• 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 parishioners. Today it serves people of all ethnic backgrounds.

Special News & Events

Understanding Church Architecture and Religious Art (PDF)

Hope & Healing! Webinar-Helping Leaders Assist Those Struggling With Pornography (PDF)

Regular Events

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT: At St. John the Baptist Chapel on:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday after the 12:10 PM Mass until 8 PM
Saturday after the 9 AM Mass until 5:30 PM

HOSPITAL VISITATION: Please notify the Rectory Office. Hospitals no longer inform or allow us to look up who is in the hospital.