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SALVATION IS IN JESUS CHRIST AND HAPPINESS IS FOUND IN HIM!

We invite you to join the St. John Parish family to worship him and to follow him in discipleship!

The St. John’s parish family strives to be welcoming and hospitable. We share frequent dinners, parish work days and celebrate Baptisms and weddings. We console those mourning the loss of a loved one and aid those who experience tragedy or disaster. We visit those suffering illness or are limited to their home. In short, we put our gifts at the service of one another.

Parish Life

Worship

"We exist to praise God's Glory.” (Eph 1:12)

The St. John’s parish family worships the living God at our weekend celebrations and daily Masses. Many parishioners find much fruit in being actively involved in various ministries at Mass.

Adoration and Scripture

The St. John’s parish family has a vibrant life of Eucharistic adoration for adults, teens and children. Through church visits and exposition we adore our Lord in private prayer and scriptural meditation.

Parish Family Life

The St. John’s parish family strives to be welcoming and hospitable. We share frequent parish dinners, parish work days and celebrate baptisms and weddings. We console those mourning the loss of a loved one and aid those who experience tragedy or disaster. We visit those suffering illness or are limited to their home. In short, we put our gifts at the service of one another.

 


Faith Formation

"As lifelong disciples we seek to “know Christ...and him crucified.” (1 Cor 2:2)

The St. John’s parish family fosters this knowledge by providing faith formation opportunities for all ages.

Toddlers

We have specialized programs for hands-on learning starting at three years old.

Youth

At St. John’s we have Sunday school and hands-on programs for kindergarten through fifth grade.

Teens

Wednesday nights are religious education for middle and high-school students. We provide trips, retreats, summer camps and youth gatherings to inspire their life in the Holy Spirit.  

College and Young Adult

We have an active outreach to our college and young adult members to connect them to parish life and encourage them to live their faith on the college campus.

Adults

Through the generosity of teachers and professors we have a very active program of adult formation on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Retired Adults

St. John’s also offers an outreach to the retired or elderly through social and spiritual gatherings.

Click on the Categories below to find out more about the opportunities to share your gifts!  

   

Position Opening: Facilitator of Faith Formation (with emphasis in Youth Ministry)

The mission St. John Catholic Parish is to “Share Life in Christ.” St. John’s is rural parish eight miles Southwest of Wichita, in Clonmel, KS serving 210 families, 590 souls, 50% of which are under the age of 25. We are seeking a Facilitator of Faith Formation to share the Gospel message with our parishioners in order to proclaim the person of Jesus Christ. This position carries a special emphasis in Catholic Youth Ministry (CYM) outreach and coordination. This is a salary position with a forty hour work week that includes Wednesday evenings, Sunday mornings and various weekends throughout the calendar year. Deadline for application is April 24th, 2015. For more information or to submit your resume email Fr. Jarrod Lies at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Duties and responsibilities of the position:

  1. Implement the Pastor’s vision of faith formation
  2. Oversee, coordinate and implement CYM for High School and Middle school youth and to connect these youth to diocesan and national faith formation opportunities
  3. Recruit, train and resource catechists and volunteers for faith formation programs involving adults, R.C.I.A, young adults and college age youth, as well as parish religion programs for middle school and grade school students.
  4. Enhance parish wide communications through digital media including website update and maintenance, parish Facebook and Twitter pages and digital newsletters and photography

 

Requirements for the position:

  1. Faithful Catholic active in their parish and living the stewardship way of life
  2. Minimum education requirement: certificate in youth ministry or religious education; Preferred Bachelor or Master in youth ministry or religious education
  3. Minimum experience: two or more years of direct involvement in parish youth ministry or religious education: Preferred: two or more years of employment in the field of youth ministry or religious education
  4. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite

 

Skills necessary for this position are:

  1. Communicate with youth and adults inspiring their life of faith
  2. Coordinate and Encourage volunteers
  3. Collaborate with parish leadership
  4. Conflict resolution
  5. Knowledge
  6. Teach and present
  7. Knowledge of the CYM model of faith formation
  8. Knowledge of faith formation resources
  9. Track and record expenses and maintain a budget
  10. Purchase and maintain supplies for faith formation programs
  11. Plan and execute a parish calendar for faith formation events

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Parish Info


WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE:
Saturday Vigil: 5:30 pm
Sunday: 8:00 am and 10:30 am

CONFESSION SCHEDULE:
Saturday: 4:30 pm 
Tuesday: 7:40 am
Wednesday: 6:00pm

DAILY MASS SCHEDULE:
Mon., Tues., Thurs. and Fri.: 8:00 am
Wednesday: 7:35 pm

ANNOINTING OF THE SICK:
Anointing of the Sick is offered after
all Masses on the first weekend
of the month.

PARISH OFFICE HOURS:
Monday: Closed
Tues., Thurs. & Fri.: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday: Noon - 9:30 pm

CONTACT US:
Parish Office: 620-545-7171
Parish Center: 620-545-7211
Fax: 620-545-7191
Father's cell phone: 316-304-5291
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

18630 W 71st St S
Viola, KS 67149

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