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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Bulletin - June 28, 2020

Mass will be streamed live this weekend via YouTube, during the Saturday night Mass.

Masses for Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time

Tuesday - Friday ~ Private Intentions

Masses for the Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Saturday July 4 5:00 p.m. †Betty Ann Anselment

Sunday July 5 8:30 a.m. †Phillip S. Aydt

We welcome everyone back to Mass!

We the parishioners of St. John the Baptist, brothers and sisters in Christ, accept as our mission:

to know our faith and share it with others,

to continue to grow spiritually with respect for the sacraments,

to celebrate the liturgy and the Holy Eucharist as the center of our Christian life,

to live by truth and love,

to serve those in need, to teach by example, and thereby strengthen and inspire our Parish family in accordance with the Roman Catholic Church.

Office Hours

Wednesday - Friday

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Visit Parish Website For

Bulletins: New & Old


Photo Gallery

Monthly Ministry List

Sunday Collection

Envelopes (23) $ 850

Loose (1) $ 100

Youth (1) $ 1

Streaming Equipment (1) $ 400

Needy In Parish (4) $ 180

Easter (1) $ 10

CRS (1) $ 5

Holy Land (2) $ 5

Peter's Pence (2) $ 30

Rice Bowl (1) $ 18

Guatemala Mission (2) $ 55

Home Missions Appeal (1) $ 5

Seminarian Education (1) $ 25

Building (2) $ 45

PSR (5) $ 90

Scholarship (1) $ 5

Cemetery (1) $ 50

Total $1,874

Your financial support remains an important part of our Parish life and helps us keep going. Please continue giving your time, talent, and treasure at this difficult time. Please mail, drop-off your offertory in the mailbox by Parish office front door. In the midst of COVID-19, our Parish still needs to operate. Thank you for being generous, during this difficult time!

From the June

Liturgical Calendar

Pray For The Sick And Homebound

Edith Haas, Larry Hunt, Marie Hopkins, Bill Lueke, James Frey, Bob Wilson, Vickie Rapp Grant, Dean Rubenacker, Kent Karcher, Larry Nice, Paul & Helen Wellen, & Kenneth Karcher

Reminder: Due to federal privacy laws, we are not allowed to list people or visit who are sick or in the nursing home without written authorization from that individual or from their immediate family who has authorization. Form can be requested from the office.

Illinois Phase 4 & Places of Worship

As the state moves into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan, the current COVID-19 safety protocols for churches will remain in effect. No additional negotiations regarding protocols have taken place. The Church is actually ahead of Phase 4 guidelines for groups due to the negotiated agreement allowing a percentage of capacity that exceeds the current norm allowed by the state. The Phase 2 guidelines for daily and weekend Mass and the Sacraments are to be strictly adhered to regarding attendance limits, social distancing, hand sanitizing, disinfecting, reservation systems, wearing masks, etc. (Phase 1/1A guidelines apply for parishes not yet in Phase 2.)


July 22 at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Belleville at 2:00 p.m.

Due to concern for the health and safety of the public in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, attendance at the ordination liturgy will be limited and social distancing protocols will be in place.

Everyone is invited to view the Mass which will be televised live on EWTN. The Mass will also be available on the EWTN website at:

Bishop Edward K. Braxton Invites you to view the Liturgy of Ordination of:

The Reverend Mr. Nicholas T. Fleming

St. Clare of Assisi Parish in O’Fallon

The Reverend Mr. Carl E. Schrage

St. Lawrence Parish in Sandoval

The Reverend Mr. Joel L. Seipp

St. Clare of Assisi Parish in O’Fallon

To the Order of Priesthood on Saturday, July 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Cathedral of St. Peter

During this Liturgy, our Priest Jubilarians will be honored. The Oil of Catechumens and the Oil of the Sick will be blessed. The Sacred Chrism will be consecrated. Seating is limited, but Mass will be live streamed at: Please join me in praying for our candidates for Priesthood and our Jubilarians.

There will be printed bulletin and new Living Faith Books in plastic tote by office door for those who would like receive paper copy.

Deacon Notes:

Today's notes are joyful! We are having Mass, give all honor and glory to God. All peoples, clap your hands. Cry to God with shouts of Joy! Amen! Psalm 89 says; "Forever I will sing the goodness of the Lord." Blessed the people who know the joyful shout; in the light of your countenance, O Lord they walk. At your name they rejoice all day, and through your justice they are exalted." In the last three months, we all had various crosses to bear, hopefully we as a Christian country will never have to go without Church again.Again the Psalms say "Let all the earth cry out to God with Joy!"

Good day and God Bless, Deacon Arch


It is important to know that you MUST call the office, 618-648-2490, to reserve a day by 2:00 pm on Thursday, before weekend Mass. You can only attend, if you have made your reservations. If you leave a message, please leave your name and number and the office will get back with you to confirm your day.

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