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The Gospel message of Christmas is one of peace, joy, glory, and love. And yet today, on the Feast of the Holy Family, we are faced with the reality of the world into which our Lord Jesus Christ is born, a world of danger, treachery, and terror.
In the lectionary for today, the Gospel for today skips over an important piece that is difficult to hear… Click to here for the full reflection.
We will reschedule in January – stay tuned for a new date!
Join us Tuesday, November 5 as Kelly Meraw presents a reflection on the fascinating and inspiring life and works of a woman truly “called to be!” We will convene in Powers Hall at 6:00pm and start the program at 6:30pm in the chapel. Click here for more info…
Seasons of Hope – a faith sharing group for those who mourn.
For you who are searching for Our Lord in the midst of your grief, Seasons of Hope is a nurturing link to the Church, the Almighty, and people of faith who truly understand what it means to be brokenhearted.
Meeting Dates: Oct. 31, Nov. 7, 14, 21, Dec. 5 and 12 from 9:45-11:15am in St. Paul Parish Hall.
To ensure a booklet and seat are waiting for you, please sign up in advance by calling Laurie Jacob at 339.222.0335 or email email@example.com.
ST. JOHN—ST. PAUL COLLABORATIVE
CONTEMPORARY CATHOLIC ISSUES SERIES
Please join us on Monday, September 23 at 7pm at St. John the Evangelist Church for an evening with Dr. Phyllis Zagano.
Phyllis Zagano is an internationally acclaimed Catholic scholar and lecturer on contemporary spirituality and women’s issues in the Church. Her award-winning books include Holy Saturday: An Argument for the Restoration of the Female Diaconate in the Catholic Church (First Place, 2001 Catholic Press Association and 2002 College Theology Society), Women & Catholicism: Gender, Communion, and Authority (Second Place, 2012 Catholic Press Association) and Women Deacons? Essays with Answers (First Place, 2017 Catholic Press Association).
Her writing is widely translated — her best-selling On Prayer: A Letter for My Godchild is in Indonesian, Spanish and Italian as well as English — and she edited the Liturgical Press’ “Spirituality in History” series. She is a member of the Papal Commission for the study of the diaconate of women. Winner of two Fulbright awards, her biographical listings include Marquis Who’s Who. Her professional papers are held by the Women in Leadership Archives, Loyola University, Chicago. She holds a research appointment at Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York.
RCIA is the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. It the process by which adults enter full communion with our Church, through the sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist (Communion). RCIA can help you along your faith journey if:
If you think RCIA might be for you, contact either parish office by phone, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d love to hear from you!
All members of the Collaborative are warmly welcomed to join in a study of God’s Sacred Scripture this summer. The Book of Hebrews highlights both the supremacy and the approachability of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Cost: Little Rock Scripture Study books and Commentary Guides will be available for purchase at our first evening for $17.
Sessions: Thursdays, 7pm – July 11 through August 22
Location: St. John the Evangelist Parish, Powers Hall
We shall begin where everything began – The Book of Genesis
Wednesday June 12, 19*, and 26; July 3 and 10
10:30am St. Paul Parish Hall
Books will be available at the first meeting. For more information please contact David Horn.
Stay tuned for an Evening Summer Bible Study coming in July and August!
*On the 19th we will be in the Lower Rectory Meeting Room.