All Masses will be held on the regular schedule in our three locations. For the safety of all, please wear a mask, sanitize, and social distance for anyLiturgical Celebrations.
Until further notice, the obligation to attend Sunday Mass is still suspended. We will continue to stream the mass for those at risk.
If you plan to attend Mass, please pick up a bulletin which contains the Liturgy Guide, and please receive Communion in the hand. Hand Sanitizer is available throughout the church to use before receiving Communion. As well, no parish activities or socials have resumed.
Funerals, weddings, and baptisms may continue to be held as planned, not exceeding 75% of the capacity of the church and with social distancing with each family that lives in the same household seated together. Baptisms may be scheduled if all baptismal preparation and paperwork is submitted and complete.
The parish office is open Monday-Friday from 9AM - 4PM. Feel free to call 215.482.4600 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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
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.
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Confessions: 3-3:40 PM Saturday
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St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
Founded in 1831
119 Rector Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127
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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)