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!
Once again that special time of grace is before us, filled with opportunities, filled with invitations. This year we are so happy to extend to you an invitation from Pope Francis that opens his recent Exhortation, The Joy of the Gospel:
I invite all Christians, everywhere, at this very moment, to a renewed personal encounter with Jesus Christ, or at least an openness to letting him encounter them; I ask all of you to do this unfailingly ...
This past week, the Archdiocese of Boston launched the 2014 Catholic Appeal, Forward in Hope. The Appeal supports 50 ministries that benefit our parish and thousands of our brothers and sisters in Christ. Your support of this important effort helps make our parish a thriving, welcoming community of faith. If you have yet to do so, please consider pledging your support to the 2014 Appeal. You are encouraged to watch this year’s video and share it with your family ...
Pope Francis begins his Apostolic Exhortation (Evangelii Gaudium) saying that “the joy of the gospel fills the hearts and lives of all who encounter Jesus.” But is this true? Is this your experience of the people who claim to be Christians in your life? The Pope then says that “those who accept God’s offer of salvation are set free from sin, sorrow, inner emptiness and loneliness,” but are the Christians you know “aglow with the Spirit,” as ...
This Week: Sunday, March 2 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.
Grade 10 Class 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 5 Ash Wednesday Grades 1– 6 Class 3:30– 4:45 p.m.
Next Week: Sunday, March 9 Grades 1– 6 Class 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
On March 30th, the 9:00 a.m. Family Mass will be hosted by 5th and 6th grade students at our St. John’s Youth Mass. Students in Grades 5 and 6 from our Parish, Religious Education classes, Family Clusters, and Saint John School are all invited to take part in the Mass. If your child would like to be a greeter, reader, or present the gifts and/or help with the collection, please email Chrissy Cassa at email@example.com ...
Children in grades 1-8 are invited to participate in the St. John’s Easter Youth Choir. The children will sing at the 9:00 AM Family Mass on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014.
Sign up and first rehearsal is on Sunday, March 16 from 10:50-11:50 in the Chapel. Registration closes Sunday, March 23. High School Assistants are welcome. There are 5 rehearsals: March 16, March 23, March 30, April 4, and April 13. All rehearsals are from 10:50-11:50am in the Chapel.
Seeking Actors/Actresses in Grade 3 and older to help "perform" the Passion Play at the 9:00 AM Family Mass on Palm Sunday, April 13. There will be one rehearsal on Saturday April 12, from 9:00am - 12:00pm. Attendance at this rehearsal is required and mandatory. Confirmation candidates will earn 5 hours of Community Service credit.