Welcome to Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic parish in the diocese of Orange. Our parish is staffed by six Norbertine priests assigned by the abbey of Saint Michael in Orange. The Norbertines of Saint Michael’s follow the nine hundred-year-old traditions of the Canons Regular of Prémontré, founded by Saint Norbert. Their primary work, as a Religious Order, is the reverent public chanting of the choir office. In addition to this, the priests serve in the parish church and its grammar school.
There are three main language groups (English, Spanish, Vietnamese) ministered to within the parish through Masses, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, prayer groups, volunteer opportunities and social events. Our primary goal is to make ourselves, together with our parishioners, saints. If that is your goal also, come join us!
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Pastoral Services Appeal 2016
Please help our parish achieve its fundraising quota to help us serve thousands of people throughout our diocese. You can see where the donations are going and also make your donation HERE.
Senior Wellness Breakfast and Health Presentation
The Order of Malta Senior Wellness Ministry is inviting all Seniors & their Caregivers to our upcoming Presentation. The topic will be Happy Feet, with speaker: Dr. Clayton Johnsen, D.P.M. Please join us Sat, Oct 22 after Mass from 9:00AM – 11:00AM in the Parish Hall. A hot catered breakfast will be provided. There is no charge but please be sure to RSVP by Thurs, Oct 20 to the SJB Parish Rectory at (714) 540-2214. See you there!
SJB Pancake Breakfast
The Knights of Columbus 4th Sunday Pancake Breakfast will be on Sunday, October 23 in the church hall after the 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. Masses. Choose between Pancakes at $6 or French Toast or Waffles at $7 also included in "Full Service" is sausages, scrambled eggs, OJ and coffee. Proceeds support the Knight's donations to scholarships & vocations.
Annual 5th Annual Chili Cook Off and Classic Car Show
The Knights of Columbus Christmas Wreaths
The Knights of Columbus will be taking orders for a variety of Christmas wreaths, Advent wreaths, and assorted Christmas greenery after Mass, October 29-30 and November 5-6. Please stop by our booth to place your order for a forest fresh wreath from the Pacific Northwest. All items will be delivered at SJB Church on the first weekend of Advent, November 26-27. We will accept cash, checks, and credit cards for payment. For more info, please call Bob Koerner at (714) 309-2381
Annual Gala Dinner and Auction for SJB School
This year we are Soaring To New Heights! On Nov 12th at 5:00 p.m., our School Gala will be held at the Lyon Air Museum under the wings of iconic World War II planes! Please join us for a spectacular evening. To receive an invitation or see more details visit our website. Also you may enter our Gala Experience Drawing and win 2 free tickets to the gala, check the details.