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 Mass Intentions

Friday, April 20th @ 8:30 am – Byrdena Ulrich

Sunday, April 22nd @ 8:30 am – James McGuire

 

 

“In this life we cannot do great things.  We can only do small things with great love”

 ~ Mother Teresa

 

 

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Summer Activities for Youth!

 High School Urban Plunge Retreat, a 4-day Service experience, June 5-8. Cost is $50. Space is limited to 15 teens, current high school students only.

 

7th-8th Grade Day of Service, June 8, 10:00 am-3:00 pm at Mount Mercy. Join the Urban Plunge retreat in its final day for service and prayer! Space is limited.

 

Lost Island Bus Trip for 6th grade through high school. June 12, 9:45 am-5:00 pm, departing from St. Elizabeth Ann Seton in Hiawatha. Cost is $35 and students will need to bring money for lunch.

Contact Charlene at c.vig@dbqarch.org for permission forms and additional details

WELCOME TO OUR PARISH FAMILY

Let us welcome Dave and Sara Beck and their daughters, Shannon and Paige to our parish family. We are so glad you have join our parish family.

Meals on Wheels

St. John’s is in charge of delivering “Meals on Wheel” for the month of May. If you are able to help please call John Pospisil at 895-6525 to sign up or if you have any question.

 

 Thank you! 

Social Justice was able to donate 80 hams to Southeast Linn for Easter through a generous donation. Thank you to Gary’s Food for your help.

 

Southeast Linn Community Garden

We are seeking volunteers to help with a garden that will provide fresh produce for Southeast Linn Food Bank this summer. First meeting is Monday April 30th at 6:30. Talk to Linda Hansmeier (319.540.1190) or Cindy Pospisil (319.895.6525) with any questions.

 

 

Eucharistic Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration will continue on the Wednesdays from 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

There is a binder in the gathering space if you would like to commit to a time in advance and receive a text reminder. Otherwise, please feel free to drop in anytime between 8 pm and 10:00 pm for quiet prayer and reflection.

April 25th is Confirmation – There will be NO ADORATION 

 

 

April Activities for Middle School

Mother-Daughter Retreat at All Saints for 6th-8th grade girls and their moms, April 20-21, 7:00 pm – 10:30 am. It will be the ultimate girls weekend filled with crafts, treats, movies, games, pampering and prayer. Open to all parishes.

Middle School Lock-In for students in grades 6-8, April 21, 7:00 pm-10:00 pm at the Stoney Point YMCA. Cost is $12

Contact Charlene Vig at c.vig@dbqarch.org to sign up for either event.

 

 

Fundraiser

The Catherine McAuley Center will host it’s 21st annual Catherine’s Tea event April 22, 2018 at 1:30pm.   Their first-ever Spring time event will be held at Mercy Medical Center’s Hallagan Education Center .Please join us for a light meal, tea, and an afternoon filled with inspiration and hope.  For more details and ticket information please call 319-363-4993 or visit www.cmc-cr.org.

 

 

Cemetery Clean-Up

Clean up at the Lisbon and St. John Cemetery begins April 1st.  Please remove all arrangements you wish to save.  Arrangements include all artificial and fresh arrangements on any portion of the lots, slab or monument. This includes flowers in vases attached to the monument and flowers on cradles atop the monument.  New arrangements can be placed after April 15th. The City of Lisbon thanks you!

 

Ok, God: Now What?

Mark your calendars and talk to your friends – single, married, etc. about attending the Archdiocesan Retreat for Young Adult Women:  April 28th10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (5:00 Mass and dinner, optional) Hartman Reserve Nature Center, Cedar Falls, IA. Registration opens March 15. For more information, please contact Mary Pedersen dbqcaf@dbqarch.org. 

 

Marriage Encounter Weekends

A Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend has something in it for every married couple.  The weekend has value for couples married one year on up to 50 years or more. Sign up to attend the Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekends on April 20 – 22 in Dubuque.  Early registration is highly recommended.  For information and to register to iowa-wwme.org, call 563-608-3305 or email: JLJwwme08@Gmail.com

 

 

If you are new to our parish family or if you have been here awhile and would like to register as a parishioner, please call 319-895-6246 to make an appointment. If you have changed addresses or plan to move away from the parish, please let the office know. Contact Loraine Kula at lorainestjohn@q.com with address changes, including email or phone number.