Due to expected inclement weather for Friday, the “Fruit of the Vine” — wine tasting event — scheduled for this Friday, January 17th has been postponed. The event has been re-scheduled for Friday, January 24th from 7-10 p.m. at St. John’s. Ticket sales for the event have been extended through Wednesday, January 22nd.
Tickets are $35. All tickets are non-refundable. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Deb-Walton@cdolinc.net.you can also purchase tickets online HERE.
Celebrating all those who make our Christmas Parish School great!
Please join us as we kick-off Catholic Schools Week. The kick-off begins on Sunday, January 26th with Mass at 10:30 a.m. (our Children’s Choir will be singing), followed by a Parish and School Potluck lunch in the St. John’s gymnasium.
Pork, buns, and drinks will be provided by the PCCW. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. All are welcome to attend!
St. John’s has a series of fun-filled events planned for the week. Check out the schedule for the week here.
Throughout the week, St. John’s will focus on the value Catholic education provides to our young people and the contributions we are blessed to receive from our parishioners and community.
Since 1974, National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. The theme for National Catholic Schools Week 2019 is “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed.”
A multi-sports youth camp is coming to St. John the Baptist School this winter. Presented by Building Champions, the three-day Multi-Sports Youth Camp, will be held January 2 – 4. Former Husker athlete and collegiate coach Jill (Scanlan) Sutton (StJB graduate, Class of 2006) and other former multi-sport athletes, will teach young athletes the key fundamentals needed for three different sports.
DAY 1 – THURSDAY, JAN. 2nd
“Speed and Acceleration” (Track and field)
6:00-7:00 PM – Youth boys and girls, grades 1-4
7:30-8:30 PM – Youth boys and girls, grades 5-8
DAY 2 – FRIDAY, JAN. 3rd
6:00 – 7:00 PM – Youth boys and girls, grades 1-4
7:30 – 8:30 PM – Youth boys and girls, grades 5-8
DAY 3 – SATURDAY, JAN 4th
9:00 – 10:00 AM – Youth boys and girls, grades 1-4
10:30 – 11:30 AM – Youth boys and girls, grades 5-8
(Held at St. John the Baptist School, 500 South 18th St., Plattsmouth)
Athletes will have exposure to different techniques, rolls, body kindsthetics and also learn about the importance of discipline. The cost of the camp is $50 and includes a T-shirt (receive a 10% famiky discount when you register two or more siblings). The camp is OPEN TO ALL YOUTH (grades 1-8).
Don’t miss this exciting opportunity! To register for the camp, click HERE.
A new batch of garden bricks were just installed in the outdoor garden.
Give the Perfect Gift
An engraved memorial brick can be an enduring piece of St. John’s school history. The bricks line the walkway through our beautiful outdoor garden, located between the school entrance and the church. The cost for an engraved brick is $50.
Engraved bricks include three lines with 14 characters per line (spaces and punctuation count as characters). Order forms are located in the parish commons and school office, or you can download a form by clicking here.
My Neighbor’s Closet is celebrating its 30th year serving the Plattsmouth community. The store was the brainchild of the late Rev. Fr. York, a former Church of the Holy Spirit pastor, and became a reality on November 6, 1989 when it opened its doors to the community. Thank you to all those from our Parish who given their time to this cause over the years.
Click here to read the recent story published in the Fremont Tribune and The Plattsmouth Journal.
All order forms are due by November 22nd and can be dropped off at the St. John’s school office during school hours. To download an order form, click here.
Congratulations to all our Fall Festival Raffle Winners!
Raffle Ticket Winners
Grand Prize ($1000) – Gerald Reichart
2nd Prize (2 NE/IN Football Tickets & Gear) – John Ulrich
3rd Prize (2 NE/IA Football Tickets & Gear) – Sander Scheer
4th Prize (Fall Package to Vala’s) – Brandon/Courtney Finn
5th Prize (18 Holes Golf, Lake Ridge, Balls & Cart) – Deb Warga
6th Prize (Museums Morrill Hall, Lauritzen Gardens) – Ging Family
Raffle Basket Winners
Christmas Cheer Basket – Susan Lepert
Sewing, Wall Art & Christmas Items – Andrea Dann McAley
Candle & Center piece – Valerie Scheer
Autographed Football Basket – Mike Vaughn
Pumpkin Carving Basket – Sean Gillen
Kitchen Basket – Craig Snyder
Kahlua – Sean Gillen
Kahlua – Patty Bond
Auto Wash Gift Card – Valerie Scheer
Wine Rack & Wine Bottles – Jeremy Hadfield
Auto Wash Gift Card – Irene Warga
Variety Kitchen Towels – Liz & Dan Rubin
Everything You Need Gourmet Baking Basket – Robert Klug
Beautiful Bowl from Italy – Sharon Kief
6 QT Slow Cooker – Brandon DeBrim
Beautiful Fall Door or Centerpiece Wreath – Lisa Hardy
Scarecrow Card Basket – Laura Culek
Corinthians Wall Art – Audrey Keruzis
Angels We Have Heard on High – Danielle Keruzis
Lavender Dreams – Cindy Daly
King Size Down Comforter – Craig Snyder
Irish Basket – Andrea & Darin McAley
Gardening Basket – Danielle Keruzis
Husker Ladies Basket – Jen Glup
Husker’s Men’s Basket – Kaelyn Monahan
TV 65” – Larry & Teresa Rolfson
Surround Sound & Blu-Ray Player – Sean & Angie Minahan
I’ll Toast to That – Carie Kostszewa
Cake to Serve approx. 30 people – Joel Little
Fall Festival Quilt Raffle
The Quilters would like to thank everyone who support our efforts and bought chances for the quilt raffled off at the Fall Festival. Laura Culek was the lucky winner. The Quilters have given $800 to the church.