“The faith-encounter with the person of Jesus Christ is a relationship
with Him” ~Synod on the New Evangelization, Lineamenta, 11
† St. John the Baptist is pleased to now offer gluten free hosts. If you suffer from gluten intolerance, please take a moment to place a special host in the ciborium on the offering table at the back of church. If you need assistance, someone will help. At the distribution of the Eucharist, those receiving the gluten free host will approach first on the ambo side in the center.
† Please join us in welcoming Fr. Andrew Recepcion from the Diocese of Caceres in the Philippines. Envelopes for this Mission Co-Op Appeal are available at the end of the pews or in the vestibule of church. Your generosity in today’s second collection is greatly appreciated.
† We will be cleaning the church for the upcoming Advent and Christmas Season on Sunday, November 16th beginning at Noon. Please consider assisting us with this project…..all extra hands are welcome and greatly appreciated.
† Training for new altar servers will be this Tuesday, November 4 during Religious Education. This ministry is open to all youth in third grade and higher. If you child would like to join this ministry or are not sure and would like to see what it involves, please encourage them to attend this session. Please contact Scott Martin or the Parish Office with questions.
The following children received the Sacrament of Confirmation on October 29th. May God bless them as they continue to grow in their faith and to follow the path chosen by Him.
Karissa Attanucci, Ian Baccino, Anthony Billy,
Lauren Bilski, Angela Ciliberti, Jenna Dale,
Nathan DeLeonibus, Alan Dilegge,
Claire Giovannelli, Jason Hall, Raya Hannan,
Chase Hazelbaker, Jacob Kordich,
Matthew Kordich, Janelle Matty,
Katie Orawiec, Olivia Palmer,
Robert Reynolds, Lindsay Sethman,
Nicholas Sinal, Russel Sveda, Erica Yozie
2015 Mass Intentions will be scheduled beginning Friday, November 7th.
Masses can only be scheduled in the Parish Office during the following office hours - Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
The Parish Office will also be open on: Saturday, November 8th from 3:45 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.; Sunday, November 9th from 9:00 a.m. until Noon; Saturday, November 15th from 3:45 p.m. until 6:00 p.m.; Sunday, November 16th from 9:00 a.m. until Noon.
¨ Masses can only be scheduled by phone or e-mail by those persons who are homebound by chronic illness or age.
Only three Mass Intentions will be accepted per person/family with a limit of one weekend Mass and two weekday Masses. In keeping with Church Law, Mass Intentions may only be made in remembrance of one person/family; multiple individual/family intentions are not permitted.
Please understand that with the number of Mass Intentions that need to be satisfied in the Parish Mass Intention Book and with the growth of our Parish, we need to be able to satisfy those outstanding Mass Intentions within a twelve month period and be able to fill the needs of all parishioners that would like to schedule Mass Intentions.
Any questions regarding the Mass Intention guidelines may be directed to the Parish Office or see Fr. Tony.
2015 Sanctuary Candle Memorials can be scheduled beginning November 7th. In order to provide more families the opportunity of scheduling a Sanctuary Candle Memorial, only two Memorials per family / per year will be accepted. Memorial Intentions can be scheduled through the Parish Office.
Altar Flowers are a beautiful way to remember a loved one’s special birthday, anniversary, etc. Altar Flowers may be scheduled in advance. Altar Flower Memorials are not scheduled during scheduled weddings and the seasons of Lent, Easter, Advent or Christmas. Should you like to schedule a weekend for 2015, please contact the Parish Office.