57 Rue De Montbrillant 1202 Geneva, Switzerland   Parish Priest: Fr Paul C Friel

022 733 04 83    office@johnxxiii.ch


Eucharistic Minister

The Parish is looking for someone to coordinate the Eucharistic Ministers’ roster. If you have good computer skills, this task should be an easy project for you! Anyone interested is kindly asked to contact Fr. Paul.

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May Devotions

May, is the month of Mary. On the Fridays of May, we will have Rosary before Mass at 12:15: 4th May (Joyful Mysteries) 11th May (Sorrowful Mysteries) 18th May (Glorious Mysteries) 25th May (Mysteries of Light) Come and pray, asking Mary our Mother to intercede for us.

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Papal Mass

For those who have registered, tickets for the Mass with Pope Francis can be picked up before or after every Mass, or during Parish office hours until June 19 (Tue) at 13:30. Please note that the Parish Office will be closed and there will be no 12:45 Mass on June 21. Doors of the Palexpo will open at 10:00. The Mass will begin at 17:30, but the doors will close at 16:30. Take note that between the traffic and security procedures, those attending would do well to arrive well in advance. Since there is no guarantee of parking spaces, it is greatly encouraged to take public transportation. Further details regarding logistics and the Mass leaflets can be found on the...

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Earth Day 2018

The Laudato Si Community (LSC)  lead the Parish in celebrating Earth Day this April 22 Sunday by inviting parishioners to do a lifestyle check of “Living Simply” (a lifestyle based on  simplicity, sustainability and in solidarity with the poor).  The idea of “Living Simply” took its inspiration from Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si wand was expanded by the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development (CAFOD). Check out their website: https://cafod.org.uk/Campaign/How-to-campaign/Livesimply-award. This year’s Earth Day 2018 campaign will focus on raising awareness of plastic pollution, and promoting the use of re-usable eco cups during our parish events instead of the disposable plastic cups and plastic bottled drinks. Would we, as a Parish, be willing to pledge our commitment to caring for our common...

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Chemin de Joie

Have you noticed the new mosaic outside our church on the front wall? It is one of ten mosaics throughout Geneva, the first six of which will be inaugurated on Apr 22 (Sun) with a pilgrimage on foot. The pilgrimage will begin with the blessing of the first mosaic after the 09:30 Mass at St. Martin Church in Onex, then will set out at 10:30. There will be six stops along the way, and the pilgrimage will be arriving at our Parish at 16:00 for a short reflection and reading. The day will finish with Mass at 18:00 in St. Francois de Sales Church in Chêne-Bourg celebrated by Fr. Pascal Desthieux.

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