Welcome to St. John the Evangelist Parish, a vibrant Catholic Community of faith! To those who call this Parish your spiritual home, we welcome you and your participation in all aspects of our Parish life. To those who are visiting our Parish or searching for a new spiritual home, we welcome you and invite you to join us. Wherever you find yourself on life’s journey, know you are always welcome!
Art as narrative, memory, and prayer: ‘Christ Carrying the Cross’ at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Monday, March 27 at 7:30pm St. John Powers Hall
Christ Carrying the Cross, painted by the Circle of Giovanni Bellini in the early years of the High Renaissance, was Isabella Stewart Gardner's favorite painting. We'll discuss the background of this painting and the stories it tells us. We'll look at why the placement of this painting at her Museum was so important to Mrs. Gardner and what that reveals about faith
This week we have 'witness statements'; the first one is from a parishioner who is a physician who works at Massachusetts General Hospital, and volunteers at the MGH/Freedom Clinic one day/week. The MGH Freedom Clinic was launched in April, 2015 to care for victims and survivors of human trafficking in the Boston area. The Clinic offers free primary and preventative care for victims and survivors of human trafficking ages 13 years and older.
"I have been privileged to meet the residents of Bakhita house as patients. Through my work as a primary care physician at the MGH Freedom cl
Monday, March 20 at 7:30pm at St. Paul Church: FR. ARTHUR MACKAY "Breathing Underwater – The Art of Snorkeling"
Monday, March 27 at 7:30pm at St. John Powers Hall: DONNA MARIA TICCHI "Art as narrative, memory, and prayer: ‘Christ Carrying the Cross’ at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum"
Monday, April 3 at 7:30pm at St. John Powers Hall: MICHAEL MERAW "How Music Leads Us through Lent to the Joy of Easter"
Monday, April 10 at 7:30pm at St. Paul Church: FR. JIM LAUGHLIN "When A
St. John's Parish Choir wishes to extend an invitation to all that have a voice to raise (high school age and beyond) to join us as we prepare to celebrate the extraordinary liturgies of Lent, Holy Week and Easter.
Since our varied worshiping communities come together to celebrate one Mass each day on Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday - our desire is that everyone is included - and that no voice is quiet. Rehearsals are held Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm in the Music Office. Sunday morning rehearsal is at 9:30am in the Music Office.