Announcements 9/4


Faith Formation Enrollment
It is time to enroll for Faith Formation!  It will be a full and exciting year for our students with Faith Formation officially beginning on Sunday, September 25th. We are offering sacrament preparation sessions for First Reconciliation, First Communion, and Confirmation this year. We will be continuing with our successful Family Faith Formation Night on Wednesdays for middle school and high school students and adults. Child care is provided.

Registration forms and calendars are available on tables in the vestibule and social hall.  Please register your students at your earliest convenience as the enrollment due date for all grade levels is September 18th.


Faith Formation Evenings
Wednesdays 6:30-8:30pm in the Social Hall
 St. John Vianney continues to offer Faith Formation evenings on Wednesday nights which will include:
  • YDisciple
    for Middle and High School Youth participants
    Middle and High School youth are invited to meet in small groups, building relationships and trust while receiving Catechesis and guidance from adult mentors. Cynthia Delgado mentors the young women's group and Collin Medeiros mentors the young men.    
  • Word on Fire: The Pivotal Players
    for Adult participants
    New Series from Bishop Barron's Word on Fire: Catholicism: The Pivotal Players. Bishop Barron is on a new journey to unlock the truth behind the Catholic Church's most influential people
    • Childcare will be provided 
    • Light Refreshments
Ecumenical Book Group
Sept. 4 discussion
"The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert," by Rosaria Butterfield, will be discussed from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, by the Vashon Ecumenical Book Group in the Fireside Room at Bethel Church, 14736 Bethel Lane SW.  All are welcome.
In this personal memoir, Butterfield, a former English and women's studies professor, converts to Christ in what she describes as a "train wreck" at the hand of the supernatural.  

St. Vincent de Paul
There will be a collection for St. Vincent de Paul after all masses the weekend of September 10-11. Thanks for your generosity!

Do you or someone you know need emergency help with rent, food, or utilities? Call the St. Vincent de Paul hotline at 206.450.7577 to arrange a home visit.

¿Tiene usted o alguien que usted conoce necesita ayuda de emergencia con el alquiler, la comida o las utilidades? Llame al 206.450.7577 para arreglar una visita al hogar.

UPCOMING RETREAT OPPORTUNITIES
Palisades Retreat Center
  • Liturgy of the Hours    September 26-28      Led by Br. Aelred Woodard, O.S.B., Andrew Casad 

PANCAKE BREAKFAST

Sept 11th following the 10:30 Mass

Suggested donation: $5/person or
$15/family.

Is your family on the SJV Photography Calendar? 
If not, there is no time to lose—next weekend Lifetouch photographers will be at SJV. 
  • Lifetouch photographers will be at SJV the weekends of August 13-14 and September 17-18 to photograph your family for our new parish directory.  
  • Super easy online scheduling—just click on the Church Directory Photo Sign-Up “button” on the SJV homepage and you can choose your date and time. 
  • Even easier—let me assist you. Just call/email Kristen Elliott at 529-4119/kristenelliott@hotmail.com.
  • The SJV Directory is not only a handy address and phone number roster, it is an album of our parish families. Share your family’s smiles with us. 
  • Many, many families have not yet scheduled a photography session, and we had hoped for 100% participation. Please sign up today.

YOUR DIRECTORY LISTING
The team working on the directory would like this edition of the directory to include your name, mailing address, phone number and email address.

If you do NOT wish to have your information included in the directory, please email or contact the office.



SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19th  
10am - 4pm at McMurray Middle School

Only 76 days to go!

 PLEASE VOLUNTEER NOW TO HELP THIS PARISH FUND-RAISER & COMMUNITY-BUILDER HAPPEN.
Sign-up sheets on the table in the SJV vestibule
 many tasks are for November 18 & 19 only

CRAFTERS & VENDORS
It's not too late to register to sell your artistic wares.
Only $45 for a 6 ft. table & chair(s)

TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE
e-mail mollymma@msn.comQUESTIONS? call Holly Daze registrar, Molly Malone at 206-329-4708