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WELCOME to the web site of St. John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church.  On this site you will find information about our parish community and our programs and ministries. The Saint John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church is a parish under the jurisdiction of the Romanian Orthodox Episcopate of America.   We are located in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, and although we have a small community, we try to maintain and enforce our Orthodox traditions, as well as work towards parish growth. Our doors are always open to all people who want to learn our faith and grow in Orthodoxy.


BINE ATI VENIT pe site-ul Bisericii Ortodoxe Române Sfântul Ioan Botezatorul, Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Sperăm că informaţia de faţă vă va face o impresie bună despre familia parohiei noastre, şi vă invităm să ne vizitaţi şi să vă alăturaţi nouă dacă sunteţi in căutarea unei case spirituale.  Uşile noastre sunt deschise tuturor - atât credincioşilor născuţi în America cât şi în România - care doresc să trăiască şi să înveţe Sfânta Credinţă Ortodoxă: Credinţa lăsată de Hristos apostolilor Lui, iar de la aceştia prin Biserică, peste veacuri, nouă astăzi

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Holy Week Schedule

Pascal Schedule
  • April 5, 2015 SUNDAY  6th Sunday of Great Lent: (Palm Sunday) Entrance of the Lord into Jerusalem Liturgy at 10AM Fish Dinner
  • April 8th WEDNESDAY    GREAT AND HOLY WEDNESDAY Holy Unction starts at 7PM
  • April 9th THURSDAY        GREAT AND HOLY THURSDAY Commemoration of the Last Supper

-12 Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil at 9.30AM

-Passion Gospels at 7PM

  • April 10th FRIDAY GREAT AND HOLY FRIDAY Royal Hours at 9.30AM Lamentations w. procession around the Church at 7PM
  • April 11th SATURDAY Confessions & Communion 7.30AM until 12 Noon

RESURRECTION SERVICE STARTS AT 10 PM continues    with the Holy Liturgy & Blessing of Paschal Baskets

  • April 12th SUNDAY GREAT AND HOLY PASCHA    Paschal Vespers 1PM
  • April 17th FRIDAY   Life-giving Fountain of the Mother of God Liturgy at 9.30AM
  • April 19th SUNDAY St. Thomas Holy Liturgy 10AM. (Pastle Blajinilor) w Blessing of the graves
  • April 26th SUNDAY Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women Liturgy at 10AM

(Printing Instructions)
For informations about Religious Services Call

Father Onisie Morar at:

401-766-3343 or for Emergencies: 401-527-7206. Or e-mail him at

 Every Saturday 

Vespers Services at 6 PM & Confessions for all who want to take Communion on  Sunday!!

Our Church

We are pleased to have you visit our web site. We hope that your visit will give you a glimpse of the Orthodox Church through the parish community of Saint John the Baptist Church Woonsocket.  We want to extend our sincere invitation to visit and worship with us.


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  • God Bless!
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