Welcome to St. John Catholic Church

Father William Ferguson

Welcome to the St. John the Evangelist Church family and to our Website. Here you will find information about parish ministries, groups, activities, and organizations. You may wish to participate in one or many of the groups. Contact the leader directly or call or send an e-mail to the parish office, and we will put you in touch with the appropriate person. We hope that this Web site will strengthen the already vibrant St. John Community and lead to new friendships and closer associations.

Yours in Christ
Father William Ferguson

Fr. Ferguson's Homilies

Masses for the Week:

Sat May 28 - Blessed Virgin Mary

 » 9:00 AM Carol Batina (Ernie & Judy Maniskas)

 » 5:00 PM Maxine Dalton (Susie & Rosemary Radcliffe)

Sun May 29 - The Most Hoy Body & Blood of Christ

 » 8:00 AM Mike Visintainer (Jane Brown)

 » 10:00 AM People of the Parish

Mon May 30 - Memorial Day

 » 8:00 AM Chapel Open

Tue May 31 - The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

 » 8:00 AM Chapel Open

Wed June 1 - St. Justin

 » 8:00 AM Chapel Open

Thu June 2 - Sts. Marcellinus & Peter

 » 8:00 AM Chapel Open

Fri June 3 - The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus

» 8:00 AM Chapel Open

Sat June 4 - Immaculate Heart of Blessed Virgin Mary

 » 9:00 AM Ni Mass

 » 5:00 PM Bill & Eva Harwood (Bill & Shirley Harwood)

Sun June 5 - Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

 » 8:00 AM John Ed & Donna Kuhn (Your Girls)

 » 10:00 AM People of the Parish

Corpus Christi Celebration

Sunday, May 29, 2016 – St. John Church, Logan – 4:00pm - 6:00pm

  • 4:00 pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament Fr. Ferguson
    Incensation with Hymn “O Saving Victim”
    Gospel Reading and Reflection Dcn. Don Robers
    Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
  • 5:00 pm Evening Prayer II of Corpus Christi Fr. Ferguson
    Reading and Reflection Dcn. Mark Scarpitti
  • 5:20 pm Eucharistic Procession and Rosary
  • 5:50 pm Benediction: Incensation, hymn “ Down in Adoration Fr. Ferguson
    Divine Praises, hymn “Holy God, We Praise Thy Name”
  • 6:00 pm Refreshments in the Church Hall


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Corpus Christi

175th Anniversary Celebration

St. John Church, Logan is celebrating the 175th anniversary of the founding of our original church on Sept. 7, 1841. The celebration will run from Sept., 2015 to Sept., 2016, with many religious and social activities being planned.

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Weekly Announcements

Our Corpus Christi Celebration will be held today, May 29, from 4-6 p.m. in church. Altar servers, First Communicants and school children are especially invited to join in the procession dressed in their attire. Please arrive to church at 3:45 p.m. to take part. All parishioners are urged to attend the Corpus Christi Celebration.

Sunday Rosary: Beginning today, recitation of the Rosary will no longer be held in Church, but instead will be held in the Chapel. The starting time will remain the same - 9:15 a.m. Please come and join us in this weekly devotional.

The PTA Yard Sale which benefits our school families’ tuition will be held Friday, June 3, from 9-3, and Saturday, June 4, from 9-12 in the Church Hall. Please come to support their efforts. Leftover items will be available after each Mass on June 4/5.

Squires: Meeting Sunday, June 4 after 10:00 a.m. Mass, in the chapel. We need to plan the summer campout/retreat at “Tony’s Island" and discuss other upcoming activities. Those wishing to join Squires need to contact Stephen Proctor at 740-603-0208.

Attention Knights Members: Please note the date of the awards dinner (Saturday, June 4, 6:30 p.m.) and contact Monte Amnah at 385-4357, if you are able to attend. If there is no answer, please leave a message.

