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!
Our Collaborative Outdoor Mass is Sunday, September 30 at 11:00am So that as many members of our collaborative community as possible may join together for this special liturgy, there will be a reduced Mass schedule at the parishes on Sunday. Both parishes will have Saturday Vigil Masses and Sunday 7:30am Masses.
Special Mass Schedule for September 29-30:
Masses at St. Paul Saturday: 4:00pm Vigil Mass
Sunday: 7:30am Mass
Reverend John J. Connelly of St. John the Evangelist Parish, Wellesley Hills is a long-time friend and supporter of the Elizabeth Seton Residence. In addition to celebrating mass for the Sisters of Charity in the Mount St. Vincent chapel, Fr. Connelly’s sisters, Mary and Helen called the Elizabeth Seton Residence home in their later years and are fondly remembered by all.
Born and raised in St. Peter’s parish in Dorchester, Fr. Connelly attended the Boston Latin School and Boston College
As young Christians... you are not only a part of the future of the Church; you are also a necessary and beloved part of the Church's present! You are the Church's present!
Pope Francis, Homily at the Closing Mass for the 6th Asian Youth Day, August 2014
Pope Francis reminds young Christians - and all of us - that young people are not just a part of the Church's future, but an important and much-needed part of the Church's present. Here at the St. John-St. Paul Collaborative, we are conscious of this reminder as we work togeth