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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.

If you would like to be added to our contact list, fill out this form.

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 and it is a roomy and convenient site for any purpose. 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]

Mass Schedule: See MASS times section below. Confessions are suspended during the Mask Mandate.

Sunday Mass Invitation: After Feb. 27, Mask are still required for masses.  There will be areas at the front side isles in church for those who do not wish to wear a mask. 


Happening Now:  We Celebrate the Years of the Eucharist (3 years) :  Feast of Corpus Christi 2020 - Feast of Corpus Christi 2023, "For My flesh is true food, and My blood is true drink" John 6:55-56. 




Pastor's Corner

The Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary  W/E 06/25-06/26/2022

The Gospel chosen for proclamation on this 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time is taken from Luke and describes Jesus as pointing to the good of hopeful endurance in the life of His disciples  ......continue reading

Watch live stream of the 11 AM mass on Sundays on facebook

The Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary 06/26/2022  ... Worship Aid



Congratulations to those from St. John’s who received  their First Communion: see pictures in photo gallery... here
2022 Mass Scheduling Book: the new book is available for scheduling Mass intentions for 2022. 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 you may do so by calling the rectory at 617-547-4880 or email [email protected]

Religious Ed 2021-2022: 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.

2021 Grand Annual and Financial Summary To read the Grand Annual letter for October 2021 and the Financial Summary as of June 30, 2021. Click here. 

Covid Testing Resumes: Covid testing will be available here at  St. John’s parish hall. No appointment are needed. Walk-in are welcome. Testing: Wednesdays only Time: 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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

July 2021:  John Brennan off to Scout camp, view here!!!! 

If you would like to have someone remembered in our community prayers, please fill out this prayer request form.

Useful Links

Online Giving

Announcing New 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

CatholicTV CHRT
The Boston Pilot RCAB 2022 Catholic Appeal. Watch the video here.  



Mass Times

Weekend Masses are held Saturdays at 4 PM (cantor), Sundays at 9 AM (cantor) and Sundays at 11 AM (choir) all in the upstairs church.
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) are suspended during the mask mandate.

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 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]