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African American Male Wellness Walk

August 10, 2018

We’ve got our Passion Team together for the National African American Male Wellness Walk tomorrow (Saturday, August 11th). If you’re not joining us for the walk, join us tomorrow morning as we hand out info and water to all the walkers who will be walking past the church! Thanks to Violet Jackson for all her great work on this! 




August Events

August 9, 2018

We’re into August and we’re still busy this summer…

Saturday, August 11th (screenings start at 7 am; walk starts at 9:30 am): National African American Male Wellness Walk (we are handing out info and water in front of the church, too, so even if you’re not walking, there is an opportunity to help out)

Wednesday, August 15th (5:30 pm): School Supplies Giveaway Set Up

Wednesday, August 15th (Mass at 7 pm): Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Thursday, August 16th (6:30 pm): School Supplies Giveaway (first come, first served until supplies run out)

Friday, August 17th (11:30 am to 1 pm): St. John Learning Center Personal Financial Management Class (GED Room; lunch provided)

Wednesday, August 22nd (10 am to 1 pm): Community Kitchen Summer Celebration

Sunday, August 26th (9:30 am): Church Cookout at Jeffrey Park Shelter (near mansion)

Weekly/Ongoing Events: 

Sundays at 9:30 am: Mass with our Gospel Choir

Monday through Saturday from 8:30 to 9:30 am: Community Kitchen Breakfast

Monday through Saturday from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm: Community Kitchen Lunch

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 11:30 am: St. John Food Pantry (please call in advance at 614-252-5926, ext. 3 as they are closed some days)

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm: St. John Learning Center Computer Classes (lunch provided; you can join at any time; call 614-547-2171 or email for details)

Wednesdays from 11 am to 1 pm: St. John Learning Center Open Computer Lab

Thursdays from 9 am to 1 pm: Order of Malta Center of Care (free health clinic across from Campion Hall)

Save the Date (Future Events):

Sunday, September 16th (1:30 to 5:30 pm): Protecting God’s Children Training for Volunteers

Sunday, October 28th (after Mass): Fall Festival and Ministry Fair

See all of our events in a calendar format online at:

School Supplies Giveaway on August 16th

July 26, 2018

HRSJ School Supplies Giveaway
Thursday, August 16th
6:30 pm
St. John Community Center (640 S. Ohio Ave.)
Campion Hall

First come, first served (until supplies run out).
Children must be present to pick up supplies. ID required for each child.

Backpack donations especially needed.  Volunteers welcome.  Set up is August 15th. 

For more information or to donate or volunteer, please contact Violet Jackson at (614) 252-5926, ext. 200.



African American Male Wellness Walk

July 23, 2018

The National African American Male Wellness Walk is Saturday, August 11th, and Holy Rosary-St. John is putting together a Passion Team to walk. To sign up, speak to Violet Jackson or sign up online:


Thank You!

July 20, 2018

Thanks to all those who attended our Church Anniversary Celebration last Sunday.  We had a wonderful turnout and a great time!  

Thanks especially to the Knights of St. John and to Karen Feasel, who provided food.  Thanks also to Violet Jackson, who helped so much with the set up, food pick up, and clean up.  Thanks to the Knights of St. John for all their help with clean up, too!  

We already have a date for next year:  July 21, 2019!  Mark your calendars! 

Church Anniversary Celebration this Sunday, July 15th

July 9, 2018

This Sunday, July 15th is our Church Anniversary Celebration! Join us at 9:30 am for Mass at Holy Rosary-St. John Church (660 S. Ohio Ave., Columbus), and come over to Campion Hall in the St. John Community Center (640 S. Ohio) after for sandwiches, salads, doughnuts and – most importantly – fellowship! Spread the word!!! Re-post, retweet, tell your friends!

Catholic Times Article

June 27, 2018

Thank you to the Catholic Times for a great article about our upcoming Church Anniversary at Holy Rosary-St. John on July 15th and all the wonderful service that happens every day at the church and St. John Community Center.  Here’s a photo of the article…