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Fr John's Weekly Message

Fr John's Weekly Message

28th Sunday in Ordinary Tme - October 10, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 10/12/21

Dear friends,

In October, the Catholic Church in the United States celebrates Respect Life Month to help Catholics understand and value the gift of human life and help build a culture that cherishes and protects it. God is intimately involved in the creation of every precious human being, and ... Read More »

27th Sunday in Ordinary Tme - October 3, 2021

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 10/03/21

Dear Friends,

We will long remember 26 September 2021 as a day to thank God for an abundance of blessings in celebration of your dedication to the growth of our parish and support of my installation as your pastor. Thank you for your prayers, kind generosity, and active participation ... Read More »

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 19, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 9/23/21

Dear friends,

The White Mass celebrated last Sunday offered an opportunity to pray for the protection of healthcare workers during these unprecedented times. So many of our own have chosen this vocation to be the hands of the healing presence of Christ, and we are grateful for their service. ... Read More »

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 12, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 9/23/21

Dear friends,

Last weekend, I was overjoyed to present you with the plans for our hopes and dreams for our future. God has graced us with tremendous growth during the past 20 years; may our collective efforts toward completion of the next two phases continue to bring HIM all ... Read More »

23Rd Sunday of Ordinary Time September 5, 2021

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 9/05/21

Dear friends,

The proclamation of the mighty works wrought by God for men (Cf. Ex 13:3) is being witnessed by us whenever we come together to celebrate the Eucharist. This week we are very grateful to God for what he has accomplished in us, for us, and through us ... Read More »

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Tme - August 29, 2021

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 8/28/21

Dear Friends,

We have spent the last five weekends reflecting on Chapter 6 of John’s Gospel, “The Bread of Life” discourse, ending with that poignant question Jesus poses to his disciples: “Do you also want to leave?” By this time, many of those who had been following Christ had ... Read More »

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time August 22, 2021

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 8/23/21

Dear friends,

During the last four weeks, we have taken a short break from the Gospel of St. Mark, hearing, instead, from Chapter 6 of St. John’s Gospel. This weekend will be our last reflection on the Bread of Life Discourse where Jesus poses a very poignant question to ... Read More »

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 8, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 8/09/21

Dear friends,

On the 19th Sunday of Year B, we enter deeply into the 6th chapter of John where he presents profound insights into Jesus as the Bread of Life. Jesus uses the manna from heaven as a metaphor for his own divinity. Just as manna was heavenly in ... Read More »

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 1, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 8/02/21

Dear friends,

Last weekend I was all set to reflect with you on Pope Francis’ letter to the Grandparents and the Elderly, but, I did not want to miss the presence of Fr. Brendan McAleer C.S.C. and to hear him talk to us about his ministry of recruiting Vocations ... Read More »

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 25, 2021

Posted by SJE Admin on 7/26/21

Dear friends,

On the 31 May 2021, the feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Pope Francis announced the creation of the First World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly to be celebrated on the 25th July 2021 this year. It is to mark the feast day ... Read More »

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