Coronavirus

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and School are committed to the health and safety of each and every one of our parishioners, school families, and visitors. With the outbreak and concern regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), we will continue to provide as much information as we have on this webpage.
 
For the latest news and info from the CDC, CLICK HERE.
For the latest new from the Minnesota Health Department, CLICK HERE.

April 3, 2020 - Daily Update, CLICK HERE.
April 2, 2020 - Daily Update, CLICK HERE.
April 1, 2020 - Daily Update, CLICK HERE.
March 31, 2020 - Daily Update, CLICK HERE.
March 30, 2020 - Daily Update, CLICK HERE.
March 28, 2020 - Live Stream Mass Info
March 27, 2020 - Daily Update, CLICK HERE
March 26, 2020 - Daily Update, CLICK HERE.
March 25, 2020 - Daily Update, CLICK HERE.
March 24, 2020 - Daily Update, CLICK HERE.
March 23, 2020 - Daily Update, CLICK HERE.
March 20, 2020 - Daily Update, CLICK HERE.
March 19, 2020 - Daily Update, CLICK HERE.
March 18, 2020 (9PM) - CLICK HERE.
March 18, 2020 - Daily Update, CLICK HERE.
March 17, 2020 - Daily Update, CLICK HERE.
March 16, 2020 - Daily Update, CLICK HERE.
March 15, 2020 - Letter to SJB Faith Formation, CLICK HERE.
March 15, 2020 - Letter to SJB Catholic School, CLICK HERE.
March, 13, 2020 - Letter to SJB Catholic Church and School, CLICK HERE.
March, 12, 2020 - Letter from Archbishop, CLICK HERE.
 
PARISH/SCHOOL EVENTS
 
All parish and school events for the foreseeable future (through March) are canceled. Updates will be made as soon as we know them.
 
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church will suspend all homebound visits (including bringing Eucharist) and BeFriender visits until further notice with the exception of  those who are actively dying. They can and always will receive the last Sacraments. (updated 3/16)
 
 

SCHOOL NEWS

March 12, 2020 UPDATE

PASTORAL CARE UPDATES (3/12/20):

The facilities we visit to offer visits from Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion have posted on their websites the measures they will be taking to help protect their residents and prevent the spread of the virus. You can read each one here: 
 
AUGUSTANA
VALLEY RIDGE
SAVAGE SENIOR LIVING (Fen Point & Ebenezer)
FAIRVIEW RIDGES (M health) offers the following statement: 
 
"Thank you for your remarkable gifts of time and energy as you provide the Eucharist to the patients at the various hospitals in M Health Fairview.  I wanted to let you know that due to the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) outbreak, we will not be using Eucharistic Ministers in the M Health Fairview system for the reminder of March and throughout the month of April.  If we assess the concern greatly diminishing before that date, I will let you know.  Again, thank you for your service and please let me know if you have any questions." -Michael Doane, 612-273-4483