St. John the Evangelist Parish
Hopkinton, MA

~Holy Week~
April 2-9  

Daily Mass at 9AM on Monday through Wednesday. 
Confessions on Monday from 7-8pm in the lower chapel 

Holy Thursday:
Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7pm
Good Friday:
The Lord’s Passion at 3PM and 7PM
Holy Saturday:
Confessions from 8:30-9:15AM in the lower chapel
Easter Vigil Mass at 7:30PM 
Easter Sunday: 
Easter Sunday Masses at 8AM, 10AM, and 11:45AM 


Passiontide: Fifth Week of Lent

First Saturday in Honor of the Immaculate Heart of Mary: April 1st 

7:15AM: Rosary followed by Fatima prayers and silent meditation
8AM: Holy Mass 
After Mass until about 9:15: Confessions are available 
All in the lower chapel

Opportunities for Confession during Lent: 
Every Saturday in the lower chapel after the 8AM Mass until about 9:15AM. 

Monday, March 27 and Monday, April 3, 7PM-8PM in the lower chapel.

Stations of the Cross, Friday at 7pm in the upper church

Join us as we engage in a Lenten pilgrimage to the Cross with Jesus. We are blessed with vivid, reverent depictions of the Stations in our upper church.

And remember our weekly schedule of prayer listed HERE

Fasting and Abstinence during Lent

Catholics age 14 and older are to abstain from meat on all Fridays in Lent. 
Catholics in good health ages 18-59 are required to fast and to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. Fasting consists of eating only one meal, with the possibility of two smaller snacks that do not add up to a single full meal. 

Religious Education Reminders
Grade 2 mini retreat at 11AM (for those that signed up for this date); Grades 2-5, 8:45-9:45AM

Monday, March 27: Grade 6, 2:45-3:45; Grades 1-4, & Grade 6, 4:30-5:30PM
Tuesday March 28: Grades 1, 2 & 3, 4:30-5:30PM
Wednesday, March 29: Grade 6, 2:45-3:45PM
Sunday, April 2: Grades 2-5 at 8:45AM; Grade 10, 5:15PM

Confirmation: April 29 at 11AM
We pray for our confirmation candidates. May they be filled with the Holy Spirit! 


Register now for this totally Catholic VBS program that is a fun and faith-filled way for children to Shine Jesus’ Light with theme related bible lessons, crafts, music, community service, outdoor play, and snacks! Children age 4 to enter- ing 5th grade can join us for the fun Monday, July 10 through Friday, July 14 from 9AM-12 Noon each day. The cost is $100/child, $250 family maximum. Scholarship is available right on the registration/payment link when needed. Registration can be found on St. John’s website, under “Youth Programs” or at https://

40 Days for Life Lent Campaign: Ash Wednesday, February 22, to Palm Sunday, April 2 Please pray for its success. For more information and to sign up for vigil times, visit

Project Rachel Post-Abortion Healing Retreat May 6
For more information on the retreats or other services, contact Project Rachel at or 508-651-3100.


Save your unwanted items for St. John’s Rummage Sale coming in June. We will be accepting donations of clothes, household items and small furniture. Drop off will start in May. More info to come!

The Rummage Sale is also in need of some temporary storage. If any parishioner has an extra garage bay or indoor storage area for rummage sale donations, please call the parish office at 508-435-3313×203.

Lenten Evening of Prayer with Fr. Lacombe: Listen to the recording HERE

The title of Fr. Lacombe’s meditation is: “The Medicine of Immortality—The Eucharist and the Four Last Things (Death, Judgment, Heaven, and Hell)”.