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St. John Community Center Social Services Update

June 12, 2020

St. John Community Center Social Services Update 

Information about the social services available in the St. John Community Center (640 S. Ohio Ave.) is changing regularly now as some programs re-open or expand their services. For updates on what is available, it is best to call the social service programs and organizations in the St. John Community Center at the numbers below…

Community Kitchen, Inc.
(614) 252-6428

St. John Food Pantry
(614) 252-5926, ext. 3

St. John Learning Center
(614) 547-2171

Order of Malta Center of Care (health clinic)
(614) 530-8643


Take a Knee on Sunday, June 14th

June 12, 2020

Remember, this Sunday, June 14th, we will be taking a knee after Mass to support justice and equality. Details below in the updated flyer.

Thank You

June 12, 2020

Thank you to all those who donated through The Big Give. We raised over $2,000 to go toward the replacement of the elevator in the St. John Community Center. Thanks to all who donated and to The Columbus Foundation! 


Big Give Still Active Until June 11th at 6 pm

June 11, 2020

Due to a glitch with their computer system, The Columbus Foundation has extended The Big Give through 6 pm tonight (Thursday, June 11th).  Thanks to those who have given, and if you have not given yet and still want to, you can until 6 pm on Thursday, June 11th.  Our profile is at:

The Big Give

June 9, 2020

The Big Give will take place on June 10th (starting at 10 am) and June 11th (ending at 11 am).

All donations to Holy Rosary-St. John through The Big Give will go toward a new elevator for the St. John Community Center (the former school that is now a community center and houses programs such as the St. John Food Pantry and the St. John Learning Center, and organizations such as the Community Kitchen and the Order of Malta Center of Care health center).

The Columbus Foundation also set aside $1.5 million in matching funds for The Big Give. More information about how matching funds will be allocated and the rules for The Big Give are available on The Columbus Foundation website.

To give, please go to our profile at:

Please share this information with family and friends!

Day of Prayer and Fasting to End Racism (June 9th) & TAKE A KNEE with Holy Rosary-St. John (June 14th)

June 8, 2020

Bishop Brennan is calling all members of our Diocesan community to enter into a Day of Prayer and Fasting for an End to Racism and to Foster Healing in our Community on Tuesday, June 9th, 2020. The Bishop will be presiding at the 12:05 PM Mass at St. Joseph Cathedral which will be live-streamed and broadcast on St. Gabriel Radio. Immediately following the Mass, he will pray the rosary which can be heard on St. Gabriel using the Rosary to End Racism Prayers.

Sunday, June 14, 2020, 10:10 am
The Community of Holy Rosary-St. John Catholic Church
648 South Ohio Avenue, Columbus Ohio

Pope Francis Statement on George Floyd

June 3, 2020

Pope prays for George Floyd, says turning ‘blind eye’ to racism is intolerable (link below):

Pope prays for George Floyd, says turning ‘blind eye’ to racism is intolerable


Adoration and Rosary on Tuesday, June 2nd

June 2, 2020

Adoration and Rosary at Holy Rosary-St. John.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 from 5 pm to 6 pm.

This Holy Hour of prayer intentions are offered up against the sin of racism and the healing of the nation.

All are welcome. Face mask will be provided if you don’t have one.

Statement of U.S. Bishop Chairmen Regarding Death of George Floyd

May 31, 2020

Statement of U.S. Bishop Chairmen Regarding Death of George Floyd

Bishop Brennan to Celebrate Mass at Holy Rosary-St. John on May 31st at 9 am

May 29, 2020

Bishop Robert J. Brennan, bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Columbus, will be celebrating Mass with us on Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 9 am at Holy Rosary-St. John Church, 660 South Ohio Ave., Columbus, Ohio. We look forward to having Bishop Brennan with us and hearing his message.