SERVING OXFORD, LAFAYETTE, AND THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI SINCE 1943

Sunday Bulletin

APRIL 2021

Due to the Pandemic, the Mass times at the foot of the homepage are incorrect. Please read the message below for the "COVID-19" scheduling:

WELCOME VISITORS AND GUESTS (please go to the bottom of the page for COVID-19 Guidelines)

Mass times on Sundays are 8:30am, 11:00am, 5:00pm and 7:00pm during the pandemic. On the First Sunday, there is no 7:00pm Mass in lieu of a 1:00pm Mass in Spanish.

USHERS ARE NEEDED! If you are willing to help usher for Sunday Masses, please sign up here. This is a VALUABLE ministry that helps keep our Church safe and sound. 

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DRAWDOWN 2021: YOU CAN WIN $10,000.00!! 

The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring the 2021 virtual/online-only Drawdown on April 17, 2021 (7:00pm to 9:00pm). Your $100.00 ticket gives you a chance to WIN $10,000.00!

FEATURING:  A silent auction items, a cooking school, a world-wide talent show (winner wins $250.00!), and a bake sale. 

Proceeds will go to help pay off the medical expenses for ICM Director, Lena Wiley's organ transplant. We are also raising money for our local charities: The Oxford Pregnancy Center, LovePacks, Doors of Hope and The Interfaith Compassion Ministry (ICM).

For tickets, sponsorship opportunities, silent auction and contests, click here or contact Kaleel Rahaim (krahaim@ yahoo.com). 

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Jane Cassisa Scholarship (Catholic Youth Ministry): 

The Jane Cassisa Scholarship is open for qualified students. The award goes to 2 graduating high school seniors from the parish who live out the Catholic way of life with excellence. Deadline is April 15, 2021. The guidelines are here. Applications are here

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COVID-19 GUIDELINES:

Public Celebration of Mass (The Diocese of Jackson is still dispensed from the Obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days):

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN MASK IF POSSIBLE!  

The Diocese requires masks and social distancing for Mass and parish functions.

Masses are celebrated publicly on Sundays at 8:30am, 11:00am, 5:00pm and 7:00pm (except first Sundays where Mass in Spanish is at 1:00).  Daily Masses are MWF 12:10pm and T Th 8:30am

Capacity is 150 people per Mass.

Please arrive early to insure a seat. We do not reserve seating nor register for attendance. First come, first serve!

There is no nursery or cry-room at the present time.

The Sunday 8:30am Mass is livestreamed via Facebook (St John the Evangelist OXFORD MS) each week. Daily Masses are also livestreamed.

Please consider using your device if you wish to follow along with the Liturgy. There are several apps available for your use. Click here for a sample.

 

 


Mass Times

Sunday Mass
  • 8:30am, 11:00am, & 5:00pm
  • Nursery is provided during the Sunday Masses
Daily Mass
  • Tues., Thurs. 8:30AM
  • Mon, Wed., Fri. 12:10PM
First Fridays
  • 6:45am Mass w/ Adoration until 12:00pm
  • Confessions: 11:00am-12:00pm
  • 12:10pm Mass
Sacrament of Reconciliation
  • Sunday 7:45am, 10:30am, & 4:15pm
  • Friday 11:00am, by appointment

Contact Information

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
  • 403 University Avenue
    Oxford, MS 38655
  • 416 South 5th Street
    Oxford, MS 38655
  • Phone: (662) 234-6073
  • Fax: (662) 234-6079
  • Monday-Thursday: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Friday: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM