For Families

Supporting the pro-life mission of the Church

St. John's Pro-Life Ministry joins the annual March for Life, prays the rosary regularly for the unborn and those in danger of an untimely death, provides necessary items to struggling new mothers, and much more.

If you're interested in joining our pro-life efforts, contact:

Nancy Zevgolis: [email protected]



October is Respect for Life Month


All Spiritual Adoption Baby Names are at the Altar through November 2nd,  All Soul's Day. Thank you for participating.


It's that time of the year again..."Advent in October" sure to take a card for a donation to the Gabriel/ Rachel Projects.


Raffle Tickets Winners are...

First draw :Julie B. picked Chick fil a gift card.

Second draw: Koehr Family picked Oil painting of the Blessed Mother. 

Third draw: Patty Hull, received the desk picture, The Wedding of Joseph and Mary. 

Congratulations... and thank you for supporting St. John's Respect for Life Ministry. We cannot offer speakers or programs without your support. 


Mike McHugh's parenting talk was very informative. Stayed tuned for dates when Theology of the Body classes are to begin. Most likely the first of the year.


40 Days for Life Vigil has started and running through October 31st.

Please consider taking an hour and supporting the mission. They are especially in need of help at the Falls Church location. 900 s. Washington st.


Envelopes are available in the back of the church should you still want to contribute to Tepeyac/Divine Mercy Care for a new ultrasound table. 


Are you being called to become a Gabriel Angel or would you like more information?  Go to Arlington Diocese web site and type in Gabriel Angel Project. Be sure to look for a training date soon.


Holy Hour for Life is this Wednesday, October 20th @ 7pm in the church.


Please join us.


40 Days for Life is still in progress through October 31st. Please consider going up to the Falls Church abortion mill. Go to for more information. If still undecided about what to do, consider participating in a Spiritual Bouquet... the cards are in the back of the church.


All Spiritual Adoption Cards are at the Altar through November 2nd. All Souls Day.


Look for our advent tree with the Gabriel/ Rachel cards will be coming soon.


Please come and learn about the Gabriel/ Michael Angels Project. If interested in attending a meeting regarding more information, please sign up so I can contact you.


Save the date December 18th for Caroling at the Landmark abortion center. We will leave about 9:30am after Saturday morning mass.


Attention College and High School students: John Mullin and Colin Cummins are going to speak about FOCUS. What it can mean to be involved in or attend a College with this program in place. Talk will be held at the start of Christmas Break. Time and Date TBD


OCTOBER is Respect Life Month - St. Joseph, Defender of Life, Pray for Us!
Last Week of 40 Days for Life Fall Campaign / Falls Church - 900 S. Washington St.
- On Public Sidewalk outside of an abortion site.  Daily prayer vigils, 7am-7pm, with
Ending Rally Sun. Oct. 31, 3pm.

Wed. Oct. 27, 9:15am carpooling from St. John’s to Falls Church to Pray & Witness for
Life during this 40 Days Campaign. Please participate spiritually if you can’t attend. 
Please support our Diocese - Gabriel Project & Project Rachel by taking a donation
card located near the church entrance.
Informational Meeting coming soon. Gabriel 'Angels' Volunteer / Mentor Program -
Starting parish based group of 'Angels' for pregnancy support for local mothers /

Volunteer information at Diocese of Arlington Gabriel Project Volunteer website
Please contact Nancy Zevgolis if interested in participating.
Text: 9176481197 or email [email protected]

Offering a monthly Mass intention for Pro Life. (Nov. 14, 12:30pm Mass)
Monthly Meeting on third Saturdays @ 9:15am in Parish Library.

Monthly Holy Hour for Life on third Wednesdays @ 7pm in Church.
All Spiritual Adopted baby names are at the foot of the altar this month. (Our unborn
babies are 8-9 weeks old, with a developing brain & a beating heart!)
Spiritual Adoption Daily Prayer: Jesus, Mary and Joseph, I love you very much. I
beg you to spare the life of the unborn baby that I have spiritually adopted who is in
danger of abortion. Amen.

Other Pro Life Events:

Fri. Oct. 29 - 7 th Annual GFC Gulf Classic to benefit Guadalupe Free Clinic.
Location: Heritage Hunt Golf & Country Club (Gainesville). Registration:

Sat. Nov. 6, 9am-3pm – Retreat for Married Couples at Holy Spirit Catholic Church
(Annandale). Info & Registration:

Tues. Nov. 9, 7:30-8:30pm - Monthly Holy Hour for Conversion & Healing in
Families. Praise and worship. Virtual & on site at St. Leo Catholic Church (Fairfax).
Details at

Sat. Nov. 13, 9am-12pm - Mornings of Mercy for Divorced Catholics at St. Elizabeth
Ann Seton Catholic Church (Lake Ridge). Includes Mass, talk, Benediction. For those
who want to enter into fellowship with other Catholics in similar situations. Free, but
please register:

Sat. Nov. 13, 6-10pm - The Paul Stefan Foundation's Annual Gala, "Saving Babies,
One Mom at a Time” at the Fredericksburg Expo Center (Fredericksburg). For details &
to purchase tickets,

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Home Educators is a group of homeschooling families

We are members of St. John the Evangelist Church. Under the spiritual direction of our pastor, our primary mission is to support each other's vocation as the principal and primary teachers of our children through prayer, works of mercy, as well as educational, spiritual, and social activities.

For more info contact:

Susan Whiteis: (276) 521-2694; [email protected]








Trail Life USA guides generations of courageous young men to honor God, lead with integrity, serve others, and experience outdoor adventure. 

This mission seeks to instill Christian morals in our boys as they grow into young men serving the Lord and in turn our society. Membership is open to boys K – 12.

For more information please visit Trail Life USA's website:

Trail Life USA

The Columbian Squire Roses is a group of Catholic girls ages 10-18 seeking to become women of character and Christian leaders.

Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, the program enhances a young woman’s opportunities in life, giving her the leadership training and moral guidance she needs to succeed and to serve others.

The Squire Roses meet every first and third Wednesday from 6:30-8:30 pm in the conference room.

To learn more please contact:
Mrs. Laura Neil: (478) 397-8936; [email protected] 

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