MAY 1, 2020
“Never be afraid of loving the Blessed Virgin too much. You can never love her more than Jesus did.”
--Saint Maximilian Kolbe
MAY ROSARY PROCESSION
SUNDAY, MAY 3 at 2PM

Pray with us online as Archbishop Bernard Hebda and Bishop Andrew Cozzens crown Our Lady of Fatima, pray the Rosary, have Benediction, and pray a prayer of consecration to Mary. Watch the live stream on  Facebook  and on this event page . The worship guide will be posted on this site prior to the event.

Our Lady, Health of the Sick, Pray for Us!
COMING UP THIS WEEKEND:
All In Together: commUNITY is only 1 day away!

Are you registered? You can click on the Auction Bidding link below to register or simply text SJBcommunity to 76278.

If you still have questions about the event, visit our FAQ tab on the SJB website.
CONFESSION & GOOD SHEPHERD BLESSING
CONFESSION THIS WEEKEND!
Confession will again be offered in a drive-thru style this Saturday at 3:30PM outside the rectory. Cars are asked to enter the parking lot through the west and exit north. You can see the visual map below for specific logistical information.

Those receiving this sacrament are asked to be mindful of those around you to respect privacy and go one at a time. In addition, we encourage you to "be bold, be brief, and be gone!"
NEW! GOOD SHEPHERD BLESSING

Join us this Sunday, Good Shepherd Sunday, for a blessing after Mass at 11:15AM in front of door #10 on W. 125th St.

Just like the line up for confessions and for the Divine Mercy Blessing, the entry will remain the same. You can reference the photo to the right. Please enter the west parking lot then come towards the church and follow the signs.
IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER
Given the Governor's extension of the Stay at Home Order until May 18, please note we will continue the following schedule through May 17 and continue to keep you updated through frequent, although not daily, email updates. This is the best way to stay connected to parish liturgies and events. To get added to this list, please send an email to welcome@stjohns-savage.org.
 
  • The parish office REMAINS CLOSED. 
  • Messages can be left on parish office voicemail or email welcome@stjohns-savage.orgEmail is the best way to contact us.
  • Door #11 is open daily from 9AM-6PM Monday-Saturday and noon-6PM on Sunday to allow entrance for those wishing to pray only.
  • PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CHURCH IS NOT OPEN WHILE THE LIVESTREAM MASS IS IN PROGRESS (Sundays at 10am, M-F at 8am and Thursdays at 9:30am). We request that you do not enter the church during this time.
  • The school office/building IS CLOSED THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE SCHOOL YEAR.
  • The church atrium is CLOSED.
  • Adoration is TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED.
  • Please contact Beth Prendi (bprendi@stjohns-savage.org) with regard to funerals and other pastoral care needs/concerns.
  • Please contact the parish office for baptisms at welcome@stjohn-savage.org or leave a message with the parish office at 952-890-9465.
  • Livestream Masses will continue to be offered on Sundays at 10AM, Thursday at 9:30AM, and M-F at 8AM; all Masses are recorded so they can be viewed at anytime on our YouTube channel.
  • Next opportunity for confession is: Saturday, May 2 at 3:30PM. This is a rectory drive-thru confession.

All events previously scheduled through May 17 will not occur as scheduled. Events that have the potential of being rescheduled will have details communicated as information becomes clear.
**our website will continue to host the most up-to-date information for your easy reference; if you know someone who needs to be added to the Daily Update please email communications@stjohns-savage.org.
DAILY MASS and SUNDAY MASS
We are pleased to bring the daily Mass into your home Monday-Friday each morning at 8AM. We are also happy to bring you Mass each weekend. On Sunday at 10AM we go live! Use the link above to watch on our YouTube channel . You can also find the weekend liturgy guide under resources on our website HERE . For your convenience, we have added a quick link at the top of our website and at the top of this email that takes you directly to our YouTube channel. You can then scroll through upcoming livestream services.
The next few Sundays, Father Michael will be offering a livestream Latin Mass (also known as Extraordinary Form) at 8:30AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Miesville. If you'd like to watch this, you can visit their website for more information HERE .
WAYS TO GIVE
Envelopes:  
If you currently use envelopes provided by St. John’s, those can be mailed to the church. Contributions can be mailed in any manner even if you do not have the envelopes we provide. You can also drop off your envelope during building open hours (M-F from 9AM-6PM) through door #11.
On-line giving:  
A special thank you to all who currently give electronically. eGiving is faster, more secure and provides much needed donation consistency. If you’d like to register to give in this manner (either with an on-going contribution or one time gift), or make a change to your existing gift, please click   here .
Text to give:  
Electronic and traditional givers accustomed to texting can now give through text giving as well. Make one-time or recurring offerings by simply texting the amount you wish to give to our secure account at 833-351-0063. It's a convenient solution when you can't attend services or don't have cash or checks with you. *A minimum $5.00 donation is needed.