Rev. James R. Gould,
Rev. Kevin J. Fimian, Parochial Vicar
Rev. Henry Rivera,
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All adult Parishioners are welcome!
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.
Next month, on November 3rd, we will be
reviewing a copy of the play: "A Man For All Seasons".
Send an email to
email@example.com or call
for a copy or for further information.
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.
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Every parishioner has
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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
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
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.
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!
To log in to St. John's Ministry Scheduler, please click the link below:
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.
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.
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