Rectory 2254 Massachusetts Avenue
North Cambridge, MA 02140
e-mailed [email protected]

Click here for direction to church, 2270 Mass Ave

On Bus route 77, click here

Weekend Masses are held Saturdays at 4 PM (cantor),
Sundays at 9 AM (cantor) and Sundays at 11 AM (choir- except summer) all in the upstairs church.

Creole mass Sundays at 4:30 PM in the upper church.

NOTE: If needed, We have Gluten Free Host available upon request

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Welcome to St John the Evangelist Church’s website. Our site contains information on all the pertinent details, times and contact names for all our parish programs and special events as well as holy days and secular holidays. We hope you find our site to be informative as well as inspirational and we welcome your comments and suggestions to make our site more useful to you in the future.

The Parish Hall continues to be available for rental for after celebrations of Baptisms, First Communion, wedding receptions and or meetings or parties of any kind. Permission for alcohol is available through the City of Cambridge.  It is a roomy and convenient site for any purpose and we have off street parking. Please consider renting the Hall for your next event. Please contact the parish office for details.

 Please contact the Parish office for other Church services (Baptisms, RCIA, Weddings, Funerals etc). 617-547-4880 or [email protected]

To view our Weekly Bulletin, see link below or click here

Ash wednesday is a day of fasting (for those 18 and older) and abstience from eating meat (for those 14 and older). To view our Lenten and Easter schedule of services, click here.


WATCH this 46 minute video on FRANCIS THE POPE OF SURPRISES, click here to download.
New to our church? If you would like to become a member of St. John's or be added to our contact list, fill out this  form


The weekend of Febuary 10/11 brings with it the opening of the 2024 Catholic Appeal, the major yearly fundraiser in which we ask of the generosity of people throughout the Archdiocese to provide for the satisfaction of basic needs throughout our area. You will see posters around the church which announce our goal as a parish and our solidarity with the Archdiocese in satisfying such needs. We thank you for your generosity. 

2024 Catholic Appeal from Boston Catholic Appeal on Vimeo.

 If the above video does not play, ckick here: WATCH THE 2024 CAMPAIGN VIDEO

2022 Budget and Grand Annual Appeal. click here. 

The National Eucharistic Revival, a three-year initiative called for by the U.S. Catholic Conference of Catholic Bishops began Sunday, June 19, 2022— the feast of Corpus Christi in the United States. The Eucharist: Source of Our Healing and Hope the truth of the Real Presence and inspire Catholics to renew and deepen their devotion to Christ in the Eucharist. view the video from the USCCB here.

To view a list of churches with Eucharistic Adoration, click here



Pastor's Corner

Second Sunday of Lent w/e 02/24/2024-02/25/2024

The Covenant which God makes with His people, first through agents like Noah, Moses and Abraham and then brought to its fulfillment in Jesus and His sacrifice on the Cross, ......continue reading 




Devotional Votive Candle Stand: Be sure to stop at our NEW Devotional Votive Candle Stand in front of the Blessed Mother Statue. The stand holds 36 electric candlesand the cost is $2.oo per candle and candle will stay on for 2 hours. votive candles
Mass Scheduling Book:  is available for scheduling Mass intentions for 2023. Please note we honor two intentions per Mass. As always, we will do our best to accommodate all Mass intention requests. If you would like to book a Mass intention at any time during the year of 2022-2023 you may do so by email [email protected] or calling the rectory at 617-547-4880

Religious Ed 2022-2023: If you have any questions regarding the Religious Ed program, you can contact  the office at 617-547-4880 or send an email to: [email protected]. To download a copy of St. John's Religious Education Registration here

Baptisms: Please call the office at 617-547-4880 for information. Baptism are usually held at the 4 pm Mass on Saturdays, but exceptions can be made if required.

Prayer Corner

Please visit our Prayer Corner page for those in need of our prayers and thoughts including those who are presnetly on active duty. hands

If you would like to have someone remembered in our community prayers, please call the rectory at 617-547-4880 or email [email protected]. We will add their name to our prayer list.

pray**Faith and parish support helped Plymouth teen on road to recovery after brain aneurysm. Read the story in the Pilot about John Brennan whom we have been praying for. Click here

Useful Links

Online Giving

Ways to give to St. John the Evangelist Parish! We’re excited to announce that we now offer text, online, and in-app giving, read about it here!! That means you can give instantly, in-service, at home, or on the go. In a minute.

Read the FAQs here

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The Boston Pilot RCAB The  Catechism of the Catholic Church  



Office Hours

The Rectory Office Hours are Monday through Friday, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

Mass Times

Weekend Masses are held Saturdays at 4 PM (cantor), Sundays at 9 AM (cantor) and Sundays at 11 AM (choir- except summer) all in the upstairs church.
NOTE: If needed, We have Gluten Free Host available upon request
Creole mass Sundays at 4:30 PM in the upper church.

Daily Mass will be celebrated at 12:10 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays in the LOWER church. Communion Service Friday 7:00 AM in the LOWER church.

Reconciliation (Confessions) Saturdays 3:30-3:50PM in the upper church..

Charismatic Prayer Sponsored by the Haitian Community: Thursday 7:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

Masses on Boston Catholic TV are broadcasts on Comcast channel 268, RCN channel 85, Verizon channel 296 at 10 a.m., and 4, 7 and 11:30 p.m. Sunday Spanish Mass airs live at 8 a.m. and is rebroadcast at 5:30 and 10 pm.

Mass at nearby Parishes

St Peter Church
100 Concord Avenue Cambridge MA 02138-2297
Mass & Confession Schedule
Weekend Masses (starting Monday of Labor Day)
Vigil Mass: Saturday 4:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 and 11:30AM & 5:00PM
Weekday Mass: Monday thru Friday 8:00am
Sacrament of Reconciliation Saturday 3:00 - 3:45 PM

St. Paul Church Harvard Square
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM and 12:10 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM (vigil)
Sunday 7:30, 9:30 and 11:00 AM


Contact Us

We are located at 2254 Massachusetts Avenue, North Cambridge MA 02140

Our rectory phone number is 617-547-4880

Our rectory fax number is 617-441-8028

All general inquiries may be e-mailed to [email protected]


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