"Jesus asks each of us and all of us as the Church journeying forward: are we a Church that only preaches good commandments or a Church that is a spouse, that launches herself forward in love for her Lord?
Pope Francis
Oct. 14, 2018
WORSHIP: The Intimate Encounter with Christ

Liturgies

The Mass is the primary place of intimate encounter with the Risen Jesus here at St. John’s. Why does the Church ask those who make up the Body of Christ to gather at least once a week to receive his living Presence in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass? Because “without me, you can do nothing” (Jn 15:5). This is the humble recognition of those who seek to love the Father by “keeping Holy the Sabbath” every Sunday.


Sunday Mass Times  (los domingos)
8:00 AM, 10:15 AM (Children's Mass), 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM (Misa en espanol) (Main Church)

Saturday Evening Mass Time
5:30 PM (Historic Church) Fulfills Sunday Obligation

Weekday Services

7:00 & 9:30 A.M. Monday through Friday (Our Lady's Chapel)
7:00 & 9:30 A.M. 1st Friday Masses (Main Church)
9:00 A.M. Saturday (Main Church)
Our Lady of Fatima Devotions first Saturday of the month following the 9AM Mass (Main Church)
Miraculous Medal Novena 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Saturdays following 9:00AM Mass (Main Church)

Confessions
Saturday:  Main Church 9:30 - 10:15 A.M. |  Historic Church 4:30 - 5:15 P.M

Directions to the Main Church
Directions to the Historic Church

Altar Servers
You may volunteer to be an altar server if you are in fifth grade or above.  Training for altar servers is held on an as-needed basis, usually once a year, and consists of four sessions lasting 1.5 hours each. Once trained, servers commit to assisting at one mass per month, at a minimum. Contact the parish office at office@sjeparish.org

Reminders:

  • All servers are to be at Mass 15 minutes before the scheduled start. 

  • New servers are asked to introduce themselves to the priest and the other servers.

  • Please have servers dress appropriately (no flip flops)

  • If your child cannot serve as scheduled, it is your responsibility to find a replacement prior to Mass.  If you are replacing an experienced server, please find another experienced server so that theE new servers can get "on the job" training and guidance from the older servers.


Ushers
The Ushers at St. John's welcome parishioners and visitors to Mass with  a warm smile and a greeting. Ushers are also responsible for collecting the  offering, distributing the parish bulletin, and ensuring that the pews are  tidied up after Masses.

We need help at all Masses, so if you would like to share your time and  talent by participating in this ministry at St. John's, please contact us at  office@sjeparish.org.


Lectors

Lectors at St. John's read at the Sunday Vigil and Sunday masses.  The schedule for lectors is developed twice a year.  Once the schedule is developed, if you cannot act as lector at your assigned Mass, it is your responsibility to find a replacement.  If you wish to serve as a lector, please contact Peg Daly at pegdaly4@gmail.com.

The current lector schedule can be found here.  

Notes on lector procedures and other information for lectors is available here.


Eucharistic Ministers

The pastor periodically invites parishioners to become eucharistic ministers.  The schedule for eucharistic ministers is developed monthly.  The latest schedules can be found below:

July 2018 Eucharistic Minister Schedule
August 2018 Eucharistic Minister Schedule

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Anima Christi

Soul of Christ sanctify me; Body of Christ, save me; Blood of Christ, inebriate me; Water from the side of Christ, wash me; Passion of Christ, strengthen me; O Good Jesus, hear me; Within your wounds, hide me; Never permit me to be separated from you; From the wicked enemy, defend me; In the hour of my death, call me; And bid me to come to your side, that with your saints I may praise you, for ever and ever. Amen

-Blessed Bernadine of Feltran


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