Mitchell has a heart for evangelization and for helping Catholics experience a
deeper, more personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Since his retirement in 2013 as a Fairfax
County math and computer science teacher, he has spent his time working in
volunteer capacities for both the diocese and his parish. In the Diocese of Arlington, he has worked
closely with the Special Assistant to the Bishop for Evangelization and Media and
was involved in organizing the 2014 evangelization conference “Risk Jesus.” At St. Philip’s parish in Falls Church, he is
implementing the ChristLife series “Discovering Christ.” He also leads the contemporary choir at the Noon
Mass. John is a long-time member of the Northern
Virginia branch of People of Praise, an ecumenical Christian community. He and his wife are parishioners at St.
Philip’s in Falls Church.
- Small groups
- Daily prayer
- The Holy