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

022 733 04 83    office@johnxxiii.ch


Soup Kitchen

Are you looking to make a difference in our community this pastoral year? Come volunteer at St John XXIII Soup Kitchen! Volunteers are the heart of our whole operation here at the Soup Kitchen. Preparing and serving a hot meal, it is our volunteers who enable us to be here for our guests. Can you spare two or three days a year? To volunteer email the parish office at office@johnxxiii.ch.    

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Summer Schedule

Sunday 26th June will be the last 08h30 Mass before the summer holidays. The 08h30 Mass will resume on Sunday 25th September. Parish Office hours for the months of July & August are Monday through Thursday 09h00 to 11h30 Thursday (8th   Sept ) is Jeune Genevois, the Parish Office will be closed.  

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Catechists Needed

The ministry of CATECHESIS is one where we are called to literally “echo and re-echo the GOOD NEWS of Jesus Christ!”  A CATECHIST is one who serves as a witness for Christ in ordinary things that occur in everyday living. As Pope Francis tells us, “A Catechist is one who is called by God in very simple ways, to lead all people to encounter the Living Christ!…Catechists and ALL of us are called to proclaim the announcement of God’s love, and participate fully in the Life of Christ!” St. John XXIII has always been blessed with a wonderful group volunteer Catechists who are dedicated to sharing and teaching The Faith to our Parish children. Their time and efforts are a blessing to us all....

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We are going to introduce Eucharistic Adoration to our Parish beginning on 23rd June, (Thursday after the great feast of Corpus Christi) During Eucharistic Adoration, we the faithful pray to Jesus Christ, who is present in the Eucharist. The Eucharist, also referred to as the Blessed Sacrament, is typically kept in a tabernacle in our parish church. While it is true that you can pray to God anywhere and that He is always within you, it is especially powerful to adore Jesus in the Eucharist. In the presence of the Eucharist, we pray to the power and sacrifice that it represents — the body of Jesus, who gave His life so that we may live. It is His body, blood,...

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