We all have questions! This new “Curiosity Corner” is meant to give some answers about “why we do what we do” as Catholics. We recently had a parishioner ask this question: “Isn’t praying (worshipping) Mary wrong? I grew up Catholic, but now I wonder if it’s wrong to pray to Mary…1st Commandment: Thou shalt not … Continued
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Hello Parish! “My sheep hear My voice,” says Jesus in today’s Gospel reading, “I know them, and they follow Me.” What a gift it is to know the voice of one who loves us! On this, the celebration of the fourth Sunday of Easter and the secular celebration of Mother’s Day, we can reflect on … Continued
Congratulations to our First Communicants and their families as they celebrate this joyous time! May you always delight in the presence of the Lord in the Eucharist and have His Banner over you be His Love!
Dear St. John family, This weekend we’re celebrating some of our very own receiving the Eucharist for the first time! It’s a happy, holy, exciting time of the year, and it’s one of my favorites to experience. The look of awe on our children’s faces as they participate in the Mass completely transforms … Continued
“You formed my inmost being; You knit me in my mother’s womb.” Psalm 139:13 These beautiful words, this awesome truth, as revealed to us in the Psalms give us a small taste of God’s great love for us, His creation. Each of us is specially formed by the Creator of the universe. And from our … Continued