St. John the Baptist Catholic Church & School
835 2nd Ave NW New Brighton, MN 55112
Phone: 651-633-8333  |  Fax: 651-633-7404
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Look up toward heaven today and ask the Lord for the grace to keep your gaze fixed upon Him. Then, do something out of your comfort zone, like helping someone you do not know, and trust in His grace that will lift and sustain you.

Welcome to St. John's

Bearing witness to Jesus Christ who is the Way, the Truth and the Life: GO. MAKE. TEACH.

Mass at 5:30pm
Lenten Fish Dinner sponsored by the Knights of Columbus at 6pm
Stations of the Cross at 7:30pm
Join us for Mass on Saturday morning at 8:30am

Communal Reconciliation for Lent
Sunday, March 25 3:30pm

Holy Week Confessions
Monday, March 26  6:00- 8:00pm
Wednesday, March 28  3:00- 5:30pm
Thursday, March 29  7:00- 9:00am

Holy Thursday, March 29
7:30pm Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper (Incense)
9:00pm- Midnight Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament (Chapel of Angels)

Good Friday, March 30
The Adoration Chapel is closed during the Triduum.
The church is open all day for your prayer.

Noon Stations of the Cross
3:00pm Solemn Good Friday Liturgy (Traditional) (Incense)
8:00pm Tenebrae: A Service of Darkness and Shadows (Incense)

Holy Saturday, March 31
12:00pm Blessing of the Food
8:00pm The Great Easter Vigil (Incense)
No scheduled confessions on Holy Saturday
No 4:30pm Mass

Easter Sunday, April 1
7:30am Easter Sunday Mass
9:30am Easter Sunday Mass * (Incense)
11:30am Easter Sunday Mass *
*Brass & Organ Prelude begins 30 minutes prior to Mass
No 5:30pm Mass

2018 Parish Census
It has been since 2010 that St. John’s has reviewed its parish census database. We are asking if you are a member and asking if there have been any changes in your household members, address or other contact information. For a printable form click here. Please complete the form with any changes, or indicate that there are none, and return it to the parish office. Thank you!

The Wild Goose

Discover the Holy Spirit in this 6 week Study beginning Thursday, April 19 from 6:30-8:30pm in Room 208. Contact Jessica for more info.        Flyer            Registration form

Parish (Family) Pilgrimage
Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine in La Crosse, WI
Saturday, May 5, 2018

Cost $25.00 or $60.00 Family Cap (3 or more)

More information    Printable Registration Form and Liability waiver

GET FORMEDWe are excited to announce that our parish has subscribed to a dynamic new online platform called FORMED. Every parishioner will have 24/7 access to the best Catholic content on any device, including your computer, smartphone and tablet with internet access FREE OF CHARGE to ALL Parishioners.With FORMED you’ll find video programs that explain the Catholic faith, explore the deepest meaning of marriage, receive Bible studies on a variety of topics, including inspiring audio talks. It truly is the Catholic faith – on demand.
Here’s how easy it is to get FORMED: Go to (the parish code is already inserted). Set up a username – whatever username you’ll remember – and a password. Now you are all set to use all the great programs on anytime by simply logging in.

Seeds of hope for the parishioners
of Ngujini, Tanzania!

Because of your generosity, St. John the Baptist Church is now complete!
To view the project progresses, click

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Saturday Evening 4:30 PM
Sunday 8:30 and 10:30 AM, 5:30 PM
(Nursery available at 8:30 & 10:30 AM Mass)
Monday & Tuesday 8:30 AM
Wednesday 9:30 AM & 5:30 PM
Thursday & Friday 8:30 AM

Mid-Day Prayer M-F in the Chapel of the Angels at 12:00 noon

Please visit Jesus in our Perpetual Adoration Chapel!

M/T/TH/F - 8:00 - 8:20 AM
Wednesday - 9:00 - 9:20 AM &  5:00 - 5:20 PM
Saturday 3:30 - 4:15 PM

Guide to Confessions

M/T/TH/F  8:00 AM
Wednesday 9:00 AM


Monday - Thurs. 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday                 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday             9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday               8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Parish Library Hours
Sat. 5:30 PM; Sun. 9:30 & 11:30 AM

Prayer Line
Call with your prayer requests.
All requests are confidential.
651-633-1618 or 651-636-5251

Victim/Survivor Assistance
If you or someone you know has been abused, exploited or harassed by a clergy member, religious brother or sister or lay employee or volunteer of a parish, or Catholic school, your first call should be to law enforcement.

You are also encouraged to contact the archdiocese's Victim/Survivor Assistance Program at 651.291.4497 for confidential, compassionate assistance from an independent and professional local care provider, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Children and Youth


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