Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the process by which those who are not baptized, or those who were baptized into other Christian denominations, prepare to be initiated into the Catholic faith. This process also includes those we were baptized Catholic and wish to complete their initiation by receiving the sacraments of Eucharist and Confirmation. For more information, contact Father Cannon at the rectory.
The goal of the music ministry is to lead people, through music, into becoming one body and fully alive in Christ. St. John’s music ministry, with its cantors, adult and children choirs, contemporary music groups and varied instrumentalists, server at weekend liturgies as well as special events. To participate, contact Paul Kelly, Music Director, after any Mass or call him at (781) 356-7697.
Family Religious Education Program
A ministry which provides children and their families with a comprehensive overview of our rich faith and tradition; to empower adults (i.e. parents/guardians, catechists and other volunteers) with the tools needed to enhance their own faith experience while helping young people to develop their own personal relationship with Christ. To participate, contact Joanne Curry, Religious Education Director, at (617) 479-0125.
Parish Pastoral Council
Purpose of the Parish Council: To assist the pastor in his leadership role of planning, organizing, initiating, promoting, coordinating and reviewing the evangelization, worship, religious education and supervise activities within the parish.
Qualifications: A Catholic in good standing, who participates in the sacramental life of the parish; age 18 or older and who conforms to the moral teachings of the Church, especially in pro-life issues and in traditional teachings on marriage.
Term of Office: Three years, with the possibility of reelection or reappointment. Members may serve only two consecutive terms.