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Welcome to St. John the Baptist

Fall Middle School Faith Night 

Theme:    "Fired Up"
When:     October 18, 7:00- 9:00 p.m.
Speaker: Reverend Tyler Bandura
Where:    Giebel Middle/High School
Who:        Diocesan youth in sixth to eighth grade 
What:       Games, music, prayer, speaker
Cost:        $10 per person by October 16 (includes snack) 
                Contact the Parish Office to register!



Faith Formation News

Our Religious Education Classes have begun!  All children grades K through 6 are invited to join us on Tuesdays from 6:15pm to 7:30pm.  Contact Scott Martin to answer any questions.

Youth Ministry

All youth in grades 7 through 12 are encouraged to join our Youth Ministry! 
Youth Ministry has 4 parts:
    Service - Works of mercy and justice - doing works for charity, visiting the elderly
    Social - Fun time with other Catholic youth - parties, bonfires, picnics and more
    Worship - Praising God! - Mass, Prayer Services, Stations of the Cross
    Catechesis - Growing in knowledge about the faith - traditions, scripture, doctrine
Youth Ministry meets on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month from 6pm to 7:30pm in the Religious Education Building.  We have an awesome room dedicated especially to us....designed and decorated by us!   
Join us this Sunday, October 12 for our Welcome Party!   We encourage all to attend and bring a friend!




St. Vincent de Paul Society

          “Please help the Society of St. Vincent de Paul bring respite and hope to the elderly who are not able to find relief from the summer heat and you will bring them faith and hope!”


Did you know that we have a St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry?   This pantry is filled with canned goods, boxed items, non-perishable goods, paper products, shampoos, soap, etc.   Donations to fill our pantry are always accepted by placing items in the back of the church near the statue of Mary, special drives are help throughout the year.

Also, a donation box is available in the back of church above the offertory table.  These funds make our efforts possible.  (box is emptied weekly)


Our St. Vincent de Paul Society meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month in the Faith Formation Building.   If you would like to help those less fortunate, please come and join us.

If you are in need of assistance, please contact the Parish Office at 724-736-4442 and a member of our society will assist you.








Father Anthony W. Ditto
  Mass Schedule
Saturday Vigil: 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
Daily Mass: Tuesday through Friday  8:30 a.m.
Reconciliation: Saturdays at 3:30 p.m. and by appointment 

Contact Us:  724-736-4442  
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Our Mission Statement

St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church is nestled in the historic town of Perryopolis, Pennsylvania. We are a church of diverse nationalities, a friendly community of caring, hardworking people, who have a passion and concern for fostering and strengthening family ties.

Our mission is to spread the Good News of our Lord, Jesus Christ. We do this through personal, communal and daily sharing of faith along the road of salvation; leading ALL to the treasure of graces in the Sunday worship and sacraments.

We seek to be Christian models for our children and communities while we ourselves are in faith formation, challenging ourselves to also meet the needs of the elderly among us.

Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, we arrive to build a stronger community through our efforts at evangelization, leadership, stewardship and spiritual growth.

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