News

MASS TIME CHANGES
Please remember the mass times, Eucharistic Adoration and Sacrament of Reconciliation have changed.

 Saturday Server
We are in need of an additional server (adult or child) for the Saturday 4:30 pm mass.  Please consider helping our ministry and contact Fr. Thomas.

 ACUE Collection
Next week we will have a second collection for the mission collection for the ACUE Consortium.

 Women’s Group Meeting
“The July Women’s Group meeting will be held on Sunday, July 15 following the 9 AM Mass.  All women of the parish are invited to attend”

 Youth Group Outing
The youth group will be attending the Mercy Me concert at the Kentucky State Fair on Sunday, August 26th.  Mercy Me is a Christian rock group.   This is open to any St. John youth in grades 6 to 12.  Cost is $10 per child and the money and permission form needs to be turned in to Ruth Ann or Tim Hendrick by August 12th.  Depending on the demand, extra drivers may be needed.  We will leave St. John’s at 1:30 that afternoon and returning around 8:00 PM that evening.  The Youth Group will need extra money if they wish to purchase any food or souvenirs at the fair that day.  For more information contact Ruth Ann or Tim Hendrick at 732-5976. 

Project Rachel Ministry Information and Training Session
Do you have the compassion and heart to work with women and men who have experienced abortion?  The Diocese of Covington Project Rachel Ministry is hosting an information and training session on Saturday, August 4 from 8am to 1:30pm at St. Anne Retreat Center in Melbourne, KY.   The day will begin at 8:00am with Mass, followed by breakfast.  The training session will begin at 9:00am, lunch will be served at 12:30 followed by question/answer session.  We will end the day with a Rosary dedicated to Our Lady and ask her guidance in our ministry.  There is no charge for this training. To make reservations for the Project Rachel Ministry information and training, please contact Peggy Piccola at 859-392-1500 x1546 or email ppiccola@covdio.org  by Monday, July 30. 

 Spiritual Mother of Priests
“Would you like to become a Spiritual Mother of a Priest and adopt one of our Priests in our Diocese and pray for him?  We have been offering this program since 2012 and have over 215 women in our Diocese that have adopted a priest.  One of the requirements of being a Spiritual Mother is to pray for him. Our next ceremony will be on Saturday morning, August 4th, after the 8:100AM Mass at St. Catherine of Sierra Parish in Ft. Thomas.  Please call Mary Anne Gronotte 859-341-6214 for more details and to register.”

  Virtus Bulletins
Please make sure you read your July bulletin to keep your Virtus status current.    Thank you to all  who work to create a safe environment in our Parish.

 Food Pantry
For the month of July the Food Pantry needs Macaroni and cheese.  Please be generous.