Browsing the 2015 archive of What's Happening

Bereavement Ministry

Posted by mike myers on 12/29/15

Our new Bereavement Ministry is seeking volunteers to help with funeral Masses at St. John Church. We are looking for volunteers to greet people, hand out programs, serve as lectors,when needed. If you are interested in volunteering for any of these things, please leave a message for Carmelina Calabrese at 860-274-4123.

Adult Faith Formation - A Biblical Walk Through the Mass

Posted by mike myers on 12/22/15

Do you understand the meaning behind the parts of the Mass? In his video-based study A Biblical Walk Through the Mass, Dr. Edward Sri explores the roots of the words and gestures we experience at Mass and explains their profound significance. In this study, you will come to know and understand the Mass ... Read More »

All are invited to the Opening of the Holy Door beginning the Jubilee Year of Mercy

Posted by mike myers on 12/05/15

The Archdiocese of Hartford will inaugurate the Jubilee Year of Mercy, proclaimed by Pope Francis, on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 3:00 PM. at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph, 140 Farmington Ave., Hartford, CT. The Jubilee Year will begin with the opening of the Holy Door at the Cathedral. This special liturgy will include a ... Read More »

Advent Holy Hours

Posted by mike myers on 11/27/15

Each Monday during Advent, St. John Church will hold a Holy Hour from 6:00 to 7:00 PM. The Holy Hour will consist of Benediction and Eucharistic Adoration. There will also be opportunities for the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Please join us as we prepare for the birth of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

November Men's Group Meeting - Thursday 11/19

Posted by mike myers on 11/14/15

On Thursday, November 19, Father Jim Sullivan will be speaking to the Men’s Group about the real meaning of Thanksgiving in our lives. What are we thankful for and where might we look to our Faith to find ways to be more thankful and to spread that thankfulness?

As we approach our time ... Read More »

Many Thanks for Pumpkin Patch Support!

Posted by mike myers on 11/01/15

We offer many thanks to John Lynch, our coordinator of the Pumpkin Patch, and to the many volunteers who stepped forward to unload the pumpkin truck, turn the pumpkins daily, assist with sales and provide baked goods for sale. Your efforts beautified our church lawn and united us in raising money for our parish.

HomeFront Program accepting applications

Posted by mike myers on 11/01/15

As part of a 28-year tradition, the HomeFront program responds to the colder, oncoming New England weather with an announcementthat free home repair assistance is available to low income homeowners in our communities. Fueled by a mission of keeping deserving neighbors in their homes with an improved quality of life, the HomeFront staff ... Read More »

Pumpkins are here and the Pumpkin Patch is open!

Posted by mike myers on 10/14/15

A fund raiser for St. John the Evangelist Church held on our front lawnPumpkins of various sizes and pricesOther Autumn decorations and Fall Treats for saleOpen DailyMonday-Friday: 1:00 PM - 6:30 PMSaturday: 9:00 AM - 6:15 PMSunday: 8:30 AM - 6:15 PM


CT Catholic Men's Conference

Posted by mike myers on 9/16/15

The Connecticut Catholic Men's Conference will be held on Saturday, October 24, 2015. at Goodwin College in East Hartford, CT from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. 7th Annual Connecticut Catholic Men’s Conference Saturday, October 24, 2015  8 AM to 5 PM Goodwin College, 1 Riverside Dr., East Hartford   Our Theme is “Family Man” A ... Read More »

Archdiocese of Hartford Sightings and Celebrations

Posted by mike myers on 9/12/15

Click on the News Items drop down menu to find out what has been happening around the Archdiocese!