Ohio Catholic Church, Hocking Hills, Memorial Day 2018

Welcome to St. John Catholic Church, Logan, Ohio

Are You Interested in Learning More About the Catholic Faith? - come and see with our weekly inquiry discussions known as the "RCIA" - we cover a wide variety of questions and topics in a friendly environment - no obligation - Tuesdays at 7:00 in the Church Social Hall. For more information, contact Marie Auflick at 385-2549.

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 Stephen Krile

Masses for the Week:

Sat August 18 -

 » 5:00 PM Cindy Kuhn Donaldson (Dad & Claudia)

Sun August 19 - 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time

 » 8:00 AM People of the Parish

 » 10:00 AM Mary Ellen Schmeltzer & Mary Mitchell (Shirley & Bill Harwood)

Mon August 20 - St. Bernard

 » 8:00 AM Chapel Open

Tue August 21 - St. Pius X

 » 8:00 AM Rene Ucker (Laura & Tom Martin)

Wed August 22 - Queenship of the Blessed Virgin Mary

 » 8:00 AM Al Visintainer (Janet & Charles Selby)

Thu August 23 - St. Rose of Lima 

 » 8:00 AM Dorothy Stivison (Jim Dalton Family)

Fri August 24 - St. Bartholomew, Apostle

 » 8:00 AM Rosemary Canty Johnson (Linda & Jim)

Sat August 25 - St. Louis, St. Joseph Calasanz

 » 5:00 PM In Recognition of Dolores Krannitz (Mike Krannitz)

Sun August 26 - 21st Sunday of Ordinary Time

 » 8:00 AM Jeannette Frazier (Kitty Fox & Paula Sheridan)

 » 10:00 AM People of the Parish


Weekly Announcements

Reconciliation: Please note that the Sacrament of Reconciliation (confession) which is held each Saturday at 4:00 p.m. will now end at 4:30 p.m. You may also call Fr. Krile any time for an appointment to receive this sacrament at a different time.

The Knights of Columbus will be hosting a FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT featuring the movie “I Can Only Imagine” on Monday, August 27, outside by Our Lady’s Chapel. Popcorn, snacks and drinks will be provided. Please come out and join us and bring the whole family. We will be praying the Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel, with the movie starting at 8:00 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating. Please contact Tim Peterson, Grand Knight, for more information.

A Novena for our Nation: August 15 to October 7. Everyone from around the nation is encouraged to join ranks as, united, we pray the 54-day Rosary Novena from the Feast of the Assumption on August 15 to the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary on October 7. Go to www.novenaforournation.com for more info.

Rosary Coast to Coast: On October 7, we are encouraged to pray the Glorious Mysteries at 4:00 p.m. on October 7 in support of the Rosary Coast To Coast. Go to www.rosarycoasttocoast.com for more info.

Community Dinner: The next Community Dinner to be held here at our parish will be this Thursday, August 23 from 5:00 - 6:30 pm in our Church Hall.

Clergy Meal Request: As has been the custom in the past, we would like to provide clergy meals to our new priest, as needed. Fr. Steve has expressed that he woud not need meals provided on weekdays, but asks if anyone would be willing to provide a meal for him on the weekend - Saturday after 5:00 p.m. Mass and Sunday noon. If you are interested in doing this (even once a month would help), please call the church office. Thank you.

Reds Game Group Tickets are being considered for a game on Sept. 8 with a free concert by Tenth Avenue North after the game. Call or text Stephen Proctor at 740-603-0208 if interested by August 8. The cost would be approximately $15 each.

Rectory Collection: Modifications are needed in the rectory. Therefore, if you would like to help offset the cost of the modifications, please place your donation in a marked envelope and place it in the collection basket or bring it to the church office.  Thank you.

Protecting God’s Children will be held Saturday, August 4, from 9:00 a.m. to noon in the Church Hall, presented by Dcn. Don Robers. To volunteer at our parish or school or in a parish/school program that involves children, you need to take this class PRIOR TO being able to volunteer. To register, visit www.virtus.org or call the church office for assistance.

The Wall of Honor Poster will stay up for several weeks. We would like for parishioners to look at it and note any corrections needed to either Jim Mock, 740-603-3760, or to Marian in the church office, 740-385-2549, ext. 4.  Thank you.

St. John School Yearbooks:You can still order your 2017/2018 St. John School Yearbook.  Please contact Jennifer in the school office to place your order.

Good News Book Fair: St. Bernadette School, Lancaster, August 22 to 26, 2018. There will be hundreds of fun books, fiction and non-fiction, as well as religious gift items available for all ages, preschool through adult. Open from 7:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on weekdays, before and after weekend Masses at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 11:00 a.m. on Sunday. Local Catholic Author Jean Schoonover-Egolf will be signing books on Sunday, August 26, after Mass. Click HERE for ther PDF, for more info.

Celebration of Life: September 13 at Fisher Catholic High School. VIP reception at 6:00 p.m.; doors open at 6:30 p.m.; dinner at 7:00 p.m. Program by George Dennehy, Storyteller & Musician. Sponsored by Pregnancy Decision Health Centers.

Series on the Mass: St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Lancaster will be offering Bishop Robert Barron’s newest series on the Mass this September to November every other Tuesday evening in the Spirit Center. All are welcome to register and attend. A copy of the registration form and a poster explaining the series may be found on our church bulletin boards.

Homeschooling News: Lancaster Catholic Schoolhouse offers a Catholic-based core curriculum including science lab and art classes! They also offer Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, a Diocesan-approved religious education program. For more info., contact Holly Vail at 614-352-6357.


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2018: Holy Days of Obligation

All Sundays are obligatory to participate in the celebration of the Mass

  • Thursday, May 10, 2018, Ascension of Jesus
  • Wednesday, August 15, 2018, Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • Thursday, November 1, 2018 , All Saints' Day
  • Saturday, December 8, 2018, Feast of the Immaculate Conception
  • Tuesday, December 25, 2018, Christmas

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.

351 North Market St. Logan, OH 43138