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The recorded Mass for the upcoming weekend will appear here on Saturday afternoon. Please visit the Previously Recorded Liturgies page for all recorded Masses and “Celebrations of the Word”, and visit our Pastoral Blog, Peace in Uncertainty, for more homilies and reflections from our priests and pastoral staff.

Public Outdoor Masses This Weekend

Reservations for this weekend’s Masses are now open.

Reservations are required for all Masses, as we must still comply with the guidelines and restrictions regarding capacity and social distancing. Please visit our Outdoor Mass Guidelines and Reservations page for important information and guidelines about the Masses and the Online Reservation link.

If you have any questions, please call either parish office during business hours, or email us.



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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Current Reopening Summary

* The dispensation from the Sunday Mass obligation is still in place and will continue for the foreseeable future.

* A recorded Mass will continue to be provided each weekend for those at home.

* Our current schedule of outdoor Masses for the rest of the summer is:

4:00pm Saturday Vigil Mass at St. Paul
9:00am Sunday Mass at St. John
11:00am Sunday Mass at St. John

* Reservations are required for all Masses. Masks must be worn while on church grounds; bring lawn chairs/blankets for seating as chairs are only provided in the Limited Mobility area. (Please visit our Outdoor Mass Guidelines and Reservations page for detailed information and the Online Reservation link.)

* Daily Mass has NOT resumed.

* NEW! Beginning Monday, August 10, our churches will be open for private prayer for an hour each week: Mondays at 2:00pm at St. Paul and Fridays at 2:00pm at St. John. (Masks are required and social distancing protocol will be strictly observed.) Holy Communion will be distributed on the steps of the church at 3:00pm.

* Scheduled Hours for the Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturdays at St. John from 1:00-2:30pm, and Wednesdays at St. Paul from 7:00-8:00pm. Confession continues to be available by appointment – call either parish office to schedule.

*As this process unfolds, changes will continue to occur – please check the website frequently and watch for emails from the Collaborative.

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 the SJSP SVdP , 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

August 14, 2020
August 15, 2020
August 16, 2020
August 17, 2020
August 18, 2020
August 19, 2020
August 20, 2020
August 21, 2020
August 22, 2020
August 23, 2020
August 24, 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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