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Interested in spending your summer holiday with the Pope? Join our pilgrimage to Krakow, Poland for World Youth Day next July 23 – August 2. Places are still available! Anyone (age 16-30) interested in attending the World Youth Day in Poland can contact Emily Toole at youth@johnxxiii.ch.

Please click here to download the registration form. Detailed information can also be obtained here.

We look forward to traveling with you to the largest gathering in the Catholic Church!


ash_wednesday1Ash Wednesday

The early Easter, March 27, means an early Ash Wednesday, Feb 10. Ashes will be distributed at all Masses on Ash Wednesday: 10:00, 12:45, and 18:30. During Lent, let’s reflect on this Holy Year of Mercy, which reminds us there is no reason why God should ever stop loving.


SoupKitchenSoup Kitchen

On Feb 19 (Fri. lunchtime), our Parish will help out at the Soup Kitchen. Volunteers are needed. Cash donations are also appreciated, and can be sent through the Parish Office. Thank you very much for your generosity! For further information, kindly contact Sr. Merlyn at srmerlyn@yahoo.com.


laudatoreflectionLenten Reflection

The first of a series of Lenten Reflections will begin on Feb 9 (Tue). The sessions will deepen the challenges presented to us in Pope Francis’ encyclical “Laudato Si”. Each Tuesday during Lent, two session times will be available: either at 12:00, or 19:00 in the Parish House. Course materials will be provided. Meals are not provided but those attending are free to bring their own sandwiches. Advance registration is not required.  For further information, kindly contact Sharon Markert at sharmar_nd@yahoo.com.


marriage_prepMarriage Preparation

The next Marriage Preparation Programme will take place on Friday evening, May 27 and Saturday, May 28, 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 through here, or call the Parish Office.


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Mass Schedule


Masses in English

Day Time Venue
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



Feb
12
Fri
Scripture from Scratch @ G 5
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
12:45 Friday Mass @ Pope John XXIII Parish
Feb 12 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
Eucharistic Adoration @ Parish Centre
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Taizé @ Chapel
Feb 12 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Feb
13
Sat
CFC @ B 6
Feb 13 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Saturday Choir @ B 7
Feb 13 @ 5:00 pm – 6:15 pm
18:30 Mass @ Pope John XXIII Parish
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Feb
14
Sun
8:30 Mass @ Pope John XXIII Parish
Feb 14 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
10:00 Mass @ Pope John XXIII Parish
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
11:30 Choir @ B 7
Feb 14 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
11:30 Mass @ Pope John XXIII Parish
Feb 14 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Notre Dame Choir @ B 7
Feb 14 @ 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
7:00 pm Mass @ Notre Dame Basilica
Feb 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Feb
16
Tue
UNHCR @ G 0-1
Feb 16 @ 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
WWP @ G 5
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
LS Community @ G 1
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
11:30 Choir @ B 7
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
LS Community @ G 1
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Stephen Ministry @ B 0
Feb 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Feb
17
Wed
18:30 Mass @ Pope John XXIII Parish
Feb 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Lectors Ministry @ G 5
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Young Catholics @ B 0
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Feb
18
Thu
WWP @ G 1
Feb 18 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
12:45 Thursday Mass @ Pope John XXIII Parish
Feb 18 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
11:30 Choir @ B 7
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Bulletin


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What would we do if Jesus called us to go and preach the word of the gospel?  Would we answer His call?  Would we run away feeling unworthy of such a calling?  Would we fall down on our knees wondering how Jesus could place such trust in us with all our imperfections? There must be so many people more worthy than us of such a call, right? Wrong!

 

read on…


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