Fr John's Weekly Message

Fr John's Weekly Message

14th Sunday in Ordinary time, July 5, 2020

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 7/05/20

Dear Friends,

Thank you for your care as a community in observing the CDC guidelines that continue to ensure our worship experience is not only joyful but also safe. I want to thank our many volunteers who assist with cleaning the church after every

Mass. Thanks to all of ... Read More »

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 6/28/20

Dear Friends,

Today we celebrate the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, and the Scripture reading emphasizes the centrality of Christ in our lives as quintessential to that of any particular person or thing. This conviction leads naturally to Christian hospitality toward neighbor and, consequently, merits a share in the ... Read More »

21 June 2020, 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 6/21/20

Dear Friends,

Having celebrated a host of Solemnities commemorating some of the most treasured

truths of our Catholic faith, we now settle back into Ordinary Time on this 12th Sunday of the Liturgical Year. The Latin word ordinalis, which refers to numbers in a series, stems from the Latin ... Read More »

Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Year A

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 6/13/20

Dear Friends,

Over the last few weekends, we have celebrated a number of Solemnities that honor our deeply-held beliefs, the fundamental and foundational tenets and teachings of the

Catholic Church. This weekend, we will celebrate yet another great truth about Catholicism, namely the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body ... Read More »

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, Year A

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 6/07/20

Dear Friends,

What a blessing to celebrate the reopening of Weekend Masses with all of you! We have been preparing for weeks and very much appreciate the help of our staff and the many volunteers who assisted with everything from sanitizing after every Mass to preparing the parish hall for ... Read More »

Pentecost Sunday, Year A

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 5/31/20

Dear Friends,

We are glad YOU are HERE on this historic day … the reopening of the church!

Today is the Solemnity of Pentecost, the birthday of the Church! Opening the doors after two months of closure due to COVID-19 feels much like a rebirth, thanks to the working ... Read More »

The Ascension of the Lord, Year A

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 5/24/20

Dear Friends,

After having the church doors closed for what seems an eternity, a return to opening for prayer and the Mass has brought us

indescribable joy! We are thrilled to have so many of you present for daily Masses; however, this does not mean that many are still ... Read More »

Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year A

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 5/18/20

Dear Friends,

What a joy it was for us to reopen the doors of the church on May 11th and allow parishioners to return to a

shared, sacred space in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament ... indescribable joy! The peace that pervades our sanctuary fills the soul to ... Read More »

Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year A

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 5/10/20

Dear Friends,

We finally have some good news – the churches in the Diocese of Orlando will be opening their doors for worship; let us

praise the Lord with joy in our hearts!

For so many weeks, our prayer has been that of the psalmist who yearns for a ... Read More »

Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year A

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 5/03/20

Dear Friends,

We are fast approaching the month of May, traditionally known among Catholics as one dedicated to our Blessed Mother and celebrated on the first Sunday with a May Crowning. This is, perhaps, a good time to teach our children to call on our heavenly Mother. She will ... Read More »

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