St. John the Evangelist Church, Lawrence, KS

Welcome to the New St. John Website

The new site is up and running, and finishing touches are still being added! So, be sure to check back soon for updated information, and if you have any suggestions for changes or additions, send an email to .

Thank you, and welcome!

Upcoming Events

Lector Training

Those interested in becoming a lector for any of the Masses at St. John are invited to attend a lector training meeting on January 23rd at 7pm in the church.

Knights of Columbus Super Bowl Party

The Knights of Columbus will host a Super Bowl Party on February 5 at the Knights Hall, located at 2206 E. 23rd St.

There will also be a Pot Luck Chili Cook-off!! So be sure to bring your favorite recipes and/or toppings.

The Hall will open one hour before kickoff. Hope to see you there!

Marriage Panel

The Call to Marriage: Is it for me? | February 12, 2011 | 6-8pm in the Church Basement

Come enjoy a meal and get ready for Valentine’s Day by asking all of your burning questions about marriage to a panel of married couples!! The first 45 minutes we’ll spend all together and you’ll have a chance to ask questions of the couples, and then the last 30 minutes we’ll break apart into male-female groups to go deeper into the nature of man and the nature of woman. Come learn more about YOUR vocation within the Church by attending this evening of fun!!

Ash Wednesday Schedule

Ash Wednesday is on February 22nd this year, and Mass times at St. John are:


While Ash Wednesday is not a Holy Day of Obligation, it is a day of fast and abstinence, including abstaining from eating meat.

Adoramus te Domine: Praise ‘n’ Worship Adoration

Come pray with and for our youth during this hour of adoration every two weeks. If you’ve never been to adoration before, never fear! There are “How to Make a Holy Hour” brochures available, and you won’t regret coming to sit in silence with our Lord; it truly is amazing.

Adoration will be held from 7:30-8:30pm in the Church on the following days this coming semester: January 15, February 1, February 19, March 7, April 4, and April 15.

Virtus Training Session

Virtus is required training for all adults who work with or plan to work with children or youth of our parish. The next session hosted by St. John parish will be held on Thursday, March 8, at 6:30pm in room 205 of the school building.

Please pre-register to attend this session or any other that is offered. To do so, go to and select REGISTRATION on the left hand side of the page and follow the prompts. For assistance, contact Lois Mersmann, (785) 843-0109 or .

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