COVID-19 UPDATES

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST LITURGICAL & OTHER OFFERINGS DURING THE "GREEN" PHASE
Effective July 3, 2020

 

MASSES

Public Celebrations of the Mass are resumed on the regular schedule.  All must wear a mask.

There will be no offering of the cup during the Mass

There will be no physical contact sign of peace

The disabled and elderly may sit at the break in the designated pews and a Eucharistic Minister or Priest will come to you.

Holy Communion will be distributed in the hand at this time.

Please remove your mask to receive Communion and replace it, do not carry the Blessed Sacrament back to the pew.
 

All Masses will be held in the Main Church at:

Saturday 4:00 PM Vigil; Sunday 9:00 AM & 11:00 AM & 6:00 PM

Weekday Masses will be held  at 7:00 AM

(Any Mass intentions not honored during the COVID-19 shut down will be forwarded to future open dates.)

 

AND

- Sunday Adoration will be held from 5:00 PM until 6:00 PM

- Confessions are held in the Church from 3:00 PM until 3:40 PM at the Blessed Mother’s Altar. 

- The Main church will remain open for private prayer weekdays from 9AM until 4PM.

- We will continue to offer the Vigil and Sunday Mass on-line during the weekend for at-risk individuals

   at www.stjohnmanayunk.org and on Facebook at St. John the Baptist, Manayunk
 

COMMUNION VISITS / ANOINTING OF THE SICK

At this time taking Communion to the Sick in the home is not recommended.  Viaticum may still be administered by the priest if in danger of death by calling the Rectory at 215.482.4600.

 

BAPTISMS

Baptismal Pre-Jordan is being held via Zoom; Baptisms may be scheduled according to group restrictions on the Second Sunday of Each Month or privately by contacting the office.

 

FUNERALS

Funerals continue to be held and all arrangements in the Church as always will be made through the Funeral Director and grouped according to the current restrictions.

 

WEDDINGS

Weddings may be held according to the group gathering restrictions of 75% of the capacity of the church.

 

RECTORY & CHAPEL
The Rectory office is open Monday - Friday 9AM until 4PM.  Please wear a mask when you visit and use the intercom system.  You may also call us at 215-482-4600 and leave a message, or email secretary@stjohnmanayunk.org. 
The All Saints’ Chapel will remain closed at this time.

 

PARISH MEETINGS

Parish Committee Meetings will be held via Zoom, if needed the Committee chair may contact Roseanne Westerfer at rwesterfer@stjohnmanayunk.org to assist with setup of the virtual meeting.

 

DONATIONS

There will be no collection during Mass, a station will be designated for envelope drop-off.  You may continue to use the mailslot on the Rectory Door to drop off your envelope, or sign up for online giving at www.stjohnmanayunk.org by clicking “Donate Now”.

 

PREP

First Penance and First Communion will be Held July 7 and 11, respectively.

Confirmation is tentatively still anticipated for a Fall date, and this year will be held at Holy Family Church.

 

LOTTERY/ACTIVITIES/SENIORS/SOCIALS

The Lottery will not be held at this time.  Small groups may gather by contacting the Parish Operations Director atr 215.482.4600 x 107.  Please see the Zoom option above if interested.

 

 

 

 

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