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Appproval of the Outdoor Celebration of Mass 

Dear Parishioners,

 

To God be the Glory!  I am happy to announce that we received the greenlight from the County’s Health Officer allowing us to have outdoor services with the maximum of hundred (100) people in a single gathering.  Masks are required and must be kept on at all time.  Please bring your own chair to sit on.  In this way, we minimize the risk of contamination and infection.  Mass will be celebrated at the grassy area (soccer field) behind the Gallagher Hall.   We will continue to ask parishioners to sign in upon arriving at the Mass venue for contact tracing purposes.

 

In consultation with Fr. Cleetus, starting this weekend, July 18, 2020, we decided to have four (4) Masses: 7pm (Saturday), 7am, 8am, and 7pm (Sunday). Daily Mass will be celebrated at 6:30am, Monday-Friday only.

 

Looking forward to celebrating Mass with you. For those of you who are able, please continue supporting our parish financially as generous as you can. You can continue mailing your collection envelops and for those who are interested in using our online giving, don’t hesitate to call Kashmir for help at: (916) 985-2065.

 

 In Christ,

Fr. Renier Siva, Pastor

Mass Times

Saturday Vigil: 7 pm

Sunday: 7 am, 8 am, 7 pm

Monday - Friday: 6:30 am

 
Act of Perfect Contrition
Spiritual Communion
Confession

Saturday: 3-4:30pm

and by appointment

Confession offered using face to face  format in a larger setting in order to maintain the 6-ft social distancing.

Sunday Readings

August 9,  2020

19th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Readings

August 2,  2020

18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Readings

(Effective July 18, 2020)
Mass will be celebrated outdoors on the grassy field behind Gallagher Hall. Mask required. Please bring your own chair.
 
Coming Back to the Table at
St. John the Baptist

Please watch our video briefly describing the guidelines we will be following and what to expect as we return to publicly celebrating Mass. Your patience and flexibility during this time of transition is greatly

appreciated

Returning to the Public Celebration of Mass
Church Hours

The church will remain open for those who would like to pray before the Blessed Sacrament.

Weekdays:  8:00am-4:30pm.

Weekends: 7:00am-6pm. 

Scheduled prayer intentions will be offered by the priests of the parish during their private Mass. 

Parish Office

The parish office will be closed for in-person visits and meetings.  Please conduct any

St. John ministry and business correspondence via email, phone or social media as these will be checked regularly by staff.

Ministry News

We are a community of faithful Catholic believers, serving one another in Christ as a spiritual family. 

Praise and Worship

Join Us August 12

 on  Facebook Live

Faith Formation Ministry

Religious Education Update

Parent Registration Info

2020-21 registration

 

Altar Servers Ministry

Sign Ups Needed for New Temporary Mass Schedule

Food Collection

Help Those in Our Local Community

 
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Diocese of Sacramento: Coronavirus Updates
Including Bishop Soto's latest Decrees and Statements

Bishop Soto's

Suspension of Indoor Masses

due to rise in COVID-19 cases

   Letter

      (July 14, 2020)

Reminders & Additional

Instructions for Lay Ministers and Other Parish Volunteers

     Guidelines

     (June 24, 2020)

Guidelines for the 

Resumption of Public Celebrations 

 Marriages       Baptisms     Funerals

 (June 18, 2020)

Bishop Soto's

Public Celebration of the Mass

"Coming Back to the Table"

    Diocesan Guide

      (June 9, 2020)

Bishop Soto's

 Dispensation and the Suspension of Mass

Decree

(March 17, 2020)

 

Response to Outbreak

Across our Ministries

 
 HELP US TO SPREAD OUR
LOVE AND FAITH 

As Catholics, we are encouraged to fully participate in our faith, not just by attending mass and receiving the Sacraments, but to help spread the Word.

Many opportunities are available for this: Join a ministry, invite friends to consider the faith, join a study group, attend Church events, help all the

programs with financial support, your talent and your time.  Help us build

the Kingdom of God by sharing the time, talent and treasure

God has entrusted to you.

ABOUT US

We the people of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church are committed to being a dynamic and welcoming family. We respond through active ministries as a reflection of God's love and witness to the Gospel in prayer, word, and deed. 

St. John the Baptist
Catholic Church

Parish Office: 916.985.2065

Fax: 916.985.7579

307 Montrose Dr. Folsom, CA 95630

info@folsomcatholic.org

Office Hours: M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm

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