The Baptism of Christ

Contact Us

Pastor: Rev. David J. Loeper
Deacons: Dr. Luis R. Visot - Larry Lonergan
CCD Coordinator: Lucilla Kochol
Parish Council President: Paul Datte
Choir Director/Organist: David Derbes


Parish Council 2017 - 2018

Elected Members:Appointed Members:
Nora ChiploniaDarren DeArment
John ConsugarLucilla Kochol
Janet DaubertConnor McNamara
Robert DeColliJoe Rehnert
Paul FiliacEx-Officio
Joseph GerchakFather Dave Loeper
Christy JoyDeacon Luis R. Visot
Alicia KlemanDeacon Larry Lonergan
Al NorkusEd Brahler
Patty O'NeillElected Officers
Josette PeckmanPaul Datte - President
John PowersRobert Bechtel - 1st Vice President
Nick QuinnRobert DeColli - Past President

Staff and other contacts: 570-622-5470

  • Mass and Confession Schedule - ext 1
  • Upcoming Events and Weather Cancellations - ext 2
  • Patricia Klassen – Parish Secretary – ext. 3
  • Luis R. Visot – Bookkeeper – ext 4
  • Lucilla Kochol – Religious Education – ext 5

Phone Numbers

  • Rectory - 570-622-5470
  • Rectory Fax - 570-622-4589
  • Russell Building - 570-628-3002
  • Little Saints Preschool - 570-622-0106
  • Assumption BVM School - 570-622-0106
  • Nativity BVM High School - 570-622-8110
  • St. Joseph Center for Special Learning - 570-622-4638

Address for each building:

  • Rectory and Mailing Address - 913 Mahantongo Street, Pottsville, PA 17901
  • Church – Tenth Street and Mahantongo Street, Pottsville
  • Russell Building – Ninth Street and Howard Avenue, Pottsville
  • St. John School Building – Tenth Street and Howard Avenue, Pottsville
  • Pauline Manor – directly behind the church on Howard Avenue, Pottsville