The Beauty of God’s Creation

“Let the earth bless the Lord;     let it sing praise to him and highly exalt him forever. Bless the Lord, mountains and hills;     sing praise to him and highly exalt him forever." – Daniel 3:74-75  

The Beauty of God’s Creation2019-06-28T13:00:46+00:00

Appreciation Dinner

Appreciation Dinner for St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and Immaculate Conception Catholic Mission - Parish Leadership Team: Jeff Schandevel (IC Rep), Mary Ann Wheeler, Dave Anderson, Sam Edwards, and Ana Quintero. Thank you 2018-2019 Parish Leadership Team! The dinner out included the spouses of each leadership [...]

Appreciation Dinner2019-06-28T03:52:42+00:00

Living Waters Catholic Reflection Center

"It is best to learn to silence the faculties and to cause them to be still, so that God may speak." – St. John of the Cross For More information on Living Waters Catholic Reflection Center please visit: CatholicRetreat.org Nestled within the beautiful Smoky Mountains Maggie Valley [...]

Living Waters Catholic Reflection Center2019-06-25T05:20:05+00:00

Mass in the Mountains

Mass in the Mountains “I lift my eyes to the mountains. From where shall come my help? My help comes from the Lord who made heaven and earth.” – Psalm 121:1-2 The strength of the mountains speaks of the glory of God! Now in the full swing [...]

Mass in the Mountains2019-06-17T13:59:55+00:00

Pentecost Sunday at Immaculate Conception

Pentecost Sunday at Immaculate Conception

Pentecost Sunday at Immaculate Conception2019-06-10T20:20:31+00:00

Build It And They Will Come!

BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME! (“They have no gym!” John 2:3) MESSAGE FROM FR. RICHARD: I wish to send a word of thanks to all who have helped make the dream of our St. John the Evangelist (Waynesville) Family and Youth Recreational Field Possible! The new [...]

Build It And They Will Come!2019-06-08T03:30:55+00:00

Waynesville Vineyard of The Lord

Hard at work in the VINEYARD of THE LORD here in Waynesville! Thanks to numerous dedicated parishioners alongside skilled professionals we continue working in the vineyard of the Lord where HE has planted us... IN THESE SMOKY MOUNTAINS! Psalm 121:1-2 Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto has been [...]

Waynesville Vineyard of The Lord2019-06-08T03:16:48+00:00

Rivers of Living Water

“Rivers of Living Water will flow from His Heart.” – John 7:39 River’s will flow from the Heart of Jesus in these Carolina Smoky Mountains says Fr. Richard Sutter (Parochial Administrator, St. John the Evangelist in Waynesville). All are invited to come and drink! Monument to the [...]

Rivers of Living Water2019-06-08T03:05:42+00:00

Priestly Fraternity

Some may wonder what Fr. Richard does on his day off. I enjoy opportunities of priestly fellowship. Yesterday Fr. Lucas Rossi (Pastor, St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Gastonia, NC) and Fr. Casey Coleman (Pastor, St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sylva, NC) joined me at our St. John [...]

Priestly Fraternity2019-06-08T02:52:30+00:00

Climb & Work to be Properly Pruned

Our Spiritual Life... some times we have to climb and work to be properly pruned as disciples of our Blessed Lord! Mountain Life - pruning trees on our campus! Psalm 121:1-2 Leviticus 25:3-4 'Six years you shall sow your field, and six years you shall [...]

Climb & Work to be Properly Pruned2019-06-03T14:54:32+00:00