Welcome to Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic parish in the diocese of Orange. Our parish is staffed by six Norbertine priests assigned by the abbey of Saint Michael in Orange. The Norbertines of Saint Michael’s follow the nine hundred-year-old traditions of the Canons Regular of Prémontré, founded by Saint Norbert. Their primary work, as a Religious Order, is the reverent public chanting of the choir office. In addition to this, the priests serve in the parish church and its grammar school.
There are three main language groups (English, Spanish, Vietnamese) ministered to within the parish through Masses, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, prayer groups, volunteer opportunities and social events. Our primary goal is to make ourselves, together with our parishioners, saints. If that is your goal also, come join us!
Sisterhood of Our Lady of the Annunciation — June 28
Our mission as sisterhood is to promote a spiritual bond among women in order to develop a closer relationship to Christ through prayer and penance. We meet every Wednesday from 7:00—8:30 p.m. in classroom 7A at St. John the Baptist Catholic School. Every 3rd Wednesday the sisters receive spiritual formation in place of our usual reflection. For more information, please contact Julie at 714-791-2303 or visit us on our website
Saint Michael's Summer Camp — July 9
Saint Michael's Summer Camp still has openings. There are 5 sessions beginning July 9th, each lasting one week. Campers should be aged 7-12. Our overnight camp has been in operation since 1962 and it is accredited by the American Camping Association. For more information and registration, click here.
We have 2 marriage encounter weekends coming up for you. The first is a nonresidential weekend at St. Juliana Catholic Church in Fullerton July 22- 23. The second will be at a hotel in Orange County Sept. 22-24. If you would like to put that spark and romance in your marriage that may have gone out, then a marriage encounter weekend is just what you need. For more information, please call John and Maggie at 714-873-5136 or you may sign up online.
Pastoral Services Appeal 2017
Please help our parish achieve its fundraising quota to help us serve thousands of people throughout our diocese. You can see where the donations are going and also make your donation HERE.