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handcrossThroughout Lent

  • Stations of the Cross – every Friday throughout Lent at 12:15 in the Church.
  • Adoration and Benediction - every Friday in the Chapel from 13:15-14:00 following the 12:45 Mass.
  • Lenten Taizé Prayer – every Friday in the Chapel at 19:30.

 

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In Preparation For Easter

All are invited to take time out for a morning recollection on Apr 1 (Sat) from 09:30-12:00 in the Parish House. Fr. Cajetan Cuddy OP, a young Dominican priest from the USA doing further studies in Fribourg, will lead the morning recollection to prepare our hearts to celebrate the Paschal Mysteries.


Getting Married

The next Marriage Preparation Programme will take place on Friday evening, May 5 and Saturday, May 6, in the Parish House. This is the only course in English in the Geneva area, and completing a marriage preparation course is now a requirement for getting married in the Catholic Church. Those who are planning to get married within the next 12 months can register here, or call the Parish Office.


Eucharistic Ministry

All current and new Eucharistic Ministers are invited for a morning of reflection on Mar 25 (Sat) from 10:00-12:00 in the Parish House.


Youth Pilgrimage

This summer, the Catholic youth of Geneva will embark on a mini-pilgrimage to Taizé, France from July 9-16. We will go on foot, camp at night, and cook meals during the five-day journey. In Taizé, we will join 3000 other young people for the weekend festival before returning to Geneva by train. If you are interested in joining this pilgrimage, kindly attend the meeting on 16 Mar (Thu) at 19:00 in the Parish House. Contact Emily at youth@johnxxiii.ch with any questions.


Passion Play

St. John XXIII Parish cordially invites all to the presentation of the Passion Play. Performances will take place on Apr 7 and 8 (Fri and Sat) at 20:00. Tickets are free, and available after all weekend Masses, or at the Parish Office. Donations will be received on performance evenings. If you are able to assist with set construction, painting, backstage help, or childcare in the coming weeks, kindly contact Emily at youth@johnxxiii.ch.


Walking With Purpose

Thank you to all who supported the Walking with Purpose Bake Sale on March 12. The amount of CHF1,245 was collected, which will go towards the program’s needs. The spring course “Beholding His Glory” will begin on Mar 30 (Thu) at the 10:00 session or the 12:00 session. Those women interested in singing up may do so through wwp@johnxxiii.ch or further information can be found here.


Parish Pastoral Council

The next PPC will tale place on Apr 3 (Mon) from 18:30-20:30 for all chairpersons and coordinators of the various parish ministries and affiliated groups, as well as any interested parishioners. Kindly RSVP to the Parish Office (office@johnxxiii.ch).

Mass Schedule


Masses in English

Day Time Venue
Tuesday 12:45 Montbrillant
Wednesday 18:30 Montbrillant
Thursday 12:45 Montbrillant
Friday 12:45 Montbrillant
Saturday 18:30 English Vigil Montbrillant
Sunday 8:30 Except for the months of July and August Montbrillant
  10:00 Montbrillant
  11:30 Montbrillant
  19:00 Notre Dame Basilica

Please note that on occasions and at short notice, changes may occur to our above schedule. Please consult the current bulletin for the latest information.

Other Services


At St. John XXIII Parish, a number of Masses and other services are celebrated such as:

  • Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament takes place in the Parish Chapel at Montbrillant every Friday from 18:00 to 19:00 except for the first Friday of every month when it takes place at 13:15.
  • Marriage: All couples planning to marry should register with us by calling the Parish Office. (Six months notice is the usual requirement.).
  • Funeral Services (Please contact the Parish Priest directly).
  • Baptism Services every 4th Saturday of the month at 12 noon except during the Christmas and Easter Seasons (Contact the Parish Office for more information).
  • The Sacrament of reconciliation (Confession) is available before and after each weekday Mass upon request or by prior arrangement. It will also be offered in the Chapel every Saturday from 17:15-18:00

Agenda



Mar
30
Thu
UNHCR @ G 1
Mar 30 @ 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
WWP @ B 7
Mar 30 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
12:45 Thursday Mass @ Pope John XXIII Parish
Mar 30 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
P Play @ Church
Mar 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
11:30 Choir @ B 7
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Confirmation Class @ B 7
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mar
31
Fri
Scripture from Scratch @ G 5
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
12:45 Friday Mass @ Pope John XXIII Parish
Mar 31 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Eucharistic Adoration @ Parish Centre
Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
P Play @ G 1
Mar 31 @ 7:00 pm – 10:15 pm
Taizé @ Chapel
Mar 31 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Apr
1
Sat
Health 1st @ B 7
Apr 1 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Morning Reflection @ G 0-1
Apr 1 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 Choir @ B 7
Apr 1 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
CFC @ G 0
Apr 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
LSC @ G 0
Apr 1 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
YFC Choir @ B 7
Apr 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
18:30 Mass @ Pope John XXIII Parish
Apr 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Apr
2
Sun
8:30 Mass @ Pope John XXIII Parish
Apr 2 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
10:00 Choir @ B 7
Apr 2 @ 9:00 am – 9:45 am
Confirmation Class @ B 7
Apr 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
11:30 Choir @ T 3
Apr 2 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
FFL @ B 6
Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
P Play
Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
FFL @ B 6
Apr 2 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

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