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Welcome to SJBWelcome 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 groupsvolunteer 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!

 SJB Blood Drive —  Tuesday, Feb. 21
Starting after the 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. in the School Hall. Appointments are encouraged! To schedule your appointment: signup online at www.RedCrossBlood.org Use sponsor code stjohncm or, contact Caroline Greco at 949-505-3373 or carolinekg715@gmail.com Photo ID or Red Cross donor card is required to donate.
Pancake Breakfast THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUSSJB Pancake Breakfast — Sunday, Feb. 26
The Knights of Columbus 4th Sunday Pancake Breakfast will be on Sunday, Feb. 26 in the church hall after the 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 AM 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.
Mardi Gras Casino Night — Saturday, Feb. 25
On Saturday, February 25th 6:00–11:00 SJB Hall. Please come check out our SJB Casino Night! Casino games, music, dinner, drinks and more! 
Lenten Fish Fry — March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7
Save the dates! The Knights of Columbus is once again offering their delicious Lenten dinner menu each Friday during Lent. They will be serving from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  See the menu and other details.
The Order of Malta Senior Wellness MinistrySenior Wellness Breakfast and Health Presentation — Saturday, March 4
The Order of Malta Senior Wellness Ministry is inviting Seniors & their Caregivers to our upcoming Presentation. The topic will be How to Stay Healthy & Live Longer : William Sears, MD and Martha Sears, RN. Please join us on Saturday, March 4, from 9–11 a.m. in the Parish Hall. A hot catered breakfast will be provided. There is no charge to attend, but please R.S.V.P. by Wed. March 1 to the SJB Parish Rectory at (714) 540-2214. See you there!
Praying the Rosary — Sunday, March 12
The Knights of Columbus invites you to join them in saying the rosary in the church at 4:20 p.m. on Sunday, March 12 The Knights will be holding this rosary service every 2nd Sunday of the month. All are welcome
sjb-download-appDownload our Parish App!
St John the Baptist now has available an app to download for iPhone and Android smart phones. Stay connected with our parish throughout the week with instant notifications, an easy-to-access event calendar, and message-sharing via Facebook or Twitter. Additional features include prayers, daily readings, reminders to silence your phone before Mass, and much more. Get the app here.

proud-to-be-catholicPastoral 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.