St John the Apostle Church

A Catholic Christian Community of people who gather in the name of Jesus to praise the Father in Word and Sacrament.  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.

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While we didn’t have enough interest for a weekend retreat at St Meinrad (will try again in the fall), I would still like to offer a one-day retreat. Please look over the options below and answer each question, if you are interested. Thanks!!

  • What kind of retreat?;
    • Women only;
    • Men only;
    • Couples;
    • Mixed – open to all;
    • Seniors;
    • Moms of young children
  • Topic of retreat?
    • Family life;
    • Women’s concerns;
    • The Mass and how to get more out of it;
    • Slowing down and enjoying life more;
    • Suggested topic.
  • Date of retreat?
    • Sunday afternoon in June;
    •  Saturday morning in June;
    •  Weekday in late May or early June;
    •  Other?
  • Where to have the retreat?
    • At St John’s;
    • Local retreat area;
    • Louisville retreat center;
    • Other.
  • Other suggestions or comments?

Are you new to the parish or did your address change?

Please introduce yourself to Father Kevin & fill out your Welcome packet. For changes, registration cards are available at the doors of Church or by contacting the parish office. Return them in the collection basket or to the parish office.

Parish Pastoral Council:
Ed Kopp - Chairperson
Mike LaFrance - Vice-Chair
Jeff Kendrick
Anita Sullivan
Suzy Ashcrat
Renee Miller

If you wish to address any concerns in regards to the parish, please speak to one of the council members.

Tithing If you would like to contribute through electronic funds or are not receiving your envelopes, please call the parish office or e-mail (

You are cordially invited to attend the Sacred Ordination to the Priesthood for Deacon David Farrell on Sat., May 26 at 11am at the Cathedral in Louisville.  He will then celebrate his Mass of Thanksgiving on Sunday, May 27 at St. John.  There will be a reception following Mass in the cafeteria including a meal.  Contact Monica for more details and to RSVP.

Who is interested in a night out? Parents, if there is enough interest, we will offer a night out on a Friday or Saturday night in June. Free childcare for children age 4-12. There will be games, basketball, movies, toys, and more. The event is free (donations accepted). Please let me know if you would be interested and if you prefer a Friday or Saturday.

Our Junior Youth ministry is having a yard sale on June 23 in the front parking lot.

         3 ways you can help!  1) Donations accepted – anything that should sell. NO CLOTHES unless baby clothes. Bring your donation to the parish office before June 7th. Contact me if you want to drop off outside business hours. 2) Booth Space available – want to set up your own booth and have your yard sale with us? Rent a booth space for $20 and make your own money! 3) Spread the word and come shop!! Be sure and share the information with family and friends.

Many of you have joined our religious education Facebook page. If you are a member of Facebook and want to see pictures of our activities, and announcements of upcoming activities, join our page! Search Saint John the Apostle Religious Ed.

PARISH OUTREACH PROGRAM! (click link for updates)

Debbie Thompson is coordinating this ministry. She would be very happy to have others go with her to minister to the women.  If you would like to share your time and talent with this ministry, please contact her at 422-3507 or 863-1010, or just talk to her after Sunday Mass.

Help Needed: The Bereavement Committee (people of the Parish that provide food for a meal for the families after a funeral) needs your help in providing a dish for this ministry. If you are willing to be put on the food calling list
to bring a dish for funerals please contact Charlene Lawson at 270-422-2087. Thank you
Baptsms: Preparaton is required, 3rd Sunday of the month at 12:15pm, call the office to register.

Confirmaton: Preparaton is required, please call the office for more informaton. Reconciliaton: Saturday’s 3:30pm or by appointment.

Anointng of the Sick: If you are sick, homebound or in the hospital & would like Father to visit, please call the office. Marriage: 6 month preparaton required, please call the office.

New Ministry Schedule April - June 2018 is posted

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