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!

Latest News and Events

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2016-2017 Religious Education Program Material: Did You Receive Your Email?

Information for the 2016-2017 year, including a link to the calendar and opening day procedures, was emailed to registered families this past week. If you registered for classes and did not receive the information please email Linda Messore.

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We Welcome Ronda Dew to the Religious Education Team as Confirmation Preparation Program Coordinator!

We Welcome Ronda Dew to the Religious Education Team as Confirmation Preparation Program Coordinator!

St. John the Evangelist is pleased to announce that Ronda Dew is joining the Religious Education Team as Confirmation Preparation Program Coordinator. Ronda is a St. John’s parishioner, former Parish Council member, Religious Education teacher and mother of four children who were confirmed at St. John’s. She will be responsible for our grade 7-10 program including coordination of the sacrament ...

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Bishops-elect Robert Reed and Mark O’Connell pictured June 10, 2016.
Photo by Gregory L. Tracy/ The Pilot

Episcopal Ordination

On Friday, June 3 the Holy See announced that Pope Francis named Fr. Robert P. Reed and Fr. Mark O’Connell auxiliary bishops of the Archdiocese of Boston. On Wednesday, August 24, Bishops Elect Reed and O’Connell will be ordained at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Boston. As bishops, they will shepherd us and encourage a spirit of prayer, celebrate the ...

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A Message from Fr. John Amuda, S.M.A.

My name is Fr. John Amuda, SMA. I am a Nigerian. I was ordained on July 26, 2014 in Nigeria. I was posted to the Central African Republic for my first mission. Central African Republic, then, was experiencing a political/religious war which started in February, 2013 and ended in March 2016. Going to CAR, I was filled with fear and ...

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Convent (now Parish Center)

Facilities Update

The St. John Parish Center (the former convent) is getting cleaned and organized inside to be more purposely utilized for office space, Religious Education and other ministries for our Collaborative. Dumpsters will be onsite to facilitate the disposal of trash and old furniture.

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Year of Mercy: Year of RCIA?

Pope Francis dedicated this
Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy to living out in our daily lives the mercy which God constantly extends to all of us. As he says, “Let us allow God to surprise us. He never tires of casting open the doors of his heart and of repeating that he loves us and wants to share his love with us.”

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St. John Book Discussion Group Begins September 15

The final schedule of books to be read this coming year has been posted on the parish website. The first book to be discussed, on September 15, is the highly acclaimed Simply Jesus: A New Vision of Who He Was, What He Did and Why He Matters by N.T. Wright, former bishop, Church of England. For information on the book group ...

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World Youth Day Krakow
July 24-31