WE WELCOME YOU A gracious welcome to all parishioners, guests, and visitors! It is a pleasure to welcome you to our Parish to share a life of faith in Jesus Christ, Our Savior. This is the House of the Lord.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION
As a parish we offer our sincere congratulations to our Second Grade students who have received their First Holy Communion! We thank their parents, teachers and families who worked so hard to prepare these children for this special sacrament. We pray for them on their faith journeys as they achieve this milestone.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT!
Thank you to all those who have continued to give financially to support our parish!

If you wish to make a weekly offertory contribution, please consider calling the rectory during office hours to pay by credit card, giving by mail, or giving through the Archdiocese of Miami's Universal Parish Offertory page. We appreciate all of your support.

Parish Online Offering

SPECIAL OFFICE HOURS
In observance of Independence Day, the parish office will be closed on Friday, July 3rd. We wish you all a safe and happy holiday!


Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sunday, July 5th at 10:00am

A Special Message

GRATEFUL THANKS

Since 2004, parishioners, past and present, have been the beneficiaries of Fr. William Bowles' sharing of faith, witness, counsel, and spiritual journey.

After 16 years of dedicated service to the Lord at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, he is now retiring from active services effective July 1, 2020.

Fr. Bowles has delighted parishioners with his varied stories and many scriptural applications throughout the years. Apart from celebrating the Holy Eucharist at daily and weekend Masses, and providing guidance and absolution during Confessions, his visitation to the sick for anointing was most important to him. In addition, Thursday night's Bible Study was also one of his most enjoyable experiences as he shared his well-researched information with all who attended.

At this time, may I, on behalf of the Parish Family of St. John the Baptist, express heartfelt gratitude for Fr. Bowles' love and service to the people of God during these wonderful years. "You are a priest forever, in the order of Melchizedek" (Hebrews 7:17).

Blessings,
Father Vincent T. Kelly


PRAYER OF THE WEEK

Prayer for Saints Peter and Paul, Apostles

Grant, we pray, O Lord our God, that we may be sustained by the intercession of the blessed Apostles Peter and Paul, that, as through them you gave your Church the foundations of her heavenly office, so through them you may help her to eternal salvation. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.