A Roman Catholic presence in the Shenandoah Valley since 1932


Our young people will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation on Tuesday, 2 April, at Blessed Sacrament Church in Harrisonburg with Bishop Barry Knestout. Pray for them, their sponsors, parents, and families, and for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on us all.


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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.


COMMUNAL LENTEN PENANCE SERVICE: Thursday, 28 March, 7:00 PM @ St. John the Evangelist, Waynesboro



GriefShare: Grief Support Group

A Christ-centered, scripture focused, non-denominational support group open to adults of all faiths and beliefs who have lost a loved one. A new 13-week series meets Monday evenings beginning February 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM in the O'Brien Family Room. Cost of workbook is $20 payable at the door. Scholarships available. Please do not let the cost prevent you from joining us. You may sign up anytime during the 13 weeks. 


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.

3:00-4:40 PM on Saturdays until 6 April. NO CONFESSIONS on Saturday 13 April.

7:00-8:00 PM on Fridays until 12 April following Friday Lenten Meal & Program.


Thursday, 28 March @ St. John the Evangelist Church, Waynesboro

Monday, 1 April @ St. Patrick Church, Lexington

Tuesday, 9 April @ St. Francis of Assisi Church, Staunton



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



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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.