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     Father Larry Richards

    “Your life will be changed forever”

    (Church doors open at 6 PM)
    7 PM to 9 PM
    St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
    110 E. South St., Alvin, TX 77511
    Father Larry Richards is a captivating speaker, teacher, preacher and retreat master, as well as a gifted speaker. Often seen on EWTN and author of several acclaimed books, he has directed hundreds of youth retreats and many Parish Missions across the country.
    Fr. Larry Richards will speak about:
    Nov. 5th Monday: God’s love and our prayer life
    Nov. 6th Tuesday: The gift of the MASS and the importance of family

    Nov. 7th Wednesday: The Passion of Christ and the forgiveness of our sins through Confession - followed by individual confessions in English & Spanish (several priests)

    Nov. 8th Thursday: Adoration and Healing Eucharistic Adoration, Healing service, and a new life of discipleship
    Love Offering accepted
    For more information email: stjohnaff@gmail.com or go to website:stjohnalvin.org  or call Nancy Goodnight 281-380-1684

  •    Tropical Weather Planning Information

    Some Information from our Tropical Weather Planning Team. 

    Did you know you can register with the State of Texas Emergency Assistance Registry or S.T.E.A.R. by calling 211 or going to http://tinyurl.com/TXSTEAR. This service is for people who need to evacuate but cannot drive themselves or have no other form of transportation. Register anytime and in advance of need. You should call them if your phone number changes. They will contact you in advance of evacuations.
    Please visit the following link where you will find a comprehensive Hurricane and Disaster Guide for Brazoria County. https://brazoriacountytx.gov/home/showdocument?id=8665
    24 hour Emergency Event Hotline for Brazoria county:
    979-864-1064 or 979-388-1064 or 281-756-1064
    Get e-notifications by registering at:
    City of Alvin – Stay connected
    www.alvin-tx.gov Facebook: City of Alvin – Government
    Be sure to take a church business card from the front or back entrance which has our pertinent contact information. Fill out the back and place in your wallet.
    For those of you who applied for the Harvey Relief Fund from the Archdiocese:
    Unfortunately, we have not been notified of any decision. Please know that if we are approved for funds, those that met criteria will be notified.


  • come join our choir

    NEW CHANGES TO THE CHOIR! We are starting 3 new choirs this year: the 5pm Saturday Choir, the 8am Sunday Choir, and the 10am Sunday Choir. All 3 choirs will  practice on Sundays from 4-6pm and then meet one hour before the scheduled Mass once per month. If you are  unable to make the Sunday Practices, that’s OK! Come one hour before the scheduled Mass. View the music schedule on the St. John’s Music Ministry Webpage. All are  welcome, no matter the experience! Hope to see you then!
  •      Calendar of Events

  • Adult Faith Formation 

    ADULT FAITH FORMATION  Praying with Scripture Study  / Video series –Free Thru Oct. 21st   on Sundays 11:30 AM
    No Homework Faith Study on The  Beatitudes / Video series—Free  Thru Oct. 30th  on Tuesdays 7:00 PM
     Saying Yes: Discovering & Responding to God’s Will  Video & Book Study $10 for book Sept. 21st –Oct. 26th  on Fridays 9:30 AM
               REGISTER at the church office during the week

  • Baptism classes

    Two required Baptism Classes in English and in Spanish will both be given on Thursday, November 15th at  7:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. English Baptisms: November 17th. attend 5p.m. Mass. Spanish Baptisms: November 18th. 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.     Clases requeridos serán en español y en ingles y los dos se daran el Jueves, 15 de Novembre las 7:30 p.m. en el salon parroquial. Bautismos/Ingles: 17 de Noviembre asista la misa de 5p.m. y bautismos/Español, 18 de  Noviembre, 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

  • Come and Join us

    HAVE YOU THOUGHT ABOUT JOINING THE  CATHOLIC CHURCH? DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO HAS ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT WHAT THE CHURCH TEACHES? ARE YOU SOMEONE WHO WAS BAPTIZED CATHOLIC BUT DID NOT RECEIVE THE SACRAMENTS OF EUCHARIST AND CONFIRMATION?  The  Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is open to anyone wanting to learn more about the Catholic faith and open to Catholics that did not complete the sacraments of initiation. It is also for all persons over the age of 7 that desire Baptism in the Catholic Church. This process allows you to learn more about the Catholic faith and what the church teaches and will prepare you to complete your sacraments of initiation. If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about the Catholic faith, please call the church office at 281-331-3751 or email Kathy Bowman at kathybowman37@att.net or Carmen Arreola at lcarmen9@yahoo.com
     ¿Has pensado en unirte a la iglesia católica? ¿Conoces a alguien que ha hecho preguntas acerca de lo que enseña la iglesia?  ¿es usted alguien que fue bautizado católico pero no recibió los sacramentos de la Eucaristía y la confirmación?  El rito de iniciación cristiana para adultos (Rica) está abierto a cualquiera que quiera aprender más acerca de la fe católica y abierto a los católicos que no completaron los sacramentos de iniciación. Es también para todas las personas mayores de 7 años que desean el bautismo en la iglesia católica. Este proceso le permite aprender más acerca de la fe católica y lo que la  Iglesia enseña y le preparará para completar sus sacramentos de  iniciación. Si usted o alguien que usted conoce está interesado en aprender más sobre la fe católica, llame a la oficina de la iglesia al 281-331-3751 o envíe un correo electrónico a Carmen Arreola en lcarmen9@yahoo.com

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