“’Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly, I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child shall not enter it.’ And he took them in his arms and blessed them, laying his hands on them.” – Mark 10:13-16

Youth Ministries

“In this way the love of God was revealed to us: God sent his only Son into the world so that we might have life through him.”
1 John 4:9

We live in a world where there are voices shouting at us from all sides, trying to tell us who we are and who we aren’t, who we should be and who we shouldn’t be. If we pay too much attention to these voices, it won’t be long before we forget our true identity altogether.

But amidst all the noise is our loving Father, who wants to make Himself known to us and speak truth about who we are. God’s love is deeper and His plan for our lives is greater than anything the world has to offer – will we allow Him to reveal it to us?

Totus Tuus

Totus Tuus

JUNE 10-15

TOTUS TUUS is an energetic mix of evangelization and catechesis brought by college students to the youth of our parish.

Grades 1-6

Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Grades 7-12

Sunday-Thursday 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Fr. Daniel Ciucci: 720.600.4775 or frdanielc@johnthebaptist.org

Children of Mary Sodality

Children of Mary Sodality

Sodalities were an integral part of parish life in Catholic Churches worldwide for over a century.  They are a lay ministry intended to bring Marian devotion, community service & a social experience to practicing Catholics at every stage of life. Female sodalities were popular of various ages in which they gathered to learn about and become more involved in their faith, serve their parish community and possibly…

CREED

CREED

Catholic Religious Education (CREED) is a traditional classroom program for students in grades K-6 with options for older students depending on their sacramental needs or educational desires…

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts

At Girl Scouts, you’ll always get to think big, try new things, and be a role model–the possibilities are absolutely endless!  Girl Scouts learn skills to help them become leaders in today’s world.  From cooking and camping to building robots, girls are given many opportunities for new adventures and experiences. At the same time, our troop invites girls to explore their Catholic faith in the earning of special religious awards.

Meeting Time

1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 3:00 p.m. in Benedict Hall

Who to contact

Leanne Coker, Troop Leader: 951.893.7476 or leanne@cokerhome.com

Julia Cartellone, Troop Co-Leader: 303.916.8348 or julia.cartellone@gmail.com

Cub Scouts

Cub Scouts

Boys in grades K-5 who are interested in Scouting are encouraged to join Pack 65 Cub Scouts! Boys can build rockets, camp, hike, learn about leadership and have fun in Scouts!

Pack meetings are held at St. John the Baptist. Boys will meet by grade level during den meetings.

Meeting Time

Various Dens meet on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday every other week at 6:00 p.m. in St. Gabriel room

Who to Contact

Michelle Phelan, Pack Committee Chairperson: 970.227.1859 or MNMPhelan@msn.com

Mike Phelan, Cubmaster: 303.478.1860 or MPhlelan@netapp.com

Boy Scouts

Boy Scouts

Our Troop will soon be celebrating 85 years at St. John the Baptist Catholic Parish. We welcome all boys from the age of 11 to 18; Our mission is to build strong characters and strong leaders through citizenship, community service, and outdoor activities like camping, hiking, fishing, and many more.

Meeting Time

Every Monday at 7:00 p.m. in St. Michael room.

Who to contact

Steve Walsh, Scoutmaster: 720.340.6463 or stevewalsh228@hotmail.com

Rich Chopyak, Committee Chair: 303.746.4375 or rchopyak@gmail.com

Called to Protect

Safe Environment Training

To create a safe environment within the Church for our kids, the Catholic community has instituted a safe environment program. To volunteer in our church with any young people, you must complete a two-hour seminar workshop.