North Entrance to Vestibule
(North) Entrance to the vestibule. A space between the outside and the Church acts as a transition.
Vestibule Southeast Corner
St. John the Apostle statue reminds us of God’s presence (The Word) as we enter the church.
Entrance to the Nave
The scripture passage from the Book of St. John above the door again reminds us of The Word.
The Baptismal Font & Easter Candle
Both serve as reminders to us of the life-giving waters of baptism and Christ who is the light of the world.
Nave of the Church
A place where the body of the faithful assembles during Mass. Nave comes from the Latin navis for “ship”. A new set of hand-carved Stations of the Cross have been added to the wall where the seven spotlights are seen on the lower wall.
Altar and Celebrant’s Chair
Both serve to remind us of the sacrifice of Christ made present on the altar and the authority of Christ at the Chair
Crucifix with Mary and St. John
All remind us of the sacrifice Christ made for us. The Tabernacle holds the Precious Body of Christ in the Blessed Sacrament.
Ambo or Pulpit
From which The Word of Christ is proclaimed.
High above the altar our Rose Window lets in vibrant light, reminding us of Christ who is the Light of the World.
Is a powerful intercessor who prays for us who call upon him. Our statue captures his fatherly love and protection.
Stations of the Cross & Scripture Board
On both side walls of the sanctuary, the fourteen wood-carved and hand-painted Stations of the Cross reside to help us relive our Lord’s Passion. Scripture verses from the Book of John run along the side walls as well as the back wall. Both stations and the scripture bands are accentuated by lighting.
Sacred Heart of Jesus and Immaculate Heart of Mary
Both statues remind us of the burning fire of their love. A kneeler has been setup in this corner of the church for prayer.
Stained Glass Windows
The light through these beautiful windows depict another set of the Stations of the Cross and depict the last hours of Christ’s life on earth.
The Infant’s Chapel
Jesus welcomed the children and children are welcomed with open arms in our parish.
Here souls are reunited to Jesus and the Church and are strengthened through the Sacrament of Reconciliation.
Holy Oils Crypt
Here is where the sacred oils are kept when they are not being used to administer the sacraments. Oil is a sign of health.
Is where the vestments, chalices, wine, and water are stored for the priest, acolytes, and altar boys.
Is where the priest and those who assist him prepare for the Mass and other liturgical celebrations.
History Hallway (South)
This Reinhold artwork symbolizes the power of God reaching out to everyone with His Love. It was part of the “new” Tabernacle used in the church from 1980-2005 and has been preserved here.
History Hallway (North)
This is where you can see the front of the old altars. The bottom one is from the original church, and the top is from the 1980-2005 “new” church.