Guidelines for St. John the Evangelist Weekday Public Masses beginning Wednesday, May 20

Bishop Medley has extended, until further notice, the dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass. Therefore, no one is required to attend Mass on Sunday or Saturday evening.

Those who are considered to be at risk and those who may feel uncomfortable attending a public Mass should worship from home. Children 2 years and younger should not be coming to Mass. We will try to continue to live stream the Mass.

Weekday Masses (Wednesday - Friday and 1st Saturday)

  • Masses will be held IN THE CHURCH.
  • Social Distancing (6ft-8ft) will be required for ALL. 
    • Family members of the same house can sit together.
  • Masked are required for ALL over the age of the age of 3 years old. 
    • If individuals are uncomfortable or children are not mature enough to wear a mask for the entire liturgy, they should worship from home.
    • YOU ARE TO PROVIDE YOUR OWN MASK for MASS.  The Parish WILL NOT be providing everyone a mask for every Mass. 
  • Only one side of the church at a time will go to Holy Communion will ALL maintaining a 6ft distance between one another in the Communion line.
  • There will be NO Holy Communion on the tongue.  ONLY HOLY COMMUNION in the HAND. 
    • Please keep your face mask in place until you receive Holy Communion in your hand.  Then remove the covering long enough to place the host in your mouth. 
  • People at these weekday Masses will be dismissed by row and people will be asked not to gather outside after Mass but to go directly to their cars practicing social distancing. 

Guidelines for St. John the Evangelist Weekend Public Masses beginning Wednesday, May 20

Bishop Medley has extended, until further notice, the dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass. Therefore, no one is required to attend Mass on Sunday or Saturday evening.

Those who are considered to be at risk and those who may feel uncomfortable attending a public Mass should worship from home. We will try to continue to live stream the Mass.

Weekend Masses (5:00pm Vigil Mass on Saturday and 7:30am and 9:30am Mass on Sunday)

ALL PEOPLE WILL be REQUIRED to bring their OWN LAWN CHAIRS for the weekend Masses. The Parish will not provide chairs or set up chairs for the weekend MASSES.

  • Masses will be held on the BACK PARKING LOT behind the school.
  • Social Distancing (6ft-8ft) will be required for ALL.
  • Family members of the same house can sit together.
  • Masked are required for ALL over the age of the age of 3 years old.
  • If individuals are uncomfortable or children are not mature enough to wear a mask for the entire liturgy, they should worship from home.
  • YOU ARE TO PROVIDE YOUR OWN MASK for MASS. The Parish WILL NOT be providing everyone a mask for every Mass.
  • There will be NO collection of Sunday Offering Envelopes by the Ushers at Mass. You will bring your Sunday Offering and drop it in the basket near the priest when you come to receive Holy Communion.
  • Only one side of the parking lot at a time will go to Holy Communion with ALL maintaining a 6ft distance between one another in the Communion line.
  • There will be NO Holy Communion on the tongue. ONLY HOLY COMMUNION in the HAND.
  • Please keep your face mask in place until you receive Holy Communion in your hand. Step to the side. Then remove the covering long enough to place the host in your mouth.
  • At the end of Mass, we ask that you exit the parking lot a row at a time, beginning from the back.
  • PLEASE DO NOT congregate after Mass to talk, but go straight to your cars.

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The weekly offertory collections taken during our weekend masses are an important source of income for our parish. Your weekly financial contributions make a big difference in our parish.

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Welcome to St. John the Evangelist

We at St. John the Evangelist are an active Catholic faith community working together to help people encounter God and grow in their relationship with Jesus. We believe that faith is a journey and no matter where you are on the journey, we welcome you.

This website will help you learn about what's going on here at St. John the Evangelist and how you can get involved. Our parish becomes more vibrant and enriched when more parishioners come forward to share their faith, time, and talent with the rest of the community. There are a lot of possibilities! Know that we are here for you and if there is anything we can do for you, please let us know.

God bless!

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