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
During Lent
Monday through Friday - 12:10 PM
in the Basilica

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 3:00 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 

Daily Mass during Lent will be held Monday through Friday at 12:10 PM in the Basilica

Palm Sunday, Holy Week 
and Easter Sunday Liturgies

Palm Sunday - April 13, 2014
Masses on Saturday at 4:00 PM and Sunday at 8:00 AM & 10:30 AM

Holy Thursday - April 17, 2014
Mass at 7:00 PM

Good Friday - April 18, 2014
Stations of the Cross - 3:00 PM
Good Friday Liturgy - 7:00 PM

Easter Vigil - April 19, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Easter Sunday - April 20, 2014
Masses at 8:00 AM & 10:30 AM
Music begins 30 minutes prior to each liturgy
Basilica Choir, Brass Quintet and Organ

Last Updated:  March 29, 2014