Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat

All families are invited to dress up in their best costume, decorate the trunk of their car, and join us in the church parking lot for Trunk or Treat on Sunday, October 27, at 12:30 PM. Each family is asked to bring candy to share as children trick or treat from car...

Mass of Remembrance

Mass of Remembrance

St. John the Evangelist Parish Family will gather on this evening to pray, remember, and to find hope. Everyone is welcome. We will remember all our deceased loved ones. During the Mass of Remembrance, there will be a special commemoration for those who have died...

Give Us This Day Subscriptions

Give Us This Day Subscriptions

It is time to subscribe or renew a subscription to this monthly missal which runs from December 2019 through November 2020. Please note that the cost has gone up to $27 for a year’s subscription.  If you would like to continue your subscription, please enclose payment...

Congratulations, Allen!

Congratulations, Allen!

We are delighted  that parishioner Allen Capriotti is being inducted into the 2019 Blair County Arts Hall of Fame on Thursday, October 17th, in Altoona's Historic Mishler Theatre.  The ceremony begins at 6:30 PM, concluding at 7:45-8:00, and is followed by a reception...

Can you help?

Can you help?

Parish Council, in partnership with Mary Lee Madigan-Davis, is looking for the future leader of our Haiti mission. The position is not immediate but would be taken on in time after a mentoring period. Mary Lee would work with the new candidate for as long as...

Chicken BBQ Fundraiser

Chicken BBQ Fundraiser

Hollidaysburg Knights of Columbus Parish Chicken BBQ.  Sunday, September 22  from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Knights of Columbus Hall 324 Bedford St, Hollidaysburg $8.00 Sit-down or Take-out.  Tickets are $8.00 and St. John's receives $4.00 for every ticket we sell. ...

Scholarships available!

Scholarships available!

The John and Helen Despot Scholarship Fund is making available two $450 Scholarships for any child of St. John’s who is attending a Catholic elementary or middle school in this coming school year.  Applications are available in the Gathering Space or can be obtained...

Letter To A Suffering Church

Letter To A Suffering Church

Bishop Robert Barron has written a wonderful booklet, Letter To A Suffering Church, on the sexual abuse crisis. We are making these books available to our parishioners at no cost and Monsignor Becker will be leading a study of this book on Wednesday evenings at 7...

Haiti Student Sponsorship

Haiti Student Sponsorship

Once again we will be supporting the school of Sts. Peter and Paul by sponsoring students for the academic year of 2019-2020. The gift is $150. Most of the students cannot afford even part of the tuition cost but Sts. Peter and Paul wishes to open its doors to anyone...

Scheduling Meeting

Scheduling Meeting

Parish Council would like to create a calendar of all parish-sponsored activities for the year ahead. All committee chairs are asked to attend a special meeting immediately following the 6:00 PM Holy Day vigil mass on Wednesday, August 14 in the Parish Center. Please...

Fun Night at the Heidelberg!

Fun Night at the Heidelberg!

Please join the parish for food and drinks on Tuesday, July 30, beginning at 6:00 pm at the Heidelberg County Club in Lakemont.  Social Committee is planning a night out - no set up, no serving, no clean up - for all parishioners.  We've all worked hard to ensure a...

Parish Picnic Update!

Parish Picnic Update!

Because of the forecasted high heat, the committee has decided to move the picnic to the school gymnasium to ensure everyone’s safety and comfort.  Mass will now be held in the church at 11 a.m., with the picnic to follow in the gym.  Again, the church picnic will not...

Faith Night At The Curve

Faith Night At The Curve

Many thanks to Pat Padoletz for organizing our night at the curve this Sunday at 6:00. So if you did not get a ticket in advance, but wish to join us, you will find us in section 216. There are always tickets available at the gate.

Going On Vacation?

Going On Vacation?

Please use Online Giving to catch-up on offertory. Our parish provides Online Giving as an electronic tool for contributions so you can give via the Internet. Online Giving helps you maintain your giving even if you cannot be here at Mass.  Click on the Donate Online...

Graduate Recognition Mass

Graduate Recognition Mass

This weekend we will celebrate our graduates from grade school, high school and college.  Special recognition will be given to them at our 10:00 Mass on Sunday, June 16.  A special blessing and gift will be given to each!

No Wednesday Evening Mass This Week

No Wednesday Evening Mass This Week

Because there is rehearsal in the church Wednesday evening, Mass will be held Wednesday morning, June 12, at 8:30 AM. This week, St. John’s will once again host the Academy of Sacred Music’s Choral Institute, led by Robert Long. Evening rehearsals will be held in the...

Wear Red to Church on Pentecost!

Wear Red to Church on Pentecost!

On Sunday, June 9, we celebrate The Feast of Pentecost. The term Pentecost derives from the Greek word meaning "fifty." It was on this Jewish Feast that the apostles and the early Christians gathered in Jerusalem, fifty days after the Resurrection, to receive the...

Summer Office Hours

Summer Office Hours

From June through August, our Parish Office will be open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.We will be closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. We will, of course, be checking our voicemail through the day should there be any urgent messages.  

Sign up for Online Giving

Sign up for Online Giving

You now have the option to use Online Giving for contributions to our parish. The application provides you a convenient option that you may access at any time. Your gift will be transferred from your preferred method of payment directly to our parish. There’s no need...

Chicken Barbecue: Sunday, June 9

Chicken Barbecue: Sunday, June 9

Our Annual Chicken Barbecue will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2019. Tickets will be on sale after all Masses or by calling Ginny at 695-7671. Same great food (chicken prepared by Knights of Columbus, homemade potato salad, baked beans, roll & butter, homemade...

Honoring Our Graduates

Honoring Our Graduates

We would like to recognize all grade school, high school and college  graduates on Sunday, June 16th, at our 10:00 Mass. To ensure that our list of graduates is complete, please call the office at 942-5503 with your graduate’s information or email the information to...

Summer Mass Schedule Begins

Summer Mass Schedule Begins

Just a reminder that our summer Mass schedule will begin this Sunday, May 26th, Memorial Day weekend. On that day and throughout the Summer our second Mass on Sunday will be offered at 10 o’clock and not 11.

Mass of Anointing

Mass of Anointing

Mass of the Anointing of the Sick will be celebrated this Sunday, May 19th at 2:00 PM.  All who are in need of the Lord’s healing are encouraged to attend. Whether your needs are physical, spiritual or emotional, or you are just feeling the weight of years, please...

Faith Night With The Altoona Curve

Faith Night With The Altoona Curve

Sign up on the kiosk for Faith Night with the Altoona Curve on Sunday, June 30. Join us for a fun filled night including live pre-game music and fireworks after the game. Game time is set for 6:00 PM and gates will open early for the music.  The cost is $8.00 a seat,...