Masses at St. John the Baptist
5:30 pm New Year's Eve (Thursday, Dec. 31)
10 am New Year's Day (Friday, Jan. 1)
On Christmas Eve, St. John the Baptist will have a Children's Mass at 4 pm and a "Midnight" Mass at 10 pm. While Sanctuary seating is full, we have now opened overflow seating in the McMullen Center Multi-purpose room. Both Masses will be livestreamed into the Multi-purpose rooms and the Eucharist ministers will bring Eucharist over from the Sanctuary. You must sign up for these masses as seating will be reserved. If you need to cancel, leave a message at the office or cancel via the link in your email confirmation. There will also be a mass at 10 am Christmas Day, which will also be livestreamed, and overflow seating has been. Please register on our mass registration page here.
GRIEF MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT:Have you lost a friend or loved one that causes you to dread whenever the holidays come around each year? St. John the Baptist’s Grief Ministry is sponsoring a GriefShare® Online Zoom Session called “Surviving the Holidays” on December 9th, 2020 from 7 PM to 8:30 PM and will feature a video and discussion. From this seminar and the associated book you will learn:· How to deal with the many emotions you will face during the holidays· What to do about traditions and other coming changes· Helpful tips for surviving social events· How to discover hope for your future
Participants will be required to purchase a $5.00 book called “Surviving the Holidays Survival Guide” for the seminar (which comes with a free digital version along with your online purchase/registration). This is the only charge for the seminar. Once you register, you will receive an email from GriefShare® thanking you for your registration, and you will also be sent an email from your Parish Grief Ministry leadership providing the Zoom link a few days before the event starts on December 9th. This seminar is open to anyone who has lost a friend or loved one, recently or some time ago, and you don’t have to have attended any previous GriefShare® sessions.Here is the link to register for the event online: https://www.griefshare.org/holidays/events/36203.We hope to see you there. If you have any questions regarding this event, feel free to reach out to the Parish office for support and your Grief Ministry leadership will assist you.Thank you and God bless you all.
Communal reconciliation service December 5th, 2pm (after the Zoom retreat). Come be relieved of your burdens before we welcome Christ at Christmas! Register here. This service will not be livestreamed. Individual confessions are still available at 4 pm every Saturday or by appointment with Father Jim.
Let’s make food insecurity extinct. Drive-thru and drop off fresh produce and non-perishable food to support the Storehouse.
Thursday, November 12th from 1 to 5.30 pm. SJTB Parking Lot by the Garden of the Good Shepherd.