Basilica of Saint John the Baptist
627 McKinley Avenue NW
Canton, Ohio 44703

Welcome to the Basilica of Saint John the Baptist.  All are welcome to worship here.  If you would like more information about joining our parish, please feel free to speak with the priest after Mass or call the Rectory office.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Basilica of Saint John the Baptist is to give witness as a parish community to our Christian beliefs by celebrating Jesus Christ's presence in Word, Worship and Sacrament, reaching out to serve those in need and sharing the love of God through teaching, actions and living examples.rist

Mass Schedule

Weekend Masses
Saturday - 4:00 PM
Sunday - 8:00 AM & 10:30 AM 
In the nave of the Basilica

Weekday Masses

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday - 9:00 AM
Gallagher Center Chapel

Saturday - 2:30 to 3:30 PM
In the Basilica

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM
Closed on Friday

Food Pantry
 Wednesday, 9:30 AM until Noon

Samaritan Table
Thursday, 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM

330.454.8044 - phone
330.454.1397 - fax
Upcoming Events 

Holy Week

Holy Thursday
April 2, 2015
7:00 PM
The Basilica of Saint John the Baptist

Good Friday
April 4, 2015
12:00 PM - Stations of the Cross
7:00 PM - Good Friday Liturgy
St. Peter Catholic Church
726 Cleveland Avenue NW
Canton, Ohio 

Holy Saturday
April 4, 2015
7:00 PM (Easter Vigil)
The Basilica of Saint John the Baptist

Each parish will observe their own normal schedule for
Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015
8:00 AM  & 10:30 AM Masses
prelude music begins 30 minutes before each Mass.
(Basilica Choir, Brass Quintet and Organ)
The Basilica of Saint John the Baptist

Organ Concert by
Olivier Latry
Titulaire Organiste 
Notre Dame - Paris, France
Friday, April 24, 2015
7:00 PM
(sponsored by the Canton Chapter of the
American Guild of Organists)

Last Updated:  January 29, 2015