St. John the Baptist Parish Information

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Parish Center

17 Chestnut Street
Peabody, MA 01960

Phone: (978) 531-0002
Fax: (978) 531-5199
Parish Email:

Office hours:
Monday – Friday. 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. or by appointment

Saturday and Sunday Masses:
Saturday, 4:00 p.m.*
Sunday, 8:00 a.m.*, 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. (Spanish), 5:00 p.m.

(*Please note that during the Spring, Summer, and Fall, the Saturday 4:00 p.m. and Sunday 8:00 a.m. St. John the Baptist Masses
are consolidated with the same time Masses at St. Thomas the Apostle.  Please consult the latest weekly bulletin to determine
whether the designated Mass will be held at the St. John the Baptist Parish or the St. Thomas the Apostle Parish.)

Weekday Masses:
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, First Friday, First Saturday, only, at 6:45 a.m.

For a complete listing of weekday Masses in the Peabody/Salem area, please click here.

Saturdays 3:15 p.m.
Domingos (Spanish): 10:45 a.m., Viernes: 6:00 p.m.

Baptisms for Children
2nd Sunday of Month, 2:30 p.m.
Call parish to register for Baptism.
Bautizos en Español ver pagina 9 El boletín de vigilancia.

Adult Baptism and Confirmation
Call to prepare for these sacraments.

Call to arrange at least 6 months ahead.


Saint John’s School

St John's School Picture - smallPrincipal Ms. Maureen Kelleher
Phone: (978) 531-0444
Fax: (978) 531-3569

Parish Clergy and Staff

Staff can be reached at (978) 531-0002 unless otherwise noted below.
Very Rev. John E. Maclnnis, V.F.
Parochial Vicar
Vicario Parroquial
Rev. Steven Clemence
Hispanic Ministry
Parochial Vicar
Ministerio Hispanic
Padre Paúl G.M. McManus
(978) 826-7541
Mr. Leo Martin
(978) 826-7510
Chuck Hall
Simon Valentin
(978) 219-7191
Director of Religious Education 1-5
Karen Hinton
(978) 532-1586
Coordinator of Youth Ministry
Dawn Alves
(978) 531-0224
Office at St. Thomas Parish
Music Directors
Cynthia Arsenault
Holly Zagaria
Stacey Vasquez (Spanish)
(978) 531-0002
Business Manager
Mary Goyette
(978) 531-0002
Parish Secretary
Secretaria Parroquial
Tracy Palen
(978) 826-7544
Parish Secretary
Secretaria Parroquial
Kathleen Wilkinson
(978) 531-0002
Spanish Catechesis
Catequesis Grados K-8
Rev. Paúl G.M. McManus
(978) 826-7541
(en Español)
Aida Vargas and Lucy Cortez
(978) 531-0002
Brooksby Village Pastoral Assistant
Kalley Moore
(978) 536-7947
Property Manager
Mr. John Stueve
(978) 531-0002


Parish Center Volunteer opportunities!
Unless otherwise noted, please contact Wanda DeLeon at Parish Center
(978) 531-0002, or submit the volunteer form below.
  • Receptionists: Answer the door and the phone at the parish center.
  • Computer Assistants: Enter computer data, provide advice and technical assistance for common computer tasks.
  • Office Assistants: Prepare parish mailings, and worship aids for special liturgies and celebrations.
  • Parish Website: Update information on our parish website, from your home computer or at the Center.

Please note that all Parish Volunteers, like all Parish Clergy and Staff, are subject to the Code of Ministerial Behavior for the Archdiocese of Boston. Please click the Code of Ministerial Behavior button below to review that Code of Behavior promulgated by the Archdiocese.

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