The prophet Isaiah reminds us that "those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength,
They shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary,
they shall walk and not faint" (40:31).
Let us claim that wonderful promise as we present ourselves humbly before God.
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Around the Parish
Around the Parish
Mass it filling up so please remember when in the pew, please move towards the wall to make more room.
Religious Education has started is conducted from 9:45 AM to 10:45 AM.
RCIA has also started and is also held from 9:45 to 10:45 AM.
Adult Faith Formation will be held on Wednesday night at 6:45 PM.
Please remember if you are working with the youth or with the older people you must attend the CAP Training.
Refresher training classes are being offered by the diocese on the Internet.
The Beat family has two cousins there grandma and aunt and uncle visiting
MINISTRY OF CARE COORDINATOR
For information about the Ministry of Care or to report someone ill at home, in the hospital, or deceased, please call our office between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. (774-6826).
WORLD YOUTH DAY
To help encourage prayers for a spiritually fruitful World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro, the Vatican announced July 9 that Pope Francis authorized a special indulgence for those who attend the event's liturgies and prayer services or follow along online in the proper spirit of prayer and contrition.
FREE NUTRITION CLASSESWe will be hosting free nutrition classes featuring Noel Gutierrez, of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. The free nutrition classes will take place on July14, July 21, July 28, August 4, and August 11 between the Masses 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. The classes will endeavor to orient one’s life to a physically healthier lifestyle. Materials for the lessons will be provided.
FORMATION CLASS of 2014
Deacon Hathorne, Director of the Permanent Diaconate is currently accepting application for entrance into the upcoming Formation Class for 2014. So, if you desire to be considered for this Formation Class and you meet the general criteria for Deacon applicant (see under Archdiocese Website), then you must submit your completed applications and pertinent documents by a deadline of August 31, 2013. So, if you are interested, then immediate request the Eligibility Form and Application Form from Deacon Hathorne, at the following email address or phone number. (251)689-8141 email@example.com
Good Luck Father Fred: Fr, Fred left after 11:00 am Mass to meet up with our youth and their chaperons in Memphis. Fr. Fred will spend the week with our group and returned home with them. We hope he has a blast.
Diaconate Ordination: Deacon Pat Pattberg was ordained to the diaconate yesterday Saturday, 8 June 2013 at 10:00 am in the Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Mobile. Congratulations Deacon Pat.
Happy Birthday to: Emma D. on her 8th birthday.
Happy Birthday to: Also to Cindy Simmons
Thanks for Visiting: We want the Welcome and say Thank You to Barbara and Pat's family for sharing in the joy of Deacon Pat's ceremony.
Congratulations to: Alex Woodham for repainting all of the parking slots in the parish parking.
Congratulations to: The Red Cross sponsored a blood drive at our parish on Sunday, June 2nd from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00pm.
Happy Birthday to: Ethan G. on his 14th Birthday, and also Mikell B. and Miss Flo on their birthday.
Welcome: To Glenda and Andy's and their Daughter Sandy and her family as Clayton was baptized to our faith and our church family. Clayton received his white robe and candle during the blessings.
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ST JOHN’S STORE IS OPEN ON SUNDAYS
St. John’s store has just received some new items that would make great presents. Orders may be made and it will be in by the next week, unless it is on back order. Harald will open the store DURING THE WEEK as needed, just call Harald Rambacher at 733- 6111.
We have started a youth and children’s choir and we need your help. We are looking for anyone with an interest in singing. Please contact Crystal Kitchens 334-701-7464 for more information.
HAVE YOU CONSIDERED THE ANNULMENT PROCESS LATELY: The Church in an effort to be faithful to Christ's highest ideals ( What God has joined, Let no one separate Matt 19:6) as well as to treat individuals with the compassion of Christ (Be compassionate, as your father has compassion Luke 6:36) through the annulment process the Church follows these ideals. For more information, please contact the office!
Male volunteers needed for prison ministry with immediate openings in Elmore County at Staton, Draper and Elmore prisons. Other vacancies exist as well. For further information contact Father Paul or Deacon John Ross at 334-714-6281
Our Parish has been honored by the Arch-Diocese with the presentation
of the "Christ the King" medal, three years in a row.
|CHRIST THE KING MEDAL RECIPIENTS|
2009 - Judy Wolf
|2010 - Nancy Blackburn||2011 - Barbara Camp|