Celebrating 50 Years! St John the Apostle Parish

posted Jan 29, 2016, 8:28 AM by Crystal Kettles

Celebrating 50 Years! St John the Apostle Parish

Good News to the SJA Community of students, families, teachers, former teachers and students:
St. John the Apostle Parish is celebrating 50 years of faith this year (1966 to 2016)!  Many exciting parish events are planned for the upcoming year in honour of this and we hope you will take the time to participate in these events.  You are cordially invited to attend our Anniversary events.  Please mark the following dates on your calendars and also see the Church Bulletin or our webpage for more details: 
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - Our 50th Anniversary Celebration begin at our annual pancake supper on ShroveTuesday - Supper starts at 5 PM in the Parish Hall of SJA

Sunday February 21, 2016 2:00 - 2:50 PM - FREE Family Skating (with hot chocolate) at Barbara Ann Scott Arena - Bring a friend.  A great way to enjoy the Winter and fellowship with your Church and School community.  Please sign up at the Church.

Special Anniversary Mass, Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 10:00 AM Mass  - Mark it in your calendar!

If you are a current or former member of SJA or one of the feeder schools (St. John the Apostle School, Our Lady of Victory, St. Paul High School) and have any memorabilia (e.g., photos of you celebrating the sacraments in the last 50 years, another church or school event, etc.) please share them with us.  As well, if you have any interesting anecdotes or memory recollections of events at SJA, please feel free to submit them to:  50th Anniversary Committee Chair, Mr. Jeffrey Alguire [j3_c4_alguire5@rogers.com] or to the parish [stjohnap@magma.ca]

Special Note for High School Students:  There will be many opportunities for high school students to earn community service hours at the upcoming events.  Please contact a committee member at the Church if you are interested in earning community service hours.

Note for All:  Anyone interested in becoming a member of the organizing committee or for more information on upcoming events, please contact the Chair, Mr. Jeff Alguire, any member of the 50th Anniversary Committee or the Parish Secretary by e-mail or telephone: SJA Parish:  (613) 829-1760.

Thanks very much.