From Father Michael's Desk

As Christians, Easter reminds us once again of our hope in the new life God continues to offer us as people of faith. Our journey in faith is strengthened over and over as we unite ourselves in the death and rising of Jesus.

An entire year confronting and living in the grips of the pandemic surely called us to unite oneself with Christ. In all we encounter, experience and live out in our daily lives, we have seen the darkness of the challenging times as well as the light of hope in the Risen Christ.

This Easter we are once again able to gather around the Eucharistic table celebrating the death and rising of Christ who transformed the tomb from a place of death and despair to a channel of new life and grace. As Easter people, we continue to receive the grace the Spirit offers us and are charged with the work of bringing hope and healing to our world. Not an easy call but one that we give witness to by our lived example of faith.

St. Paul reminds us, “We seek the things that are above to strive to fulfill the duty entrusted to us who believe.” May the Spirit of the Risen Jesus charge us with zeal and faith in the victory of redemption we celebrate.

Easter blessings to all! Alleluia! Alleluia!

Father Michael

Welcome to St. John the Baptist Parish!

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.

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St. John Neumann Museum

The St. John Neumann Shrine Museum is open to the public. Anyone wishing to see our recently renovated Chapel or the St. John Neumann Archives Room can call the Rectory at 716-873-1122 to schedule a tour.

 

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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:  [email protected]

Now Accepting Online Donations

St. John's now allows you to manage your giving ONLINE using a credit/debit card.  It is easy and allows you to set up automatic recurring contributions. This will help your weekly offerings to continue on an uninterrupted basis when travel, illness, or other circumstances prevent you from attending Mass.

PLEASE NOTE: 

If you sign up for a recurring donation, your weekly envelope mailing will be canceled (saving us the cost of these mailings is one of the many benefits of joining this program.) However, this change process submitted to our Envelope Supplier may take up to two to four months to take place. Therefore, you may still receive envelopes sent to your home for several months until the mailing cancellation has been processed.

If you are planning to use this program periodically to select Non-Recurring, Special Collections, or Specific Donations, you will still receive parish envelope packets mailed to your home. If you no longer wish to receive the Envelope Packet Mailing to your home, please call the Rectory Office at 716-873-1122 to cancel your envelopes.

To get started, click here, then select Create Profile to the right.

Simply follow the on-screen instructions to create a profile and to schedule your contributions. Any questions, please contact Carla Mazurek at [email protected]

Thank you for your generous support!

Streamed Mass


Video will "Go Live" Saturday at 4:00 PM and be available for viewing afterward.


Click HERE for St John the Baptist's YouTube Site

Mass Times

Monday-Friday:
8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Saturday:
8:30 a.m.

Saturday Vigil:
4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Sunday:
8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., and 12:00 p.m.

Confessions:
Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m.

Adoration in the Chapel:
Monday - Friday, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Rectory Office Hours

Monday-Friday:
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
(Rectory is closed for lunch between 12:00-1:00 p.m.)

Saturday:
9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Sunday:
Closed

We Are Called to Share of Ourselves

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/Volunteer for Parish Ministry Information.

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