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.
Available to all parishioners is a copy of the St John Kanty Parish Synod Plan. Click the link below to download and view the PDF.
July 9, 2018
Any adult (18 or above) having personal contact with a minor under 18 years of age
in church-related activities or organization is required by the National Council of Catholic Bishops to go through the Virtus Program.
July 23, 2018
The Knights of Columbus are hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Monday, July 23rd in the parish hall from 1:00–6:00pm. We apologize for the blood drive being canceled in May and are hoping that you will come out to support this drive.