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Autumn Gardens Clean Up

October 4, 2018

Join us as we clean up and close down (just for the winter!) our Community Gardens and flower beds…

Volunteers needed and welcome! All skill levels welcome as we will have a variety of tasks. We’ll have gloves and tools (but please feel free to bring your own, too, if you have them).

Autumn Gardens Clean-Up
Saturday, October 27, 2019
8:30 am to 1:30 pm

Location: Holy Rosary-St. John Church
648 South Ohio Ave., Columbus, OH (between Main and Livingston)

Breakfast and lunch items will be available for volunteers.

Forms will be available for students to get service hours.

Student and community groups are welcome, but please let us know in advance, so we can plan for food and supplies. Thanks!!

More info at:



Praying the Rosary, RCIA and more this Week

October 1, 2018

This week at Holy Rosary-St. John:

RCIA starts this week for those joining the church who have not previously been confirmed in the Catholic Church. Fr. Wagner will be speaking about the Image and Likeness of God on Thursday, October 4th at 7:15 pm in Room 7 of the Martin de Porres Center.

The Women’s Group will pray the Rosary after Mass next Sunday, October 7th. Everyone is welcome.

Remember, you can keep up-to-date with our online calendar, which also includes all of our ongoing social services in the St. John Community Center:


Eucharistic Ministers Training

September 24, 2018

Eucharistic Ministers training this Sunday, September 30th after 9:30 am Mass.

If you’d like to help take Holy Communion to homebound parishioners or help serve during Mass, please stay after Mass for this training with Fr. Wagner. 

Personal Financial Management Workshop this Friday, September 21st

September 18, 2018

This month’s Personal Financial Management workshop is Friday, September 21st from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm in the St. John Learning Center G.E.D. classroom (top floor of St. John Community Center, 640 South Ohio Ave.). Taught by Huntington Banks staff. Lunch is provided. Everyone is welcome.

Be sure to check out all the St. John Learning Center classes, too!  




More info and a link to their class schedule is at:

Protecting God’s Children – This Sunday at Holy Rosary-St. John

September 13, 2018

Our Protecting God’s Children session at Holy Rosary-St. John is this Sunday.

Protecting God’s Children at Holy Rosary-St. John
Sunday, September 16, 2018
Light lunch after Mass
Session starts at 11:30 am

Go to and click on the link to register. The session to choose is Sunday, September 16th at Holy Rosary-St. John.

School Supplies Giveaway Totals

September 11, 2018

Thanks to all the donors and volunteers who participated in our School Supplies Giveaway at Holy Rosary-St. John. We served 165 students. Thanks especially to Violet (at HRSJ) and Melinda (at St. Paul’s). We appreciate the collaboration with St. Paul’s and all the wonderful work they put into this!

Protecting God’s Children Session at Holy Rosary-St. John

September 4, 2018

We will be offering a session of Protecting God’s Children on Sunday, September 16th after Mass (starting at 11:30 am, and with a light lunch available before it starts). If you have not previously attended Protecting God’s Children, please sign up to attend.

Go to and click on the link to register. The session to choose is Sunday, September 16th at Holy Rosary-St. John.