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  • Today's Readings

    • Reading 1  Jl 2:12-18
      Responsorial Psalm  PS 51:3-4, 5-6ab, 12-13, 14 and 17
      Reading 2  2 Cor 5:20—6:2
      Verse Before the Gospel  See Ps 95:8
  • Adoration

    7 PM Tuesday - Noon Friday
    at St. Joe Hill Campus

  • Mass Schedule

    3:15 p.m. Confession  at St. Joe Hill Chapel
    4:00 p.m. Anticipation Mass at St. Joe Hill Chapel
    5:45 p.m. Anticipation Mass at St. Paul Chapel

    7:45 a.m. Mass at St. Paul Chapel
    9:30 a.m. Mass at St. Joe Hill Chapel
    11:15 a.m. Mass at St. Paul Chapel

    Monday - No Mass
    Tuesday - 6:30 pm at St. Joe Hill Chapel
    Wednesday - 8:30 am at St. Paul Chapel
    Thursday - 8:30 am at St. Paul Chapel
    Friday - Noon at St. Joe Hill Chapel (confessions starting at 11:20 am)

    Read Fr. Tom's Weekend Homilies!
    You can read them online or print and take with you! 

    For Children during the
    9:30 & 11:15 Masses

    Mass-Time Nursery for children age 6 months to 4 years old:  The nursery opens 20 minutes before mass for children to be dropped off (with diaper bags if needed). The St. Joe Nursery is in the old school building, & the St. Paul Nursery is in Lutz Hall.  See the Beloved Bunch Mass-Time Nursery page for more information.

    Children's Liturgy of the Word for children in grades K-5:  Children are dismissed from mass to go hear the Readings in words they can understand and return in time for the Presentation of the Gifts.  At St. Joe the children go to the old school building and at St. Paul the children go to Gootee Hall.

    Click Here to Learn more about Volunteering with Children at our Parish!

  • Bp. Barron's Lent Reflections

    • In so many of the great figures of salvation history—Abraham, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, Isaiah, Jeremiah, David, etc.—a period of testing or trial is required before they can
  • Lent Is Upon Us!
    Check out the Spiritual Life Page for great resources for your spiritual journey!

    Lent’s Roots
    Lent is derived from the word lencten, which is Anglo-Saxon for springtime. It lasts for 40 days from Ash Wednesday to the Holy Triduum. Next to the number 7, the number 40 occurs most frequently in the Bible. It represents a period of testing or judgment. Lent's duration of 40 days reflects other times of trial, testing and hardship found in the Scriptures:
    • There were 40 days of rain while Noah and the animals were on the arc.
    • Moses and Elijah fasted for 40 days before beginning their missions. 
    • The Hebrews wandered for 40 years in the desert after leaving Egypt.
    • It took the spies 40 days to search out the Promised Land and bring back fruit. 
    • Goliath taunted the Israelite army in the morning and evening for 40 days. 
    • Jonah warned the Ninevites that they had 40 days until God would overthrow the city. 
    • Jesus fasted and prayed in the desert for 40 days before beginning his ministry.

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    The vision statement for
    St. John Paul II Parishioners is:

    1.  People who have a personal relationship with Jesus and feel comfortable sharing their faith with others.
    2. People who are open to the gifts of the Holy Spirit in their lives
    3. People who have a knowledge and love of the scriptures.
    4. People who know basic Catholic teaching.
    5. People who are committed to daily prayer and pray spontaneously when asked to do so.
    6. People who are commited to Sunday Eucharist
    7. Poeple who see his/her life as given to God's work.

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