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,

I am sure that many of you probably join me in wondering where the summer has gone!  Time certainly moves fast when we are busy, and I hope and pray that you have been able to enjoy these months and find some much deserved rest. I am thankful to Judy Stern and our amazing Choir, along with the presence of the Knights of Columbus for their great work last Saturday at the annual Trenton Thunder game.  It was a wonderful night filled with friendship, family and fun.  As a Parish family, we also wished Tim Graham all the best last weekend as he left us to begin his studies at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary this week.  It was wonderful to see so many of our parishioners congratulate Tim at the farewell receptions after each Mass.  Thank you to the Knights of Columbus for all of their hard work in organizing these events!

This weekend, Brother Lawrence Harvey, an Xaverian Brother, will speak at all of the Masses about the work of the Xaverian Brothers as missionaries and educators in some of the most needy parts of the world.  Thank you for your support of this annual Diocesan missionary appeal, and may God bless you for your generosity. 

I hope that you are able to relax and enjoy these remaining days of summer.  Please continue to pray for me as I will pray for you.

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







Be sure to visit our Facebook Page!

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

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