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!


Parish Thanksgiving Mass - Thursday at 8:30am

Please join us for Mass on Thanksgiving morning at 8:30am. Wishing a happy and blessed Thanksgiving to all!

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Our Advent Gift: Birthing Kit Collection for Haiti Marycare - December 13-14.

St. John’s Service Commission has come to know about the extraordinary work of Haiti Marycare. Now, during this Advent season, our Service Commission again invites us, as a Parish, to assist in supplying “Safe Birth Kits” as a way to reduce the mortality rate for mothers and newborns in Haiti.  For many years, since making these “Safe Birth Kits” available in the village of Jacquesyl, no mothers or babies have died during childbirth. If you would like to help, please prepare ...

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Advent Wreaths from Trees and Trimming Available This Weekend, November 29-30

This Sunday, November 30, is the First Sunday of Advent.  Advent wreaths will be available for purchase this  weekend  after the 7:30am, 9am, 11am and 5pm Masses, as well as at the 5pm Mass on  Saturday. No preorder necessary!

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Evening for Women - Tuesday, December 2, 6:30pm

A wonderful way to begin our Advent journey! Through prayer, reflection and sharing, we will interweave this year’s theme, ‘Pondering Grace’ with Mary’s extraordinary ‘yes’ and journey with her. Come join us and bring a favorite Winter recipe for our fabulous potluck! All Welcome!All Welcome!
Chapel/Social Hall, Moderator: Sr. Evelyn Ronan, SND

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

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November 23: News from Religious Education

This Week: Sunday, November 23
Grades 1 – 6
Class 10:00 – 10:45 AM
Next Week: No Classes.
Enjoy your Thanksgiving holiday!

A full calendar of all events is available on the Religious Education page.

If you have any questions, please contact Jane Leonard, jane.leonard@stjohnwellesley.org, or Linda Messore, linda.messore@stjohnwellesley.org.

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Faith Formation Web Resources

Check out these interesting and informative websites to learn more about the Catholic Church, our faith, and what is going on in the world.

Crux (www.cruxnow.com) was recently launched by the Boston Globe and features the work of John Allen (formerly Vatican correspondent for NCR). They are an English language site that seeks to cover world-wide Catholicism.
National Catholic Reporter (www.ncronline.com) is a more established Catholic weekly paper, run by lay Catholics and focusing on the Church in the US.
Catholic News ...

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Save the Date: Trees & Trimmings is Saturday December 6

Please join us Saturday, December 6 from 9am to 5pm for Saint John School's annual holiday market, filled with everything you need for Christmas: freshly cut trees from Wilson Farm, custom decorated wreaths, boxwoods and roping, delicious homemade baked goods, a Toy Raffle with this year's hottest toys, "Kids Corner Boutique" and a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus! Red and White Poinsettias will be available at Trees & Trimmings this year. They are as lovely as ever, and no preorders ...

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