Liturgical Arts & Environment
The beauty of our Church artwork and environs reflects our recognition of the wonder of the Lord’s real presence in our midst. The mission of the Liturgical Arts & Environment committee is to provide direct support for creating a liturgically correct, reverent and prayerful environment in the Main Church and Our Lady’s Chapel throughout the year.
Artists, architects, florists, designers and craftsmen are encouraged to offer their gifts so our parish environs will fully reflect the glory of God.
For more information about this ministry, contact Kate Comello, thecomellos [at] aol.com.
Lenten Giving Tree
"Anyone who needs me, and whom I can help, is my neighbor." Pope Benedict XVI, Deus Caritas Est.
During the Lenten Season, we are asked to examine our hearts and find ways to draw closer to Christ. This Lent, instead of "giving up" something, maybe consider "doing something extra" for others right here in our St. John's community. Starting on Ash Wednesday, you will find the Giving Tree located on the side altar of the Main Church. Please take one of the envelopes off the table and prayerfully consider what you might be able to give to someone in our Parish who is struggling with paying their bills or feeding their children. Please return the envelope with your contribution to the collection basket or the box near the tree during Lent. These funds are used by our Parish Social Concerns Ministry in reaching out to those in need right here in our midst.
The gift of flowers for the Sanctuary of the Main Church is a beautiful way to celebrate a birthday, marriage or anniversary or to honor a deceased family member or friend.
If you would like to donate flowers for the Main Altar, please contact Kate Comello, thecomellos [at] aol.com for more information.