Bulletins

October 13, 2019

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28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
18TH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST

102ND ANNIVERSARY OF THE MIRACLE OF THE SUN
On which day Our Lady of Fátima said, "I am the Lady of the Rosary. Continue always to pray the Rosary every day."

CANONIZATION DAY FOR ST. JOHN HENRY NEWMAN
(1801-1890)

"In truth the whole course of Christianity from the first, when we come to examine it, is but one series of troubles and disorders. Every century is like every other, and to those who live in it seems worse than all times before it.

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October 6, 2019

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The feast of Our Lady of the Rosary was instituted to honor Mary Help of Christians for the defeat of the Turks at Lepanto on October 7, 1571. Pope St. Pius V implored all of Christendom to pray the Rosary for victory. Even Don Juan of Austria entrusted a rosary to each of the Christian combatants of the Holy League before going into battle.

Our Lady of the Rosary

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September 29, 2019

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26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
16th Sunday after Pentecost
Feast of St. Michael the Archangel

In 1884, Pope Leo XIII ordered certain prayers to be said after Low Mass, in defense of the independence of the Holy See. God's help was sought for a satisfactory solution to the loss of the Pope's temporal sovereignty, which deprived him of the independence felt to be required for effective use of his spiritual authority. The prayer to St Michael described below was added to the "Leonine Prayers" in 1886.

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September 22, 2019

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Happy Anniversaries!

St. John Mission is 106 years old as of September 21st. Our anniversary season continues for a month until October 21st, which will mark the 63rd Anniversary of the Dedication of our parish church. Let's celebrate the dates and renew the mission! While our work which is underway to expand the vestibule underscores the centrality of the Holy Eucharist and the public worship of God, it also emphasizes that the Communion of Saints includes our friendships and our families. Permit me bring to your attention two parish groups that embrace the holy task of illuminating minds, elevating souls and joining friends.

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September 15, 2019

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Scenes from the Life of the Virgin

Pieta (William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1876)

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time
14th Sunday after Pentecost
Our Lady of Sorrows

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