Love Feast

We continue to need a few more servers for our Love Feast on Saturday, October 27, as Simpson Temple now sets up 13 tables for guests. Please sign up on the kiosk in the gathering space. Our committee will meet Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 6 p.m. to finalize our plans and...

Hollidaysburg Pumpkinfest Soup Sale

Calling all soup makers! Are you willing to donate your own homemade soup for us to sell in our booth at the Hollidaysburg Pumpkin Festival on October 13? We are looking for 5-10 quarts from each person. Sign up on the kiosk in the gathering space this weekend.

October – The Month of the Holy Rosary

Relying on the intercession of Mary in our decision to “Arise Together in Christ,” during the month of October we will pray the Rosary in Church beginning 20 minutes before the beginning of Mass.  We will need volunteers to lead the Rosary.  There is a sign-up sheet...

A Virtual Visit to Biblical Lands – On Thursday, August 30th, St. John’s Parish  is sponsoring a bus trip to Washington, DC, where we will visit the new Museum of the Bible, as well as the National Geographic Museum. A visit to the Museum of the Bible truly makes the...

The Bible And The Virgin Mary

The Bible and the Virgin Mary is a twelve week program that will be offered for ADULT ED beginning on September 9th from 9:30 to 10:30 AM each Sunday morning with the exception of the Thanksgiving weekend. Since we will need to order books for that group on the 23rd...

Anointing of the Sick

This Sunday, April 22nd at 2:00 PM, our parish will celebrate a special Mass of Anointing of the Sick.  This Sunday Mass will include the administration of the Sacrament of the Sick for all who desire it.  We especially encourage the senior members of the parish, and...

Blessing of the Easter Baskets

The blessing of the Easter Basket has been a cherished Catholic ritual for centuries among families of Eastern European origin and adopted by people of all ethnic backgrounds who enjoy this richly symbolic custom. Traditional foods to be included in the basket are...

Good Friday Schedule

Stations of the Cross with Meditations will be prayed at noon on Good Friday. The Meditations come from a writer's idea of the reactions Jesus may have received from people He met along His way to Calvary and reactions of people after His death. The Solemn...

Movie night

Tonight's viewing of the movie "Human Flow" has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date!

Of Gods and Men

On Friday, March 9th at 7:30 (following Stations of the Cross), there will be a showing of the film “Of Gods and Men” in the Parish Center.  This film is based upon the true life story of Trappist monks in Algeria in the mid-90’s, who live in harmony with their Muslim...

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

We would like to place a greater focus on the Stations of the Cross, a venerated tradition in the Catholic Faith in which we journey with Christ to Calvary. Stations are observed each Friday of Lent at 7:00 PM. Mark your calendar, and plan to walk in the...

Lenten Penance Service

Please mark the date for our annual Penance Service, which will be on Sunday afternoon, February 25th at 4:00PM. There is no better season than Lent to experience the Mercy of God in the Sacrament of Penance. A number of visiting priests will be present to...

Thank you!

Thanks to all who have already logged in and updated their information using My Own Church. We hope everyone will take a few minutes to login and update their information to help us maintain accurate parish records. Those who would prefer not to enroll...

Veteran’s Day Recognition

We would like to recognize all the veterans of our parish on Veterans Day weekend, November 11th & 12th. Simply fill out this Veteran Registration Form and drop it into the collection basket by October 29th. You can also mail the form to the parish office....

Women’s Group Meeting

St. John's Women's Group will meet on Tuesday, October 17 at 6:30 PM in the Parish Center. We will discuss what we would like to do as a group this year.  Appetizers and desserts will be served. All women of the parish are invited to join the group. If you...

Blessing of Pets

Blessing of Pets: All are familiar with the affection which St. Francis of Assisi had for animals. In anticipation of his Feast on Wednesday, October 4th, we will continue our annual tradition of having our blessing of pets next Sunday, October 1nd, at 1...

Benefit For Bryson

Spaghetti Dinner Sunday October 15, 2017 11:30am-2:30pm St. Patrick School Hall Newry, PA All proceeds will go to the Dustin Miller family to help with the ongoing medical expenses for their son, Bryson, who was involved in a serious car accident. ...

Graduate Mass and Reception

This Sunday at the 10:00 AM Mass we honor our grade school, high school and college graduates. Their achievements deserve our public acclaim and our ongoing prayers and support. A light reception will follow in Bailey Hall.

Big Chicken Barbecue

BIG CHICKEN BBQ: Don’t forget to buy tickets for our annual chicken  barbecue fundraiser to be held next Sunday, June 11, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Your $10.00 ticket purchase will include  1/2 Chicken, Homemade Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Roll/Butter, & Dessert....

Summer Mass Schedule

Please note: From Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend, our second mass on Sunday will begin at 10:00 AM.

Scam & Fraud Presentation

PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR FAMILY FROM SCAMS AND FRAUD: On Sunday, May 21 at 4:00 PM, the Family Life Committee is hosting a free presentation on scams and fraud, presented by Pennsylvania State Trooper Jeffery Petucci, Troop G, Hollidaysburg, PA. The program will be...

Holy Day Mass Schedule

Masses for the Ascension of the Lord, a Holy Day of Obligation are: Wednesday, May 24 at 6:00 PM Thursday, May 25 at 8:30 AM and 6:30 PM

Holy Week Schedule

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE: MONDAY:             MASS 8:30AM TUESDAY:             MASS 8:30AM WEDNESDAY:     MASS  7:00PM                                  TENEBRAE 7:45PM HOLY THURSDAY: MORNING PRAYER - 8:30AM                                    MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER -...

Tenebrae

Tenebrae – Please join us for the prayerful observance of “Tenebrae” this Holy Week.  The word itself is Latin for "shadows" or "darkness."  It is a Christian religious service celebrated in Holy Week within Western Christianity. The service is unique among our...

Children’s Liturgy of the Word

Children’s’ Liturgy of the Word will be held every Sunday of Lent during our 11:00 AM Mass . Before the readings, our little ones are called to the altar for a blessing, and then led by one of our catechists to the Day Chapel, where they will hear the word of God in a...