St. John the Apostle Catholic Church celebrates the diversity of our families and unites our parish as a worshiping community by reaching out to all people with the word of God. Our mission is to enrich the mind, body and spirit by fostering Christian ideals and beliefs for all; especially for the youth, elderly, sick, and poor.
St. John’s Harvest Festival & Turkey Dinner
Sunday, October 16th 11:30am-7pm
Sign-up sheets & tickets are in the Narthex,
please stop by the table after Mass!
If you have any questions please contact Beth LaFrance
Do you have your 500 Club ticket for this year?
64 of the 500 tickets have been sold to date.
The 1st drawing is September 6, 2016!
Letters & membership forms have been mailed or
you may stop by the office to purchase your ticket.
Don’t miss your chance to be a winner!
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Practice Makes Catholic - Did you know?
On Sunday September 4th 2016 Pope Francis
Canonized Mother Teresa of Calcutta.
She was born in Skopje Kosovo a village in the Ottoman
Empire which is now part of the Republic of Macedonia.
She was raised as an Albanian Roman Catholic. She entered
the sisters of Loretto in1928 & remained until 1948. In1950 she
founded the missionaries of charity and remained there as
the foundress & leader until her death in1997.
She was born. August 26, 1910 with the given name
Anjeze Gonxhe Bojaxhn. She, like so many of us, faced her
own spiritual demons. She overcame them to lead a group of
women dedicated to Chastity, poverty, obedience &
wholehearted free service to the poorest of the poor.
She was awarded many honors including the 1979 Nobel
Peace Prize. She served people with HIV, leprosy, tuberculosis,
operated dispensaries, mobile clinics, conducted children
& family counseling, operated soup kitchens, orphanages
She died on September 5,1997 at the age of 87. She was
beatified on October 19, 2003 by Pope John Paul II.
Personal doubts, spiritual Darkness, personal frailty, never
stopped this servant of God.
God bless St Teresa of Calcutta
we have been blessed to have witnessed her life