A Roman Catholic presence in the Shenandoah Valley since 1932


Drone Photos of Church Construction taken on 30 April 2019.


Deacons Tochi Iwuji, Chris Masla, Dan Molochko, Kyle O’Connor and Cassidy Stinson will be ordained priests of the Diocese of Richmond on Saturday, 1 June @ 10:30 AM, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart. Livestream by clicking on graphic above. Click on names to read their stories.


After our morning church services, we will gather for prayer, song and fellowship as a people of God to celebrate the blessings that unite us. Sign up by Sunday, 2 June. Bring a lawn chair, a side dish and dessert to share. Fried chicken, dinner rolls and drinks will be provided, as well as music and games for young people.


WEEKEND Mass Schedule: Saturday Vigil @ 5:00 PM; Sunday @ 8:30 & 11:30 AM; en español @ 5:00 PM cada primer y tercer domingo

WEEKDAY Mass Schedule: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday @ 9:00 AM

There will be NO MASS on Wednesday 29 May.

First Friday Mass on 7 June @ 9:00. Brunch follows in the O'Brien Family Room. All are invited. Young at Heart meets immediately following brunch.


SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION: Saturday 4:00-4:40 PM; or by appointment.


The Knights of Columbus will lead the recitation of the Rosary before weekend masses during the month of May. Join us to honor the Mother of God and implore her intercession and protection.


***** EMAIL SCAM *****

Some parishioners have reported receiving email messages from revrolobcastilo@gmail.com requesting that you purchase gift cards. Please beware. This is not Fr. Rolo’s email address. BLOCK IT. DO NOT RESPOND. OPENING THE EMAIL MAY POTENTIALLY COMPROMISE YOUR EMAIL ACCOUNT.



Read an updated letter from the Building Committee on the progress of our Building Project.



When Waynesboro City Schools are closed, the Parish Office is closed & ALL church activities are cancelled. 



Thank you for visiting the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church webpage.

Come explore this website and discover our Catholic Christian family that is ever striving to live the values of the gospel in relevant ways. Join us in this our great adventure, and take nourishment for our lives and our friendships. Share your ideas about how we can better proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ, and serve God's holy people.

If you happen to visit Waynesboro VA, please do stop by and join us for liturgy.

If you have recently moved to the area, come see what we are all about, and if you may consider joining our church family.



Bishop Knestout encourages anyone aware of sexual abuse of minors on the part of clergy or staff of our diocese to notify civil authorities.

Call the Attorney General’s Clergy Abuse Hotline at 1 (833) 454-9064, and reach out to the Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator, Jennifer Sloan at 1 (877) 887-9603.

Find out more about Bishop Knestout's and the Richmond Diocese's response to this current church crisis. Click on the graphic below.

St. John the Evangelist Church

St. John the Evangelist Catholic

Mass Times

Confessions: 4:00--4:40PM or by appointment
Saturday Vigil: 5:00PM
Sunday: 8:30AM & 11:30AM
En español cada primer y tercer domingo: 5:00PM
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:00AM
Mass times may change due to funerals. Call the office.
Holy Day: 9:00AM & 7:00PM

Office Hours

Monday through Friday from 9:00AM--3:00PM.

If Waynesboro City Schools are closed due to inclement weather, the Parish Office is closed. All church activities are also cancelled.