Sep 23, 2020 | Parish Weekly Newsletter

Bulletin - September 27, 2020


Sacrificial Giving - September 20, 2020
45 envelopes: $3,531.14
Online Giving: $550
153 attended Masses

Online giving will help sustain our church during this time. Meeting your giving goal will help support our church's many ministries. It allows you to make donations and pledges via your smart device or computer to our church. Set up your gift today just by a click


Sign-Up to Attend in person Mass

It's time to reserve your seat for this coming weekend in person Mass. Please fill out the online form to sign up. Your reservation is a big help for the parish to ensure the safety

6pm, Saturday Sep 26, 2020

8am, Sunday Sep 27, 2020

11:30am, Sunday Sep 27, 2020


We send our deepest condolences to Sister Anna for the loss of her father. Sister Anna is working with us here at St. John of the Woods in the ministry of Homebound Outreach.

May God give her father eternal rest and the family the strength to bear the pain. 

Pick up 2020 Parish Directories

2020 Parish Directories are here:
Parishioners who had their photo taken can obtain your free copy of
the 2020 Directory at the parish hall on Sunday October 4th, 2020 
between 10 AM and 2 PM

 Please wear a mask and respect social  distancing.

If you did not have your photo, taken and want a directory please contact:
Daniel Soderlind 
at 253-377-1952 

If you can't come at this time but would like to have someone else come to pic up for you. Please contact Daniel at the information listed above.

Homebound Ministry

We have homebound outreach ministers who are willing to bring holy Communion to your home if you wish to receive. If you need someone to talk to, please call the office 253-537-8551 and leave message, we will contact you. During this time, we will try our best to provide you ministerial services. Thank you


2020 - 2021 CCD Registration is open

We open now for CCD registration. If you would like to have your children enrolled in our Faith Formation Program, please register. 

Registration form is available on the website (under each parish page), or you can download from the link below:

CCD Registration Form

Questions or more information, please contact Sr. Theresa at 253-592-2541 or

Prayer List 

Carol Kalapus, Connie Bender, Courtney Kryder, Jennifer Akins, Rod Stormshak, Karen Knobbe, Judith Levesque, Linda Johnson, Betty Polansky, Liam Chisholm, Evelyn Allen, Dave Casey, Susan Kitaji Dorothy Harris, Rita Pangelinan, Larry Anderson, Damian Roldon Isaiah Williams Isaako Malo, James Moe, Robert Lumas, Remedios Laurente, Bill Miller, Anna Kaperick, Joan Ellis, Carlos & Claudia Caballero, Keith Browne, Wendy Hanchett, Larry & Ivern Rubida Irene Simon Anne Gannon, Donna & Dick Severson, Evymae Sablan, Danny Sneed Gordan & Nichole Chisholm III, Victims of COVID-19

Military: SPC Sean Gilson, AMN Mason Land, & WO-1 Stephen Adelman

Those who around the world are affected by coronavirus pandemic


At Home with Faith

September 27 - Grounded in Jesus
Being humble keeps us grounded. Instead of leaving us vulnerable to the false pride or shame that can come from comparing ourselves to other people, humility teaches us to ground our identity on our relationship with God

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Events Offered by Archdiocese

Young Adult Virtual Retreat

October 10
Theme: "The Young Adult Community is our future"

Registration information