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 AM

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

Schedule for Christmas

Saturday December 23rd
5:30 Mass for 4th Sunday of Advent

Sunday December 24th
9:00 Mass for 4th Sunday of Advent
11:00 Mass for 4th Sunday of Advent
5:30 Vigil Mass for Christmas
12:00 Midnight Mass

Monday December 25th
9:00 Mass for Christmas Day
11:00 Mass for Christmas Day

Schedule for New Years

Saturday December 30th
5:30 Feast of the Holy Family

Sunday December 31st
9:00 Feast of the Holy Family
11:00 Feast of the Holy Family
5:30 Mary the Mother of God
11:00 Mary the Mother of God

Monday January 1st
9:00 Mary the Mother of God
11:00 Mary the Mother of God
5:30 Mary the Mother of God

Jesse Tree

Stewardship Report

The Sunday collection…..
Checks: $7,010.00
Cash: $2,756.00
WeShare donations amounted to: $2,163.00
Total: $11,929.00

We strongly suggest one hour’s wage as a just and meaningful donation. Please help support our work here at Saint Jean’s. Commit yourself to this community by committing one hour a week.

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

The Pastor's Reflection

THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT DECEMBER 16-17, 2017

13 Dec 2017 0 Comment John A. Kamas, SSS Pastor
We take the theme for this Third Sunday of Advent from Saint Paul. In his first letter to the Thessalonians he commanded them to “Rejoice always!” It’s a...

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ST. JEAN BAPTISTE CHRISTMAS FAMILY MASS AND CHRISTMAS PAGEANT

SUNDAY DECEMBER 17 – 11:00AM

The Church of St. Jean Baptiste Invites your to attend our Christmas Family Mass and ChristThe Family Mass and Christmas Pageant will be followed by a reception in the SJB High School Auditorium.

Santa will make a special guest appearance straight from the North Pole and our very own St. Jean’s Children’s Choir will be performing under the amazing direction of Richard Owen, Director of Music Ministry.

****Please remember to contribute to the NEW YORK COMMON PANTRY’S ANNUAL HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE 2017! Help the Pantry make the holidays brighter by donating new and unwrapped gifts or gift cards in $25 denominations for children (infants to 15 years)!  If possible, please leave price sticker on the toy. Thank you for bringing holiday cheer to NYCP families!

Should you wish to volunteer please contact: Jill Bowers at jill@doyle.com or by calling 212-535-2873. Thank you.


ANNUAL HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE 2017

Help make the holidays brighter by donating new and unwrapped gifts or gift cards in $25 denominations for children (infants to 15 years)!

If possible, please leave price sticker on the toy. Thank you for bringing holiday cheer to NYCP families!

You can drop off the toys at the rectory or at St. Joseph’s Altar.


Holiday Dance Festival 

The next event in the St. Jean’s Concert Series will be a “Holiday Dance Festival” presented in the Theatre at St. Jeans, 150 East 76th Street, on January 5, 6 and 7, 2018.

The Festival will feature top professional dancers and choreographers along with rising stars of the Harlem School of the Arts. The musical accompaniment will be performed by the Camerata New York Orchestra under the direction of St. Jean’s Music Director, Richard Owen.

The program will include the debut of Christopher Caines’ “Glimpsed Through Birches” set to music by Edvard Grieg, Pedro Ruiz’s “Aria” set to Heitor Villa-Lobos’ Bachianas Brasilia, and Leyland Simmons’ version of “Guilty Pleasures” set to Karl Jenkins’ Palladio: III. The Harlem School will offer a variety of works, by its resident choreographer, Aubrey Lynch, with its young dancers set to the music of Bach, Chopin, Debussy and Elgar.

It promises to be an exciting evening. Mark your calendars and plan to join us.
Friday, January 5 7:30 PM
Saturday, January 6 7:30 PM
Sunday, January 7 2:00 PM

Tickets: $25 and $20 (Students/Seniors)

Can be purchased at EventBrite or at the Parish Office.
Call (212) 288-5082 (X10) or e-mail sjbrcc@yahoo.com.


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.


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

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


Ushers/greeters are needed for the Saturday and Sunday evening Masses. Please contact Joan Prenty director of St. Jean Baptiste Religious Education at 212-288-5082 ext. 30

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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...
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Upcoming Events at St. Jeans

Sunday, December 17, 11:00 AM

St. Jean Baptiste Family Mass and Christmas Pageant

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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

WEDNESDAY, December 13
SAINT LUCY
7:30 Vincent McDonnell
12:15 Russell Battaglia

THURSDAY, December 14
SAINT JOHN OF THE CROSS
7:30 Vincent McDonnell
12:15 Dr. Khairy Malek

FRIDAY, December 15
7:30 John Gallagher
12:15 The Feeley Family

SATURDAY, December 16
12:15 Patrick & Kate Killeen & John Hynes
5:30 Rosetta Sandolfini

SUNDAY, December 17
THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT
9:00 Mary Del Bove
11:00 Jack, Bridie & Michael Duggan
5:30 Frank Pizzitola
7:30 Frank Cassar

MONDAY, December 18
7:30 Luca Zocche
12:15 Patricia & Patrick Donovan

TUESDAY, December 19
7:30 For the Parishioners
12:15 In Honor of St. Anne

WEDNESDAY, December 20
7:30 The Zocche Family
12:15 Rose Gallagher

THURSDAY, December 21
SAINT PETER CANISIUS
7:30 Peter Gaine
12:15 Marion & Joseph Mc Bride

FRIDAY, December 22
7:30 Eileen & Francis Cosgrove
12:15 Mary & Thomas Kelly

SATURDAY, December 23
12:15 Patricia & Patrick Donovan
5:30 Martin & Margaret Cosgrove