4th of July Parade and Picnic
Support your church by joining us!
March with your family (meet beginning at 8:30 AM at
Pensdale and Mitchell Streets; parade starts from
Lyceum and Manayunk Ave. Latecomers - join us in line!
Strollers, Bikers, Musicians and Walkers are welcome!
Questions? Contact the Rectory.
Come to the Picnic at The Woods at 340 Port Royal Avenue
Tuesday night clean - ups 6PM at the Woods to ready for the 4th- volunteers needed! Bring a rake and gloves!
Accessibility Meeting to brainstorm
High and Low Sensory and Disabled Needs
to suggest to the Pastoral Planning Team
Sunday June 23 at 10AM
All are welcome to attend!
Walk With Me:
Healing From the Wounds of Sexual Abuse:
An Evening for Survivors of Sexual Abuse, Their Families,
and Advocates (this session is for Adults only)
Sunday, July 21, 2019
7 - 8:30 PM in SJB Social Hall
SJB Summer Reunion
August 18 in Wildwood at Tollman Joe's
contact Marie Kwartnik for tickets and information
More info to come; save the date!
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FIND YOUR GREATNESS
Thank you to Jillian Buhl, Eileen Gray, Dr. Allen Hunt, and the team of volunteers from SJB and the Dynamic Catholic team for a wonderfully uplifting afternoon in our church. Enjoy these wonderful memories below. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are intersted in continuing with us at Turning Point, Wednesday Nights in the Upper Room of McKenna Hall next to the Rectory from 7-8:30 PM. All are welcome!
REQUIREMENTS FOR VOLUNTEERS
If you are a member for any of the following volunteer groups 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.
PREP School Staff Parish Pastoral Council
Extraordinary Ministers Lectors
Guitar Group Vocalists/Organist
Online accessible clearances for volunteers may be applied for here/ below, at no cost. Once the clearance is obtained, a printed copy of each is required in the parish office to the attention of the Safe Environment Coordinator prior to volunteering. 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:
Questions may be directed to the Safe Environment Program coordinator, Pat Heron, at: email@example.com.
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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)
REGISTER IN OUR PARISH!
Drop off or Email your registration to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters of Eligibility and Sacrament requests may be made by actively catholic persons
after six months of parish membership.