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!


A Missionary Call for Help - Special Second Collection August 29-30

Africa is a large continent, very cultural and dynamic. The Church is growing and there is a great future of the Catholic Church in Africa. The Church is also one and we can all contribute to stimulate this growth by our own prayers and contributions. I joined the Society of African Mission (SMA) because of their missionary charisms. SMA was founded to respond to missionary need to the most abandoned in the society especially in Africa. We strive to go to ...

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Important Update on Wednesday Availability

We are now able to add another Grade 2 class on Wednesday afternoons thanks to a new volunteer teacher, and the new Grade 5 and Grade 6 curriculum is such that we can accommodate more students, so those Wednesday classes are open to registrations again. Grades 1, 3 and 4 are still over capacity so we are unable to open those at this time unless there are new volunteers to teach.  Please contact either Linda Messore or Jane Leonard to ...

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Pope Francis to visit the United States this September

Pope Francis will spend six days in the United States in September, with stops in three U.S. cities: Washington, New York, and Philadelphia. Tickets for public events will primarily be released through parishes in these cities, as well as through other local Catholic institutions, with the exception of events in Philadelphia at the World Meeting of Families 2015 (more details on their Papal Visit page.)  Please check the USCCB's Papal Visit 2015 page for the latest ...

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Attention Altar Servers: Summer Servers Needed

We are in need of altar servers to volunteer to serve at all Masses this summer.  Sign up is easy, just go to www.stjohnwellesley.org/altarservers or call the Rectory at (781) 235-0045.

Training for new altar servers will be held in the fall. Any child who has made his or her First Communion is eligible to serve. More information will be coming in September.  If your child may be interested in becoming an altar server, please let us know so we can ...

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