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  • EVENING COOKING CLASSES
    With Chef Angelo Cavallo
    6 PM TO 8 PM
    June 20st & 21st
    July 18th19th
    July 25th & 26th
    ALSO
    DAYTIME COOKING CLASSES
    With Chef Angelo Cavallo
    9 AM to 1 PM
    July 9th-13th
    Monday - Friday
    Cost: FREE
    Come for one or come for all!
    (spaces limited for each)
    Contact: sdcavallo@att.net

  • Summer workshop

    Iconography Mini-Workshop
    Hosted at St. John the Baptist
    Catholic Church
    110 E. South St., Alvin, TX
    July 9 – 13, 2018 
      10:00-4:00pm
    Led by Very Rev. Father Elias Rafaj
    Pastor of St. John Chrysostom Byzantine Catholic Church
     
    Prayer and discussion on the Theology of Icons as well as the history of the icon will be woven into the teaching.
    Fr. Elias has been writing (painting) icons as well as teaching the Theology of Icons for over 20 years. 
     
    *Attendance is encouraged for 3 days to ensure completion of your icon, but is not required.
     No prior experience is necessary.
    There will be several icons to pick from, ranging from the head of Jesus to the Woman at the Well.
    Fr. Elias will guide the participants step-by-step in the process of tracing the proto-type, painting the face and features, applying the gold and inscribing the lettering.
     
    All needed supplies will be provided (gessoed board, brushes, acrylic gouache paints, 23 kt gold, etc.).
     
    Cost: Adults $175 or $60 for children
    (Ages 12-18 accompanied by an adult at the workshop).
    Pre-registration is necessary
    and closes July 1, 2018
     Space is limited.
    Registration forms available at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church or at stjohnalvin.org

    for more information contact,
    Sherry Cavallo at :  sdcavallo@att.net or 832-428-4443
    Fr. Elias Rafaj at: houstonelias@gmail.com or 713-256-8953

    Click here for registration form.

     

  • 2018 Festival Raffle Winners

     1st  2018 Ford Fiesta: Mike & Estella Dorsett   
    2nd Carnival Cruise for Two-Galveston: Magda Gwosdz    
    3rd Stanton’s $500.00 Gift Certificate: Rachel Huerta    
    4th $500 Nesrsta Jewelry Certificate: Peggy Carlin   
    5th Stanton’s $500.00 gift certificate : Stephen Flores   
    6th $500  Gift Card:  Deborah Mueller   
    7th $250 Visa Card: Don MacGregor   8th $250 Walmart Gift Card: Melissa Rodriguez   
    9th $200 Joe’s BBQ Gift Card: Arnulfo Gonzales
    10th $150 DeLeon’s Automotive Gift Card: Teresa Garcia
    11th $100 Gift Card: Dr. Cornell DeWitt
     

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  • Baptism Classes /
    Clases de Bautismo

    Two required Baptism Classes in English and in Spanish will be held on Thursdays, July 5th & 12th, 2018 at  7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. English Baptisms: Saturday, July 14th., 2018 attend 5p.m. Mass. Spanish Baptisms: Sunday, July 15th., 2018 attend the 12 p.m. Mass.  Baptisms will be after the Mass you attend. Please sign up at the Church Office and bring the child’s birth certificate.    
    Dos Clases de bautismo requeridos serán en español y en ingles los Jueves, 5 y 12 de Julio de 2018 a las 7:30 p.m. en el salon parroquial. Bautismos/Ingles: Sabado, 14 de Julio, 2018 asista la misa de 5p.m. y bautismos/Español, Domingo, 15 de Julio 2018 asista a la misa de 12 p.m. Bautimos serán despues de la misa que assita. Inscribase en la oficina y triaga la acta de nacimiento de el/la niño/a

  • St. John the Baptist parish is seeking a dynamic,  bilingual, dedicated Catholic catechist to lead the Faith Formation (CCE) program, beginning this  summer. If you are interested, please contact  Father John at johntaosan@yahoo.com.

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