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 
Peter Latona - Organist
Director of Music for the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Washington, D.C.
Friday, October 17, 2014
7:00 PM

Music of Tony Hewitt-Jones, Alexandre Guilmant, Johann Sebastian Bach,
McNeil Robinson, Maurice Durufle, Cesar Franck, and an improvisation by 
Dr. Latona: Meditations on the proper texts for 
the Nativity of St. John the Baptist.

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Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass
Sunday, October 19, 2014
2:00 PM
The Very Reverend George V. Murry, S.J.

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Katelyn Emerson - Organist
Student - Oberlin College & Conservatory
Sunday, November 9, 2014
4:00 PM
Music of Johannes Brahms, Cesar Franck, Herbert Howells, 
Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, 
Louis Vierne and Max Reger.

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Brass and Organ
Kenneth Piatt, Trumpet
Michael Willard, Trumpet
Chip Laveck, French Horn
Thomas Pylinski, Trombone
Jason Smith, Tuba
Robert Sullivan, Organ
Sunday, November 16, 2014
4:00 PM

Music of George Frederic Handel (arr. Dan Rager), 
Luther Henderson, Michael Kamen,
Richard Strauss (arr. Gary Olson), 
Johannes Brahms (arr. Gary Olson), Johann Sebastian Bach
(arr. Arthur Frackenpohl), Sigfrid Karg-Elert (arr. Donald Rotermund), Claude Le Jeune  (arr. Richard Jacoby and Marilyn Carlson), 
and John Cheetham.

Last Updated:  September 26, 2014