For the January Youth Newsletter from Sunday school
- Hymn singing with Fr. John on Sunday, January 5
- Kick-off event for the St. John Oratorical Festival on Sunday, January 19, for all students in grades 7-9. This year’s Festival allows poetry and essays in addition to oration.
The “Christmas Path,” this year’s Sunday School Christmas pageant, was presented on December 20. About 50 children told the story of the Nativity through a modern play that also illustrates how the timeless story of the Nativity affects us still today. The Parish Council offered a delicious dinner and Sunday School parents provided dessert. Santa even came to distribute small gifts to the children.
Sunday School children and parents donated 50 Boxes of Hope to the Children’s Home Society. They collected empty shoe boxes then donated appropriate items for various ages. Finally they filled the boxes, gift-wrapped them and delivered them to the Children’s Home Society.
To view pictures of the kids dropping off the Boxes of Hope see the gallery.