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Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, November 26, 2023

Posted by SJE Admin on 11/24/23

Dear Friends,

We   have arrived at the last Sunday of Ordinary Time with a bang. After all that we heard and celebrated this past week, we now come to the end of Year A, the year during which we focus on the gospel of St. Matthew. Wow. And we ... Read More »

Thirty-2 Third Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 19, 2023

Posted by SJE Admin on 11/19/23

Dear Friends,

I heartily welcome Fr. Jim Sichko to our St. John the Evangelist Community. He is here to lift up our spirits by offering an Advent Mission that will help us prepare for our Lord’s coming. What a blessing it is to have him with us. Fr. Jim ... Read More »

Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 12, 2023

Posted by SJE Admin on 11/14/23

Dear Friends,

The church celebrates this weekend the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A. In Chapter 25 of the Gospel according to Matthew, Jesus tells the parable of the ten virgins. At the end of the parable, Jesus tells us to be like the wise virgins. But if ... Read More »

Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time, November 5, 2023

Posted by SJE Admin on 11/04/23

Dear Friends,

We enter the month of November with gratitude for those who have gone before us and who have been part of our lives. Please take a moment to pray for the repose of their souls. 

As we celebrate the 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time, the Church invites ... Read More »

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 29, 2023

Posted by SJE Admin on 10/29/23

Dear Friends,

Thank you for praying for those of us who were on the “In the Footsteps of St. Paul” pilgrimage. What a great experience!  We visited the home of Mother Mary and St. John in Ephesus, where they had to live a hidden life. We also visited the ... Read More »

Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 22, 2023

Posted by SJE Admin on 10/21/23

Dear Friends,

This weekend we celebrate the 29th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Year A, and our scripture readings remind us that the Lord is king and there is no other.  We are to render to God, therefore, fitting praise and service, as is God’s due.  Paul reminds us in ... Read More »

Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 15, 2023

Posted by SJE Admin on 10/15/23

Dear Friends,

During the past few weekends we have been reflecting on God’s unimaginable generosity, illustrated for us through various parables involving the vineyard. This Sunday, the focus shifts to the new kingdom and those who can be at the banquet table there. We again see the uniqueness of ... Read More »

Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 8, 2023

Posted by SJE Admin on 10/09/23

Dear Friends,

I wholeheartedly welcome Deacon Lee Levenson and his wife, Alice, to our SJE family. Deacon Lee brings a wide- ranging experience as a deacon. He served the Diocese of Palm Beach for 17 years. I am very optimistic about the positive impact he and his wife will ... Read More »

Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time, October 1, 2023

Posted by SJE Admin on 10/03/23

Dear Friends,

I would like to offer my thanks to Paco and Nancy Farach for leading the St. Andre Golf Tournament this year. It was a huge success! Thank you, Almighty Father, for providing us with fabulous weather. And thanks to all those who played and those participated one ... Read More »

Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, September 24, 2023

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 9/23/23

Dear Friends,Right at the outset, let me thank you all for your generosity and dedication to our parish. After presenting the State of the Parish last week, I am moved once again to offer praise and thanksgiving to God, and to you, for the blessings of love, warmth and ... Read More »