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!

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Holy Day: Thursday, May 5 - Ascension of the Lord

Masses for the SJSP Collaborative will be celebrated:
Wednesday, May 4
5:30pm Vigil Mass at St. Paul
Thursday, May 5
7:00am at St. John
9:00am at St. Paul
12:00pm at St. John

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Save the Date for Sr. Evelyn! Sunday, June 5

It does not seem possible, after 22 years of devout, faithful service to our Parish and all our Wellesley and Newton neighbors, Sister Evelyn Ronan, SND will complete her ministry at St. John the Evangelist Church.  Please save the date of the afternoon of Sunday, June 5 for a parish-wide celebration to recognize and honor Sr. Evelyn's decades of ...

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Corporal Works of Mercy: To Feed the Hungry

What can I do?
Everyone needs food for their body. It is an act of love to help others to obtain their bodily nourishment, especially those in greatest need. At St John’s we are blessed to have many opportunities to help feed the hungry. Here are just a few:

Saint Katharine Drexel Food Pantry: St. John Parish provides ...

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May 1: Religious Education Update

This Week: Sunday, May 1
Grades 1–6 Class 10:00–10:45 a.m.
Grades 7, 8 Class 6:00–7:00 p.m.
Friends for Good 7:00–8:00 p.m.
Grade 9 Friends for Good 6:00–7:00 p.m.
Class 7:00–8:00 p.m.

Monday, May 2 – Friday, May 6 (as assigned)
First Communion Practice 3:30 p.m.*
Saturday, May 7
First Holy Communion 9:00 & 11:30 a.m.
Next Week: Monday, ...

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It's Time to Register for the 2016-2017 Religious Education Program!

It is time to register for our 2016-2017 Religious Education program.  Please note that we have a few important updates to our registration process: you can now pay your Religious Education fee online via ParishPay, Cluster Registration is on a separate form, Wednesday Grade 1-6 registration will require a parent volunteer component.

Due to the difficulty in ...

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St. John’s Book Discussion Group: The Need and the Blessing of Prayer by Karl Rahner

Thursday, May 12, 7:30 p.m., Parish Center
The Need and the Blessing of Prayer by Karl Rahner
Fr. Rahner is considered one of the most influential Catholic theologians of the 20th century. His writings played a major role in preparing the way for Vatican II. The Need and the Blessing of Prayer, a brief book (101 pages) based ...

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Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy