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  • 12/07/2016 11:00am Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary will be celebrated this evening with a vigil mass at... View Message
  • 11/25/2016 01:00pm Unlike much of the world, Catholics don't plunge headlong into Christmas after the Halloween candy has been passed out. Nope,... View Message
  • 11/17/2016 01:00pm Don't forget - Saturday, Nov. 19 - We are cleaning the church! Any and all help will be appreciated. Beginning... View Message
  • 11/16/2016 09:00am Second Hour Weather Policy: If Defiance City Schools are cancelled Second Hour will be cancelled unless due to fog. We... View Message
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510 Jackson Ave
Defiance, OH 43512
Phone: (419)782-7121
Fax: (419)782-5813
Email: stjohn@stjohndefiance.org

Welcome

Welcome to our parish. Come experience Jesus in our midst and grow as his disciples. You are an important member of the Body of Christ; join us in sharing him with the world. Please feel free to contact us at anytime. God bless

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Mass Times

Sunday
8:30am, 10:00am, 11:30am

Saturday
5:00pm

Reconciliation

Saturday
4:00pm - 4:45pm

Thursday
5:45pm - 6:15pm

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Parish News

  • SECOND HOUR CANCELLATION POLICY

    Second Hour Weather Policy is that if Defiance Schools are cancelled Second Hour will be cancelled unless due to fog.                                          If it is a fog cancellation Second Hour will still be held.  So we will see you tonight at our regular time!  Read More »
  • Hooray! Second Hour is on its way!

    As the school year is beginning, we are excited to get back to Second Hour also!  We hope that you will be receiving your mailing very soon with all the information.  Until then, click here for a sneak peek: Second Hour Mailing 2016 Please keep your eyes peeled for the mailing in your mail box … Continue reading "Hooray! Second Hour is on its way!"Read More »
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Upcoming Events

December 7, 2016
  • School Mass

    December 7, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
    Holy Cross Catholic School of Defiance, 1745 S Clinton St, Defiance, OH 43512, USA

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  • Vigil Mass

    December 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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December 8, 2016
December 9, 2016
December 10, 2016
December 11, 2016
December 12, 2016
  • Ladies Retreat Team

    December 12, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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  • Children's Choir for Christmas

    December 12, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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December 13, 2016
December 14, 2016
  • School Mass

    December 14, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
    Holy Cross Catholic School of Defiance, 1745 S Clinton St, Defiance, OH 43512, USA

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  • Prayer Shawl Ministry

    December 14, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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  • Second Hour High School

    December 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    St John"s School, Defiance, OH, United States

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  • Second Hour at HCCS & St. Mary's

    December 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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December 15, 2016
December 16, 2016
December 17, 2016
December 18, 2016
December 19, 2016
  • Children's Choir for Christmas

    December 19, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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December 20, 2016
December 21, 2016
  • School Mass

    December 21, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
    Holy Cross Catholic School of Defiance, 1745 S Clinton St, Defiance, OH 43512, USA

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January 1, 2017
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January 4, 2017
  • School Mass

    January 4, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:15 am
    Holy Cross Catholic School of Defiance, 1745 S Clinton St, Defiance, OH 43512, USA

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