Bicentennial Picnic Lunch Tickets will be available for purchase following each Mass this weekend. Tickets may be redeemed for Lee's Catering or KD BBQ, exclusive caterers of the Bicentennial Picnic. The cost of each ticket is as follows: Adults - $10, Youth - $5, Kids 5 and younger - free. Each participating church has been asked to sell 20 adult and 10 youth tickets prior to the picnic. Please consider purchasing tickets in advance. Tickets may be purchased in the church office during the week. The lunch will be served from 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. on June 12th.

St. John Youth Group is now on Facebook. Facebbok

Pope Francis

Thoughts from your Pastor:

A Busy Weekend

This weekend is a busy one for our parish and for many of our families, as well as our Church and our nation. We celebrate the graduations of our seniors from Logan-Hocking and from Fisher Catholic. We observe Memorial Day in honor of those who have sacrificed for the freedoms of our nation, including one important freedom that has been under discussion lately: religious liberty. This weekend, we also celebrate the ordinations of three men to the Priesthood for our Diocese at St. Joseph Cathedral. But today is special to our Church particularly because it is the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi). It is the annual Solemnity celebrated on the second Sunday after Pentecost when we emphasize the central mystery that has sustained the life of the Catholic Church for 2000 years: the real presence of Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist at Mass. The Eucharist – not bread and wine, but the Body and Blood of Christ – has sustained the life, work, and sacrifice of generations of saints, martyrs, confessors, families, and Catholic men and women of all generations and lands. In recent years, there has been a definite increase in awareness of the importance of the Holy Eucharist in the life and activity of the Catholic Church: to make it the central focus of the Church’s worship, life, mission, and families. Where focus on the Eucharist is strong, Catholic communities and families flourish and grow. It is also the heart of the so-called “New Evangelization”, wherein we are called to welcome back to the Lord Jesus in the Eucharist those who have fallen away, for them to experience His love, healing, and mercy. To mark how important our Eucharistic faith is, we here at St. John are hosting this year the local Deanery’s Corpus Christi Holy Hour and Procession. It will be held here this evening from 4:00-6:00; see the information in this bulletin for more details. I hope many will come and take part in this wonderful celebration of our Catholic faith in the living Lord Jesus!

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Thoughts for our Parish Children by "Jackie", the Pastor's Cat.

Hi boys and girls! My name is “Jackie”, and, as you know, I am Father Ferguson’s cat. Do you know what today is? It is called the “Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ”! That’s right. It’s a special celebration every year that reminds us how special Mass is: at every Mass, we get to see a miracle: the bread and wine become Jesus Christ! It’s hard to understand, because it still looks like bread and wine at Communion, but Jesus Himself said so at the Last Supper. The Mass and Holy Communion mean that Jesus is always with us is a very special way. So today, think about why Mass is so special to you! How does Mass help you to think about Jesus? How does Mass help you to experience His love for you? You’ve probably never seen me, but sometimes I like to sneak over to Mass and hide under a pew and watch what is going on. I feel Jesus’ love for me especially when I see Father lift up the host and the chalice, because I know Jesus is giving everything he has to us – even his Body and Blood - to help us get to Heaven. It is great knowing that we have a Lord who loves us so much. (And by the way, I wish you kids would drop more kitty treats instead of Cheerios under the pews! Kitty treats taste better….) At Mass today, tell Jesus how much you love Him! Have a “purr”-fect week!

Mass Intentions

Please be reminded that any parishioner is welcome to ask that Masses be celebrated for deceased or living loved ones, Catholic or non-Catholic, or for anniversaries of important occasions. Intentions can be made for Sunday and weekday Masses, and are published in the Bulletin and read out loud in the General Intercessions of Sunday Masses. The suggested donation, set by the Bishops of Ohio, is $10.00. Such donations, of course, are not for "purchasing" the graces of God, but for the temporal support of the priest. Masses will be scheduled for specific dates on a first-come first-served basis. To schedule a Mass Intention, please contact Marian Gall during office hours at 385-2549, or place a note in the collection basket.

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