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The Diocese of Richmond presents our first ever diocesan-wide virtual Holy Week Mission on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of Holy Week (6-8 April) from 6:30--8:00PM. Click on the photo above.

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Weekday Mass @ 8:30 AM EST. Watch on your smart TV. (click on photo above)

Virtual Offertory: Click here to Donate

From Liturgical Press: Holy Week at Home

HOLY WEEK SERVICES WILL BE LIVESTREAMED. JOIN US. TELL YOUR FELLOW PARISHIONERS.

Palm Sunday Mass, 5 April @ 10:00 AM.

Holy Thursday & Good Friday, 9 & 10 April @ 7:00 PM.

Easter Vigil Mass on Saturday 11 April @ 8:00 PM.

Easter Sunday Mass, 12 April @ 10:00 AM.

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THE PARISH OFFICE IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PLEASE CONTACT THE PASTOR & STAFF BY PHONE OR EMAIL ONLY.

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A Prayer from Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in this time of the Coronavirus. (In English / en español)

A letter from Bishop Knestout to the people of the diocese.

***Guia en español***

***ALL PUBLIC CELEBRATIONS OF MASS ARE CANCELLED***

The church will be open for private prayer Monday-Friday from 10:00 AM-1:00 PM. There is NO ACCESS to the restroom.

Please observe appropriate distancing.

NO communal Way of the Cross or any public devotions. No Eucharistic Adoration.

Sunday Mass with Bishop Barry Knestout at the Cathedral each week. Click on the photo above.

***ALL GATHERINGS & MEETINGS ARE CANCELLED.***

Do not enter the building for any reason even if you have a key. This helps us comply with state & diocesan restrictions. Otherwise, please speak first with the parish office.

Bishop Knestout's Letter re: COVID-19 Precautions (en español) and Additional Guidance. Updates are posted on the Diocesan webpage as soon as they are made available. See Information & Resources  (en español).

STAY INFORMED. TAKE PROPER PRECAUTIONS.

CARE FOR ONE ANOTHER. LOVE IN WORD & DEED.

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NEW DRONE PHOTOS

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***COMMUNAL WAY OF THE CROSS CANCELLED***

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION will be available on Saturday from 3:00-5:00 PM (except 11 April) or call for an appointment. 

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Read the new letter from the Building Committee Chair.

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***CURRENTLY SUSPENDED***

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Check out news, calendar, and ways to celebrate the Bicentennial of the Richmond Diocese.

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Holy Land Pilgrimage 2020

Click on the icon above to see/download our brochure.

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We present our plan for the acquisition of New Patrimony Items (Liturgical Furniture & Art) for our new church. Please contact the Building Committee / Liturgy Subcommittee for more information.  

Photo Gallery

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CYBERCRIME is hitting dioceses nationwide. If you receive an email or text message from the pastor or any priest requesting you to purchase a gift card or transfer funds by wire, be forewarned, IT IS A SCAM. Parishioners should contact the parish office to verify the legitimacy of any suspicious request received through email or text.

DO NOT REPLY TO THE ORIGINAL EMAIL OR TEXT NO MATTER HOW MUCH THEY CONVINCE YOU OF THEIR LEGITIMACY.

All cybercrime should be reported to the FBI at https://www.ic3.gov/default.aspx. It is up to the victim of cyber-crimes to file complaints.

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ALL PUBLIC CELEBRATIONS OF MASS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

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SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION: Saturday 3:00-5:00 PM (except 11 April); or by appointment.

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FOR SACRAMENTAL EMERGENCIES ONLY CALL (540) 324-3146. For parish business, please contact the parish office during regular office hours.

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Drone Photos

Views from the Ground

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INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY:

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

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Welcome

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.

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hotline

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 Acting Director, Office of Safe Environment, Jennifer Sloan at 1 (804) 622-5175.

Click on the graphic below to see the Richmond Diocese's response in support of healing and reconciliation for victim survivors of sexual abuse.

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.