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Welcome to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in New Brighton, Minnesota. For over 115 years, we have been blessed to provide the surrounding communities with a strong Catholic tradition.

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Advent and Christmas Season at St. John’s

Sunday School Christmas Program
Sunday, December 15, 11:30 am in St. Joseph Hall

Parish School Christmas Program
Tuesday, December 17, 7:00 pm in the Church

Advent Reconciliation
Communal Service (with Individual Confession and Absolution)
Sunday, December 22, 2019, 3:30pm

Private Confessions
Tuesday, December 17, 3:00-5:00 pm
Friday, December 20, 7:00-8:30 am
Saturday, December 21, 3:00-4:15pm

Our regular scheduled times:
Monday-Friday  8:00- 8:20 am
Wednesday      5:00-5:20 pm
Saturday       3:30- 4:15 pm
Sunday         5:00-5:15 pm

Christmas Eve
4:00 pm No incense. Children’s Choirs
6:00 pm No incense. Contemporary Group
10:30 pm Incense. Choir, brass quintet and Organ

Christmas Day
8:30 am No incense. Brass Quintet and Organ
10:30 am Incense. Brass Quintet and Organ

Feast of the Holy Family– December 28-29 – Regular Sunday Schedule

Feast of Mary, Mother of God – Holy Day of Obligation
Tuesday, December 31, 4:30 pm
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 10:00 am

Epiphany of the Lord-January 4-5, 2020 – Regular Sunday Schedule

All Parish Family Event – Journey to the Inn to celebrate Epiphany – Saturday, January 4, 2020
Journey with the Wise Men in an outdoor candlelight procession as they “Journey to the Inn”.  Visit the stable with live animals!  After the 4:30 pm Mass, dinner will be served in St. Joseph Hall. The program and procession will begin at 6:15 pm.  We will have cookies and hot cocoa to end the night.

Epiphany Vespers – Sunday, January 5, 2020  4:00 pm
Join us for Vespers to celebrate Epiphany, followed by a Eucharistic Procession and festive hospitality.

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