World Mission Sunday

One Sunday For The Whole World Sunday, Oct. 23 Pope Benedict XVI calls every Catholic in the world to celebrate our vocation to be missionary. It’s World Mission Sunday! As Catholics around the world — here at home and in the Missions — gather at the Eucharist around the table…

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October 9, 2011

This past weekend we were treated to a hint of things to come.  Due to the passage of a very early cool front, we experienced morning temperatures in the 60s with daytime highs in the middle 80s.  But most importantly, the humidity levels were in the 60% range, which is…

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October 2, 2011

We have made great strides during the past several years to enhance the buildings and grounds here at St. John the Evangelist.  As I mentioned several weeks ago, the last remaining major project is the lighting in the church. I will begin with a little history:  The church is now…

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September 25, 2011

Fall officially began on Friday at 5:05 a.m. with the arrival of the autumnal equinox. We experienced approximately 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness, hence the term “equinox” derived from the Latin word meaning “equal night.” For those of us in Southwest Florida, fall arrived with very…

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