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Our Churches Remain Closed at This Time

St. John the Evangelist Church and St. Paul Church remain closed at this time, and Masses have not resumed. 

The dispensation from the Sunday Mass obligation remains in place, and will continue for the foreseeable future. 

We are required to be in compliance with the guidelines and directives of the Archdiocese of Boston and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts before reopening our churches and resuming Sunday and daily Masses. We are working very hard to apply the required preparations and protocols so that when we do reopen, we can do so as safely and as reverently as possible. Updates will continue to be posted on our website and sent out to our email list as soon as they are available – please click the link below for the most recent update:



Our weekly recorded Mass appears here each week on Saturday afternoon. Please visit the Liturgy page to watch Masses and “Celebrations of the Word” recorded for previous weeks, and visit our Pastoral Blog, Peace in Uncertainty, for more homilies and reflections from Fr. Jim, Fr. Robert, Fr. Hehir, Msgr. Lind, Fr. Connelly, and our Pastoral Staff.

Our Parishes

St. John the Evangelist Parish

St. John the Evangelist Parish
9 Glen Road Wellesley, MA 02481

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St. Paul Parish

St. Paul Parish
502 Washington St Wellesley, MA 02481

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Parish Offices Open By Appointment

Our clergy and staff continue to work remotely whenever possible, as directed in the reopening guidelines from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Archdiocese of Boston. Administrative staff are generally available by phone: 

Monday – Thursday: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Friday: 9:00am – 12:00pm

The office will be open for Mass cards and other business by appointment only. For everyone’s health and safety, please do not come to the office without calling first to arrange an appointment.


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 us, please email 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!

For older news and announcements please visit our News page.


Upcoming Events from the Collaborative

June 14, 2020

Please visit the Collaborative Calendar page for the full calendar.


Participate in the Daily and Sunday Mass with Catholic TV

Cardinal O’Malley encourages us to participate in the Daily (broadcast live at 9:30am) and Sunday (broadcast live at 11:00am) Mass with the faithful across the Archdiocese of Boston on CatholicTV. Available on XFINITY/Comcast (Channel 268), Verizon FIOS (Channel 296), and RCN (Channel 85). Also available on ROKU and Amazon TV.

Schedules and access to the televised Mass and rebroadcasts are available at

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