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Monthly Calendar - October 2017


Highlights for October 2017

SJV Happenings

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Monday, October 2, 2017 - 10:00 A.M - Noon

SJV The Knitting/Crochet Circle

The knitting/crochet circle is creating children's hats, scarfs and the like, to donate to this year's Christmas Bazaar.
We meet every Monday from 10:00 to 12:00 at the Parish House next to Saint John Vianney Church. Both beginners as well as experienced knitters and crocheters are invited. Learn new techniques while helping a worthy cause. Bring your yarn and needles and we will keep you in stitches. Questions? Call Betty Devereaux at 610 574 7390.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Blessing of the Animals
Upper Parking Lot - 5:30 P.M.

Wednesday, October 4th is the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. To celebrate this feast day Monsignor Leighton will hold a Blessing of the Animals. You are invited to bring your pets to the upper parking lot at the rear of the church at 5:30 P.M. for a special blessing.

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 4:00 P.M.

Rosary Group - Every Thursday in October

The "Rosary Prayer Group" meets every Thursday at 4:00 pm during the month of October in the Parish House. They gather to pray the rosary, focusing on a different mystery each week, listen to a reflection, and enjoy a little socialization. All are welcome to join us, even those who need to bring their children.
In these uncertain times, what better way to find direction than to gather in praying the rosary.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Coffee Social after all Masses

Join us for the Coffee Social, downstairs in the Church Hall after all the Masses. It’s a SJV tradition! With great coffee and tasty breakfast treats the Coffee Social is a wonderful opportunity to meet new parishioners, catch up with old friends and spend a little time with your parish family.

1st & 3rd Sundays of Each Month

The Wild Goose is Loose! - 11:35 A.M.

Join us in the Parish House on the first and third Sunday of each month after the 10:30 Mass for The Wild Goose, a 14-part series designed to help us deepen our relationship with the Holy Spirit. In each session we will watch a video and have time for reflection and discussion. No tests, no terms to learn, and no tuition – just time to get to know the Holy Spirit better and let the Spirit transform your life.
Classes will run from about 11:35 to 12:35. We will provide refreshments! For more information or to RSVP please contact Michele Hanson at

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Italian Festa Dinner - 5:00 P.M.

Come, bring your family and enjoy an incredible meal at the Annual and Very Popular St. John Vianney Pasta Dinner, Sunday, October 22, 2017 in the Parish Hall. Enjoy a menu of homemade Italian specialties by PTG Catering. Gourmet hors d'oeuvres, salads, varied pasta, fish selections and desserts. B.Y.O.B. Complimentary wine and sodas will be available. Plan to come and enjoy an evening of great food, friends, and fun!
Hors d'oeuvre begin at 5:00 P.M. with dinner being served at 5:45 P.M. The evening draws to a close around 7:30 P.M.
Reservations: Adults: $25.00 ~ Children (12 yrs. and younger): $10.00.
Tickets purchased at the door without reservations: Adults $30.00 ~ Children $10.00
PLEASE RESPOND BY OCTOBER 18, 2017 ~ 610-642-0938. Reservations strongly recommended.