July 29, 2018

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Prayerful Sympathy is extended to the family of Damien Forsythe. Please remember Damien in prayer, along with his family and friends, during this difficult time of loss, pain and adjustment.



Litany to the Sacred Heart will be prayed after Mass on Friday, August 3rd.

Next Weekend, we welcome our Missionary, Rev. Prashanth Anakarla, who will speak on behalf of the Kurnool Diocese in India. Please see Bulletin Insert regarding this Mission Appeal.  Please Note: Due to our Yearly Visiting Missionary – our 2nd collection for Care/Education of Priests will be taken this weekend, July 28/29. Thanks for prayerfully & financially helping these fine causes.

Skip the Picnic Lines with Pre Pay: On the weekend of August 4/5, 45 minutes before all Masses in the church vestibule… if you paid for your food ticket, you can redeem it as well as purchase additional food tickets for our upcoming bazaar. Enjoy this convenience! (Reminder: your payment must be sent in prior to picking up tickets.)

Please note: on picnic weekend, we will have an extra Mass on Saturday, August 11th at 11:30PM.

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.

1st Friday Calls will be made as usual this week.

Baptismal Instruction – The next class will be held on Monday, August 6th at 7PM in the church hall. If you are expecting or recently had a baby, please call the rectory office to register for this class.

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.

Ministry Schedules for August/September are available for pick-up in the Sacristy and are on our parish website.

Everyday miracles too

To the true disciple a miracle only manifests the power and love which are silently at work everywhere, and always, as divinely in the gift of daily bread as in the miraculous multiplication of the loaves.

~ F W Robertson

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!