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!


March 28-29: Easter Candy Collection for St. Mary's Center

The Parish will be collecting your donations of Easter candy at all Masses this weekend. The candy will be used to fill Easter baskets for families residing in the shelters operated by St. Mary's Center for Women and Children in Dorchester. Easter baskets for 174 children and moms will be assembled by Religious Education students in grades 7 – 10 and delivered to St. Mary’s during Holy Week. Thank you for your generosity!

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Attention Young Actors - Passion Play Rehearsal This Saturday!

Actors/Actresses in Grade 3 and older - help "perform" the Passion Play at the 9:00 AM Family Mass on Palm Sunday, March 29. Attendance at one rehearsal this Saturday, March 28, from 9:00 AM- 12:00 is required/mandatory.  Confirmation candidates earn 5 hours of community service credit.

Please contact Maria Wardwell (781-237-2148 or maria.wardwell@stjohnwellesley.org) or Chrissy Harding (781-416-7362 or cctharding@aol.com) for information and registration.

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March 29: News from Religious Education

This Week: Sunday, March 29
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.
Grades 9, 10 Friends for Good 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Class 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Friday, April 3 - Good Friday
Walk with the Cross 12:00 noon  All ages are welcome to participate.

Next Week: Sunday, April 5
Happy Easter - No classes.
Wednesday, April 8
Grades 1 – 6 ...

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Easter Flowers and Music

Would you like to make a donation towards our Easter flowers or Easter music in memory of a loved one during this holy season? If so, you may make a donation using you offertory envelopes, the collection basket, ParishPay, or by dropping your donation off at the rectory or in the mail. Please make sure to include the name of the person you want remembered in this special way. The deadline for submissions is this Tuesday, March 31 at ...

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Wednesday, April 8th at 7:00pm: Wellesley Then and Now - A Parish Anniversary Lecture presented by the Wellesley Historical Society

Please join us as we launch our efforts to mark this milestone with a lecture on Wednesday, April 8th, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the St. John Church Social Hall. Kathleen Fahey, the Curator of the Wellesley Historical Society, will present a comparison of the Wellesley of today with the (much smaller and more rural) Wellesley of 100 years ago. She will use a combination of modern photographs and older ones from the Society's archives to show how our town has changed ...

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