5:15 PM (Organ/Cantor)
7:30 AM (Spoken)
9 AM (Contemporary / Children's Liturgy)
10:45 AM (Choir)
12:30 PM (Organ/Cantor)
2 PM (3rd Sundays only - Filipino Mass)
5:15 PM (Life Teen Mass)
6:30 AM - Monday to Friday
8:30 AM - Monday to Saturday
Saturdays: 4 - 5 PM
First Fridays: 7 PM (following Benediction)
Lenten Fridays: 7:45 PM (Following Stations & Benediction)
St. John the Evangelist Parish
689 Ritchie Highway
Severna Park, MD 21146
St. John the Evangelist School
St. John the Evangelist Church is a vibrant, welcoming Roman Catholic community dedicated to its primary role as living witness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The parish lives out this commitment through enthusiastic proclamation of God’s Word, full participation in the celebration of the sacraments, and consistent practice of genuine Christian charity both within and outside the parish.
What's New at St. John
Holy Saturday, April 19
8:30 AM Morning Prayer
10-11 AM Confessions
1:30 PM Blessing of Food / Easter Baskets (Gathering Space)
*8 PM The Great Vigil of Easter
This is the "Mother of all LIturgies," the principal Mass for Easter, as the Church celebrates the Lord's Resurrection. This Mass includes the lighting of the Paschal Candle from the Easter fire, an extended Liturgy of the Word the recounts the history of salvation, the return of the Gloria and Alleluia to their places in the Mass, the celebration of the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation, and First Eucharist for those being received into the Catholic faith, and a festive, solemn Eucharistic celebration.
*incense used at Mass
Easter Sunday, April 20 - SPECIAL SCHEDULE!
The Day of the Lord's Resurrection!
Easter is the celebration of the Lord's Resurrection and all liturgies will include the Blessing and Sprinkling of Holy Water and the Renewal of Baptismal Promises. Masses will be celebrated at the following times on Easter Sunday:
Church: 7:30, *9, & *10:45 AM; *12:30 PM
School Auditorium: 9 & 10:45 AM
Masses in the school auditorium will be "family liturgies" and will include a homily geared towards children as well as a special gift for all children attending.
*incensed used at noted Masses
PLEASE NOTE: We will employ "stadium-style" parking (bumper-to-bumper) on Easter Sunday for those attending the 7:30, 9, & 10:45 AM Mass in order to accommodate as many vehicles as possible on our lot. Please help us to be a good neighbor to those who live in the surrounding community by not blocking driveways. There will be drop off for the handicapped and designated parking spaces as well. Please follow the directions of our parking ministry volunteers when you come onto the property. Entrance will be solely via Cypress Creek Road. No cars will be allowed to enter from Ritchie Highway.Please exercise care and be alert as we wish everyone to have a joyful and safe Easter celebration!
St. John the Evangelist 16th Annual Golf Tournament!
The Writings of Pope Francis - Short Course
Beginning Tuesday April 29
Jen Mayer will lead a short course on"Tthe Writings of Pope Francis." Our major focus will be his apostolic exhortation - Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel), but we will read and discuss other selections as well.
- When: Tuesday April 29, May, 6, 13, and 20 from 7 – 8:30 PM
- Where: Gathering Space Meeting Room.
- Cost: There is no fee for this course, but we ask each participant to get a copy of “The Joy of the Gospel” (See Below for Details)
- Register: To register online (CLICK HERE) or callDiana Miller in the Religious Education Office at 410-647-4892.
You can download The Joy of the Gospel Here:
If you want a bound copy (or a kindle version) you can order it here.