2020 archive of Fr John's Weekly Message

2020 archive of Fr John's Weekly Message

18h Sunday in Ordinary Time, August 2, 2020

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 8/02/20

Dear Friends,

Today we celebrate the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time. In the Gospel we see Jesus’ heart was moved with pity for the crowd, so he provided them a fantastic feast with the multiplication of loaves. The Psalm (145) for the day says, “The hand of the Lord feeds us; ... Read More »

17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 26, 2020

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 7/26/20

Dear Friends,

On the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, the Scripture readings invite us to reflect on our approach to obtaining the most treasured possession of all, The Kingdom of God. What have you done personally thus far, and what will you do henceforth to perpetuate the values of the Kingdom ... Read More »

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, July 19, 2020

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 7/19/20

Dear Friends,

Let us continue to work together in fighting this pandemic especially as Florida tops the chart in the number of people testing positive. Let us continue to pray for God’s grace and mercy. Your health and wellbeing is very crucial to our community at St. John’s. I ... Read More »

15th Sun in Ordinary Time - 12 July 2020

Posted by St. John the Evangelist Catholic Community on 7/16/20

Dear Friends,

On the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, the Gospel invites us to reflect on the enduringly significant parable of the sower. It is of particular importance for us to ask this question: Are we like the seeds sown on rocky ground because they are the ones who when ... Read More »

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 »

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