13 Jan 2018 0 Comment

St. Marguerite Bourgeoys

On Friday, January 12 the Church celebrated the feast day of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys, the Foundress of the Congregation de Notre Dame of Montreal. The Sisters of her community live and serve here at St. Jeans. We thank God for the legacy...
4 Jan 2018 0 Comment

THANK YOU TO OUR SPECIAL FAMILY CHRISTMAS TEAM

Enacting the story of the Nativity for the parish is a heartwarming tradition at St. Jean’s. The more than thirty young people who participated this year really gave a wonderful effort in their reading, acting and singing. Thank you,...
4 Jan 2018 0 Comment

2017 Children’s Christmas Pageant

Narrators: Richard Owen III; Grace Lorch; Sabrina Castrodale; Luke Papadakis; Charlie Bowers; Stephen Papadakis; Daniel Trotter: Christopher Papadakis; Jaime Bowers; Vocal Solo: Daria Capasso; Reponsorials: Ben Braunmiller; Actors: Siena...
25 Nov 2017 0 Comment

ST. JEAN BAPTISTE MISSION SOCIETY

This is the Eymadian scholasticate at Pune, a city three hours’ drive from Mumbai. There are 18 students here. There are 5 Philosophy students and 13, theology students. All together there are 18 students with 2 priests. They are...
3 Nov 2017 0 Comment

MISSION SOCIETY

On the occasion of Mission Sunday I proposed the establishment of a MISSION SOCIETY here at St. Jean’s. Each year we take up several collections to help support the evangelization efforts of the Church throughout the world. We have a...
14 Oct 2017 0 Comment

TWENTY-EIGTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OCTOBER 14-15, 2017

So begins the last of three parables Jesus addressed to the religious leaders after he entered Jerusalem on the day we call Palm Sunday. He had entered Jerusalem in a triumphant procession with the people placing palm branches along his...
23 Sep 2017 0 Comment

RELIGIOUS LIFE IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH 2017 – Regina T. Smith

Twenty-two years ago, I signed a Mutual Agreement with the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame to become an Associate and every year thereafter I have renewed my commitment to be an Associate by signing a yearly commitment. What...
9 Aug 2017 0 Comment

RELIGIOUS LIFE IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH 2017 by Sr. Patricia Graham, CND

As very young children, my brother and I would dress up and play we were a priest and religious sister. At the time who would have thought that the pretend would become a reality for both of us! I feel very fortunate to have been...
13 Jul 2017 0 Comment

RELIGIOUS LIFE IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH 2017 by Sr. Ona B. Bessette, CND

IN THE MOTHER HOUSE OF THE CONGREGATION OF NOTRE DAME, these words of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys are presented in French, English, Japanese, and Spanish in a small oratory containing the ashes of her heart. Sitting in prayer there, I...
10 Jul 2017 0 Comment

RENEW AND REBUILD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

We’re underway! We’ve signed contracts with PASCOM SOUND to conclude the upgrading of the sound system in the church. This involves a great deal of digital programing, and the installation of two major speakers (one is 15 feet long and...