Pastor’s Message – New Year 2024

PASTOR’S MESSAGE SOLEMNITY OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD JANUARY 7, 2024 My dear St. John the Baptist Parish Family: The New Year of Grace 2024 has dawned upon us. We welcome it with hope and deep reliance on the providence of God. The year 2023 was a year of challenges...

From the Pastor’s Desk – Advent 3

December 17, 2023 Third Sunday of Advent I wish to offer my heartfelt gratitude to ALL who came to celebrate with me a Mass of thanksgiving for my 35th anniversary of ordination last Sunday, December 10. The presence of the Bishop, of many brother priests, relatives,...

From the Pastor – Advent 2

December 10, 2023 Second Sunday of Advent Thirty-five years ago today, on December 10, 1988, I was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Pierre DuMaine, the first bishop of San Jose.  I have come into the Diocese four and a half years earlier to begin studies for the...
St. John the Baptist Fiesta Celebration

St. John the Baptist Fiesta Celebration

FROM THE PASTOR’S DESK Dear Parishioners and Friends of St. John the Baptist, Last weekend, we celebrated the solemnity of the Nativity of our patron, Saint John the Baptist, forerunner of the Lord, the martyr who spoke truth to power. Our fiesta celebration was a big...
Pastor’s Message – Father’s Day

Pastor’s Message – Father’s Day

  From the Desk of the Pastor June 18, 2023 This Sunday, June 18, we honor all Fathers.  It is fitting above all to thank, glorify and praise the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.  The Son revealed to us his Father as Our Father also.  We have been subsumed into God’s...