2018 ADVENT PENANCE SERVICES

  • December 3 St. Gregory’s 6:30 pm
  • December 4 Star of the Sea 7:00 pm
  • December 5 Holy Spirit 7:00 pm
  • December 6 St. Nicholas 7:00 pm
  • December 11 Holy Family 7:00 pm
  • December 12 St. Luke’s 7:00 pm
  • December 12 Ascension 7:00 pm
  • December 13 St. John the Apostle 7:00 pm

On the evening of Thursday, December 6, Fr. Rob will be assisting with confessions at St. Nicholas, so there will be no confessions at St. John’s.

St. John the Apostle Catholic Church 2018 Advent and Christmas Schedule

  • Thursday, December 13
    7:00 p.m. Parish Advent Penance Service
  • Sunday, December 16
    7:00 p.m. Simbang Gabi Mass followed by reception
  • Sunday, December 23 – 4th Sunday of Advent All Masses at regular times
  • Monday, December 24--Vigil of Christmas
    4:00 p.m. Mass
    7:00 p.m. Mass Office is closed.
    11:00 p.m. Mass
  • Tuesday, December 25 -- Nativity of the Lord
    10:00 a.m. Mass
    Parish Office is closed.
  • Wednesday, December 26
    8:00 a.m. Daily Mass
    Parish Office is closed.
  • Monday, December 31 – Vigil of the Solemnity of Mary
    7:30 a.m. Daily Mass for December 31 (7th Day within the Octave of Christmas)
    7:00 p.m. Vigil Mass for the Solemnity of Mary (Holy Day of Obligation)
  • Tuesday, January 1 -- Octave Day of the Nativity of the Lord; Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God. This is a Holy Day of Obligation this year.
    10:00 a.m. Mass Parish Office is closed.

Congratulations to St. John the Apostle Catholic Church!

We have been voted as one of the “Top 3 churches in Virginia Beach, VA” according to ThreeBestRated.com.

Pope Francis Appoints New Bishop for Richmond Diocese

With great joy, the Diocese of Richmond announces that the Holy Father, Pope Francis, appointed the Most Reverend Barry C. Knestout, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Washington, as the 13th Bishop of Richmond. The Mass of Installation will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Jan. 12, 2018, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Richmond.