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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!

IMPORTANT NEWS AND EVENTS

Welcome Fr. Sepe!

As was announced at Masses this past weekend, Fr. Kevin Sepe has been appointed Pastor of our St. John - St. Paul Collaborative, effective with the official launch of the new Collaborative on June 2, 2015. We warmly welcome Fr. Sepe to Wellesley!

After being ordained in 1986 Father Sepe served at St. Joseph Parish in Quincy, Sacred Heart Parish in Middleboro, and St. Mary Parish in Randolph before being appointed Pastor of St. Francis of Assisi in Braintree in ...

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New AFFC Series Begins Sunday, February 1: Bridges to Contemplative Living with Thomas Merton

This wonderful series is intended for anyone seeking to live more contemplatively. Through a prayer and reading from Thomas Merton and other spiritual masters and the resource of the book, available at the first session, participants revisit and refresh their perspectives on life. This opportunity helps us to understand what Merton insists: that our spiritual life is our everyday lived experience.
To register, e-mail Steve Maddaloni at smaddaloni@msn.com. Book payment at first session. All Welcome!
Sundays, 3:00 – 4:30pm ...

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Evening for Women Resumes this Tuesday, February 3, at 6:30pm

We gather together at 6:30 p.m. in our Church Social Hall to continue this year’s journey: Pondering Grace through the Lens of Love.  Bring your favorite Winter recipe for a fabulous potluck!
All Welcome! Moderator: Sr. Evelyn Ronan,  SND

St. John’s Adult Faith Formation Commission
Email: AFFC@stjohnwellesley.org

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ADVANCE NOTICE – ST. JOHN LENTEN PROGRAMS

All are invited to participate in one of our Lenten programs presented in collaboration with Boston College’s The Church in the 21st Century and based on a book by theologians Colleen Griffith and Tom Groome titled Catholic Spiritual Practices – A Treasury of Old and New.
This series, “Engage – Mind, Heart & Lives”, is similar to our ARISE Program of years ago. More information to come!

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January 25: News from Religious Education

This Week: Sunday, January 25
Grades 1 – 6 Class 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Grades 7 & 8 Discussion with Kerry Cronin,
Professor of Philosophy at Boston College
6:00–7:30pm Philbin Hall (*see below)
Grades 9 & 10 Teen Mass @ St. Paul’s 5:00 p.m.
Reception for students follows in the Parish Hall.
Wednesday, January 28
Grades 1 – 6 Class 3:30– 4:45 p.m.
Saturday, January 31
Grade 2 First Reconciliation 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, January 28
Grades 1 – 6 Class 3:30– 4:45 p.m.

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January 25: News and Events from the AFFC

Bridges to Contemplative Living with Thomas Merton
Sundays, 3:00 - 4:30pm beginning February 1 to March 15 (excluding March 8) in the Parish Center
Moderator: Steve Maddaloni from Pope John Seminary
This wonderful series is intended for anyone seeking to live more contemplatively. Through a prayer and reading from Thomas Merton and other spiritual masters and the resource of the book, available at the first session, participants revisit and refresh their perspectives on life. This opportunity helps us to understand what Merton insists: that ...

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Courses and Events from Boston College School of Theology and Ministry and The Church in the 21st Century

Online Courses through C21 Online
Sacrament in Catholic Life
February 18-March 24
The introduction to the sacramental life of the Church offers an overview of the principles of sacramentality and examines each of the seven sacrament within the Catholic faith.

The Gospel of Mark
February 18-March 10
The introduction to the Gospel of Mark explores the uniques insights into the question of suffering and the mystery of the Cross. Mark’s Gospel will be featured most prominently throughout this year’s ...

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