Per the Archdiocesan announcement we will resume Public Mass on June 6-7 and will follow the regular mass schedule.
All Masses will be held in the church,
Please wear a mask and social distance.
Note Well: The Sunday Obligation to attend Mass is still
lifted during this time. Those in vulnerable populations
should not attend Mass. Please see Monsignor Lawrence's announcements
during the Sunday Pentecost Mass Streamed here.
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A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, June 6 at
St. Bridgid Church in East Falls at 11:00 am and will be
streamed live from their Facebook page, and shared on the
St. John the Baptist Facebook Page.
Please keep Fr. Feeney and his family in your prayers,
may he Rest in Peace.
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REQUIREMENTS FOR VOLUNTEERS
If you are a volunteer in any capacity at St. John the Baptist Parish, you must be compliant with the required trainings and background checks of the Office of Child and Youth Protection of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and complete part A below prior to volunteering. Once a clearance is obtained by clicking the link below, print the certificate and submit to the parish office to the attention of the Safe Environment Coordinator. Clearances must be renewed every 5 years.
A. CHECKS AND CLEARANCES
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
B. REQUIRED TRAININGS (Part I & II)
You must set up a profile with a valid e-mail address and password to register / complete both trainings. Please keep this profile handy for Part II of the training once you attend and complete the Part I training.
PART I: Protecting God's Children
A key component of the Safe Environment Program is a “classroom” style presentation known as Part I Training, “Protecting God’s Children”. Register here:
PART II: Mandated Reporting
This online portion may be accessed using your login from the Virtus Training Registration:
185th Jubilee Mass and Celebration - April 24, 2016
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contribution form. Our Donor Choice # is 3179, and your contribution is
much needed and greatly appreciated. Go to www.unitedforimpact.org for more
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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)