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    "To find faith and share faith; to believe in the Spirit, and the Spirit's work in our world; to make one's life a gift to God, and to live as Jesus did."

Weekend Events

Upcoming Spring Events

May  is always a busy month, especially at St. John’s.  This year First Holy Communion will be celebrated May 10 at the 9:30 am Mass, and  Confirmation is scheduled for May 29 at 7:00 pm.   We will begin  the first weekend of May with three meaningful events:

 Jubilee Celebration ~  On Friday, May 1, we will honor the sisters of our parish.  Mass will begin at 6 pm followed by a dinner reception in the Parish Center.  A special tribute will be paid to Sr. Pauline for 70 years and Sr. Therese for 60 years of religious life. Cost is $5 per adult(no children, please).  Reservations & payment must be made in advance at the parish life table after Masses April 25/26, or call the church office.  See the bulletin for more information.

Join us on Saturday, May 2 for a Day of Reflection on Mary, our Mother to be held in the Parish Center from 10 am – 2 pm.  Lunch will be served followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and the Rosary.  Please sign up at the parish life table after Masses or call the church office by Thursday, April 30.  There is no charge.

Don’t forget to join us for coffee and donuts in the Parish Center on Sunday, May 3 after the 9:30 am Mass.  We would like to welcome our new Catholics who joined our parish family on the Easter Vigil.

VBS 2015

Be sure to mark your calendars for VBS:   June 22 – June 26,   9am – 12 Noon.  Registration is now open for kids and volunteers!  This year’s theme is Everest,  Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power.

Registration is ONLINE ONLY!  For more information, visit this website:

https://osv.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/StJohnKids

 

Bishop Boland 80th birthday

Everyone is invited to the 80th Birthday Celebration & 20th Episcopal Ordination Anniversary for

Bishop J. Kevin Boland

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Mass at 5:30 p.m.

Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 222 East Harris St., Savannah, GA  31401

Party immediately following,  Savannah Station, 601 Cohen St.

No gifts please…

Easter Schedule

The Easter Triduum Schedule is as follows:                                                                                

Holy Thursday:        7:00 p.m. – Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Good Friday:             3:00 p.m. – Stations of the Cross

7:00 p.m. – Celebration of the Lord’s Passion

Easter Vigil:                Saturday at 8:00 p.m.

Easter Sunday:           7:30 a.m. ~ 9:30 a.m. ~ 12:00 noon

>>> NO confessions on Easter Vigil (Saturday)

Please note the Church Office will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday.

Birthright Book Sale

BIRTHRIGHT ANNUAL BOOK SALE

The book sale is almost here!  On April 11 & 12, thousands of used hardcover and paperback books will be available for sale in the Parish Center.  The sale will be from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday and after all Masses Saturday and Sunday. Prices range from $.25 to $2.00.  All proceeds benefit Birthright of Valdosta.

We are accepting donations of used books, CD’s, DVD’s, games and puzzles.  Please, NO magazines, textbooks or encyclopedias.  All donations should be in GOOD to EXCELLENT condition.  Donations will be accepted until Saturday, April 4.  Items may be dropped off in the specially marked tub in the St. Francis trailer.  If you have a large donation, please call Sue Hellstern for other arrangements.

For more information about Birthright, visit www.birthright.org.

 

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