September 19, 2021 – 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. Lucas’ Homily: 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fr. Tony’s Homily:                        

It’s time to come home…time to come back to Jesus in the tabernacle.                                

Weekly Prayer Devotions :                              Each Wednesday following morning Mass we will pray the Litany of St. Joseph before the Blessed Sacrament.              

 

 

 

 

Catholics around the world rejoice over the Holy Father’s proclamation of the      Holy Year of St. Joseph, which began on December 8, 2020 and ends December 8, 2021.  The entire Archdiocese of Philadelphia is encouraged to spend this year growing closer to St. Joseph by honoring him, imitating his virtues and asking for his intercession.  May this be a year of great grace for all of us as we more deeply entrust ourselves to the care of our spiritual father.  For more information and a list of events, visit www.archphila.org/joseph   

Wednesdays at 8am: Flame of Love Rosary 

Each Friday, following morning Mass, the devotions below are prayed                      before the Blessed Sacrament closing with Benediction.

1st Friday: Sacred Heart of Jesus     2nd Friday: St. Peregrine                                     3rd Friday: St. Nicholas                    4th Friday: St. John the Baptist                           5th Friday: St. Joseph

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We are grateful, and we Thank you! 

Your weekly Sunday contribution is our only source of income. It is your contributions that sustained us throughout the year….

Our PARISH GIVING online weekly contribution program is simple and secure!

To sign up today, click the “Parish Giving” tab in the gray box on the right this page. Follow the online screen prompts. If you need assistance with your sign-up, our parish office is here to help. Call 610-847-5521

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Parish Office Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm                                 

Please call 610-847-5521 to schedule an appointment to arrange for any of the following services: Baptism, Wedding, private confession,  Anointing of the Sick, Funeral, House Blessing, or to purchase a grave in our parish cemetery (open to parishioners only).

The Lord’s Pantry business hours:                                                                                Mon. 2pm-5pm; Tues. 9:30am – 11:30am: Thurs. 9:30am – 1:30pm.  Donations accepted during these times as well.                                                                                         

from the ARCHDIOCESE of PHILADELPHIA

August-13-2021 UPDATE ON THE CELEBRATION OF THE SACRED LITURGY

+NJP Statement Regarding the Obligation to Attend Sunday Mass_ 20

  •     People are not to be required to show proof of vaccination

for ongoing and new Diocese sponsored events visit: http://www.phillyevang.org/events/

                                 

OUR PARISH MISSION 

We the faithful of St. John the Baptist Parish, in communion with our Pope, Archbishop and Pastor, proclaim that Jesus Christ is the Light of the world. We desire to share His love with everyone in our community through our words and actions.

Through the many gifts we have received from the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, we strive to live Gospel values every day of this life in anticipation of the life to come. Our guides for this journey are:

  • Spirituality: We pledge to honor, obey and worship God in reverent celebration of liturgy, sacrament and prayer.
  • Personal Development: We proclaim the Good News so that all lives may grow in faith, from the elderly who are our foundation, to the young who are our future.
  • Community Service: We take up Jesus’ call to reach out to each other through the many talents we are given.
  • Stewardship: Our response to God’s love requires self denial and tithing to enrich the spiritual and physical life of our community.

We pray to the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, through the intercession of our patron, St. John the Baptist, that the Word of God continues to be spoken and believed in our countryside, just as it was by the small and courageous community that preceded us more than two centuries ago.

Administered by the MISSIONARIES OF THE SACRED HEART – USA                              Visit us atmisacor-usa.org


        INCLEMENT WEATHER ADVISORY

The Parish Office, The Lord’s Pantry, and PREP follow the Palisades School District guidelines for inclement weather “Closures and Delayed Opening.”

Before heading out in bad weather, call the parish office at 610-847-5521 to verify if we are open.

 


MONTHLY 1st Friday – Saturday        24hr. ADORATION of  the BLESSED SACRAMENT
  WILL YOU KEEP WATCH FOR 1-HOUR WITH ME?

On the First Friday of each month, immediately following our morning Mass (approx. 10am) Adoration opens and closes with Benediction and Mass on Saturday at 9am.                                                     Where: St. Joseph’s Chapel                                         

We are always looking for Adorers willing to spend 1 hour with Our Lord.                                                      If not, you may consider answering the call for  “Substitute Adorers.”  Please consider adding your name to the Sign-Up Sheet in the Narthex.

View the video Midnight Watch

Email Anita Colahan at anitacolahan20@gmail.com  if you are available to dedicate one hour a month.