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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March 30, 2017 in A Father Bob-Cast, Bulletin, Events, Ministries, Pope Francis, The 23rd Times

April 2nd, 2017 | The 23rd Times

U.S. Catholics asked to accompany migrants, refugees seeking better life By Julie Asher | Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. bishops in a pastoral reflection released March 22…

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March 23, 2017 in A Father Bob-Cast, Bulletin, Pope Francis, The 23rd Times

Mar. 26th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Pope: Conversion doesn’t happen through magic, but concrete actions By Junno Arocho Esteves | Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Conversion doesn’t come from the wave of a magic…

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March 14, 2017 in Bulletin, Pope Francis, The 23rd Times

Mar. 19th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Faith can’t grow without temptation, pope tells Rome priests By Junno Arocho Esteves | Catholic News Service ROME (CNS) — Faith is a continuing path of growth and maturity that…

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March 8, 2017 in Bulletin, Events, The 23rd Times

Mar. 12th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Fasting: Lent’s spiritual practice creates space for prayer By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — There is no getting around fasting during Lent. Not only is it one…

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March 1, 2017 in Bulletin, Events, Ministries, The 23rd Times

Mar. 5th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Here I am Lord, Reformed by Lent ST. JOHN XXIII LENTEN PROGRAM by: Jennifer Engelman It is getting busy in southwest Florida! We are into the month of March with…

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February 23, 2017 in A Father Bob-Cast, Bulletin, Events, Interviews, The 23rd Times

Feb. 26th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Building a Civilization of Love PARISH MISSION WITH FR. BERETTA The news in our world is dominated by turmoil. Violence and political tensions are on the rise at home and…

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February 15, 2017 in Bulletin, Events, Ministries, The 23rd Times

Feb. 19th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Living Christ’s Covenant at St. John XXIII by: Mike Mullin Bulletin articles over the past 6 weeks have restated our major parish goal of enhancing the spiritual fulfillment of our…

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February 8, 2017 in Bulletin, Ministries, The 23rd Times

Feb. 12th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Ministries Your CFA Dollars Support The Diocese of Venice serves as the hands of Christ throughout its ten counties of Southwest Florida, with the mission of providing for the spiritual…

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February 3, 2017 in Bulletin, Interviews, Ministries, Quotes, Uncategorized

Feb. 5th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Connecting to God With Spiritual Fulfillment by: Mike Navarro Throughout the month of January, we have discussed some of the suggested actions our Parishioners could take to develop a stronger…

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January 28, 2017 in Bulletin, Interviews, Ministries, The 23rd Times

Jan. 29th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Catholic School’s Week Receiving the Call to Serve by: Clayton Atkins People often speak of receiving a call to serve. The language has become something of a cliché: we hear…

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January 22, 2017 in Bulletin, Interviews, Ministries, The 23rd Times

Jan. 22nd, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Growing in Your Faith Sounds Wonderful… Until the Work Begins By Damian Hanley If growing in our faith was easy, everyone would do it. Some days, I feel like stagnation…

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January 11, 2017 in Bulletin, Events, The 23rd Times

Jan. 15th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Worship as Identity and Purpose by: Father Russell Ruggiero When I was a young man, a family member said to one of my co-workers, “That Russell! Man, is he desultory…

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January 4, 2017 in Bulletin, Interviews, Ministries, The 23rd Times

Jan. 8th, 2017 | The 23rd Times

Living Christ’s Covenant at St. John XXIII By: Michael Mullin – Parish Advisory Council President Throughout biblical history God has been actively and deliberately directing people to Him by establishing…

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December 27, 2016 in Bulletin, Events, The 23rd Times

Jan. 1st, 2017 | The 23rd Times

The Solemnity of Mary Mother of God We celebrate the liturgical feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary on January 1st, which is the Octave of Christmas. Only Christmas and Easter…

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December 21, 2016 in Bulletin, Events

Dec. 25th, 2016 | The 23rd Times

Christmas Joy: Comes from knowing God loves and saves us, Pope says As Christmas approached, St. Peter’s Square was filled with balloons, singing and an incredible variety of Baby Jesus…

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December 15, 2016 in Bulletin, The 23rd Times

Dec. 18th, 2016 | The 23rd Times

ADVENT: Celebrating the 4th Week In this Fourth Week of Advent, our final days of preparation before Christmas, we ask Christ to forgive us for our sins and, through His…

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