t able to attend a meeting, but want to donate a lap robe, shawl or afghan, please contact the rectory office. Thanks!

 

If you aren’t able to make an afghan, monetary donations are most welcome and appreciated. They can be made via collection basket (place in an envelope marked “Yarn/Afghans”) or sent to the rectory office. Thank You for helping us to help others.


Theme Baskets:

  • You can create your own basket
  • Make a $50.00+ donation and the committee will shop and create the basket for you
  • Join with family or friends to make a Basket.

Please place your donation in an envelope marked “Theme Basket” and drop in the collection basket. If you are making a basket, please call Sharon Baronitis at 570-639-0165 or 570-574-8129 to let her know the theme so that it won’t be duplicated. Thanks!

Pierogies

Pierogie Making for our Bazaar continues this week through July 23rd. Please mark your calendars and plan to join the fun of our Pierogie Pinching Parties from 8AM onward. No experience necessary! Pierogie Prep starts at 7:30AM each Sunday before a Pierogie Monday. Volunteers for Sunday & Monday are most welcome & appreciated!

Help Needed to transport pierogies to our Park Freezers for an hour each Pierogie Monday Evenings. Please call the rectory if you are able to help.

 

Flea Market: “Treasures” may be brought to our church hall Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 8AM to 12Noon. Look for items around your home that are no longer used or wanted, but still serviceable. Please remember, we are unable to accept clothing, encyclopedias, stuffed animals, or TVs.

 

 


Father’s Day Mass Intention Cards & Spiritual Bouquet envelopes are available in our church vestibule and will be prayed for on Father’s Day and designated Masses in June. Thank you for continuing this prayerful tradition of placing the names of our living & deceased fathers, and those who were/are like a father to us, upon the altar.

Did your Younger Son or Daughter – take home a free copy of “Kidsword” today?  Available in our church vestibule.

Please Enjoy Quotes in the Bulletin Insert which  Paul Tomasura wishes to share with us!

Please Note the Diocesan Insert regarding Reporting Sexual Abuse of a Minor which is to be published monthly in our bulletin.

Capital Campaign Payments are due. Please place payment in an envelope marked “Capital Campaign” and drop in the collection basket or send to the rectory. Thank you!