Our Mission

St. John the Baptist is a Roman Catholic parish founded by St. John Neumann where God is loved and present in the liturgy, the sacraments and the community, faith is enriched through our teaching and experiencing the gospel, all are welcome in the spirit openness, and generosity, and charity is extended through our ministry to all.

Try Something New This Lenten Season...

We Are Called to Share Our Time and Talents...

If you're looking to get involved in the parish, there are plenty of opportunities to volunteer within our wonderful community. Perhaps you'd like to join one of our many ministries and parish organizations? Or would you prefer to participate in the Mass? Helping hands are always needed.

Please click here for information regarding altar serving, Eucharistic ministry, choir, and ushering.

You may also Navigate the above tab labeled "Ministries/Organizations" for Parish Ministry Information.

Rev. Michael Parker, Pastor

Hello and welcome to the St. John the Baptist website.  We invite you to join our parish community and ministries.  For more information, please call the rectory office at 873-1122.  

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Fr. Michael, Fr. Dawid, Sr.Jolene
and the Staff of St. John’s Parish


Lent/Holy Week Mass Schedule

 Ash Wednesday:        8AM, 12PM, 7PM

 Week Day Masses:    Mon.- Fri. 8AM, 12PM

                                  Sat. 8:30AM

Weekend Masses:       Sat. 4PM, 7PM

                                  Sun. 8AM, 10AM, 12PM

Confessions:               Tuesdays 4PM-5PM, Saturdays 3PM-4PM (except Holy Saturday), or by appointment

Stations of the Cross:  Every Fiday at 7PM in the CHAPEL (Except March 24th @ 7PM in CHURCH)

Palm Sunday:             8AM, 10AM, 12PM

Holy Thursday:            9AM – Morning Prayer – In CHAPEL

                                  7PM – Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper

                                  Adoration after in the Community Room

Good Friday:               9AM – Morning Prayer – In CHAPEL

                                  3PM – Solemn Celebration of the Lord’s Passion

                                  7PM – Stations of the Cross (Youth)

 Holy Saturday:           9AM – Morning Prayer – In CHAPEL

                                  2PM – Blessing of Easter Foods

                                  7:30PM Easter Vigil

 Easter Sunday:          8AM, 10AM, 12PM

Bishop Malone's Visit to St. John's




St. John Neumann Museum

The St. John Neumann Shrine Museum is now open to the public.The museum will be open the first Sunday of each month from October 2015 through May 2016 from 12:45-2:00 pm. Anyone wishing to see the recently renovated archives room can enter through the Chapel door. 


Mass Times

Monday-Friday: 8:00am and 12:00pm
Saturday: 8:30am
Saturday Vigil: 4:00pm and 7:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am, 10:00am, and 12:00pm

Confessions: Tuesdays at 4:00pm
Adoration: Mon-Fri 2-4pm (Chapel)

Contact Us

St. John the Baptist R.C. Church
1085 Englewood Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14223

Phone: 716-873-1122
Fax: 716-873-3305

E-mail:  saintjohnsrec@gmail.com

Our Staff

Rectory Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30am-7:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-12:00pm
Sunday: closed