Current Events

January 30, 2018

Father Casto Marrapese Scholarship Applications Due April 2

Please be aware that a scholarship is available for high school students of Italian heritage.

Please have your school complete the first form. (Download 2018 Recomendation Form)

The student should complete the second form. (Download 2018 Application Form)

Complete and mail both forms together:

All materials must be returned by 2:00 pm, Monday, April 2, 2018.

If you are mailing the application:

Father Casto Marrapese Scholarship Committee
St. John the Baptist Italian Catholic Church
168 Lincoln Street; Columbus, OH 43215

If you are delivering the application:

The Italian Cultural Center Office
168 E. Lincoln; Columbus, OH 43215

If you have any questions please give me a call at 614-294-5319.

November 10, 2014

SJB Women’s Faith Group

The St. John the Baptist Women’s Faith Group meets every Monday at 6 p.m. here at St. John the Baptist, beginning January 19, 2014. Contact the church for more information.

October 25, 2013

Padre Pio Prayer Group

The Padre Pio Prayer Group meets the last Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. at St. John the Baptist for Mass and group sharing. Meetings in 2014 will begin January 19 and continue monthly.


October 25, 2013

Sons of Italy

The Sons of Italy is an Italian-American Organization that is growing. We are always looking for new members. If interested in joining, please contact Sos Codispoti at 614-582-7366 for upcoming events, meetings, social and membership applications.

Check the bulletin for the next meeting!

October 25, 2013

Italian Village Men’s Fellowship Group

The Italian Village Men’s Fellowship Group meets every Monday at 6 p.m. here at St. John the Baptist. Contact the church for more information.

February 25, 2013

Beginner’s Italian


Please contact Kelly Lombardo (, Director of Education) or Nadia Lucchin (, Lead Instructor) for the next class schedule or call 614-893-7198.

St. John the Baptist is hosting classes on Saturdays at 1PM starting Jan 11 and Sunday at 6pm starting Jan 12.  Fee for the classes is $90 for 10 weeks including all study materials.

For more info interested parties could visit, e-mail, or phone 614-596-8412 or 614-538-8000.