St. Jean Baptiste is a Roman Catholic Parish originally founded in 1882 as the French Canadian national parish in New York City. The Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament, an international Order of brothers, priests, deacons and lay associates founded in French in 1856 by St. Peter Julian Eymard, assumed administration of the parish in 1900 and continues its ministry today in the spirit of the Second Vatican Council.
The Order’s Mission is defined in its Rule of Life: "Following in the footsteps of Father Eymard, our mission is to respond to the hungers of the human family with the riches of God’s love manifested in the Eucharist".
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- LENTEN FILM SERIES - Fr. Robert Barron's CATHOLICISM: The New Evangelization. This new film series from acclaimed Fr. Robert Barron explores the church's mission within the context and challenges of contemporary society. This documentary and study program focuses on the cultural obstacles the Church faces today and sends us on a mission of great joy. Six Mondays in Lent from 7:00 to 8:30 PM in the Great Hall of the Community Center. Light refreshments and hot soup will be served. A freewill offering is suggested. Please call 212-288-5082 to reserve a seat. For more specific information click here.
TOWERS RESTORATION CAMPAIGN
We anticipate the completion of the tower repairs by Spring. During 2013 the limestone was removed from the existing columns atop the towers, the steel inside repaired, and new cast stone columns were installed. So far we have raised $1,322,000 of our goal of $2,000,000 for this project and other needed repairs. We need your help to complete the project! Donations are tax deductible. Read the campaign booklet to find out how you can help.
SUNDAY MASS SCHEDULE
Saturdays at 5:30 PM (Vigil Mass)
Sundays at 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 5:30 PM and 7:30 PM.
The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available
Weekdays 11:45 - 12:10
Saturdays from 11:45 - 12:10 and 4:30 - 5:15
Sundays from 7:00 - 7:25 PM.
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MUSIC AT SAINT JEAN BAPISTEThe most important aspect of the music ministry at the Church of Saint Jean Baptiste is its focus on the celebration of the liturgy. In the Eucharistic celebration, we strive to sing as one voice with the assistance of choirs, cantors, organist, and instrumentalists.
In addition, the Music Under the Dome series features occasional concerts of choral, organ, and instrumental music.
For your convenience, there is an elevator on the south side of the church for access from Lexington Avenue.
Saint Jean Baptiste Church
Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament
184 East 76th Street
New York, NY 10021
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