Last year, in 2020, our plan was to use our Lenten Gift to establish a St. John-St. Paul POWIR Ministry Fund to support our ongoing immigrant and refugee resettlement work in partnership with Catholic Charities Boston. POWIR (Parishes Organized to Welcome Immigrants and Refugees) programs have helped thousands of refugee
February 28, 2021: Mass for Second Sunday of Lent
Please join us this weekend for our Mass for the Second Sunday of Lent, celebrated by Fr. Jim and recorded at St. John the Evangelist Church with members of our Sunday 5pm Mass music group, by clicking the video above. You can also watch the Mass on our Vimeo page.
This Mass, and all our previously recorded Masses and Liturgies, are available on the Previously Recorded Liturgies page of our website.
A Message from Fr. Jim About the 2021 Catholic Appeal Video
Dear Friends, Each year around this time, we launch our Catholic Appeal and you have the opportunity to hear all the ways in which the Archdiocese’s Central Ministries assist our parish and help us carry out our mission. Over the course of the past year, that help has never been
Caring for Our Common Home: Respecting God’s Creation in Nature Inside
“[Saint] Francis asked that part of the friary garden always be left untouched, so that wild flowers and herbs could grow there, and those who saw them could raise their minds to God, the creator of such beauty.” -Laudato Si #12 As we have read before, Pope Francis reflects on
Wednesday Evening Confessions Cancelled This Wednesday, February 24
Unfortunately, we must cancel our regularly scheduled Confessions at St. Paul this Wednesday, February 24. Confessions will still be available this Saturday, February 27 from 1:00-2:30pm at St. John, and our regular Wednesday evening Confessions from 7:00-8:00pm at St. Paul will resume Wednesday, March 3 .
2021 Catholic Appeal
Soon, parishes across the Archdiocese will launch the annual Catholic Appeal, which provides necessary funding for the more than 50 ministries that serve our parishes, schools, and communities, helping us all live our faith together. This is our Church, and when you support the Catholic Appeal, you are directly supporting
February 21, 2021: Mass for First Sunday of Lent
Please join us this weekend for our Mass for the First Sunday of Lent, celebrated by Fr. J. Bryan Hehir and recorded at St. Paul Church, by clicking the video above. You can also watch the Mass on our Vimeo page. This Mass, and all our previously recorded Masses and
Caring for Our Common Home: We Can Make a Difference Here at Home
Combating Food Waste – Pope Francis’s address to the European Food Banks Federation: “It is scandalous today not to notice how precious food is as a good, and how so much good ends up so badly.” (Food & Wine, Nov. 13, 2019) A society that super sizes food portions, it’s
2021 Catholic Appeal
As we begin the Lenten season, we are reminded of the importance of our parish communities that allow us to fully live out our faith. The support of the ministries at the Archdiocese of Boston help our parish continue serving the faithful in this community. Consider making an early gift to this year’s Catholic Appeal to help ensure these ministries can continue helping our parish, and all parishes, schools, and communities throughout our Archdiocese of Boston.
Ash Wednesday, February 17: Our 12:00pm Mass at St. John
This is the recording of today’s 12:00pm Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church, celebrated by Fr. Jim Laughlin. You can watch by clicking the video above, or on our Vimeo page.