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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SUNDAY MASS SCHEDULE
Effective Sunday, August 4, 2013 a revised schedule for Sunday Masses begins. The Sunday Mass schedule is now 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 5:30 PM and 7:30 PM. There will no longer be Masses at 10:30 AM and Noon.
TOWERS RESTORATION CAMPAIGN
Repairs are underway on our church towers. During 2013, the limestone will be removed from the existing columns atop the towers, the steel inside repaired, and new cast stone columns installed. The work will take a year to complete. The goal of the Towers Restoration Campaign is $2,000,000 for this project and other needed repairs. Donations are tax deductible. Read the campaign booklet to find out how you can help.
VIRGIN CONSORT - A CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Sunday, December 8th at 3 PM the Virgin Consort presents music of the Christmas season. The program will include music by composers old and new. Tickets are $20 for reserved seating and $15 for general seating and are available online at KYLERBROWN.COM and at the door.
NEW YORK COMMON PANTRY TOY DRIVE
Help make the holidays brighter by donating new, unwrapped toys or other gifts for children (infant to 13 years old). If possible please leave price stickers in place or attach receipt. Please place your gift at the altar of St. Joseph. Last day is December 11th.
FAMILY MASS, CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PAGEANT AND PARISH BRUNCH
Join us on Sunday, December 15th for the 11 AM Family Mass. The annual parish Christmas bruch will follow. Everyone is invited!
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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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