Schedule of Services

Weekday Masses (Monday – Friday)
7:30 AM and 12:15 PM

Weekend Masses:
12:15 PM (Saturday)
5:30 PM (Saturday)
9:00 AM
11:00 AM
5:30 PM
7:30 PM

Holy Days
7:30 AM
12:15 PM
7:00 PM

Liturgy of the Hours

Recited on Weekdays
8:00 AM
5:00 PM
Sunday
5:00 PM

Rosary

Weekdays at 11:55 PM

Reconciliation

Weekdays 11:45 – 12:10
Saturday 11:45 – 12:10 / 5:00 – 5:30

Novena Prayers

St. Anne – Tuesday after the 12:15 Mass St. Peter Julian Eymard – Thursday after the 12:15 Mass

Stewardship Report

The Sunday collection amounted to $6,969.00

Total: $6,696.00

Please take note: For those who donate through ParishPay you will no longer have access to the website. After Thursday, October 12th, ParishPay will be transitioned to a new company. All user data, scheduled recurring donations, and scheduled one-time donations will now be handled by WeShare another online giving service, who recently took over ParishPay.

The Pastor's Reflection

TWENTY-EIGTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME OCTOBER 14-15, 2017

14 Oct 2017 0 Comment John A. Kamas, SSS Pastor
So begins the last of three parables Jesus addressed to the religious leaders after he entered Jerusalem on the day we call Palm Sunday. He had entered...

ANNOUNCEMENTS

MAKE DONATIONS ONLINE!

The website for the Church of St. Jean Baptiste, now has an active “DONATE” feature. You may now use your credit cards to donate or pay fees for programs at the church.

These include:

1. Building Maintenance and Restoration
2. General Support
3. Concert Tickets
4. Religious Education Fees
5. Toddler Program Tuition

You may also designate whether you would like to give a one-time gift, a bi-weekly gift, a monthly gift or yearly gift. A “comments” section also allows you to relay further information concerning your gift. An e-mail confirmation is sent to you upon completion of your transaction.


SAVE THE DATE!

The St. Jean’s Players will be presenting Legally Blonde The Musical as its Fall production in November. This international award-winning musical is based on the popular movie, Legally Blonde and follows the transformation of Elle Wood from Valley Girl to Harvard Law Student as she tackles stereotypes,
snobbery and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. The fun will begin on November 3 and run for three weekends ending on November 20.

There will be a special reception and performance on Friday, November 10th to benefit the Church Restoration Fund.

More information in next week’s bulletin.


BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUP

A Bereavement Support Group is being organized for those grieving the death of a loved one. The weekly sessions will help guide people through their grieving process in a safe and supportive environment. This group will provide the opportunity to share with others, learn about the process of grief, and find comfort during this difficult time.

The program will run from Tuesday, October 31st through Tuesday, December 19th, and will meet at 6:30 PM in the Rectory. It will be facilitated by Elizabeth Fougner, a Parishioner of Our Saviour’s/Sacred Hearts in midtown, who has completed the Archdiocesan training program in Pastoral Bereavement Ministry. The group’s size will be limited, and registration will close when the group has been filled. For more information or to register, please call the Office at 212-288-5082, ext 30.


FAMILY MASS 2017-2018 CALENDAR

November 5, 2017

The Family Mass will be held at11:00 AM followed by a reception in the SJB High School Auditorium immediately following the Mass. All are welcome!

–VERY IMPORTANT—-

Please remember to bring a non-perishable food item to benefit the New York Common Pantry. The children will have the opportunity to bring these to the Altar.


Calling All Seniors

All are welcome at the Senior Luncheons which take place every Wednesday at 1:00 PM in the Great Hall of the Community Center. Donation: $3.00.

ADULTS

BEGINNING TUESDAY…
Weekly study program on the ACTS OF THE APOSTLES with Jeff Cavins on October 10 from 10am-12pm in the Eymard room. In house and online study available. Contact Ms. Prenty for more information.

