Welcome to SJBWelcome to Saint John the Baptist 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 groupsvolunteer 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!


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St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Advent & Christmas Schedule 2014

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Please note that there will NOT be confessions on Wednesday, Dec. 24, Thursday, Dec. 25, Monday, Dec. 29, and Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

Pancake Breakfast THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUSKnights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast

Join other parishioners in the Hall, on December 28, after the 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. Masses. Choices of Pancakes at $6 or French Toast or Waffles at $7 also included in Full Service with sausages, scrambled eggs, OJ and coffee. Proceeds support the Knights' donations to Scholarships and Vocations.

Mass and CandlelightHoly Innocents Candlelight Procession

A candlelight procession in honor of the Holy Innocents slain by Herod and in memory of our modern innocents slain by abortion. The procession (with rosary) begins at the Harbor Baptist Church parking lot (corner of Fairview and Baker) at 7:00 p.m. Monday, Dec 29th and ends at SJB where Mass will be celebrated at 7:30 p.m.. Refreshments will be served in the parish hall afterwards. Please bring your own candle and optional gift donation for the Life Center (see the bulletin for their "wish list").

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Please join us Every First Friday of the month at 3 p.m. at SJB Church to pray the Rosary in Thanksgiving for our priests.