• St John the Baptist

Welcome to St. John the Baptist

St. John the Baptist Church is a Roman Catholic Church, part of the Archdiocese of Newark, located in the Journal Square area of Jersey City, NJ. It began in 1892 and was completed in 1897 to service the spiritual needs of area Catholics. Today it serves people of all ethnic backgrounds. The main Church is newly renovated in 2020 and welcomes you now for worship, prayer and celebration of the Sacraments.


Church Renovation Article – Jersey Journal, November 2020


Special News & Events

Holy Week 2024

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Regular Events

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: At St. John the Baptist Chapel on:
Monday – Friday 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

ROSARY: In the Chapel:
Monday – Friday 11:30 AM

HOSPITAL VISITATION: Please notify the Rectory Office. Hospital privacy rules no longer allow for a parish to be informed of an admission nor allow a priest to look up a parishioner who may have been admitted to the hospital.


2nd Sunday of every month
at 5 PM in the Church

First Friday following 12:10 PM Mass

First Saturday 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM
in the Chapel