St. John the Evangelist Church, Lawrence, KS

Upcoming Events

St. John School Benefit Auction

Mark your calendars for this year’s Benefit Auction: Saturday, November 14, 2015. Tickets: $100 per person

Visit the Auction Website for more information:

Auction planning is in full swing so mark your calendars now for Saturday, November 14. Please plan to join us that evening for a wonderful celebration of our school and parish community. Before then, please consider a donation to the auction. We rely on your generous donations to provide items to be auctioned. Do you have a gift to share, or access to tickets or vacation spots? Donations may be in the form of merchandise, certificates, sponsorships or cash. All donations should be in the Auction Office by October 3! Perhaps you have a great auction idea? Let us know! Please contact the auction office or visit our website for more information. Thank you for your support!

RCIA at St. John

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is the catechetical and sacramental process for those who wish to join the Catholic Church. RCIA class meets from 7:00—8:45 p.m. in the social hall beneath the church. Everyone is invited to attend—even if you already belong to the Catholic Church!

Click here to see a full schedule of topics.

Contact Michael Podrebarac, RCIA Coordinator, for more information at or (913) 647-0330.

On the Care for our Common Home

Last week, Pope Francis released his latest encyclical, Laudato Si’, On Care for Our Common Home. To help Catholics better understand Pope Francis’s letter and the Catholic Social Teaching theme of Care for Creation the Office for Social Justice has compiled links on its homepage to some great resources including: discussion guides and commentary. You can find the encyclical and the resources by visiting them at:

St. John Stewardship Campaign

As we begin the planning process for the future growth of St. John, take a look at our most recent stewardship campaign video: I Am St. John (Reflections on Stewardship, Community and Faith). Hear what some of our parishioners have to say about all that St. John has to offer thanks to the generosity of our members–we are many parts, but all one body!