Welcome to the website for the Parish of Saint John XXIII in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania

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This Week's Mass Times and Intentions  

Monday, 12/11

7:00 p.m.
St. John XXIII

Alfred Benech

Tuesday, 12/12

8:00 a.m.
SS. Peter & Paul

Pamela O’Brien

Wednesday, 12/13

8:00 a.m.
SS. Peter & Paul

David Hegarty, Sr.


Eucharistic Adoration at SS. Peter & Paul begins after Mass with Holy Hour at 7:00 p.m. followed by Benediction.

Thursday, 12/14

8:00 a.m.
SS. Peter & Paul

Dick Jacobs

Friday, 12/15

9:30 a.m.
St. John XXIII

Chris Banditelli

Saturday, 12/16

4:00 p.m.
St. John XXIII

Living & Deceased Members
of the Parish

Sunday, 12/17

8:00 a.m.
SS. Peter & Paul

Dorthea Klobosits

10:00 a.m.
St. John XXIII

Michele K. Cannon

5:00 p.m.
SS. Peter & Paul

Alice Hartranft



Sanctuary Lamp at
St. John XXIII Church
in Memory of:


Sanctuary Lamp at
SS. Peter & Paul Church
in Memory of:

Joseph A. Boyle

Spend some time with Our Lord

Ecuharistic Adoration

Eucharistic Adoration
Every Wednesday

Please see times in
This Week's Mass Times
and Intentions.

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Events: Dec 11 - Dec 17

Monday, Dec 11
Adult Small Group Meeting
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Parish Center
All are invited!!

Tuesday, Dec 12
2018 Mass Book
(Requests can be made for 3 Weekday
and/or 2 Sanctuary Lamps)
Opens at 10:00 AM
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Children's Nativity Practice
6:00 to 7:00 p.m. St. John XXIII Church
All Children are invited!!

Wednesday, Dec 13
SS. Peter & Paul
with an opportunity for personal prayer
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St. Vincent DePaul Meeting
To make Christmas Baskets
10:00 a.m. Alumni Room
followed by their delivery (Weather permitting)

Thursday, Dec 14
St. Vincent DePaul
will deliver (weather permitting)
Christmas Baskets to our Homebound

Sunday, Dec 17
Kids Small Group (Grades 1, 3 - 7)
& 1st Communion Workshop

During 10:00 a.m. Mass to 11:35 a.m.
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Teens Helping Teens Wrap Party
Following 10:00 a.m. Mass Alumni Room

Confession Times


St. John XXIII: 3:00 to 3:45 p.m.

SS. Peter & Paul: 4:00 to 4:45 p.m.

Or by appointment with Priest


Upcoming Events


December 21: Decorating at St. John XXIII Church at 6:00 p.m. - Help is needed especially from Men!

December 22: Decorating at SS. Peter & Paul Church at 6:00 p.m. - Help is needed especially from Men!


Safe Environment Information
for the Diocese of Allentown

Safe Environment Coordinator:
Sister Meg Cole, SSJ, MS, LMFT
610-332-0442 x19

Office of Victims Assistance:
Ms. Wendy Krisak, NCC, LPC
Direct Number