st john 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.

 eucharistHappening Now:  We Celebrate the Year of the Eucharist: Feast of Corpus Christi 2020 - Feast of Corpus Christi 2021                                            "For My flesh is true food, and My blood is true drink" John 6:55-56. 

12/26/2020: The sacrament of Reconciliation (confession) is supspended until further notice.

Masses are now held on Saturdays at 4 PM, and on Sundays at 9 AM and 11 AM (choir); Creole mass at 4:30 PM on Sundays. All masses in the upstairs church. Daily masses are now held on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays at 12:10 in the UPSTAIRS church. Commercial Elevator Access. Please read covid-19 compliance guideline details.

Mass will be live-streamed every Sunday at 11:00 am at the following link:

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


Worship Aid for The Second Sunday in Ordinary Time w/e 1/16-1/17: read here  
Facebook LIVE STREAM link for the 11 Am Mass for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Giving to Saint John'sPosted 1/10/2021: The coming weeks will bring a new way of giving to Saint John’s which will be tied to readily available QR codes which can be scanned and by which a donation can be made so much easier. We have been working on this plan, which includes great ways to communicate alerts and information to parishioners almost instantly. We look forward to telling everyone more about it. 

Grand Annual Collection: Read  the FY 2020 Annual Report here.

Read the 2020 Grand Annual Financial letter in French here.
Religious Ed 2020-2021: 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
If you have difficulty leaving your home at the moment because of kids, poor health, or other restrictions, please email [email protected]  and we can pair you with a volunteer from the Young Adult Group who can help you get groceries and run other errands. 

Special collection benefiting the Clergy Health and Retirement Trust (CHRT).  CHRT offers programs for the health and wellness of all our active and senior priests in good standing. This special collection is a primary source of funding for these programs. By supporting this special collection, you are helping to ensure that our priest receive the care they need to continue their important work. To make your gift now, visit or apple/google pay, and paypal via givebutter. Among the Senior Priest who have served faithfully at St John the Evangelist is Reverend Charles Collins.

Pastor's Corner for w/e 1/16-1/17

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time w/e 1/16-1/17

We are currently celebrating the Year of the Eucharist in the Archdiocese of Boston and so it is appropriate that the Gospel which is proclaimed this weekend announces an appearance of Jesus to John and two of the disciples with an exclamation from the former of “Behold the Lamb of God”. . ....continue reading

Prayer Corner

Please visit our Prayer Corner page for those in need of our prayers and thoughts. hands

12/26/2020 View the Thank you and Holiday Wishes from John Brennen in the Prayer Corner page 

Useful Links

Online Giving CatholicTV catholic appeal CHRT

Mass Times

Masses are held at 4 PM on Saturdays, and 9 AM and 11 AM on Sundays in the upstairs church. Creole mass at 4:30 PM on Sundays in the upper church.
Daily masses are now held on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays at 12:10 in the UPSTAIRS church. Reconciliation : Saturdays 3:15-3:45 pm in the upper church or contact the recotory to make an appointment.

NOTE: The cardinal has issued a dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass during this time to the Catholics of the Archdiocese of Boston.  Sunday Mass will air on Boston Catholic TV (Comcast channel #268) 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 p.m. 

Office Hours

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





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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]