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Parish News - Save the Date!

Posted by mike myers on 10/26/19

Sunday November 17 - A Healing Service & Anointing of the Sick following the 11 AM Mass 

 Friday, November 29 - A Christmas Parade!

Watertown’s Santa Parade, Day After Thanksgiving, 3:45 PM, Ride our St. John Float, pulled by a John Deere Tractor 


Pro-Life Ministry

Posted by mike myers on 10/19/19

St. John the Evangelist Pro-Life Ministry members will be participating in the 40 Days For Life Campaign in the Archdiocese of Hartford in our parish. 

 The campaign consists of:

Saturday, October 26  - Eucharistic Adoration, following our Vigil Mass, from 6 PM to 8PM at St. John Church.

Sunday, ... Read More »

CrossRoads 4 Christ - Young Adult Ministry

Posted by mike myers on 9/13/19

Our meeting time is now 6:45 PM on Mondays, through the Fall Semester, in the St. John Faith Formation Building.

All young adults from age 18-35 are invited to join us.


Catholic Biblical School Adult Education at St John the Evangelist - September 26th - December 5th

Posted by mike myers on 9/13/19

Archdiocese of Hartford Catholic Bible School Extension Program CBS 075: “Making Sense of the Bible” Making Sense of the Bible” draws upon the strengths of the Catholic Biblical School process but with much less student commitment. CBS 075 is designed to introduce, in a straightforward manner, how the Catholic Church ... Read More »

Parish Life News June 30

Posted by mike myers on 6/29/19

There will be a Parish Events Team Meeting to be held Wednesday, July 10 at 7 PM in the Faith Formation Center, to plan fall parish Activities.  New faces are always welcome to join our ministry. 

Mark your calendars for our “Don’t Miss” Events!

                 Rib Feast Dinner - ... Read More »

Parish Life News February 23

Posted by mike myers on 2/23/19

Keep watch for the following Lenten Activities at St. John Church.  Individual Advertisements for each event will be published in the bulletin preceding that event.

 Partial Fasting Program - Learn about adopting fasting practices into your prayer life. Our spiritual development team will be presenting on how to carry ... Read More »

Parish Life News December 28

Posted by mike myers on 12/30/18

Thank you to all that made this year’s Christmas Masses Go Smoothly - Set Up Team, Bakers, Decorators, Candle Lighters, Greeters, Ushers, Parking Attendants, Lectors, Eucharistic Ministers, Choir, Musicians, Substitute Musicians and everyone else. Thank you to all that parked at off site locations - the 4pm Mass had nearly 900 people ... Read More »

Parish Life News December 21

Posted by mike myers on 12/24/18

Christmas Mass Parking If you are able, consider parking off site. Street side parking on Main Street, especially North of the Church, is plentiful. There are plenty of spots at the Watertown Library and along Academy Hill. At the 4pm Mass, a police officer will be present to safely cross ... Read More »

Parish Life News December 16

Posted by mike myers on 12/16/18

Crossroads 4 Christ Young Adult Ministry will be meeting this Monday at 6:30pm at the FFC. Catholics ages 18 to 30+ are encouraged to attend. We will follow the gathering with Adoration from 730 until 8pm.    Soup Kitchen - The next time our parish is scheduled to supply and serve ... Read More »

Parish Life News December 1

Posted by mike myers on 12/01/18

Advent is here…………. and there is a lot going on in the next month! Please glance through the bullet-point notes below and take see the bulletin for more details Advent Wreath Servers - Father Anthony is seeking families, couples, or individuals to light the Advent Wreath at each weekend Mass, ... Read More »