PARISH OFFICE NEWS
Grand Annual Collection: Read the the FY 2020 Annual Report here.
Christmas Decoration Activity: It's that time of year to bring some festive cheer to the church grounds for the Christmas season. Weather permitting, please join us in front of the rectory on December 6th after the 11am service to help set up lights around the church. Many hands make lights work! Hope to see you there!
Remeberance: During November, we remember those who have passed away this year. Click here to read the names.
Worship Aid for we 11/28-11/29 First Sunday Of Advent click here.
Mass times for the coming Holidays/Holydays
Thanksgiving Day Mass– Thursday November 26th at 9:00 a.m.
Immaculate Conception Vigil– Monday December 7th at 5:00 p.m.
Immaculate Conception– Tuesday December 8th at 12:10 p.m.
Christmas Eve Vigil– Thursday December 24th at 3:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.
Christmas Creole Mass– Thursday December 24th at 7:00 p.m.
Christmas Day– Friday December 25th 11:00 a.m.
Please, we are asking those coming to one of the Christmas Masses at St. John’s call into to give us an estimate of how many people we will have at each Mass so as to remain safe and healthy. We will offer Mass on 12/24 at both 3:00p.m. and 5:00p.m. as well as on 12/25 at 11:00a.m. Please call or email the Office to let us keep everyone safe. There is a Mass scheduled for Thanksgiving Day at 9:00a.m.
Religious Ed REGISTRATION 2020-2021: Registration is now open for the 2020-2021 Religious Education year. Due to practical concerns and considerations related to the pandemic, our program will be an at home process that we are working on. We understand the stress this puts on parents and we want to make this as easy as possible. We value your feedback and are happy to answer any questions you have. This includes the Sacraments of First Communion and Confirmation, and all who wish to continue their Religious Education. to download a copy of St. John's Religious Education Registration form...click 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 clergytrust.org 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 11/21-11/22
First Sunday of Advent W/E 11/28-11/29
It is the hope of all of us who work hard for you and your families that you enjoyed a very happy and safe Thanksgiving celebration and that, if not with family or friends this year, in the Spirit of God which binds us in love. The First Sunday of Advent, . .....continue reading
Please visit our Prayer Corner page for those in need of our prayers and thoughts.
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.
- Rev. Joseph MacCarthy, Pastor
- Rev. Gustave Miracle, Part-time Parochial Vicar w/responsibilities to the Haitian community
- Rev. Thomas Leclerc, Priest in Residence
- Deacon Alfred Geneus, Deacon
- Steve Kerwin, Business Manager
- Maureen Megnia, Religious Education Director
- Mark Nemeskal, Director of Music
- Alexander Bean, Organist
- Maureen Megnia, Parish Executive Secretary
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]