Parish News

Visit the Parish Website for detailed information about Mass schedules, special events, and the Parish e-newsletter. The following are highlights:

Advent Giving Tree: Please support the Giving Tree this year! Once again, we will have two Advent Giving Trees. One is at the back of the Church, and one is in the Parish Office. There are two options for you to donate:

  1. Beginning on November 27, pick up your ornaments from the tree and return the gift to the Church or Parish Office by Monday, 12/20.
  2. No need to pick up an ornament. Chose an item(s) from the list below and drop them off at the Church or the Parish Office by Monday, 12/20.

Please return unwrapped gifts by Monday, December 20. Thank you so much for your generosity in making this a wonderful Christmas for the homeless and needy in our community. This year your donations will support: Noel House, St. Martin de Porres and Broadview-Thomson K-8 Food Program. Please contact Teresa Gillett with any questions at or call 206-782-2810, ext. 355.

Noel House (Women’s Shelter) St. Martin de Porres (Men’s shelter) BTK-8 Food Program
Hygiene KitsSocksFred Meyer Gift Cards
SocksHatsSafeway Gift Cards
UnderwearUnderwearCash & Carry (US Foods) Gift Cards
Bath TowelsGloves
Twin Blankets

St. John Social Justice Meeting: The first official meeting of the reorganized St. John Social Justice Committee, led by Joyce Farrell, will be held in person and by Zoom in the Parish Admin. Bldg. on Wednesday, December 8 at 6:15pm.  If attending in person, vaccination documentation must be sent to Sheila Marty at before the meeting. You may also attend the meeting via Zoom by clicking here (Meeting ID: 994 332 9023 / Passcode: JdvAy6). Representatives from the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, St. Francis of Assisi Ministry, North Deanery Community Dinners and North Deanery Racial Justice Committee will be on hand to describe their programs and discuss new possibilities and interests. All are invited. Questions? Please contact Joyce Farrell at