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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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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