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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!

IMPORTANT NEWS AND EVENTS

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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Where Are You Going? RCIA Program Begins Sunday, October 26

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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October 26: News from Religious Education

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

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October 26: Upcoming AFFC Events

Tuesday, October 28, 5:30 p.m.
LIFE MATTERS: REFLECTIONS ON THE SYNOD ON THE FAMILY
Lecture by James Bretzke, S.J.
Boston College Theology and Ministry Library Auditorium, Brighton Campus Free of charge.
This talk reflects on the recently concluded Extraordinary Synod on the Family called by Pope Francis, and discusses the major themes that emerged from that October meeting of bishops and Church leaders from around the world. Particular attention will also be given to the input offered by the American bishops, especially in light of ...

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Saturday, November 1: All Saints Day

The Feast of All Saints Day, which is celebrated on
November 1, falls on a Saturday in 2014 and
therefore is not a holy day of obligation. Mass will
be celebrated at the regular times of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

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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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First Sunday Choir

Everyone is welcome to join our next First Sunday Choir on Sunday, November 2. No auditions required - just the desire to experience the joy of singing. Music for November’s First Sunday includes the gentle beautiful “Sanctus" from Fauré’s Requiem and the African American spiritual “Stealing Away”.  The First Sunday Choir sprouted up a couple of years ago with the sole aim of bringing together as many singers as possible at one time. With a designated day (First Sunday), singers budgeted ...

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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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