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  • Gift Shop Half-price Sale

    On Sunday, May 31, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on the Holy Family Patio (between the church and the school library), the Parish Gift Shop will hold a wonderful Half-price Sale. All proceeds will go to the School's Tuition Assistance Fund.

  • Parish News

    • Mrs. Tosha Tillotson, principal of St. John the Evangelist School, recently announced that there are a few remaining openings in grades K through 5. Interested parents of students in these grades are urged to contact the office soon.
    • Bishop Soto appointed Father Bernardin Mugabo as the new pastor of St. John the the Evangelist Parish. His effective date is July 1, 2015. We all join together in thanking God for the appointment of Father Bernardin, and we look forward to welcoming him on his arrival in July. Father Bernardin is from Rwanda in central Africa. He has resided here in the US for about 15 years, and is a priest for the Diocese of Sacramento. Fr. Bernardin served previously at St. John as Parochial Vicar in 2004-2005.
    • On May 30 & 31, Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services (cfcs), a ministry of the Diocese of Sacramento, will discuss the spiritual and practical reasons for learning about funeral and cemetery services and the many benefits of advanced planning. . . . (more)
  • Diocesan News Magazine

    The May-June issue of Catholic Herald magazine of the Diocese of Sacramento has been published. The theme of this issue is cultural feasts and devotions with several articles relating to varrious cultures. Also included are interviews with transitional deacons Victor Gutierrez and Michael Ritter, who will be ordained as priests for the Diocese of Sacramento on June 6.
  • Coming Events

    • Wednesday, May 27
    • Wednesday, May 27, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
      Persons interested in joining the Catholic Church gather to learn and share.
    • Thursday, May 28, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Saturday, May 30
      Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services ( cfcs), a ministry of the Diocese of Sacramento, will be here at St. John the Evangelist to discuss the spiritual and practical reasons for learning about funeral and cemetery services and the many benefits of advanced planning.
    • Sunday, May 31
      Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services ( cfcs), a ministry of the Diocese of Sacramento, will be here at St. John the Evangelist to discuss the spiritual and practical reasons for learning about funeral and cemetery services and the many benefits of advanced planning. The Catholic funeral and cemetery tradition is an integral part of both our Church and our Catholic Community. On a spiritual level, a Catholic funeral and burial is an extension of our faith journey. This important ministry is a mystery for a lot of us, but they will be here to answer any all questions you may have. Informational presentations will be after the Vigil Mass on Saturday, May 30 th and after each Mass on Sunday, May 31 st. The session will include a short presentation with question and answer opportunities. Please join us for this important insight regarding end-of-life services and how they relate to Catholic traditions, and a hot cup of coffee or tea.
    • Sunday, May 31, 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
      Juice, coffee, donuts, bagels -- and lots of friendship. Everyone is invited.
  • Catholic Men’s Fellowship Fall Retreat

    August 21-23, 2015


    Old Oak Ranch
    15250 Old Oak Ranch Road
    Sonora, CA 95370

     “The Holy Spirit: Our Divine Connection”  

    When Jesus ascended from the earth to join His Father in heaven He did not leave us alone. He poured forth the gift of the Holy Spirit in abundance to help and guide us all.

    Come join us as Fr. Mark Wiesner, Pastor at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Community in Livermore and our Retreat Leader, reveals the mystery of the Holy Spirit, Who the Holy Spirit is, and how does he affect our lives.