• Our Mission Statement

    "To find faith and share faith; to believe in the Spirit, and the Spirit's work in our world; to make one's life a gift to God, and to live as Jesus did."

VBS 2015

Be sure to mark your calendars for VBS:   June 22 – June 26,   9am – 12 Noon.  Registration is now open for kids and volunteers!  This year’s theme is Everest,  Conquering Challenges with God’s Mighty Power.

Registration is ONLINE ONLY!  For more information, visit this website:   https://osv.groupvbspro.com/vbs/ez/stjohnevangkids


Bishop Boland 80th birthday

Everyone is invited to the 80th Birthday Celebration & 20th Episcopal Ordination Anniversary for

Bishop J. Kevin Boland

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Mass at 5:30 p.m.

Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 222 East Harris St., Savannah, GA  31401

Party immediately following,  Savannah Station, 601 Cohen St.

No gifts please…

Easter Schedule

The Easter Triduum Schedule is as follows:                                                                                

Holy Thursday:        7:00 p.m. – Mass of the Lord’s Supper

Good Friday:             3:00 p.m. – Stations of the Cross

7:00 p.m. – Celebration of the Lord’s Passion

Easter Vigil:                Saturday at 8:00 p.m.

Easter Sunday:           7:30 a.m. ~ 9:30 a.m. ~ 12:00 noon

>>> NO confessions on Easter Vigil (Saturday)

Please note the Church Office will be closed on Good Friday and Easter Monday.

Birthright Book Sale


The book sale is almost here!  On April 11 & 12, thousands of used hardcover and paperback books will be available for sale in the Parish Center.  The sale will be from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Saturday and after all Masses Saturday and Sunday. Prices range from $.25 to $2.00.  All proceeds benefit Birthright of Valdosta.

We are accepting donations of used books, CD’s, DVD’s, games and puzzles.  Please, NO magazines, textbooks or encyclopedias.  All donations should be in GOOD to EXCELLENT condition.  Donations will be accepted until Saturday, April 4.  Items may be dropped off in the specially marked tub in the St. Francis trailer.  If you have a large donation, please call Sue Hellstern for other arrangements.

For more information about Birthright, visit www.birthright.org.


Lenten Journey

St. John Lenten Journey

What Are You Looking For?
-John 1:38

Forgiveness? Healing? Transformation?

Join us at St. John the Evangelist Church for our Lenten Spiritual Journey – What Are You Looking For? – Saturday March 14 – Tuesday, March 17. Father Tom Hartle, OFM, will be leading our Lenten journey each day with a reflection on topics such as:

~ How the Lord uses questions to guide us

~ Transformation that can happen when we take these questions seriously

~ A new look at Confession

~ The role Penance plays in our lives


What Are You Looking For? Schedule

Saturday, March 14

5:00 PM – Fr. Tom delivers the Homily at Mass

Sunday March 15

7:30 AM, 9:30 AM, 12:00 PM – Fr. Tom delivers the Homily at Mass

6:00 PM – Prayers & Psalms set to Music (Vespers), Reflections by Fr. Tom followed by Reception in Parish Center

Monday, March 16

12:10 PM – Mass and Healing Service

6:30 PM -  Penance Service and Reflections led by Fr. Tom

Tuesday, March 17

8:10 AM – Mass

6:30 PM – Mass and Reflections by Fr. Tom

For more information please visit our website (www.stjohnevang.org) or follow us on Social Media using #stjohnlentjourney.


About Father Tom Hartle, OFM:

Tom Hartle, OFM, is a friar of Holy Name Province, the largest community of Franciscan friars in the United States. He is currently the Religious Assistant for the Poor Clare Nuns of Holy Name Federation. In addition to his ministry, he conducts pilgrimages to Assisi, Italy as well as retreat ministries. He resides in Butler, New Jersey.


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