August 15, 2017 in Bulletin, Events, Ministries, The 23rd Times, The Catholic Faith

Aug 20th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Encountering Christ Through the Sacraments by: Rich Byrne, D.Min. – Parishioner As Catholics, we have been raised with and attune to the Seven Sacraments. They have a special meaning among…

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August 9, 2017 in A Father Bob-Cast, Bulletin, Interviews, Ministries, The 23rd Times

Aug 13th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Matt Piedimonte | Faith Called Into Focus by Colleen Leavy, Bulletin Editor In the upcoming weeks, high school students will be venturing towards a new and exciting chapter in their education…

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August 3, 2017 in A Father Bob-Cast, Bulletin, Events, The 23rd Times, The Catholic Faith

Aug 6th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

What is Transfiguration Sunday? About a week after Jesus plainly told His disciples that He would suffer, be killed, and be raised to life (Luke 9:22), He took Peter, James and John…

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July 27, 2017 in A Father Bob-Cast, Bulletin, The 23rd Times, The Catholic Faith

July 30th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Health bill must protect poor, unborn and conscience rights, bishop says By Julie Asher of Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — U.S. senators must reject any bill that would replace…

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July 19, 2017 in A Father Bob-Cast, Bulletin, Pope Francis, The 23rd Times, The Catholic Faith

July 23rd, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Cardinal Schonborn: Church doing best to strengthen families of all types By Sarah Mac Donald of Catholic News Service LIMERICK, Ireland (CNS) — The Catholic Church is doing whatever it…

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July 12, 2017 in Bulletin, Pope Francis, The 23rd Times, The Catholic Faith

July 16th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Convocation delegates urged to take Gospel to struggling people everywhere By Dennis Sadowski | Catholic News Service ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) — Being Christian is more than accepting Jesus as savior,…

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July 5, 2017 in Bulletin, The 23rd Times, The Catholic Faith

July 9th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Why Is the Sacred Heart Burning? By Stephen Beale Images of the Sacred Heart meticulously recount key details of the crucifixion. The wounded heart itself, the crown of thorns, and…

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June 29, 2017 in Bulletin, Events, The 23rd Times

July 2nd, 2017 | The 23rd Times

God Bless America Celebrating Independence Day as a Christian July 4th is the national celebration of our Nation’s independence. As we celebrate let us remember to pray that God will…

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June 22, 2017 in Bulletin, Events, Interviews, Ministries, The 23rd Times

June 25th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Living Your Strengths AT ST. JOHN XXIII CHURCH by: Steve Engelman At some time during the past seven years you may have seen and wondered about those five words near…

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June 15, 2017 in A Father Bob-Cast, Bulletin, Events, The 23rd Times

June 18th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

A Father’s Day Blessing Saint Joseph The Patron Saint of Fathers St. Joseph, husband of Mary and earthly father of Jesus, is the model of fatherhood. His faith and obedience…

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June 7, 2017 in Bulletin, Interviews, Ministries, The 23rd Times

June 11th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Our Parish Library LORI IZRAL SERVING ST. JOHN XXIII CHURCH Did You Know? Lori Izral has spent most of her adult life in service of the Church. As a teacher…

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June 1, 2017 in Bulletin, Events, The 23rd Times

June 4th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

What is Pentecost Sunday? It is the great feast that marks the birth of the Christian Church by the power of the Holy Spirit. Pentecost means “fiftieth day” and is…

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May 24, 2017 in Bulletin, Pope Francis, The 23rd Times

May 28th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Ideological fanatics divide the Christian community, pope says By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Christians who turn doctrine into ideology commit a grave mistake that…

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May 18, 2017 in Bulletin, Events, Interviews, Ministries, The 23rd Times

May 21st, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Bishops among first signatories to pledge to end death penalty By Mark Pattison | Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Bishops attending a meeting were among the first to sign…

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May 11, 2017 in A Father Bob-Cast, Bulletin, Ministries, Pope Francis, The 23rd Times

May 14th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

It’s official: Pope Francis to canonize Fatima visionaries during May visit By Elise Harris Vatican City, Apr 20, 2017 / 03:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During his trip to Portugal for…

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May 4, 2017 in Bulletin, Events, The 23rd Times

May 7th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

World Day of Prayer for Vocations World Day of Prayer will be observed on Sunday, May 7th, also known as “Good Shepherd Sunday.” Please pray that young men and women…

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April 27, 2017 in A Father Bob-Cast, Bulletin, Interviews, The 23rd Times

April 30th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

The Gift of Life TESTIMONY FROM A ORGAN DONOR RECIPIENT by: Clayton Atkins If you ever have the pleasure of meeting Brian Bourgraf in person, my bet is that you…

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April 19, 2017 in Bulletin, Events, Ministries, The 23rd Times

April 23rd, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Devotion of Divine Mercy by: Mike Navarro Divine Mercy Background in the Church To open the millennium Pope John Paul II declared that the Second Sunday of Easter would become…

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April 12, 2017 in Bulletin, Events, The 23rd Times

Easter Sunday 2017 | The 23rd Times

Resurrection: He Is Risen, Indeed! by Laura Bagby Easter Sunday. To many it means the Easter bunny, a day of food and celebration. For some it is an obligatory church-attending…

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April 5, 2017 in Bulletin, Events, Quotes, The 23rd Times

April 9th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Palm Sunday Story – Bible Story Summary by Jack Zavada SCRIPTURE REFERENCES Matthew 21:1-11; Mark 11:1-11; Luke 19:28-44; John 12:12-19. PALM SUNDAY STORY – THE TRIUMPHAL ENTRY SUMMARY Jesus Christ…

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