St. John the Evangelist Church, Lawrence, KS

Upcoming Events

Reservoir: Adoration

Come experience the presence of Christ in a celebration of Eucharistic Adoration on Wednesday, February 3, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the church. Bring along any prayer materials you would like, and prepare to give yourself to God through an hour of prayer, music, and meditation.

The sacrament of reconciliation will also be available during this time in the Padre Pio chapel.

Parish Volunteer Appreciation Celebration

When: February 13, 2016
Where: St. John School lower level, Bosco Room
What Time: Dinner immediately following the 4:30 p.m. Mass, which will have a special blessing for our volunteers!
Who is invited: Anyone who is involved with any of our ministries or who has helped our school or parish!

Please join us for dinner, drinks, and time with your fellow parish family members as we celebrate you and all you do for our parish community. RSVP to Samantha Romero at or by phone at (785) 843-0109 by February 9, 2016.

The Jubilee of Mercy

How can we show others the mercy of God? We say that God is compassionate, but we ignore the poor. We say that God loves us and has mercy on us, but we hold grudges against our friends. Our actions need to authentically reflect God’s mercy. Click below to explore the different ways that you can live out that mercy every day!

Archdiocese of KCK Resources

USCCB Year of Mercy Resources

Vatican Jubilee of Mercy Site

St. John Stewardship Campaign


Annual St. John Stewardship Report

A message from Fr. Jeff:

Dear Parishioners,

This annual stewardship report is provided to you to help you better understand both our mission as a parish community, and how your prayers, your annual giving, and your personal involvement in our various ministries has helped us to support that mission. I wish to express my gratitude to the parishioners who continue to support this parish through the sharing of their God given gifts of prayer, generosity, and service. Each and every gift is important to the mission of the parish…
(Click here to continue reading the full report)

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: