• 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."

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.


Yard Sale


On March 14, 2015, St. John School is hosting the Big Fat Yard Sale.   You may rent a lot for $25 and sell your goodies yourself OR you may donate your treasures to the school’s portion of the sale.  For additional information, to donate or to arrange pick up of your items, please contact the school office or Laura Wood at laura6401@yahoo.com.

As an extra added treat, the Youth Choir will be selling breakfast beginning at 8:00 a.m.  The menu will include Chicken Biscuit (Chick-fil-A), Cheese/Egg Burrito(Empanadas) and Daylight Donuts, coffee & juice.  All proceeds will go toward the trip to Rome.

Thank you for supporting the School Yard Sale and our Youth Choir!



Thank you for your support of our school!

Celebration of Marriage

Married couples of the parish are invited to the Celebration of Marriage dinner on Saturday, February 28th following the 5:00 p.m. Mass.  During the 5:00 Mass couples will have the opportunity to renew their marriage vows and commitment to each other.

The Parish Life Committee will present a festive seated dinner in the Parish Center.  Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and wine starting at 6:15 p.m., followed by the seated dinner at 6:45 p.m.  The menu features mixed greens salad, “Surf & Turf”( roast beef and shrimp), oven roasted potatoes, steamed vegetables, assorted rolls and dessert.  Guitar virtuoso, Nephtali Santiago, will provide the music.  The cost per couple is $25.  Make your paid reservations at the Parish Life Table on February 21/22.

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