PARISH YARD SALE - THIS WEEKEND!

 

Saturday, August 29th from Noon until 6 PM and Sunday, August 30th from 9 AM until 1 PM IN THE SCHOOL BUILDING GYMNASIUM.  Some of the items for sale are sofas, chairs, coffee tables, TV stands, vases, wicker baskets, candles, filing cabinets, office supplies, candle holders, kitchen items and many other items.  Please stop by and see what we have!

WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES 2015

 

CHURCH VIEWING OF PAPAL MASS AND POTLUCK:

Join us for a LIVE BROADCAST as history unfolds in Philadelphia!  View the Papal Mass with Pope Francis in Church on Sunday, September 27, 2015, followed by a Potluck Dinner in our Church Hall.

Click for full flyer below with parking information, and register / RSVP Here:

http://northlight.ticketleap.com/communitypotluck/

 

PAPAL MASS TRANSPORTATION:

Holy Family Parish has reserved a commercial bus to transport their parishioner’s downtown for 

the Papal Mass at Logan Square on Sunday, September 27th.  Expectations are that there will be 

extra seats on the bus available and these seats are being offered to St. John the Baptist 

parishioners that may be interested in attending this event.  Please reserve your seat with St John 

the Baptist’s parish office no later than August 30th.  The bus will depart the Holy Child Daycare 

Center on Fountain Street at noon on Sunday, September 27th for the 4 PM Papal Mass and will 

return to the same location that evening (time unknown).  Parishioners interested in taking the 

bus are asked to pay $40 toward the expense of the bus.  More information will be provided over 

the next couple of weeks.

 

 

RCIA BEGINS SEPTEMBER 21st

 

WE WILL BE INTRODUCING GOD - HE WILL TAKE IT FROM THERE!  

Call Janet Kempf at 215.416.5881 to register.

Bereavement Support Group for Widows & Widowers

Koller Funeral Home, 6835 Ridge Avenue  Philadelphia, PA  19128

 

There is no fee and refreshments are served.

Sessions start on Tuesday, September 29 and meet on alternate Tuesdays from 1:30 pm to 2:45 pm.  Facilitated by Deborah K. Gawthorp, M.S., G.M.S.

Ms. Gawthorp was widowed, has her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology and is a certified Grief Management Specialist

For more information please call 215-624-8190/215-482-5200

Or email dgawthropcnlt@verizon.net

St. John’s Young Adults

Join St. John's young adult group for the following upcoming events. We have lots of fun outings planned and would love to have you with us. Contact Marisa Deshaies (deshaies89@gmail.com) with any general questions or the person in charge of your chosen event 
with any specific event questions. 
 

29th, 6pm: S'More Fest and pig roast at St. John's Woods (Joanna White--joannawhite416@gmail.com)
 
September
19th: AbbeyFest in Paoli (Brody Black--bcb9fuva@gmail.com)
 
October
17th: Hershey Park (Joanna White--joannawhite416@gmail.com)

COUNTDOWN TO THE CHRISTMAS BAZAAR:  A VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS  

 

Saturday, Nov. 7 (10a-8p) – Sunday, Nov. 8 (8a-2p)

 

Santa Claus:  Will visit the Christmas Bazaar!

Carolers:  Will be caroling at the Bazaar! 

Grand Prize Raffle $500!:  Buy tickets before and after Mass.  One=$2.00; Three=$5.00

White Elephant:  Do you have some nice things that are sellable which you can contribute to the White Elephant table at the Bazaar?  Please start gathering the items you’d like to donate.  We’ll let you know where to bring them in the coming weeks.  All proceeds go to St. John’s.

Volunteers:  The sign-up sheets are in the vestibule waiting for your signature!  Many hands make light work.  Please sign up!

Gift Baskets:  Donations of gift baskets are needed to be raffled off at the Bazaar.  We have baskets which you can fill if you need one.  

Prizes for Wheels:  We need items for the three wheels games:  Kid’s Toys; Liquor; and Food Baskets.  

Baked Goods:  There’s going to be a bakery table at the bazaar.  Do you have a specialty or can you make something “Victorian” to sell?  

Helping Hands:  We need volunteers to help set up and take down.  Also, we need volunteers to help 

decorate the hall.  Please sign up!

Next Christmas Bazaar Meeting:  Sunday, September 13th after the 11AM Mass.  

Tree Decorations:  Do you have any ideas for decorating a Victorian Christmas Tree?  

Contact Laura Jankiewicz 215.272.1454 or Eleanor Todd 267-760-5773

SUPPORT OUR PARISH THROUGH YOUR EMPLOYER'S UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN

If your employer participates in the United Way’s Annual Fund and would
like to make your United Way contribution to directly benefit St. John the
Baptist Parish, you may choose the “Donor Choice” option on your
contribution form. Our Donor Choice # is 3179, and your contribution is
much needed and greatly appreciated. Go to www.unitedforimpact.org for more
information. Thank you for your support.

PARISH LOTTERY JACKPOT – $8,000!

Our parish lottery increases by $1,000 per week.  In the event there is no
jackpot winner(s) a consolation prize(s) is awarded in the amount of $700.
When there is more than one winner prizes are divided.  All Prizes must be
claimed within one week.  Tickets are sold before and after masses and at
the Rectory. Good Luck!

 

 

Weekdays in All Saints' Chapel
6:30 AM Monday - Thursday
8:30AM - Friday

Saturday Vigil Mass
4:00 PM

Sunday
9:00 & 11:00 AM & 6:00 PM

Holy Days of Obligation
6:30 & 9 AM, 7 PM

Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturday 3-3:30 PM

News & Events


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