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Visiting Seven Churches

Posted by Mark Ryan on 4/15/14

Consider Practicing the Tradition of Visiting 7 Churches on Holy Thursday. 

The custom of that day was to visit seven Churches, symbolizing the seven Sacraments, and meditating in each Church upon one of the Sacraments. This custom started first in Rome, where Christians went to visit seven Churches built ... Read More »

Meat loaf for St. Vincent dePaul

Posted by mike myers on 4/14/14

Our parish is scheduled to supply and serve the noon meal at the St. Vincent dePaul Soup Kitchen Saturday  April 26th. If you can supply a 2 lb. cooked meat loaf, cans of vegetables,or would like to help serve, please sign up on the sheet located at the parking-lot ... Read More »

Living Stations

Posted by Mark Ryan on 4/09/14

Easter Egg Hunt

Posted by Mark Ryan on 4/09/14

Mass times change in April!

Posted by mike myers on 3/29/14

In the pews last weekend, there was a questionnaire about our schedule of Mass times. For several years we have changed ourMass times in April and again in November. Many parishioners have requested that the times not change. 

The tally of the surveys showed that 2/3 of those responding approved the suggestion ... Read More »

Parish Lenten Mission

Posted by mike myers on 3/22/14

This week, our parish will sponsor a Lenten Mission at St. John Church. Presented by dynamic speaker Bryan Mercier, there will be a different topic addressed each night. Please join us for these inspirational talks!

On Monday, March 24 he will speak about “Seven Ways to Grow in Prayer”.

On Tuesday, March 25, ... Read More »

Teens Raise Funds for Local Soup Kitchen

Posted by Mark Ryan on 1/02/14

 The bake sale, sponsored by St. John's Life Teen, raised over $600, for the St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen. 

Thank You to all who participated. 

Pictured below, are Mary Ryan and Alison King, presenting the check to Director Paul Scampolino. 

St. John the Evangelist now has a Facebook page!

Posted by mike myers on 10/13/13

If you would like to follow our updates on Facebook click on the following link:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/St-John-the-Evangelist-Church-Watertown-CT/728106747206834

Important information from the Archdiocese of Hartford

Posted by mike myers on 6/06/13

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