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!
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and with it comes our commitment to serve Thanksgiving dinner to approximately 100 guests at Bristol Lodge in Waltham. Please consider helping with this important outreach program. Volunteers are needed to provide cooked turkeys, stuffing and vegetable dishes, cranberry sauce, rolls, and beverages. (The turkeys and other side dishes
Some children wish upon a star. This year, about 400 children will wish upon the caring generosity of our parish community through the St. John Christmas Wish program, which has been making wishes come true since 1993. Needed clothing and a special Christmas wish gift will go to youngsters in our own parish and in parishes in Roxbury, Lowell and Brockton. Christmas Wish invitations with Helper and Applicant forms have been mailed to all parishioners.
This year our main Thanksgiving Mass for the Collaborative will be at 7:00pm on Wednesday, the eve of Thanksgiving at St. Paul Church, and will feature the combined choirs of St. Paul and St. John Parishes. Please join us! Thanksgiving Day will be the regular weekday Mass schedule: 7:00am at St. John and 9:00am at St. Paul.
God bless you, and keep you, and walk beside you, at Thanksgiving... and always.
All women of the collaborative are invited to a special evening of prayer and friendship on Tuesday,December 5, 2017 in Powers Hall at St. John the Evangelist Church. It is with great anticipation that we welcome back Sr. Evelyn Ronan, SND, whose vision created the Evening for Women program many years ago. I know we will be inspired by Sister Evelyn's reflection, "The Heart of Advent... Reflections On Becoming the Yes of Love." In celebration of Advent,
This week: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12 No classes – Happy Veterans Day!
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15 Grades 1 – 6 Class 3:30 – 4:45pm
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17 First Reconciliation 5:30pm
Next Week: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19 Grades 1 – 6 Class 10:00 – 10:45am
Grades 7 – 8 Class 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Friends for Good 7:00 – 8:00pm
Grade 9 Class 7:00 – 8:00pm
Grade 10 Friends for Good 6:00 – 7:00pm
Class 7:00 – 8:00pm