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Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church

300 East 11800 South

Draper, Utah 84020

(801) 984-7101

Mass Times

Saturday, 5:00 PM

Sunday, 8:30 AM and 11:00 AM

Holy Days, 9:00 AM and 7:00 PM

Weekdays, 9:00 AM

Reconciliation: Saturday 3:30 - 4:45 PM

Office Hours
Summer Hours
Monday through Friday, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM


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Ordinary Time


October 1: Welcome Reception of new parishioners
October 8: Parish Flu Clinic

Stewards of the Doctrine; Teachers of the Nations (MT 28: 18 - 20)
This September we at Saint John the Baptist find ourselves at a very interesting and exciting transition point. Reviewing the results of the Parish Survey and in considering some meaningful response, we see common threads that run through our Stewardship process, the survey and the Bishop's Encounter initiative we are now begining.
In general, the survey results indicate a desire by parishioners for more Catholic formation at all levels and for the desire to get more deeply connected as a community. The expressed and intuitive insights, concerns and desires of parish respondents indicate the hope to actually become what we proclaim to be: One Body; One Spirit in Christ. This is very encouraging.
Our Stewardship process has reminded us that among our many and most cherished gifts is that of our Teaching magisterium and the guidance that flows from it. We are all stewards of those teachings, the doctrine, that flows form the authority of the Church. Doctrine taught and learned prayerfully really does lead us deeper into our own souls, our relationship with God and each other even in our rich diversity. It is essential for a real ENCOUNTER.
A big part of our response to Bishop Solis' Encounter initiative and the survey will be to enhance our formation programs, starting with our youth and young adults (a priority of the directives). Given the newer generations of religious instruction materials and programming available, we will be offering the same blocks of study to all parishioners who will surely be edified by the innovative approaches to the foundational teachings. Just as importantly, in utilizing the high school programming we will be learning a language and methodology that helps us speak more clearly and credibly to younger Catholics. This will help us all be better connected. A community where members genuinely ENCOUNTER each other will be better prepared to go into the world as genuine disciples.