Parish Life News February 23

Keep watch for the following Lenten Activities at St. John Church.  Individual Advertisements for each event will be published in the bulletin preceding that event.

 Partial Fasting Program - Learn about adopting fasting practices into your prayer life. Our spiritual development team will be presenting on how to carry out a partial or “Daniel” Fast, which is he practice of consuming simple plant-based foods such as fruits, vegetables, oats, beans and rice as a means of sustenance.  The spiritual as well as physical and psychological benefits will also be shared.  As part of the program, you will receive a “meal kit,” of two prepared morning meals, two to-go lunches, and one simple to prepare supper.  The Program will be held on Wed. March 13, 7-8, at the Faith Formation Center. 

 Film Viewing - Pro Life will be showing the movie Paul the Apostle of Christ, date TBA.

 Baked Stuffed Shrimp Supper - Friday March 22, 4-7:30pm, St John Parish Center. Proceeds Support St John LifeTeen Program. 

 Medical Equipment Collection for Foreign Aid - Crutches, Wheelchairs, and other used medical equipment is being collected to be put to good use in other parts of the world. 

 Fish Fry Supper - A Classic Fish ’N Chips supper is again being offered by St John this Lent. Beer Battered Cod & Hand Cut French Fries. April 12, 5-7 PM at St John Parish Center. 

 Weekly Events - Monday Evening Adoration / Confession, Wednesday Ecumenical Lenten Program, Friday Adorations / Simple Supper / Stations of the Cross