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1282 Yardville-Allentown Road Allentown, NJ08501
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LENT 2015
View our Lent Brochure HERE

Stations of the Cross
7:00pm in the Church
All Fridays of Lent

HOLY WEEK

Holy Thursday: April 2
Mass of Lord’s Supper: 7:00pm
Adoration at Altar of Repose
until 11:45pm

Good Friday: April 3
The Liturgy of Passion of Our Lord 3:00pm

Stations of the Cross at 7:00pm
(joined by Churches of Allentown)

Holy Saturday: April 4
Blessing of Food: 11:00am


EASTER MASS SCHEDULE

Easter Vigil
Saturday, April 4 at 8:00pm

Easter Sunday 
7:30am, 9:00am, 11:00am 
(Ordinary Form)

12:30pm 
(Extraordinary Form, Latin)

 

From the Pastor

My Dear Parish Family,

We have arrived at the threshold of the holiest week of the year.  This is a time for us to focus with all our intensity on what our Lord has done for us.  The celebration of Palm Sunday recalls our Lord’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem amongst cheers and enthusiasm.  How soon the crowds will turn on Our beloved Lord, and His Passion will begin.  

On Holy Thursday, the Priesthood and the Eucharist are instituted.  Our Lord gives us these gifts just before He is betrayed and we soon find ourselves on Calvary with Him on Good Friday.  However, let us remain filled with hope even as we behold the wood of His cross.   All these events tell the glorious plan of our Lord who was in control the whole time.  All of these trials He allowed Himself to endure out of love for you and me.  His Precious Blood has been shed so as to wash us clean from our own sins.  

Let us enter now through these gates together and enter the week that tells of a love beyond all telling.   Let us walk with Him and imitate his Sorrowful Mother by never leaving His side. Please pray for me as I will continue to pray for you. 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PLEASE PARTICIPATE IN OUR NEW PARISH SURVEY HERE!
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at the Altar of Repose will take place after the 7:00pm Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday, April 2.  
 
Please join us for Stations of the Cross on Good Friday at 7:00pm in the Church.

The Parish Office will be closed on Holy Thursday (April 2), Good Friday (April 3) and Easter Monday (April 6).  The Office will reopen for business on Tuesday, April 7.

All are invited to Adoration of Our Lord in the Most Blessed Sacrament, every Monday from 12:00pm until Benediction at 6:45pm.  Mass follows at 7:00pm.

We need your input! Take our online SJAC SURVEY HERE.

 

 

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