St. John the Evangelist Church, Lawrence, KS

Vacation Bible School: June 6-10, 2016

Attention all families! Registration is now available for this year’s Vacation Bible School: “Parachute with the Angels.” VBS will be held from June 6-10 at St. John School, and will be put on by the high school and middle school students. Get excited to learn about your guardian angel and St. Catherine of Laboure!

Registration forms can be downloaded by clicking here.

The Jubilee of Mercy

How can we show others the mercy of God? We say that God is compassionate, but we ignore the poor. We say that God loves us and has mercy on us, but we hold grudges against our friends. Our actions need to authentically reflect God’s mercy. Click below to explore the different ways that you can live out that mercy every day!

Archdiocese of KCK Resources

USCCB Year of Mercy Resources

Vatican Jubilee of Mercy Site

St. John Stewardship Campaign


On the Care for our Common Home

Pope Francis has released his latest encyclical, Laudato Si’, On Care for Our Common Home. To help Catholics better understand Pope Francis’s letter and the Catholic Social Teaching theme of Care for Creation the Office for Social Justice has compiled links on its homepage to some great resources including: discussion guides and commentary. You can find the encyclical and the resources by visiting them at: