Adult Discipleship Opportunities

SJB provides amazing study programs, speaker series, activities, and events that help the whole person grow into the person God created them to be. These opportunities include human formation, spiritual formation, intellectual formation, and pastoral formation.

Introduction to Spiritual Exercises

April 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16
6:30-8:00 PM
SJB Library

You are invited to participate in a course of prayer for spiritual growth, based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola.  The nine-week course is designed to help you deepen your prayer life and deepen your relationship with the Lord through personal prayer (1/2 hour daily on your own) and a weekly group sharing experience on nine consecutive Thursday Nights.  A “Come and See” and registration night will commence on April 21 at 6:30 PM in the Parish Library.  There will be a preliminary phone interview to prepare students for the course.  The final class will be Thursday, June 16th.  Pre-register by calling certified Spiritual Director, Megan Kruger at 651-307-6060 or by emailing  Space is limited and no registrations will be accepted after the first night.  The course is currently $90/per person (only $9/week) which includes course materials, in-person instruction, room rental, and one individual spiritual direction session.  To allow all persons to enter into this experience, full and partial scholarships available on a need basis.


A Message from Megan Kruger

Registration Form

Men’s Fellowship

Wanting to learn more about the Catholic Faith? Join Men’s Fellowship for camaraderie, video presentations and discussions on a weekly basis throughout the year.  Men’s Fellowship is a great opportunity to know that you are supported in the Catholic Faith by other men. See the parish bulletin for upcoming presentations.

2022 Men’s Fellowship Calendar 

Catholic Watchmen

The Catholic Watchmen gather monthly for food, fellowship and formation. They focus on becoming better fathers and husbands so as to better serve their families and the community.


Thinking about becoming Catholic or just wanting to learn about Catholicism?
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church warmly welcomes you as you continue on your Faith Journey!

Circle of Women

Circle of Women invites women of all ages to join us and be filled as we journey together with God. We will encourage and support one another through prayer, inspirational and informative speakers, worship, small group discussion and social outreach. Bring a friend & come… Join the journey!


All women of the parish, from all walks of life, are welcome to join us for our monthly gathering of women, called devoted. We will warmly welcome you in person at 7:45 pm and through live-stream on Facebook at 8:05 pm.  Join us for a little wine, a little chocolate, and some time to be restored.


Learn more about the historical Synod process that Archbishop Hebda has called for our Archdiocese.

Prayer Letter

Over 175 Prayer Ministers call on the power of Community Prayer for unity, peace and special intentions. Join them from home.

Contact Deacon Gary Schneider at or call the Parish Office (651) 633-8333

Archbishop Flynn Catechetical Institute

The Archbishop Flynn Catechetical Institute is an ongoing information resource for Catholic adults of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis who wish to deepen their knowledge of the Catholic faith and further their spiritual formation. Classes are held at the St. Paul Seminary and parishes around the diocese.

Archbishop Flynn Catechetical Institute (651) 962-6890, website or contact Jill Fink.

Living the Divine Will Prayer Group

This prayer group prays and reflects on “Living in the Divine Will” as given to Blessed Luisa Peccarreta by the Lord over many years of her life. Prayer groups meet monthly on the first Thursday of each month to follow a set prayer structure along with reflections on Blessed Luisa’s writings.

Contact Deacon Gary Schneider (651) 633-8333 or


An Archdiocesan Evangelization and Prayer ministry occurring once per month at St. John’s. Encounter God in Praise, Adoration and Prayer Ministry.”  Charismata is a time of prayer where the abundance of God’s gifts and graces are poured out onto His people.  There will be time to encounter the Lord more deeply.  Receive prayer for life’s tough situations. All are welcome.

Contact Jessica Balzarini (651) 633-1540, ext. 1228 or