Ash Wednesday is Wednesday, February 10th. Services at 7:00am and 5:00pm at St. John’s. Campus service at 12:00noon at the Parish-Yates Chapel. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the 40 Days of Lent. It is not a holy day of obligation.
St. John's Blood Drive
The annual blood drive sponsored by the Knights of Columbus is Friday, February 12th, from 2:30pm-6:30pm. Donors will receive a $15 Dorden Restaurant gift card and a ticket for a free Knights of Columbus catfish dinner on February 12th. You may sign up in the narthex or online,www.bloodhero.com. Call Basil Richmond if you have any questions.
Knights of Columbus $1,000 Scholarship
The Knights of Columbus for St. John parish are offering a $1,000 scholarship. The winning submission will be awarded to a high school senior male of the St. John parish who is planning to attend an accredited 2 or 4 year school in Mississippi. Forms are available in the Narthex. If you have questions or for additional information, contact George Read, Mathew Zerangue, or any Knight of Columbus.
Jane Cassisa Scholarship
The Jane Cassisa Scholarship Award of $4,000 toward a college education is open for application. The award goes to the one high school graduating senior who lives out their Catholic faith in the areas of message, community and service. Those applying are self-nominated. Deadline for applications is March 15, 2016. Application and Instructions.