Call to Prayer for Life, Marriage, and Religious Liberty
The USCCB has announced a campaign of prayer and fasting for the â€œrebuilding of a culture favorable to life and marriage and for increased protections of religious liberty.â€?The campaign, will begin the Sunday after Christmas.
The campaign has five components:
1. Holy Hours (see the schedule here)
3. Prayers of the Faithful at Mass
4. Fasting and abstinence from meat on all Fridays
5. Fortnight for Freedom in July
Vacation Bible School Registration Now Available
St. John Vianney parish
is hosting a Catholic Kidz Camp Program called:
Assorted Saints and the Virtues of Faith, Hope & Love for children four to ten years old.
Parents are encouraged to register their children for four FUN-FILLED DAYS of exciting lessons, cool crafts, fun games, upbeat music, creative skits, hands-on activities and delicious snacks.
Discover the Virtues in the Assorted Saints Hot Air Balloon!
The program will be held on:
July 22-25Â Â Â 9:00 am â€?12:00 noon each day
Location:Â St. John Vianney Parish Office Building
Donâ€™t miss out on this spiritual adventure of a lifetime!
You can pre-register by phone by calling:
Barb ScottÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â 616-724-3132
or email:Â email@example.com
Click here for registration form and the medical release form.
Registration Deadline is:
Date:Â Monday, July 15, 2013Â Â
All children are welcome to attend regardless of Church affiliation.
Donâ€™t hesitate, CALL NOW!!
Great Lakes Pilgrimage
We are planning a pilgrimage around Lake Michigan this summer, July 10-14. St. John Vianney and St. Thomas are co-sponsoring this fabulous opportunity to see the wonderful shrines and historic churches right in our own backyard, including the newly approved Marian apparition site, Our Lady of Good Help, near Green Bay, Wisconsin. The trip is being coordinated through Skinner Travel. See the event flyer here.
Middle School Workcamp
The Middle School Workcamp will be here at St. John Vianney. We will be working with the Vacation Bible School program and doing other service projects in our local community. If you are interested the registration forms can be printed here.
High School Workcamp
The High School Workcamp will be leaving on Sunday June 23 in the early hours of the morning. The participants will be at mass on June 22 for a send-off blessing.
High School Cedar Point Trip
All highschool youth are invited to take part in a trip to Cedar Point on July 15. We will be leaving at 6 AM from the parish parking lot. We will be returning at 11 PM flyer
Just Launched! The St. John Vianney Religious Liberty Webpage
To begin the Fortnight for Freedom, June 21-July 4, we have launched the webpage for Religious Liberty. Click here to go to the webpage.