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Holy Week and Easter

Posted by Celeste Baillargeon on 3/20/23

Holy Week is fast approaching and before we know it, it will be Easter.  I wonder how ready I am to celebrate the Resurrection of the Lord?  I suppose the first question must be, "How much have I aligned myself with the suffering of Christ during this Lenten season?"  ... Read More »

Corona Virus 2020

Posted by Celeste Baillargeon on 4/07/20

Our lives are currently in an upheaval as we all face quarantine due to COVID-19.  At the very least, we are practicing social distancing.  And while some social media venues provide for visual interaction, it is still not the same as being present with others.  Add to that the ... Read More »

Lent 2019

Posted by Celeste Baillargeon on 3/06/19

We once again begin our Lenten journey; a time when we are called to reflect on the sacrifice of Jesus and to align ourselves with His teachings.  We are called to "turn away from sin and believe in the Gospel."  So how do we live that out?  Some of ... Read More »

Surviving the Political Season

Posted by Celeste Baillargeon on 10/24/18

In the Catechism of the Catholic Church we are told: "By his reason, man recognizes the voice of God which urges him "to do what is good and avoid what is evil." Everyone is obliged to follow this law, which makes itself heard in conscience and is fulfilled in ... Read More »


Posted by Celeste Baillargeon on 2/15/18

We have entered into the season of Lent - 40 days when we are led into the desert of our own hearts to look within, face our sins, and ask for God's mercy.  It is the season in which we prepare both individually and as a Church for the ... Read More »

Our Mission Statement

Posted by Celeste Baillargeon on 2/23/12

Mission Statement  

St. John the Evangelist Parish is a Roman Catholic Community dedicated to carrying out the Gospel message of Our Lord Jesus Christ.  Our mission is to welcome, evangelize and educate; to provide spiritual nourishment, promote Christian values, foster peace and justice and encourage service to others.