May 13, 2013

This past Wednesday, St. John the Evangelist hosted Priest’s Day Out.  This is a gathering of priests from throughout the Diocese of Venice for a day of relaxation and a way to say thank you to them for all they do for us.  After meeting here for a gourmet breakfast,…

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May 6, 2012

We are now in the final phase of “season” here in Southwest Florida.  April 30th marked what I commonly refer to as the second exodus.  The final exodus will take place on May 31.  Many of our seasonal residents and visitors have three month contracts on their rentals and stay…

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April 29, 2012

This past Tuesday afternoon I sent out the first of what we hope will be many informative emails to our parish family using our new platform.  The email subject line was entitled “inaugural email.”  If you did not receive this email then we either do not have your email address…

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The Word & Life March 2012

Welcome to the Word & Life Series. In this series, Fr. John Ludden will take the Sacred Scriptures offered at Mass each Sunday and apply them to our everyday lives. As you read Fr. John’s reflection, open your hearts and minds in new ways to God’s Holy Word. St. Paul…

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April 22, 2012

A few weeks ago I mentioned our “somewhat” new vendor for online credit card and bank draft contributions.  We had previously used a vendor by the name of “Blue Pay” which was supposed to sync with our internal LOGOS database.  Unfortunately, the payment information never correctly synced with our database,…

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April 15, 2012

Wow, what a weekend!  This past Easter weekend was filled with everything you may have wanted and more.  The weather was absolutely perfect with clear skies and temperatures warming into the low 80s.  I mention this because some of our parishioners actually sat outside in the courtyard due to space…

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