Corpus Christi Sunday

Corpus Christi

5:00 p.m. MASS
Parish BBQ Cookout

Sunday, May 29th is the Feast of Corpus Christi, the Body of Christ, known officially as the “Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ”.

There will be a Mass at 5:00 p.m. followed by a procession of the Blessed Sacrament to an outdoor altar in the lower parking lot and then returning to the Church. All St. John parishioners are invited to participate. Following the procession, there will be a reception/cookout provided by the Women’s Council and the Knights of Columbus.

In Testimonium...

Our "You" in the Ordinary makes for quite a study.

When we say "you" in the Sacred Liturgy it usually is by way of the priest saying "you" in the person of Christ and on behalf of the people speaking to the Almighty Father. When the words "we", "us" and "our" are employed it always all of us addressing God in one voice.

Occasionally in course of our prayers we say "you" to one another: "The Lord be with you. And with your spirit". The priest and people continue this conversation at length in discussion of our sins and our need for each other's prayers:

Read Fr. Pollard's article

Year of Mercy Confessions

Year of MercyBeginning on December 2 during the first Week of Advent, the priests of St. John the Beloved will be hearing extra confessions on Wednesdays. On the hour every hour between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. a priest will be in the confessional and stay as long as there are penitents. One day we will have green lights to indicate an available confessor. In the meantime please look for the white light glowing through the window.

Eternal rest grant unto them...

Ilse S. Pollard
12 Jan. 1933 – 24 Oct. 2015

Elinor Ahern
19 Jun. 1918 – 15 Nov. 2015

Kathleen Scully
7 Sep. 1927 – 11 Dec. 2015

Kathy Hysmith
28 Feb. 1955 – 12 Feb. 2016

Justice Antonin Scalia
11 Mar. 1936 – 13 Feb. 2016

Gloria Gallegos

Jay LaMonica
23 Jul. 1955 – 13 Mar. 2016

Lynette Collin
9 Jul. 1942 – 7 Apr. 2016

2015-16 Sunday Lectures at St. John the Beloved Catholic Church

We invite you to join us for the Sunday Lectures at St. John the Beloved Catholic Church, on the dates below, 4:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall

April 17, 2016
Mercy and St. Thomas Aquinas
Rev. Thomas Petri, O.P.

May 12, 2016
Witness to Genocide
Fr. Douglas Al-Bazi
In November 2006 Father Douglas was kidnapped by a [sic] Islamist group. He was tortured and released nine days later. He suffered multiple injuries including two broken vertebrae from his spinal cord, and his face and knees were smashed using a hammer. This lecture will take place on Thursday, May 12th at 7:00 p.m.

June 12, 2016
Sacrosanctum Concilium (The Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy)
Rev. Msgr. Andrew Wadsworth