All adult Parishioners are welcome!
For a copy of the book or for further for
information, send an email to
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St. John's Adult Parish Reading Group
Our next meeting will be held
in the school library
Friday, October 13 at 7pm
We will be completing our disccussion of "Strangers in a Strange
Land: Living the Catholic Faith in a Post-Christian World" by
Archbishop Charles J. Chaput.
The Archbishop of Los Angeles has called
this “an important book about the most important questions . . .
[and a] must-read for Catholics and anyone concerned for America's
The Wall Street Journal says that
Archbishop Chaput is "erudite and eloquent . . . and [that] his
book should be read by serious-minded people of whatever religious,
partisan or intellectual inclination."
The Most Reverend Robert Barron “warmly
recommend[s] this text to anyone interested in the play between
faith and culture.”
Religious Ed (RE) Registrations
All students in grades 1-12 who are not attending a
Catholic school should be enrolled in RE classes.
RE registration forms are available at the parish
office (open 9am - 4pm Monday thru Friday).
August 20th & 21st
For the upcoming year, we offer the following
Sessions for grades K-8:
Session A: Sunday 9:15am – 10:30am -
Classes filled up very quickly (ONLY GRADES
K & 3 ARE AVAILABLE)
Session B: Sunday 11am – 12:15:pm
Session D: Monday 5pm – 6:15pm -
Classes are filling up very quickly
(GRADES 1 & 7 ARE FULL)
High School classes for grades 9-12 are held
at these times:
Sunday 4pm – 5pm
Monday 5pm – 6pm
Monday 7pm – 8pm
are expected to read the bulletin each week to stay informed of upcoming events.
Friday, Sept. 29
Saturday, Sept. 30
Hope to see you
For additional event
info, click here
volunteers are needed!
To volunteer with the:
Welcome Table -
Craft/Vendor Fair -
White Elephant -
Join the Most Reverend
Michael F. Burbidge, Bishop of Arlington and our pastor, Fr. Gould
for a "Pilgrimage Experience for the Whole Family" the
Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Basilica of the Shrine of the Immaculate
Conception in Washington, DC.
October 14, 2017
Time: 7:15am - 5:00pm EDT
It is providential that our biennial
Diocesan Pilgrimage falls during the 100th anniversary of the
apparitions in Fatima, when Our Lady called for worldwide prayers
for peace. The theme for this year’s pilgrimage is taken from Saint
John Paul the Great,
“Totus Tuus; We are totally yours, Mary.”
John's will provide a bus to transport people from St. John's to the
Basilica for the Pilgrimage in Washington, DC. leaving St. Johns at
If you would like to join us on our bus transportation, you must
sign up by clicking on this image:
or by calling the parish office.
days events include: Welcome and Rosary, Confessions, Seek and Find
Family Activities, Holy Hour, Lunch, Mass with Bishop Burbidge,
Blessing of Religious Articles, Eucharistic Procession to the Shrine
and Benediction and Divine Mercy Chaplet.
Price will be $20 per person. Please sign up online and drop your
bus fee off at the parish office. Use an envelope with the name of
everyone attending the pilgrimage.
Don't forget to bring a bagged lunch and drink. The Shrine does
have a cafeteria if you prefer.
We are excited to announce that our
parish has subscribed to a dynamic online platform called
New programs and features are
Every parishioner has
24/7 access to the best Catholic content
on any device, including
your computer, smart phone and
tablet with internet access.
With FORMED you'll find:
video programs that explain the Catholic faith, explore
deepest meaning of marriage, receive Bible studies on a variety
topics, listen to CD’s, watch movies and download books.
View a trailer by copying/pasting this link:
You can access programs, videos, books, movies and CD's by logging
on to www.formed.org
Scroll down the page until you see "For Individuals".
Under "If you are a Formed.org Parish, enter your code here" and
enter the following code: WB77KK
Click on submit
Once you are registered you will have access to some of the best
Catholic resources available to get FORMED!
Become deeper in
companionship with Christ through
"where the Word of God is so read and meditated that it becomes
prayer" (Catechism, 1177)
Click on the image above for
St. John's ongoing Bible Studies
To log in to St. John's Ministry Scheduler, please click the link below:
Do you have a used laptop that you can donate to Catholic
schools in Haiti? St John's Young Adults
are collecting working, used laptops to be wiped, re-imaged,
equipped with learning applications and shipped to schools that have
no means to get their own. Drop off your laptop at the office during
business hours or contact Ken Galvin at:
firstname.lastname@example.org to make other drop off arrangements.
Arlington Diocese Office of Vocations presents
"To know your vocation: ask God in
prayer; ask one's spiritual director; ask oneself, knowing one's own
St. Gianna Molla
Click on the logos to visit the Diocesan Vocational
"Quo Vadis" means "Where are you going?"
its members are young men in high school who desire to grow in
faithful discipleship and personal holiness to be better able to
discover their own vocation invitation from our Lord, whatever that
''FIAT'' is a Latin word for 'Let it be done'.
It was Mary's response to the angel Gabriel when she was asked to
become the mother of Jesus. 'Let it be done unto me according to
Your Will' refers to Mary's 'Yes' to God. The members of FIAT are
young women in high school who desire to grow in faithful
discipleship by modeling their personal holiness on that of our
Lady. By doing so they hope to be better able to discover their own
vocation invitation from our Lord, whatever that might be and make
their own "fiat" or "yes" to Him.
Implementing the Church's
mission of social justice in the Diocese of Arlington in ways that
strengthen individuals, families, and communities.
here to visit Arlington
Catholic Charities to read how you can help those in need.
Also, please follow our
blog at www.arlingtoncatholiccharities.com
is an excellent and easy way to support the parish
while reducing the administrative costs of envelopes and saving our
wonderful staff and volunteer’s precious time.
To enroll in the Faith Direct program you may pick up
an enrollment form in the parish office or enroll online at
using our church code
for your generosity!
For Information about Applying for Papal Blessing
Parchments Click Here
Bishop Loverde's Letter on the HHS
Bishop Paul S. Loverde,
Bishop of the Arlington Diocese, commented on the decision by the
Obama Administration to mandate sterilization and contraceptive
coverage, including abortifacients, in health insurance plans
offered by religious institutions. Please read Bishop Loverde's
How can I help?
Pro Life Web Sites
Priests For Life:
The Miracle of Life:
Description of the Development of
the Fetus by Week Throughout Pregnancy:
Culture of Life:
Catholics Come Home
is an evangelization website dedicated to
answering your questions about the Catholic Faith.
If you used to be Catholic and would like to
If you are not Catholic and would like to learn more.
If you are Catholic and would like to grow in your faith and help
others to come home.
Catholic Near East Welfare Association
Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA), an agency of
the Holy See, was established by Pope Pius XI in 1926 and supports
the churches of the East. For additional info please click