Spiritual Direction

Sister Deborah Francis, CSJB, has been a member of the Community of St. John Baptist for 18 years and trained as a spiritual director at the Center for Christian Spirituality at General Seminary.  You may contact her for more information or to schedule a meeting at




Confessions are heard regularly on Saturdays from 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM and from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM.  On Saturdays in Christmastide and on Saturday in Easter Week the parish clergy hear confessions only by appointment.  Appointments can also be made for confession at other times.  If you would like a priest to hear your confession by appointment, please call the parish office at 212-869-5830.



Pastoral Care & Hospital Visits

The parish clergy are available by appointment for any pastoral care. The parish clergy and sisters make daily visits whenever possible to parishioners and members who are in the hospital. If you are in the hospital or if you know you will be in the hospital, please let us know. Call the parish office at 212-869-5830. 


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