Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Updates during surgery and recovery and a new website

Dear Friends, if you'd like updates from my parents as to my progress through surgery and recovery, here's the link to where they'll post daily updates: https://www.caringbridge.org/visit/fatherjohnhollowell

For the past six months I have been working with the Alice Paul Group to look at implementing best practices in online social media evangelization.

This work has taken on a new dimension over the past several weeks as I've been diagnosed with a brain tumor and will be undergoing treatment for the next 2-3 months. The Alice Paul Group will be helping provide you updates through e-mail and social media throughout that time.

Please know of my prayers for all of you. Your prayers for the work that I've been doing and hope to continue to do through my priesthood is always appreciated.

God bless you!
Fr. Hollowell

PS: You can also be kept up-to-date on my new website that was just created - https://www.fatherjohnhollowell.com/ The team at Alice Paul Group are working to help centralize and organize all of my homilies and social media content which can now be found on this website. They're still uploading content, so we appreciate your patience!

Monday, March 9, 2020

A beautiful farewell

Thanks to all who had anything to do with this!  I was COMPLETELY surprised by this surprise thrown together by our head missionary Leah Nielson.  We both have a sort of lukewarm stance on praise and worship music, so everytime she's asked me over these past three years, "Father, is there anything I can do?" I always tell her "Leah, I just want you to sing "You're a Good Good Father" to me...so she set this up, which was absolutely hysterical and awesome. 

Father John Hollowell ‘s send off before his surgery!

Posted by Tiger Catholic on Monday, March 9, 2020

Friday, March 6, 2020

Retirement Dinner for my Dad

MASSIVE thank you to Mr. Chuck Weisenbach and Terese Carson and all who worked so hard on a wonderful celebration for my Dad's 41 years of service at Roncalli High School.  Very nice video that they put together:

Here's a link you can donate to a scholarship fund that Roncalli High School has set up in honor of my parents.  It will help with financial assistance to families who desire a Catholic education! 

Donate here if able:  https://e.givesmart.com/events/gjp/