Welcome to St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church! Located in the beautiful foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Tryon, NC and dedicated in October 1911 by Benedictine Abbot Leo Haid, the church has been recently enjoying a renovation so incredible that it could only have been inspired by Divine Providence.
For a Sacramental Emergency, outside of office hours, call:
(828) 859-9574 ext. 6
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Holy Thursday ❖ April 18th
Mass of the Lord’s Supper — 6:30 pm
Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper Celebrating the Institution of the Holy Eucharist and Holy Priesthood,
and Transfer of the Holy Eucharist to the Altar of Repose. Adoration at the Altar of Repose ending at 12:00 midnight.
Good Friday ❖ April 19th
Stations of the Cross — 12:00 pm
English: 10 am — 2:30 pm
Spanish: 12 — 2:30 pm
Celebration of the Passion of the Lord — 3 pm
Celebration of the Passion of the Lord and Veneration of the Holy Cross, followed by distribution of Holy Communion.
Tenebrae Service — 8:30 pm
The singing of the Matins and Lauds of the Divine Office. A funeral service for Our Lord.
Holy Saturday ❖ April 20th
Prayer at Polk Memorial Gardens — 8 am
The Easter Vigil in the Holy Night — 8 pm
The Easter Vigil with the Service of Light, Blessing of the Fire and Procession into the Church,
Liturgy of the Word, Renewal of Baptismal Promises, Liturgy of the Eucharist and Easter Communion.
Easter Sunday ❖ April 21st❖ Rejoice
Holy Masses of the Resurrection of the Lord
Holy Masses celebrated at 8:30am, 11:00am and 12:30pm (Spanish).
Mass Schedule & Information
MASS SCHEDULE Sunday Masses: Saturday Vigil 4:30pm Sunday 8:30am, 11:00am 12:30pm in Spanish Weekday Mass:
Monday, Tuesday, & Friday 8:30am
Holy days to be announced.
PENANCE/CONFESSIONS Mondays & Fridays 7:30-8:15am
Saturday 3:30-4:15pm or by appointment
Rosary before weekday Mass/Eucharistic Adoration Divine Mercy following Monday Mass Blessed Sacrament Holy Hour, Wednesday & Thursday from 8:30 - 9:30am First Friday Adoration all day followed by Benediction at 5:00pm First Saturday Mass 8:30am
FAITH FORMATION CLASSES Monday 6:00 - 7:15pm
YOUTH MINISTRY (High School)
Meets two Sundays a month for a Youth Breakfast with Fr. Christian at 9:45am and for Youth Group Meeting at 5:30PM.
See Sunday Bulletins for Schedule.
Diocesan Support Appeal 2019
REGISTRATION New parishioners may register at the Church Office or by simply clicking on the link to the right to download and print the registration form. The completed registration form may be brought or mailed to the Church Office. Moving? Please contact us with your new address or if you move away from the Parish so we can keep our records updated. Thank you!
Baptism: Preparation required; call the Church office to make arrangements.
Baptismo: Para Bautizos, se requiere preparación. Por favor llame a la oficina de la parroquia. Matrimony: Couples planning marriage must contact the parish priest at least six months in advance of the Marriage.
Matrimonio: Los padres que planean la unión deben hablar con el sacerdote lo menos 6 mese antes de la union.
COMMUNION & HOSPITAL CALLS:
If you or anyone you know is homebound or hospitalized, even temporarily, please call the church office at (828) 859 9574. This way we can arrange for them to be visited. Often people in the hospital are missed becasue they enter as an emergency and we don't always get their name. With your help we can make sure everyone is taken care of.