Welcome to St. John the Evangelist Church.

Below is a list of each of the Seven Sacraments,
and information leading you to the "next step"
for each one.

If you are an adult seeking to learn more about, or be received into, the Catholic Church,
download the OCIA flyer and reach out to a team member.
ORDER OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION for ADULTS (OCIA) program 

Sacraments of Initiation

BAPTISM

For Baptism preparation, reach out to Deacon Dave Picard via the Parish Office, 413-786-8105.

EUCHARIST & CONFIRMATION

Children: St. John's offers First Communion and Confirmation preparation as part of the PreK-High School Religious Education program. To enroll, please contact Roxanne Casiello, Religious Education Director.

Adults: Please contact the parish office, 413-786-8105, to inquire about OCIA (Order of Christian Initiation for Adults).

Sacraments of Healing

RECONCILIATION

Confession at Saint John's is scheduled at 2:45-3:45 pm on Saturdays, and 4:30-5:30 on Wednesdays.  For Confessions for the sick and homebound, please call the Rectory office for an appointment at 413-786-8105.

ANOINTING OF THE SICK

For Anointing for the sick and homebound, please call the Rectory office for an appointment at 413-786-8105. Please do not wait until a person is actively dying before calling.

Sacraments of Vocation

HOLY ORDERS

Are you discerning a Vocation to the Priesthood or religious life?  If so, please call Father John Reardon via the Diocese of Springfield 413-452-0811.  May God Bless you for considering the religious life!

MARRIAGE

Arrangements for Holy Matrimony at Saint John's will need to be made at least one year in advance of your wedding date. Please call the Rectory office at 413-786-8105 and we will be happy to help you. Beloved marriage prep is available in the Fall and in the Spring.

THE SACRAMENTS...A MANIFISTATION OF GOD'S MERCY

The Sacraments of the new law were all instituted by Jesus Christ our Lord:  CCC 1114