26th Week in Ordinary Time
October is dedicated to the Holy Rosary 

Listen to the Salve Regina, Marian antiphon of Ordinary Time: HERE

Sept 29: Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael 
Oct 2: The Holy Guardian Angels
Oct 4: Saint Francis of Assisi
Oct 7: Our Lady of the Rosary

First Friday Evening Mass in Honor of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and in Spiritual Reparation: October 6th at 7pm in the lower church

First Saturday in Honor of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Also Our Lady of the Rosary: October 7th

  • 7:15AM: Holy Rosary followed by Fatima Prayers and silent meditation
  • 8AM: Holy Mass
  • Confession will be available following Mass until about 9:15AM
    All in the lower chapel

Blessing of the animals: Sunday, October 8, 10 minutes after the 10AM Mass 

In honor of the feast of St. Francis on October 8, Fr. Cannon will be blessings our pets about 10 minutes after the 10am Mass.  We will meet with our pets behind the church outside the kitchen doors. Coffee and donuts will be served. 

Second Collection: Weekend of October 7-8: For Fr. Henault Haitian Missions See the bulletin for details, and pray for Fr. Henault’s missions! 

St. John the Evangelist Pro-Life Initiative – SAVE THE DATE!

Holy Hour for the End of Abortion and Human Trafficking: Friday, October 13, 2023, 7PM
St. John the Evangelist lower church. Fr. Cannon presiding. 


Religious Education Classes

We are currently working on class placement for those students that signed up for in-person classes this school year. Classes will begin after Columbus Day. All families will be notified by email soon.

If you signed up to home-school your own child, you may pick up your book on any of the following days/times:
Sunday, October 29, 9AM-11:30AM
Monday, October 30, 9:30-4PM
Tuesday, October 31, 9:30AM-3PM
Wednesday, November 1, 9:30-4 PM

We will send a reminder via email to those that signed up to home-school.

Protecting Gods Children Training (PGC): Sept 30, 9am-12pm

PGC will be held in the Parish Center, Classroom 3 on Saturday, September 30, from 9AM-Noon. PGC is a one-time training that is essential for all ministry volunteers working with children, the infirmed or disabled in our parish. It is a requirement by the Archdiocese of Boston to ensure a safe and secure environment for everyone involved. Contact Tim Keary at parishhallstjn@gmail.com to enroll.

Mark Your Calendar For Our SVDP Fundraiser October 28th & 29th (and save your unwanted clothes and shoes)

St. John’s Saint Vincent de Paul Society will be hosting a “Bundle Sunday” fundraising activity that will provide much- needed funds to our ministry. Bring your clean, usable clothing and shoes to the donation trailer on October 28th and 29th. They can be in boxes or bags and NO other items can be accepted. The trailer will be located in the church parking lot. The Saint Vincent de Paul Society will receive money based on the weight of the donations. The money raised will be used to help Hopkinton residents in need of food, rent, utility assistance, and many other basic necessities. Thank you for your support and we look forward to filling that trailer! If you have any questions, please call Lynn at 508-308-8414.

Monday Evening Confessions: Oct 30, 7-8pm, lower chapel

In addition to our regular Saturday morning confession times, the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be offered THIS Monday, September 18 and Monday, October 30, 7-8PM in the lower chapel.