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Celebration of Mass Returning

Dear Parishioners,

By now, I’m sure you already heard the good news.

The suspension of the public Masses has been lifted starting June 8, 2020.  In consultation with the Liturgy Committee, together with Fr. Cleetus, these decisions had been made:

1) In order to accommodate the spiritual needs of all parishioners, Fr. Cleetus and I will be celebrating Mass simultaneously; one in the Church, the other will be in the Gallagher Hall. Mass will also be telecast in the Parish Hall. This is in compliance with the Diocesan guidelines instituted by state ordinances, which allows the gathering of a maximum of 100 people per facility. Once the maximum number is reached, no one will be permitted to enter the facility. Ushers will be available to direct the person/family to the next available venue.

2) Starting June 13 & 14, 2020, weekend Mass schedules will be modified temporarily as follows: Saturday Vigil Mass (5pm), Sunday Masses (8am), (10am), (12noon). These hours will allow the traffic through the three venues to go smoothly. At the same time, this schedule will allow time for the cleaning crew to sanitize the Church, Gallagher Hall, and Parish Hall in between the services. Temporarily, there will be one daily Mass to be offered at 8:15am, beginning June 15, 2020.

To read Fr. Renier's Letter in its entirety and the guidelines that will be followed please Click here.

Mass Times

Saturday Vigil: 5:00 pm

Sunday: 8 am, 10 am, 12 Noon

Monday - Saturday: 8:15 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

July 12,  2020

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Readings

July 5,  2020

14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Readings

 
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

Food Collection

Help Those in Our Local Community

Altar Servers Ministry

Sign Ups Needed for New Temporary Mass Schedule

Mercy-in-Motion Retreat

July 14-16

Open to Families with Middle & High School Students

Faith Formation Ministry

Religious Education

registration is now open for 2020-21

 

St. Vincent de Paul

Update: We have decided to close our doors once again.

Upcoming Events

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic celebrations and gatherings are offered on a limited basis

and are subject to Diocesan guidelines. Please check back regularly for the latest updates.

 
(please click on the underlined text to view)
Diocese of Sacramento: Coronavirus Updates
(Including Bishop Soto's latest Decrees and Statements)

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"

     Statement      Presentation       (May 29, 2020)

Bishop Soto's

 Dispensation and the Suspension of Mass

Decree

(March 17, 2020)

 

Response to Outbreak

Across our Ministries

 
ABOUT OUR CHURCH

We are a community of faithful Catholic believers, serving one another in Christ as a spiritual family. Our variety of ministries allow all to live out their faith and grow spiritually by offering their gifts to those in need. 

YOUTH/YOUNG ADULT MINISTRIES

Our youth group is a place for teens to come and learn about their faith in a fun and casual environment. St. John's is the place youth can turn their day to day life into a powerful communion with Christ.

MINISTRIES

Each ministry strives to bring everyone into a closer relationship with Christ while simultaneously empowering you to make an immediate impact on our parish community and the society in which we live.​

 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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