Welcome our new Pastor, Msgr. Kevin C. Lawrence,  and Parochial Vicar, Fr. John Kelly!






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Task Force Meeting Minutes

Click the underlined link below to download the details of May 8, 2014 meeting minutes regarding the future of our parish.  Download here:

Task Force


Engineering Study Results

Thank you to all who attended our parish meeting. The results of both building studies are now available below in PDF format.

Click the link below for the Exterior Condition Assessment of the Main Church and Rector.   {UPDATE:  5/ 6/14:  This is the Report that was presented by Vitetta and MacIntosh  at the Parish Meeting including thermal imaging studies.  The previous draft version that was originally posted, was mistakenly provided for posting.}

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The first report findings, completed by O’Donnell and Naccarato, may be viewed by clicking the link below.  (6.3 mb PDF)




Our parish lottery increases by $1,000 per week.  In the event there is no jackpot winner(s) a consolation prize(s) is awarded in the amount of $700.  When there is more than one winner prizes are divided.  All Prizes must be claimed within one week.  Tickets are sold before and after masses and at the Rectory.  Good Luck!


Father Charles Ravert

Prayers and congratulations to Fr. Charles Ravert of St. John the Baptist, receiving his Priestly Ordination on May 17, 2014.



Join Our Parish (click here)

We welcome all to join our Parish Family.  If you are not officially registered in our parish, please download the form above and return the completed form to the Rectory or in the collection basket.  During the 2012 Manayunk Parish Merge, there was no automatic registration, therefore a new parishioner registration is needed.  Thank you for your cooperation.


St. John’s News & History on the web:

Ash Wednesday on NEWSWORKS (2011 Article)

St. John’s Church Architecture & Interior Fittings:

Keely Society – Church Architect


Joseph Sibbel – Sculptor

1906 Historic Pipe Organ (2008 article)





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