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Welcome to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

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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Letter from Archbishop Hebda to the Faithful of the Archdiocese

What’s New?

Science and Faith – A 6 week series with Professor Philip Rolnick. Join Philip Rolnick, a parishioner and  professor at the University of St. Thomas, as he shows how recent scientific discoveries are not only compatible with faith, but can actually be helpful.   He has written the book Origins: God, Evolution, and the Question of the Cosmos (Baylor University Press, 2015).  This book on science and theology has been nominated for three national awards. The book takes challenges of contemporary science, including evolutionary theory, and turns them to advantages for faith. Sessions will be March 20, 27, April 3, 10, 24, and May 1.  Cost is $15.00. Science & Faith Series Registration Form

Join Jessica Balzarini for a Lenten journey through the last 18 hours of Christ’s life before he dies for us on the cross.  We will walk with Dr. Ed Sri through the Holy Land experiencing the sights and sounds of the places Christ walked, prayed, suffered, and died.   In the 5 week video series, No Greater Love: A Biblical Walk through Christ’s Passion, you will learn and understand fully the Paschal Mystery which can only lead to a more powerful Holy Week!  Sessions will begin Sunday, March 3 from 6:45-8:15 pm.   No Greater Love Registration Form