It's time to revisit how we offer Catholic Education in the parish, and I am seeking your participation in the process. Please read the Pastor's Letter
below. Your participation in the Discernment Process before December 8, 2018 in writing is required by
e-mailing email@example.com. Thank you.
REQUIREMENTS FOR VOLUNTEERS: SAFE ENVIRONMENT
Visit the Office of Child and Youth Protection here:
Links to the required background checks for volunteers are at no cost to volunteers and may be found here. You must have an e-mail account to access the following online and are most easily accessed through a computer.
1. PA State Police Criminal Record Check
2. PA Department Human Services Child Abuse History Clearance
3. Disclosure Statement for Volunteers if you have lived in PA for 10 Consecutive years: https://childyouthprotection.org/docs/disclosure%20statement%20volunteers.pdf
- OR -
Federal Criminal Background Check (if you have not lived in PA for 10 years)
If you are a member for any of the following volunteer groups at St. John the Baptist Parish, you must be compliant with the training and background check certification requirements of this mandated Archdiocese of Philadelphia (AOP) program:
PREP School Staff Parish Pastoral Council
Extraordinary Ministers Lectors
Guitar Group Vocalists/Organist
A key component of the Safe Environment Program is a “classroom” style presentation known as Part I Training, “Protecting God’s Children”. This training is conducted at various locations throughout the Archdiocese by a facilitator from the Archdiocese’s Office of Child and Youth Protection.
To register for the Protecting God's Children Training, please visit the following link:
Finally, you may find additional information regarding SEP at our parish website, or, at the Archdiocese of Philadelphia website under Office of Child and Youth Protection. Or, you may contact our SEP coordinator, Pat Heron, at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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St. John the Baptist, Manayunk, PA Calendar
185th Jubilee Mass and Celebration - April 24, 2016
St. John the Baptist, Manayunk
Manayunk Young Adults at St. John the Baptist
Friends of St. John the Baptist
Our parish lottery increases by $1,000 per week. In the event there is no jackpot winner(s) a consolation prize(s) is awarded in the amount of $700. When there is more than one winner prizes are divided. All Prizes must be claimed within one week. Tickets are sold before and after masses and at the Rectory and must be purchased in person. No tickets are sold online or over the phone. Tickets are $1 each and have two chances to win. Winning numbers are available on our Lottery Hotline by calling 215.482.8728 Friday Mornings at 10 AM. Good Luck!
SUPPORT OUR PARISH THROUGH YOUR EMPLOYER'S UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN
If your employer participates in the United Way’s Annual Fund and would
like to make your United Way contribution to directly benefit St. John the
Baptist Parish, you may choose the “Donor Choice” option on your
contribution form. Our Donor Choice # is 3179, and your contribution is
much needed and greatly appreciated. Go to www.unitedforimpact.org for more
information. Thank you for your support.
SJB IN THE NEWS
Keeping the Faith at St. John's
Papal Beer Blessing
Weekend Masses in Church
Saturday Vigil Mass: 4:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 & 11:00 AM; 6:00 PM
Holy Days of Obligation in Church
6:00 PM Vigil Mass*
7:00 AM; 12:05 PM; & 7:00 PM Holy Day
Beginning in 2019 there will be no
Holy Day Vigil Mass
Weekdays Masses in
All Saints' Rectory Chapel
7:00 AM Monday - Friday
Adoration Thursday from 6-7 PM
Friday after mass until 4:00 PM
First Saturday At St. Josaphat Church
124 Cotton St., Phila., PA 19127
for Increased Devotion to St. John Paul II
Confessions: 8:00 AM
Mass & Novena: 8:30 AM
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Saturday 3-3:40 PM
Rectory All Saints Chapel Hours
Monday - Friday until 4PM
Adoration in Chapel
Thursdays from 6 - 7 PM
Friday until 4:00 PM
PARISH MISSION STATEMENT
Saint John the Baptist is a multiethnic Roman Catholic Parish rooted in the teachings of Jesus Christ. Founded in 1831, the Parish has a rich history of providing spirituality, education, and worship in the Manayunk, Roxborough, and Wissahickon neighborhoods of Philadelphia. As a Christian community we are united in our mission to share the Gospel, the Sacraments, and love and serve God by caring for one another. We welcome all people to become part of our vibrant and growing community. (Ratified January 31, 2016 by Parish Assembly)