Sacred Triduum Schedule

The following Masses and services all take place at St. John, Davison unless otherwise noted.

Holy Thursday – Thursday, April 13
6:30 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper
8:15 p.m. – till all are heard, Reconciliation
8:15 p.m. – 12:00 p.m. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the Chapel
11:00 p.m. Holy Hour of Prayer in the Chapel

Good Friday – Friday, April 14
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Private Prayer and Devotion
1:00 p.m. Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Death
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Reconciliation
3:00 p.m. Chaplet of Divine Mercy in the Chapel
7:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross

Holy Saturday – Saturday, April 15
2:00 p.m. Blessing of the Food, Swieconka
8:30 p.m. Easter Vigil with Celebration Choir, Celebration Brass, and St. John Faith Ringers

Easter Sunday – Sunday, April 16
7:00 a.m. Mass
9:00 a.m. Mass at Blessed Sacrament
10:00 a.m. Mass with the Celebration Choir & Celebration Brass
12:00 p.m. Mass with the Singing Angels Choir and Kristal Bells

Easter Egg Hunt

Join in the fun for an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15 at St. Joseph Hall on the Blessed Sacrament Campus (6340 Roberta Street, Burton). The hunt begins at 12:15 p.m. and will be followed by lunch.

Please RSVP by email stjohnprep@gmail.com or phone (810) 653-4056 with the following information:
Family Name, # of children 10 and under attending, # of other family members attending, and what lunch item you will bring (either chips, vegetables, or fruit).

Please remember those in need in the City of Flint by bringing a donation of diapers, baby wipes, hand sanitizer, or liquid formula. Items will be donated to St. Mary Catholic Church in Flint.

Free Concert: The New Horizons Band

On Wednesday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. the Flint Institute of music presents The New Horizons Band in concert. The performance will be held at St. Joseph Hall on the Blessed Sacrament Campus (6340 Roberta Street, Burton). Refreshments will be served after the concert. All are welcome to attend!

Communal Penance Services

The sacrament of Reconciliation is a wonderful way to help prepare ourselves for the upcoming Easter season. St. John will be holding two communal penance services during the Lenten season. The first will be on Wednesday, March 29 at 10:30 a.m. The second will be on Sunday, April 2 at 6:30 p.m.

New Parishioner Welcome

 Are you new to our Parish? Returning to the Church? Or interested in meeting new Members? Please join us for the bi-annual New Parishioner Welcome! The event will be held on Sunday, March 19 starting at 1:30 p.m. in the Small Activity Room of the St. John Family Center.

This event is to welcome anyone who joined St. John and Blessed Sacrament since September 2016 OR if you missed the last event OR if you are looking to check out what we have to offer and get a closer look at our growing campus!

Join us for light refreshments and fellowship. Meet some of our staff and key ministry leaders. There will be a brief presentation covering the rich history of the Catholic Community of St. John/Blessed Sacrament. If you have not officially joined our parish and are interested in learning more about St. John and Blessed Sacrament, you’re invited too! Registration forms will be available for those who wish to become members. Refreshments and childcare will be provided and weather permitting a tour of our beautiful campus will be offered for those who are interested. Contact Marji Theodoroff for details and/or to RSVP at (810)730-4720.

 

Soup and Bread Lunches

Soup and bread lunches will be held in the St. John Gathering space every Wednesday during Lent. Lunch will take place immediately after the conclusion of 10:30 a.m. stations of the cross. Join in some fellowship this Lenten season!

Hiring Part-time Custodian

Rental season is around the corner, which means we’re going to need more custodial help! We are hiring a part-time custodian to work on the weekends and to fill in on other days as needed. If you are interested, please contact our Facilities Coordinator, Tina Simmonds, for more information. She can be reached by phone (810) 652-0304 ext. 269 or email tsimmonds@stjohndavison.org.

Volunteers Needed for Eagles’ Nest

We need your help! We are looking for volunteers to help with Eagles’ Nest Childcare on Sundays from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Adults, as well as High School and College students, can volunteer. There will be a staff member in the room with you during these times as our Safe Environment protocols require a minimum of two people in the rooms. Contact Tina Simmonds by phone (810) 652-0304 ext. 269 or email tsimmonds@stjohndavison.org if you’re interested. Thanks so much for the continued donation of your time and talents!

St. John Gift Shop Hours

bag_12637cnThe St. John gift shop, located in the new gathering space, is open! Visit us for unique gifts to celebrate those special occasions, especially First Communion, Baptism, Confirmation and Weddings. Warm up your home with décor items which will serve as daily reminders of God’s Word and unfailing promises. We have beautiful gifts in stock and we can accommodate special orders. Hours are listed below.

 

Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Israel: Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

St. John the Evangelist presents Israel: Pilgrimage to the Holy Land. On February 28 – March 8, 2018 Fr. Andrew will be leading this exciting pilgrimage. Highlights include Jaffa, Caesarea, Nazareth, Cana, Tiberias, Sea of Galilee, Mount of Beatitudes, Capernaum, Church of the Transfiguration, Bethlehem, Church of the Nativity, Jerusalem, Mount of Olives, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Western Wall, and Via Dolorosa.

9 Days – 15 Meals: 7 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 7 Dinners
Double $3,799; Single $4,549; Triple $3,769

Included in Price: Round Trip Air from Detroit Metro Airport, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers.  Not included in price: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $280 per person.

For more information and a sign-up form, please see this brochure.

 

Get Our Parish App!

appDid you know that we have a Parish App? If not, now’s the time to download it! The App includes Mass times, daily readings, bulletins, homilies, and more! Messages are sent out from Fr. Andrew and the Parish staff regarding important events or notices to help keep you informed of the goings-on at St. John and Blessed Sacrament.

To download the app search “myparish” in the App or Google Play store. Or, follow this link.

Winter Hours for Family Center and Eagle’s Nest

Winter hours for the Family Center and Eagle’s Nest have begun and will run until May 15, 2017.

Family Center
Mon-Thurs:     5:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Sat:                    8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sun:                   1:00 – 7:30 p.m.

 

Eagle’s Nest
Mon – Thurs:  4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Sun:                  9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Building Refurbishment Project

What’s with all the dust?! There have been a lot of construction sights and sounds around our campus for the past few months while various building refurbishment projects have taken place. Some are already complete, others are still underway, and all are working to open wider our doors. We’ll update this post to keep you informed on our progress!

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Pulpit announcement on building refurbishment progress from January 10, 2016

Gathering Space

Fr. Andrew takes the wheel to help demolish the old cemetery office and make way for our new gathering space!

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Baptistry

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