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St. John of The Cross
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Saint John Of The Cross
140 Richmond Rd,
Euclid, Ohio 44143
A Roman Catholic Community
In The Diocese Of Cleveland
est. 2009
216-289-0770
www.saintjohnofthecross.org
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Our parish is now offering a new option for you to use for contributions to the church. Online Giving is available for those of you who would like to make donations online! Online Giving is a website provided by Our Sunday Visitor who also prints our envelopes. Online Giving enables our parish to take advantage of new tools to become more efficient. read more
Online Contribution Program
ST. JOHN OF THE CROSS
PRAYER NETWORK HOTLINE
216-289-0770 ext. 33
Call and leave a short message regarding your request. Let us know when your request has been answered, we can offer prayers of thanksgiving. All information will kept confidential.
LITURGICAL TRIBUTE FUND
One of the most important things that we do when someone close to us dies is to honor their memory. As a way to do that, we have started the Saint John of the Cross liturgical Tribute Fund. All money that is donated to this fund in memory of a love one or friend will be used to purchase items utilized in our worship and help us to do all that we can to assure that we have what we need to worship well.
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WINDOW LEGACY: Honor your loved one, or remember a special event with a lasting legacy. Our Stained Glass Window Legacy Campaign will offer you the opportunity to dedicate a window or the Sacred Heart Mosaic. Please pick up a brochure in the Gathering Area to learn more.
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Your Knights of Columbus Council/Helping Others
With over 1.8 million members, the Knights of Columbus has contributed time and energy in service to their community worldwide. Want to know more? You can visit the Knights at www.kofc.org. For an update on your Knights of Columbus Council at St. John of the Cross, contact William Knox at 216-965-8693 or Jack Solpa at 216.261.6866. We are here for you and our community at large.
CELEBRATION PLAZA paver options is a wonderful way to “etch” your place in our parish and your family’s history. Pick up a brochure /order form in the Gathering Area.
Looking for ways to grow closer to Our Lord's Mother through prayer and service to others?
If you are, you may want to consider membership in the Legion of Mary. The Legion is the largest apostolic
organization of lay persons in the Catholic Church. Members of the Legion at St. John of the Cross meet once a week on Tuesdays at 7:00pm for about one hour and each meeting begins with a Rosary. Legionaries will then have a weekly assignment. These various assignments in which Legionaries generally work in pairs can involve
bringing our Lord in the Eucharist to the homebound and those in nursing homes as well as visiting and praying with patients in hospitals. If interested please call Mr. Frank Buda at 440.975.0531.
Mercy Among Us:
We have talked a lot about mercy, and about the different ways to practice and live it. But sometimes the best lesson is to see mercy in action. Our parish has embraced merciful works for quite some time, in many different ways. People of all ages at St. John of the Cross offer their compassion and love in so many ways.
Here are just a few examples:

SJOC Girl Scouts
You may have noticed our Girl Scouts in the gathering area the last few weekends. These girls have collected kid-friendly foods to help support Euclid Hunger Center’s programs for feeding children who otherwise would have very few meals. And they also offered us a Donut Sunday in gratitude for our support of their efforts. This is feeding the hungry at its finest – with compassion and grateful hearts! Behind the scenes, these girls are also helping the
parish in any way they can - cleaning up the grounds, offering a helping hand, and sharing their beautiful smiles! Their eagerness to be the face of Christ is a wonderful example for all of us!

Second Blessings Ministry
It is May, and we are now seeing the Second Blessings Ministry begin their preparations for the 3rd Annual Second Blessings Rummage Sale in September. But did you know that this ministry continues to be the face of Mercy all year long? Their work is about much more than the sale itself. This group, many parishioners of all ages, seeks to honor our possessions and help meet the needs of the community in a way filled with dignity and respect. And Second Blessings Ministry offers many ways for people to share their blessings – people help in a way that uses their talents and suits their personal situation. The ministry comforts the afflicted, clothes the naked, visits the sick, and more. It is a place of friendship and love, of listening and sharing the load. Through this ministry, people come together and work together to build up the community. Second Blessings is indeed a multitude of blessings to our parish community!
About The Jubilee
It’s Coming…our 3rd Annual Second Blessings Rummage Sale will be held on September 24th and 25th this year. What this means is we need YOU! We need you to please remember Second Blessings when you begin your spring cleaning. You can do-nate your gently used treasures beginning May 14th and know that your past treasures can be a real gift to someone. Every Saturday from now until August there will be someone to accept your donations at the South doors of the Parish Community Center from 9am until 1 pm. If you would like to drop off your items during the week please drive to the first mobile unit behind the Parish Center and place them inside the building between the hours of 9am until 4pm. A receipt for your donation can be picked up in the Parish Office during office hours. We also need your help. If you can donate 1 hour or several hours to help sort, organize and price items that would help ensure another successful event. For more information please email Carla Colo;
cfcolo@gmail.com or call the Parish Office at 216 289-0770.
The Joy of Love
Pope Francis has released his post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation The Joy of Love (Amoris Laetitia).
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OUTDOOR MASS AT SHRINE
Beginning June 12th through September 4th there will be a 7:45am Mass at the Outdoor Shrine (weather-permitting). If the weather is inclement, the 7:45am will be held in the Church. The Sunday 9:00am and 11:00am Masses will be as usual.
MEMORIAL DAY MASS
Join us on Monday, May 30th for a special Memorial Day Mass at 9:30am. Let us remember those who have given so much for us and pray for the families who mourn their loss.
ADORATION
There will be Adoration this week-end after all the Masses for ten minutes, observing the feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. Jesus gives himself to us in the Eucharist as spiritu-al nourishment because he loves us.
ST. FIACRE GARDEN MINISTRY
We have five gardens still available for our “Adopt a Plot” program and 2 gardeners looking for a work partner. Why not try your hand at gardening and help beautify the parish grounds. Contact: Bernie Solpa at bmas8312@att.net or (216) 261-6866 (evenings).
PLEASE SAVE THE DATE
TO WELCOME PADRE TOMAS THE WEEKEND OF JUNE 4-5th
After all Masses
The Nicaraguans welcomed our Mission Team with such natural warmth and hospitality.
Let us welcome Padre Tomas with that same hospitality as we do with all our visitors.
Ice Cream Social after the Saturday, June 4th 4:00pm Mass.
Donuts and coffee after the Sunday, June 5th Masses.

Bienvenido
MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST
The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ is also known as the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, which translates from Latin to "Body of Christ." This feast originated in France in the midthirteenth century and was extended to the whole Church by Pope Urban IV in 1264. This feast is celebrated on the Thursday following the Trinity Sunday or, as in the USA, on the Sunday following that feast.
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Pasta with Padre
Join Father Sal for a cooking demonstration followed by dinner
featuring Bucatini all’ Amatriciana
Sugo all'amatriciana or alla matriciana is a traditional Italian pasta sauce based on guanciale, pecorino cheese, and tomato. Originating from the town of Amatrice, the Amatriciana is one of the best known pasta sauces in Roman and Italian cuisine.
Served with salad, rolls and wine.
Saturday, June 25, 5:30 PM
$50 per person - limited to 50 people
New Liturgical Minister Schedule