SACRAMENTS FOR ADULTS – RCIA

Are you interested in exploring Catholicism for yourself, or perhaps you know someone who might be interested in finding out more about our faith?  Were you baptized in another Christian Church, and are thinking about becoming a Catholic? Are you Catholic, but never received Confirmation or First Communion? Please consider joining the RCIA program

RELIGIOUS ED FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS

REGISTER NOW.CLASSES BEGAN SEPT. 13

We’re reaching out to all retired teachers to volunteer your talents to teach in our Religious Education Program. We especially need teachers for the First Communion class. Teens are also needed to assist in Wednesday Afternoon Program. If you are interested, please call Ms. Joan T. Prenty DRE at 212- 288-5082, ext 30. or email stjeanbaptistereligioused@gmail.com.

Latest News

9 Aug 2017 0 Comment

RELIGIOUS LIFE IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH 2017 by Sr. Patricia Graham, CND

As very young children, my brother and I would dress up and play we were a priest and religious sister. At the time who would have thought that the pretend...
13 Jul 2017 0 Comment

RELIGIOUS LIFE IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH 2017 by Sr. Ona B. Bessette, CND

IN THE MOTHER HOUSE OF THE CONGREGATION OF NOTRE DAME, these words of St. Marguerite Bourgeoys are presented in French, English, Japanese, and Spanish in a...
10 Jul 2017 0 Comment

RENEW AND REBUILD CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

We’re underway! We’ve signed contracts with PASCOM SOUND to conclude the upgrading of the sound system in the church. This involves a great deal of digital...
10 Jul 2017 0 Comment

RELIGIOUS LIFE IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH 2017 by Sr. Betty King, CND

One of Marguerites’s dreams in coming to the New World was to educate children. Achieving this goal led her on a long and circuitous journey, one that was...
10 Jul 2017 0 Comment

RELIGIOUS LIFE IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH 2017 by Ann Marie Strileckis, CND

I am currently the Pastoral Associate at the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford, CT. This is a position that I knew in grace would be the culmination of my...

Upcoming Events at St. Jeans

Saturday, 9 December to Thursday 14 December

St. Cecilia’s Parish is hosting a Catholic Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico December 9 – 14, 2017 for the Feast Day, and the beautiful Mass of Roses on December 12th. $2,049.00 per person including air from JFK. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Daily. Mass everyday. For a Flyer or more detailed information please call Cathie or Michael Milano at 1-800-773-2660.


Fri to Sun, January 5-6, 7:30 PM, January 7, 2:00 PM

St. Jean Baptiste Church Performance Series 2017-18

“Holiday Dance Festival” – Fri./Sat./Sun., Jan.  5, 6, 2018, 7:30PMJan. 7 2pm – Theater at St. Jean’s

Thurs, June 7, 7:30 PM

St. Jean Baptiste Church Performance Series 2017-18
“Opera Gala” –  St. Jean Baptiste Church


Mass Intentions

SATURDAY, October 14
12:15 Jean Downing
5:30 Gerald Gachette

SUNDAY, October 15
TWENTY-EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
9:00 Richard Anthony
11:00 Martin & Sally Loftus
5:30 The Feeley Family
7:30 Vincent McDonnell

MONDAY, October 16
7:30 Vincent McDonnell
12:15 Patricia Kelly

TUESDAY, October 17
SAINT IGNATIUS OF ANTIOCH
7:30 For the Parishioners
12:15 In Honor of St. Anne

WEDNESDAY, October 18
SAINT. LUKE
7:30 Vincent McDonnell
12:15 The Zocche Family

THURSDAY, October 19
SAINTS JOHN DE BREBEUF & ISAAC JOQUES
7:30 Michael M. Engelson
12:15 Catherine Glowacki

FRIDAY, October 20
7:30 Vincent McDonnell
12:15 In Honor of St. Joseph

SATURDAY, October 21
12:15 Gennaro Ferrara
5:30 S. Alfred Giarratano