The Parish Community of St. John-Visitation

Stations of the Cross 
During the Fridays in Lent, our parish will be praying the Stations of the Cross (Via Crucis) after the 12:15 pm and 7:00 pm Masses.
This traditional Lenten devotion commemorates the 14 stops along the Via Dolorosa (“the way of sorrow”) by recalling Jesus’ journey from Pilate’s court and the praetorium to Calvary and to the tomb.
Lenten Programs 
This Lent, our parish will be offering on-line remote learning programs. 
On Tuesday evenings, Fr. Michael Kerrigan will be leading a discussion in English on Pope Francis’ encyclical, Fratelli Tutti.
On Thursday evenings., Fr. Antonio will be offeringLectio Divina in Spanish.  
For those interested in Fratelli Tutti, please send an email to
For Lectio Divina, please call the Parish Office (718)548- 1221. 
Lectio Divina bibles and copies of the pope’s encyclical Fratelli Tutti may be purchased at the Parish Devotional Store and Parish Office.

2021 Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal 

“Whatever you did for the least of these my brothers and sisters, you did for me” (Matthew 25:40)

The 2021 Cardinal’s Annual Stewardship Appeal has begun.  Our parish goal is $58,000. Over the coming weeks, please prayerfully consider making a pledge/gift.

Your generous support promotes the health and vitality of the Archdiocese of New York through the various charitable, pastoral and outreach works assisted by the Cardinal’s Annual Appeal.

CASA video link

FORMED: The Catholic Faith on Demand
The Archdiocese of New York is making available FORMED, an on-line resource of faith formation and study programs, Bible studies, Catholic themed movies, e-books, etc. To get the parish access code for your free subscription to FORMED, please contact the Adult Faith Formation office at, then go to, enter the parish code, and register to get started. FORMED is free and offers various resources both in English and Spanish to learn more about our Catholic faith. For our parish to maintain this free subscription, we need more people to register and sign-up to use FORMED. If you have not already registered, please consider doing so.

Blessing and dedication of the Saint Oscar Romero Statue with Bishop Josu Iriondo.

Sunday, March 24, 2019   

With thanks to Greg Shemitz from Catholic News Service who provided the photos.



Devotional Store

Our parish devotional religious goods store is open following the Sunday parish Masses. Located in the former baptistry at the entrance of the church, a variety of Bibles, prayer cards, rosaries, crucifixes, and other assorted devotional items are available for purchase. At other times, these items may be obtained at the Parish Pastoral Center. If you have not already done so, stop by after Mass to see what assortment of items are available.

Annual Alumni Irish Breakfast 2019


Students of St. John School 2019

Summer Bible Program

Summer with the Saints – Mass on July 13, 2018


The parish and religious education offices have relocated to the

St. John-Visitation Parish Pastoral Center

La parroquia y las oficinas de educacion religiosa se han trasladado
El Centro Pastoral de la Parroquia San Juan-Visitacion


St. John-Visitation Parish Pastoral Center

El Centro Pastoral de la Parroquia San Juan-Visitacion

275 West 230th Street


Monday/Lunes 9:00 am-12:00 noon; 1:00-4:00 pm
Tuesday/Martes 9:00 am-12:00 noon; 1:00-4:00pm; 6:00-9:00pm
Wednesday/Miercoles 9:00 am-12:00 noon; 1:00-4:00 pm; 6:00-9:00pm
Thursday/Jueves 9:00 am-12:00 noon; 1:00-7:00 pm; 6:00-9:00pm
Friday/Viernes 9:00 am-12:00 noon; 1:00-4:00pm; 6:00-9:00pm
Saturday/Sabado 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday/Domingo 9:00 am – 3:00 pm


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With thanks to Greg Shemitz, our photographer.