Thursday, Nov 1st Update
Please contact the parish office through our temporary number: 850-800-6754 during business hours. Our internet is still down, but we have limited access with a temporary WiFi hotspot.
Wednesday morning confessions at 7am are postponed until further notice.
St John School has resumed classes. Our temporary campus us located at St. Bernadette Catholic Church (religious education buildings): 1214 Moylan Drive, Panama City Beach, FL 32407. You can reach the school staff at 850-774-4704
St. John School has open enrollment and some extra tuition assistance to any families that apply. Please call 850-774-4704 to learn more.
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Monday, Oct 15th Update
About 100 people attended Mass this past weekend at our 3 normally scheduled Masses. No reports yet about injuries or deaths in our parish community, though many people have not been in communication with our parish.
For other updates, find Fr. Kevin McQuone on Facebook.
Please share the link to the donate button to give directly to St. John to help offset reduced income and help with rebuilding costs.
Our contractors has begun work yesterday and today assessing and having heavy equipment delivered to begin the restoration process.
Locals, stay tuned to 90.7 FM for the latest updates from the Emergency Operations Center.
From Saturday, Oct 13:
The parish buildings have sustained some damage but is largely intact.
The school has suffered severe damage, especially the middle school building.
Currently, many people are unreachable by phone due to cell towers being knocked out. AT&T is working. Verizon is currently disabled. The Red Cross may be able to family members at https://safeandwell.communityos.org/cms/
Power will be out for several weeks.
Please keep our diocesan and parish staffs in your prayers, as well as the first responders working the recovery and relief. I will do my best to update you in the future, but please understand that we are all limited in resources and communication in the wake of this disaster.
Yours in Christ,
Rev. Kevin McQuone
Hurricane Michael Relief
Please click the DONATE image above to make a donation to the people of St. John in our recovery efforts. Giving to the general parish offertory will help us with immediate expenses. Thank you for your generosity.