A New Member Brunch will be held on March 5th, 2017 from 10:00- 11:00am (following the 9:00am Mass) in the Columbia Room located in the school basement. The Family Life Committee of St. John’s is coordinating this gathering as an opportunity to meet other new members, as well as our parish and Catholic school leaders. There is a wonderful and filling meal planned. So plan to enjoy. To help us prepare, please RSVP by February 27th to Mr. Dan Kitzhaber at 715- 384-3252 x6, or firstname.lastname@example.org
FORMIng Disciples: During Lent St. John’s will offer a threesession series on Discipleship for adults to help deepen your relationship with Christ and others. The three sessions will be held on Mar. 6th, Mar. 20th and Apr. 3rd from 6:30pm until 7:45pm in the Columbia room. Contact Dan Kitzhaber at 715-384-3252 ext. 6
Evening of Recollection: The next Evening of Recollection will be held Thursday, March 2nd from 6:30-8:00pm. Lectio Divina is the theme for the night. The evening will begin by exposing the Blessed Sacrament followed by a half hour meditation. There will be time for silent adoration and confession. Benediction will close the evening. This Evening of Recollection will be held at St. John’s.
Save the date: Our next parish pilgrimage (God willing) is tentatively scheduled for April 16-26, 2018. The date could change a day on either end, depending on flight confirmation. We’ll start in Paris, then fly to Lourdes, then bus from Lourdes across Spain from east to west, ending in Fatima and flying home from Lisbon. Cost will be in the range of $3,000.00
Save the date: There will be Basic Evangelization Training provided on Friday evening, April 28th and Saturday, April 29th in La Crosse by Adam Jahnke, a national speaker from St. Paul Evangelization Ministries. We hope to send any interested parishioners. This will be an EXCELLENT opportunity to grow in knowledge of and enthusiasm for our faith. More details to follow
Empty Bowls 2017: A simple reminder - there is always someone with an empty bowl. Please join us at the Hotel Marshfield Ballroom on Sat., Mar. 11th from 11am-2pm. You will enjoy featured soups by area restaurants, handcrafted bowls by local artists, raffle prizes donated by area residents and businesses. 100% of the proceeds support our local Soup or Socks. Lunch admission is $10; 4 and under: free.
In need of inspiration or experiencing Jesus' presence or healing? He will provide for your needs in ways we cannot always anticipate. Come be with Jesus in adoration at Pope Saint John Paul II Adoration Chapel, 510 S. Columbus Ave. 9am on Mondays and 1pm on Saturdays are openings needed to be filled. Please call Jean, 715-387-0571 to schedule your hour.