A Roman Catholic presence in the Shenandoah Valley since 1932


Monday, 24 December, Christmas Eve Mass @ 5:00 PM (overflow seating in O'Brien Family Room)

Tuesday, 25 December, Christmas Midnight Mass @ 12:00 AM (Lessons & Carols begin at 11:30 PM)

Tuesday, 25 December, Christmas Day Mass @ 10:00 AM (overflow seating in O'Brien Family Room)

NO Weekday Masses on 26, 27, 28 December

Saturday / Sunday, 29-30 December, Feast of the Holy Family, regular weekend mass schedule

Tuesday, 1 January, Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, Mass @ 10:00 AM


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


WEEKEND Mass Schedule: Saturday Vigil @ 5:00 PM; Sunday @ 8:30 & 11:30 AM

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


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

We invite you to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) at an Advent Penance Service offered at various parishes in the Shenandoah Valley. All services begin at 7:00 PM. Several priests will be available to hear confession in English as well as in Spanish.

Tuesday, 18 December @ St. John the Evangelist in Waynesboro



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 tercer domingo: 5:00PM (25 noviembre)
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.