St. John’s in the Mountain’s remote Sunday services include the same scripture readings and sermon as in the traditional church service, reminding us that it is the people of faith who are the church and not the building.

According to tradition, when the Apostle John was leading the Church in Ephesus, in Asia Minor, during the first century, his hobby was raising pigeons. It is said that on one occasion a man passed John’s house as he returned from hunting. When he saw John playing with one of his birds, he g…

Celebrate Mass and the sacraments on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 8 and 10:30 a.m. Weekday Mass is celebrated at 8:30 a.m. and the church is open daily for private prayer.

Process, that's what “big” is all about or else it disintegrates. Ahh, “Black Lives Matter” — yes, we want “integrate,” not “disintegrate.” We have been experiencing that delicate, sometimes narcissistic behavior. Here comes Genesis 22: beliefs are changing; a slow process that spares Isaac’…

Join Rabbi David Fainsilber for a welcoming, uplifting, meditative Musical Shabbat service on July 3 at 6 p.m., via Zoom. Click on jcogs.org for login directives. Guests and visitors are most welcome to connect with our virtual, haimish community.

Who do you trust? Psalms 31:14 — But as for me, I trust in you, o Lord; I say, “You are my God.” It doesn’t take long in this journey of life for your trust factor to be stretched to the limit. If you happen to be one of those lucky ones that have never had your confidence in someone shatter…

“Lord, make me an instrument of your peace; where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy.” — Francis of Assisi

I am happy to say that we have just completed a full week of virtual vacation Bible camp. Multiple families joined us every day on Zoom and the kids were amazing.

Join Rabbi David Fainsilber for a welcoming, uplifting, meditative musical Shabbat service on June 26 at 6 p.m., via the Zoom platform. Click on jcogs.org for login directives.

Blessed Sacrament celebrates Mass and the sacraments on Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 8 and 10:30 a.m. The parish would like to congratulate all of the students who have completed their studies, especially the eighth-grade Bishop John A. Marshall School class of 2020.

Genesis describes the seesaw between dissatisfied and adventurous humans and God. Jeremiah 20 describes his journey balancing that seesaw, bearing the insults as Psalm 69, and the “daring discipleship” of Matthew 10, and Romans 10 advancement from slavery toward family. Every person, every f…

Who are you following? John 10:27 “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.” This scripture reassures the believer that God still speaks to his children. God knows them personally and the individual recognizes God’s voice.

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