We have reached the end of another year. If you need a contribution statement for 2019 please complete the necessary form in the Sunday bulletin and place it in the collection basket.
Contribution statements will be generated the last week of January. NO requests will be accepted after January 26th to allow for proper processing and having the statements in the parish hall for pickup by the end of January. Since we log envelopes by number – the number is required.
Seminarians from the Sacred Heart Apostolic School will join us for Mass on Sunday, December 15th. They will be staying on in the church to sing Christmas carols for those who are able to remain after Mass is over. The program will conclude within a half hour.
Eucharistic adoration will begin immediately following their performance.
Sunday, December 8th is the date of our monthly parish potluck. Bring a covered dish to the Parish Hall by 12:30 PM and join us for an afternoon of family fun and good food. All are welcome.
Saturday, October 5th during the 4pm Mass at St John Kanty Church, Bishop Dale Melczek, Bishop Emeritus of the Gary Diocese will give the sacrament of Confirmation to 23 young men and women of the parish. A reception will follow with light refreshments in the Parish Hall. Everyone attending Mass is invited to greet the bishop and the newly confirmed at the parish hall.
All students who will be receiving the sacrament of Confirmation at St. John Kanty Church at the 4:00 PM Mass on October 5th are required to come to a class with Father Heimer – Saturday morning on September 28th at St. John Kanty (in the hall beneath the church). The class will begin at 9:30 AM and will run until 12:00 Noon.
Every second Sunday of the month is dedicated to our informal Parish Potluck which begins after CCD classes at 12:30pm in the Parish Hall. Everyone - young and young-at-heart, are invited to come. Please bring a covered dish to share!
Religious education classes for 2019/2020 begins this Sunday, September 8th from 10:30am until 12:00 noon in the Parish Hall.
If you have not registered your children for this year's classes, please come to the Parish Hall before 10:30am so we can register you before classes start.
Students currently in grades 8 or 9 will be receiving the sacrament of Confirmation on Sunday, October 5th at the 4pm Mass at SJK. The Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Emeritus Dale Melczek. Students are required to register and attend their regular CCD classes for their respective grades.
The St John Kanty Youth Group will meet on September 22nd from 5:30 to 8:00pm in the parish hall lounge. The group is open to all between the ages of 13 and 18. Mark your calendar and bring your friends for this great program!
Leondar DeLorenzo with the McGrath Institute for Church Life at the University of Notre Dame hosts the show Church Life Today. Today's episode features a marvelous discussion about the Catechesis of the Good Shepard program with Mary Mirrione.