Notes From Patmos

But Jesus said, “Let the children come to me, and do not hinder them; for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 19.14) Dear people of Saint Johns: The parish is excited to see the beginning of a new school year. With the coming of the new school year we want to continue to…

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Notes From Patmos

Notes from Patmos…Hot off the press! Sunday School Update This Sunday, July 31st, Fr. Jeff’s Adult Sunday School class will NOT meet – we WILL offer Children’s Sunday School beginning at 9:30.  Coffee, dough-nuts and fellowship will be offered for the adults while your children are downstairs for their class.  Please join us – we…

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Notes from Patmos July 20th

The Throes of Summer… Many of the times when the word ‘throes’ is used, it implies a poor or difficult end.  People who use the word many times don’t mean to imply difficulty or trouble but merely that a thing is nearing its end.  As we have been planning and going about the business of…

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Notes From Patmos 6.29.2016

  Today the Church remembers the martyrdoms of SS. Peter & Paul.  According to pious legend they were martyred in Rome under the emperor Nero in the year 64AD (although accounts vary).  Paul, being a Roman citizen, was beheaded with a sword, which was seen as more merciful.  Peter, not a citizen, was crucified.  It…

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Hello everybody! I hope summer is going well for one and all.  The E.Y.C. is back safe and sound from their pilgrimage to the Apostle James’ tomb in Santiago de Compostela.  We had a meaningful, fun, and edifying adventure- with blisters and laughter, tears and joy.  A huge thank you to all who made the…

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Schedule for Easter Day

Alleluia Christ is Risen!!! A happy and blessed Easter morning to one and all!! Our schedule today is as follows: 8:00am Low Mass 9:45am Flowering of the Cross and Easter Tea in Parish Hall and Easter Egg hunt beginning in Parish Hall and taking place in the Sunday School wing of the parish. 10:30am High…

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Holy Week at St. John’s

  Holy Week Dear friends in Christ: During this most holy week, in which our Lord Jesus passed over from death to life, the Church invites her members, dispersed throughout the world, to gather in vigil and prayer. For this is the Passover of the Lord, in which, by hearing his Word and celebrating his…

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Funeral notice for Beth Boykin

Funeral Notice for Beth Boykin Grace and peace to the faithful of Saint Johns: With a heavy heart we announce the death of Beth Boykin, early Saturday morning, October 10, 12015.  Visitation will be Wednesday, October 14th, from 1:00 – 1:50pm in the Chapel at St. John’s with the funeral mass following at 2:00 pm…

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Notes From Patmos

    Every so often we all need a ‘pep talk.’  With Fall activities in full swing many of us have obligations, activities and responsibilities that keep us constantly on the go.  Looking at the parish register and finances, it is easy to see our parish family is running full speed- we have swings in…

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Notes From Patmos

    1 Chronicles 29:14 ~ But who am I, and what is my people, that we should be able to offer so willingly after this sort? For all things come of thee, O Lord: and of thine own have we given thee.As our offerings of bread and wine, and money or other gifts are…

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