Our Virtual Book of Remembrance

In the Catholic liturgical calendar, November is entirely devoted to the deceased. The Church prays for those who have joined the Communion of Saints and those Souls in Purgatory. We invite all parishioners to add the names of their decreased loved ones to the physical books located in the churches, or to this virtual Book of Remembrance. These names will be held in prayer throughout the month. Please click the link below to add names to the book.

Add Names to the Book of Remembrance

 

For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation and Mission

Pope Francis has called for a synod in the church. The theme of this upcoming Synod is “For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation and Mission.”  

The synod process, informally known as the “synod on synodality,” opened in Rome on the weekend of Oct. 9-10 and in particular churches on Oct. 17. An opening Mass will take place at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross on Nov. 27 at 4:30 p.m. to mark the synod’s beginning in the Archdiocese of Boston.

“Dear brothers and sisters, let us have a good journey together!  May we be pilgrims in love with the Gospel and open to the surprises of the Holy Spirit. Let us not miss out on the grace-filled opportunities born of encounter, listening and discernment. In the joyful conviction that, even as we seek the Lord, he always comes with his love to meet us first.” -Pope Francis

For more information please click here to visit our Synod 2021-2023 page

Donations Needed for Afghani Family

Our POWIR committee is overjoyed to share with you the arrival of the Afghani family we will be supporting in the coming year. Mom, Dad, 2 year old boy and 1 year old baby girl are happily settled into their new home in Boston. Our housing volunteers worked tirelessly preparing a warm and welcoming home for the family thanks to all of your generous donations.

We are still gratefully accepting financial contributions to their resettlement efforts, and any volunteer support you feel prompted to give. From the bottom of our hearts we thank you for making this massive contribution to the health, safety and healing of a family who have experienced unfathomable trauma. Please continue to hold them in your prayers.

We ask you to prayerfully consider assisting this family in their financial resettlement needs via our online donation platform: SJSPPOWIR

For more information please click here to visit our POWIR page.

Christmas Service Opportunities

St. Paul Giving Tree 2021

St. Paul Giving Tree 2021

St. Paul Giving Tree is an Advent tradition spreading Christmas cheer from our parish to hundreds of people through several local organizations. Each year recipients express their deepest appreciation for the generosity of our parishioners. The annual Giving Tree Program will officially begin earlier this year, on the weekend of

St. John Christmas Wish 2021

St. John Christmas Wish 2021

ALL CHILDREN HAVE NOW BEEN MATCHED! THANK YOU!
Still looking for opportunities to help this Christmas season?
Please consider participating in the St. Paul Giving Tree program, an Advent tradition spreading Christmas cheer to hundreds of people through several local organizations!

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Public Indoor Mask Advisory for Wellesley

In light of the recent increase in the COVID Virus Delta variant, which has proven to be significantly more transmissible, we are strongly advising that individuals over the age of 5 wear a mask that covers the nose and mouth when indoors in a public setting, regardless of their vaccination status. Please understand that information and data is changing rapidly, and we are doing our best to respond in a thoughtful and expedient manner. As additional information is released from the CDC and Massachusetts Department of Public Health our decisions may change. It’s important that we all remain flexible and vigilant during these times.

Video Message of the Holy Father in support of COVID-19 vaccines and access for all

Important Information About Masses at the Collaborative

Masks: Sections of each church have been designated for general seating (where masks are strongly advised, regardless of vaccination status, but are not required), and for masked/socially-distanced seating (where masks are required for all, regardless of vaccination status.)

Live Stream: All Masses are available to watch live via the livestream link for each church.  

Please see our Current Guidelines and Protocols page for more information..

Weekend Mass Schedule Through December 2021

SATURDAY
4:00pm Mass at St. Paul
5:00pm Vigil Mass at St. John

SUNDAY
7:30am Mass at St. John
*9:00am Family Mass
11:00am Mass at St. Paul
12:00pm Mass at St. John
*5:00pm Youth Mass

*The 9:00am Family Mass and 5:00pm Youth Mass rotate between the parishes on the following schedule:

  • On the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sundays of the month, the 9:00am and 5:00pm Masses are at St. John.
  • On the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month, the 9:00am and 5:00pm Masses are at St. Paul.

Please visit the Calendar page for the complete schedule.


Upcoming 9am Family Mass and 5pm Youth Masses

December 5, 2021
December 12, 2021

Weekday Mass Schedule

MONDAY - WEDNESDAY - FRIDAY
9:00am Mass at St. Paul


TUESDAY - THURSDAY
7:00am Mass at St. John


Watch Mass Live

All of our regularly scheduled indoor Masses (both weekday and weekend) are streamed live here on our website.

To watch a Mass or event that is currently live, click the St. John Live Stream or St. Paul Live Stream link.
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Watch Previously Streamed Masses

Select previously streamed Masses and events can be found on our Previously Recorded Liturgies page and by visiting our YouTube channel.
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Sacraments and Devotions

Sacrament of Reconciliation

Sacrament of Reconciliation

WEDNESDAY EVENING
7:00-8:00pm at St. Paul

SATURDAY AFTERNOON
1:00-2:30pm at St. John

And by appointment –
please call either parish office to schedule.

Adoration and Eucharist

Adoration and Eucharist

MONDAY* AFTERNOON
1:00-2:00pm at St. Paul
Main Church

FRIDAY* AFTERNOON
1:00-2:00pm at St. John
Lower Chapel

Followed by distribution of Holy Communion on the steps of the church at 2:00pm.

(*except for Monday and Friday holidays when the Collaborative Offices are closed.)

Pray the Rosary

Pray the Rosary

MONDAY – WEDNESDAY – FRIDAY MORNINGS
Before the 9:00am Mass at St. Paul Church

TUESDAY EVENING
7:15pm in the Chapel at St. John Church
(Lower Level)

Please see the Latest News and Announcements and Collaborative Calendar below for other opportunities for prayer, devotions, and faith-sharing.

Please visit our News and Updates page for previous announcements.

Our Parishes

St. John the Evangelist Parish

St. John the Evangelist Parish
9 Glen Road Wellesley, MA 02481
781-235-0045
stjohnwellesley@stjohnwellesley.org

St. John Online Giving

Donate

St. John Church - Watch Live

Watch Live
St. Paul Parish

St. Paul Parish
502 Washington St Wellesley, MA 02481
781-235-1060
office@stpaulwellesley.com

St. Paul Online Giving

Donate

St. Paul Church - Watch Live

Watch Live

If You Need Emergency Assistance

The St. John-St. Paul Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is available to help those in our community in need of emergency assistance, especially during this current crisis. If you need help with food, rent or mortgage assistance, or help with a utility bill, please reach out to us. Please let any friends or neighbors who might need assistance know that the mission of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul is to help those in need.

To contact the SJSP SVdP, please email SVDP@sjspwellesley.org. You may also call either parish office and leave a message. All information received is kept completely confidential. Please stay safe and healthy, and may God bless you!
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Collaborative Calendar

Sunday, November 28 2021
Monday, November 29 2021
Tuesday, November 30 2021
Wednesday, December 01 2021
Thursday, December 02 2021
Friday, December 03 2021
Saturday, December 04 2021
Sunday, December 05 2021
Monday, December 06 2021
Tuesday, December 07 2021
Wednesday, December 08 2021
Thursday, December 09 2021
Friday, December 10 2021
Saturday, December 11 2021
Sunday, December 12 2021

Please visit the Collaborative Calendar page for the full calendar.
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