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!


FAITH MATTERS: What is Faith?

Over the next few weeks, we will begin to take a look at the first person of the Trinity, God the Father.  But before we can start that, I would like to lay some groundwork – some preliminary ideas that help us when we start to think more specifically about God.

A good synonym for faith is trust.  Religious faith, then, is trust in a god.  For Christians, religious faith means trust in our God, the god of Christianity.  Faith ...

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Where Are You Going?

Have your travels taken you near and far?
Is there a deep longing within you for something more?
Catholicism is a way of life and becoming a Catholic is a life long journey in faith.

If you are not Catholic and interested in learning more about the Catholic faith...
If you are Catholic but never received all the sacraments of initiation (baptism, communion, confirmation)...
If you have been away from the church but have returned and want to know more...

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Coats for Kids Drive is Coming: November 8-9 and 15-16

Are you preparing for the winter? Have your kids outgrown last year's coats? Are there coats in your closet that aren't being used?  Here is a great opportunity to share the warmth - when you donate a warm coat, you help warm someone's heart!  

St. John's is participating in the 20th Annual Coats for Kids drive by Anton's Cleaners. All you have to do is drop off the coats on the weekends of November 8-9 and 15-16, and we ...

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October 19: News and Resources from the AFFC

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  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 is a more established Catholic weekly paper, run by lay Catholics and focusing on ...

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October 19: News from Religious Education

This Week: Sunday, October 19
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 Class 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Grade 10 Enrollment Mass 5:00 p.m.
Friends for Good 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Class 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 22
Grades 1- 6 Class 3:30 – 4:45 p.m.
Next Week: Sunday, October 26
Grade 2 Enrollment Mass 9:00 a.m.
Grades 1 – 6 Class 10:00 – ...

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Annual Financial Report and 2014 Annual Appeal

The St. John Annual Financial Report  has been mailed to all registered parishioners. Additional copies are available at the back of the church or by clicking the link above. Also included in the mailing is your 2014 Annual Appeal Collection pledge card. Our online giving program, ParishPay, can be used for contributions to the Annual Appeal - please visit the ParishPay page on our website for more information. (If you did not receive your mailing, please let us ...

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Attention Young Singers! Join the Christmas Youth Choir

Christmas Youth Choir sign-up and first rehearsal will take place Sunday, November 2 from 10:50-11:50AM.  (Registration closes with the November 9 rehearsal.) All students in grade 1-8 are invited to participate. High School Assistants are also welcome (counts towards confirmation community service credit!)  Seven rehearsals will take place in St. John’s chapel on the following dates and times:

11/2   10:50-11:50am (Sign Up Begins)
11/9   10:50-11:50am  (Sign Up Closes) 
11/16  10:50-11:50am
11/23  10:50-11:50am
12/7    10:50-11:50am
12/14  10:50-11:50am
12/21* ...

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