Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church
1282 Yardville-Allentown Road     Allentown, NJ  08501
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Our Parish Mass on Labor Day (Monday, September 1) will be at 8:00am. Please note that the Parish Office will be closed for the Labor Day Holiday, but will reopen on Tuesday, September 2 at 9:00am.

Upcoming Events


Please join us for the blessing of our new statue of Our Blessed Mother on the Feast of Her Nativity!

Monday, September 8, 2014

7:00pm Mass

Candlelight Procession to the Grotto

Blessing of the Statue




Our growing Parish has been blessed to have recently obtained several Liturgical treasures and sets of beautiful vestments for the Holy Mass, for which we are able to offer their patrimony.  

Please click HERE for the most current availability of all of our items (updated August 6, 2014).  

Click HERE to view the original 2014 Patrimony brochure that is also available in the vestibules of the Church.

From the Pastor

My Dear Parish Family,

This weekend we give thanks to Almighty God for all those who have worked so hard to make our Country great.  This is a place where we can practice our religion and defend and discuss our Faith openly.  There are so many people in today’s day and age that struggle to find a job to help make ends meet.  To those of us who find ourselves in that situation, do not give up hope!  Always remember that God will truly show us the way, provided that we trust Him and faithfully persevere with courage.  Our God will never abandon us or our families in times of need.  This must also be a call to us who are fortunate to have work and perhaps are even very successful in it.  We must always be quick to recognize the needs of our fellow countrymen.  We must never forget the weak, the poor, the marginalized or the oppressed.  One of the greatest gifts that our faith can give us is the ability to see Christ in everyone.  Let us be grateful this weekend for all those who labor and justly deserve a bit of rest.   Finally, let us remember that we do not live to work but instead we work so that we can live! 


Saint John the Baptist, pray for us!
Rev. Brian Patrick Woodrow







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Our SJAC online store is now closed.  Thank you for all of your support!  Merchandise will be delivered to the Parish Office the week of September 1 for pickup. 

All Altar Servers (those currently active as well as those interested in joining the teams) are invited to a special practice!  Please join us in the Church on Saturday, September 6 at 9:00am.  Lunch is included, and outdoor activities will follow.  

Please join us on Monday evening, September 8, for a special celebration of the Nativity of Our Blessed Mother!  A candlelight procession to and blessing of our beautiful new statue of Our Lady will follow the 7:00pm Parish Mass. All ladies are invited to the Altar Rosary Society meeting in the Church Hall following the blessing of the statue.

You are invited to support our Knights of Columbus as they host the Tenth Annual Foursome Scramble Monsignor Leonard Toomey Memorial Golf Outing at Falcon Creek Golf Club at McGuire Air Force Base on Friday, September 19, 2014  at 12:00 noon.   Registration information can be found in the bulletin.

Campus Updates

We are happy to share some of the recent updates to our beautiful Campus:

The classrooms in the Religious Education Building are currently being cleaned and painted in preparation for the new school year.

The Parish Hall has been completely painted and updated with a new floor and lighting.   

The Church and Rectory roofs have been repaired. 

Parish Office has been renovated to accomodate the new conference area and individual offices.

The Parking Lot paving has been completed, and additional lighting needs are being addressed.

The Campus Grounds are being prepared and used for Parish events, including the recent Parish Picnic and the SJAC Luau.  


Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church
1282 Yardville-Allentown Road Allentown, NJ 08501 609-259-3391