ST. John the Baptist Parish News & Events

Parish news & events

Save-the-Date for these events:

Friday, September 13, 2019 SJB Golf Classic (Register here)

Sunday, September 29, 2019 St. John's Parish Picnic

Thursday, October 3, 2019 Fr. Dosh Speaker Series - Debbie Herbeck

Thursday, October 24, 2019 Organ Concert Series Part 1

Thursday, November 14, 2019 Fr. Dosh Speaker Series - Bishop Peter Christensen

Friday, December 13, 2019 Organ Concert Series Part 2


Welcome Back Fr. Carlson

We are happy to welcome back our pastor, Father Carlson! In case you missed his letter or Archbishop Hebda's letter in the bulletin, please view them here. 

Link to Father Carlson's letter
Link to Archbishop Hebda's letter


State of the Parish

As we approach the end of our fiscal and ministry year, the lay members of the parish leadership (Parish Trustees, Parish Council and Finance Council) have prepared a State of the Parish update as of June 2019.

Click here to view document.


SJB Golf Classic
Friday, September 13, 2019
Deer Run Golf Course in Victoria, MN

Registration is now open for this fundraiser that benefits St. John the Baptist Catholic Montessori School! There are many ways to participate! You can register as an individual or bring a foursome, become a sponsor, donate to the silent auction, or participate in the Paint and Sip (details below). More information on our registration page here.

Register here as an individual or a foursome. 

Driving Range opens at 10:00am; check-in begins at 10:30am
Box Lunch at 11:00am
Shot-gun start at 12:30pm
Paint and Sip for the non-golfers at 1:00pm
Cocktail hour 5:30pm
Dinner and auction 6:00pm


Paint and Sip
Friday, September 13th
Deer Run Golf Course in Victoria, MN

Not a golfer but still want to participate in the St. John's Golf Classic? Join us on the beautiful patio of Deer Run Golf Course in Victoria! With a lively instruction, a glass of wine and friends around you are certain to have fun while painting! Cost is $35 and you may register online here or in the school or church office.


Speaker: Debbie Herbeck
Fr. Dosh Speaker Series: Where Knowledge Leads to Love
Thursday, October 3rd 

We invite you to our third speaker in the Fr. Dosh Speaker Series: Where Knowledge Leads to Love on Thursday, October 3rd from 6-9 pm. In addressing one of the Pillars of the Catholic Church, Debbie Herbeck will present “The Church is Catholic” where she will take us through her journey growing up in a traditional Jewish family, being introduced to the person of Jesus, and fully embracing the Catholic Church. No registration required; free-will offering taken. 

More information about this event in our Parish Life tab here
Read Debbie's full bio here