Announcements 7/13

SALMON BAKE Sunday, July 27th, 1:15 to 4:30

Salmon Bake is Coming! And there is a wonderful Raffle Prize from True Value!
  • Raffle 
  • 50/50 
  • Bake Sale 
  • Games 
  • Silent Auction 
  • Music by Loose Change and a Beer garden! 

Bring your extended family and friends and share this wonderful meal with your greater Vashon community.

Please bring in your items into the church now and we will store them until the sale. No clothes, TVs or computers. (If Granny’s won’t take it then we can’t either)

The 50/50 tickets are $5 each

The Raffle tickets are $5 each or 3/$10.
The prizes are:
  • 2 Oversize Mesh Folding Camp Chairs w/ Cup Holders & Carrying Case 
  • Folding Side Table 
  • Igloo Cooler Bag
  • Water Balloon Filling Station 
  • Washer Toss Outdoor Game 
  • 60 Gallon Pop-Up Container 
  • $150 True Value Gift Certificate 

Fr. Rashford will celebrate our weekend Masses and hear Saturday confessions this weekend and next weekend while Fr. Marc enjoys vacation days. Thank-you, Fr. Rashford, for joining us.

There will no daily Mass or Thursday Adoration until Thursday, July 17th. The office will be open 9:00-12:00 as usual.

TAP WATERThe level of arsenic in our tap water is slightly elevated. The acceptable standard went from 50ppb (parts per billion) to 10 ppb in 2001. Our current water has about 22-25 ppb. This will continue through the summer or until we get a significant amount of rain. More information is available at

NOW HIRING: PASTORAL ASSISTANT FOR FAITH FORMATION & RCIASt. John Vianney Parish is now hiring for the position of Pastoral Assistant for Faith Formation & RCIA. Duties include directing and supervising our adult and child faith-formation programs, and assisting with parishioner sacramental preparation, especially the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. We are looking for someone willing to work between 8-10 hours per week. 
Aug.1 is the start date for this new position.

Those interested may pick up an application and job description from the Parish Office. Father Marc will contact candidates personally to schedule interviews. Interested candidates please apply immediately as we hope to begin scheduling interviews the week of June 23rd. The Interviews will continue until the position is filled.

There will be a collection for St. Vincent de Paul after masses the weekend of July 12th and 13th.

September 12-14, 2014
Archbishop Brunett Retreat Center at the Palisades

• What is the Liturgy of the Hours? How do you pray it?

• Would you like to experience Morning or Evening Prayer individually and in community?

• Interested in ways and ideas to bring this official prayer of the Church back to your parish?

At this Liturgy of the Hours retreat, we will learn about the theology of the Liturgy of the Hours, music and the Liturgy of the Hours, the spiritulity of the Psalms, gain helpful tips and techniques about how to pray the Liturgy of the Hours ourselves as well as to lead liturgical prayer in your parish and faith communities, and of course, experience these prayers first-hand as prayed in community.

Presenters: Brother Aelred Woodard, O.S.B., choirmaster and professor of Religious Studies at St. Martin's in Lacey , and Andrew Casad, director of the Office for Liturgy in the Archdiocese of Seattle.

4700 SW Dash Point Road, Federal Way, WA 98023
(206) 748-7991