St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church -- 271 Winchester St. Warrenton, VA 20186
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Rev. James R. Gould, Pastor


Rev. Mark E. Moretti, Parochial Vicar


Rev. Henry Rivera,
Spanish Apostolate

If you have not yet registered with our parish and would like to do so, please fill out our Parish Registration Form completely, and bring it into our Parish Office. When you move away from our parish, please contact the parish office and let us know.

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 Inclement Weather Policy and Cancellations

Religious Ed


Classes begin this week!

Please be patient in the parking lot!

St. John’s RE Family registrations forms that are pre-printed are available at the parish office.

All RE classes began on August 23rd, 24th, and 25th including High School. Forms are available at the parish office. All students in grades 1-12 who are not attending a Catholic school should be enrolled in RE classes.

There will be NO RE CLASSES “Labor Day Holiday”. Classes will resume the following week.

These classes are now closed:

   Session A:  Grades 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 and 8

   Session B:  Grades 1, 2, 7 and 8

   Session C:  Grades 6, 7 and 8

RE volunteers are still needed for Tuesday classes.


Confirmation 2015

Saturday, November 21st at 10am

We will schedule the Confirmation 2015 Interviews after all required work is completed and all paperwork is turned in. Yes - parents are to attend the interview as well. Don’t forget to study your Interview “Clock Test” questions found in your packets!

There will be a meeting for all 2015 Confirmandi and parents on Sunday 9/20 at 1pm in Trinity Hall.

Young Adults

click here for details

Come and enjoy!

Warm weather means the return of

Chill at the Grill


All adult Parishioners are welcome!

St. John's "YEAR OF FAITH" Discussion Group 

Our next meeting will be held

in Mercy Hall

Friday, October 16th  7pm

Please join us as Father Gould will lead our next discussion.  We have started a new book, Life of Christ, by Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen.

It's not too late to join us. This book is a gem!

 Father Benedict Groeschel has said this book brings “the narrative of the Gospel alive to the individual reader. This is popular theology at its very best.”

For further information and a copy of the book, email or call 540-272-0742.

October 2nd & 3rd



4pm - 9pm

 St. John's
36th Annual 

For more information visit
Warrenton Oktoberfest on Facebook

If you would like to advertise or donate, please e-mail:

To volunteer at this year's Oktoberfest: Click HERE

Plans for
St. Cecelia Window

We recently received a colorized rendition for the St. Cecelia Stain Glass window in honor of the parish choirs

Please click on the image below to get a peek

Year of Consecrated Life


Click HERE for Events and Resources

All across the world, the Church is celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life. By declaration of Pope Francis, the Year of Consecrated Life began on the first Sunday of Advent in 2014 and will continue through the World Day for Consecrated Life on February 2, 2016. Pope Francis has written that the Year of Consecrated Life has three aims: to look to the past with gratitude, live the present with passion, and embrace the future with hope.



Implementing the Church's mission of social justice in the Diocese of Arlington in ways that strengthen individuals, families, and communities.

Click here to visit Arlington Catholic Charities to read how you can help those in need.

Also, please follow our blog at

Faith Direct

Faith Direct is an excellent and easy way to support the parish while reducing the administrative costs of envelopes and saving our wonderful staff and volunteer’s precious time.

To enroll in the Faith Direct program you may pick up an enrollment form in the parish office or enroll online at using our church code VA99.

Thank you for your generosity!

For Information about Applying for Papal Blessing Parchments Click Here

Bishop Loverde's Letter on the HHS Mandate

Bishop Paul S. Loverde, Bishop of the Arlington Diocese, commented on the decision by the Obama Administration to mandate sterilization and contraceptive coverage, including abortifacients, in health insurance plans offered by religious institutions. Please read Bishop Loverde's entire

Statement Here.

How can I help?


Pro Life Web Sites

Human Life International:

Priests For Life:

The Miracle of Life:

Description of the Development of the Fetus by Week Throughout Pregnancy:

Culture of Life:

Catholics Come Home

is an evangelization website dedicated to answering your questions about the Catholic Faith.

If you used to be Catholic and would like to come home,

If you are not Catholic and would like to learn more.

If you are Catholic and would like to grow in your faith and help others to come home.


Catholic Near East Welfare Association

Thank you to all who contributed generously to  the Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA).  This agency of the Holy See was established by Pope Pius XI in 1926 and supports the churches of the East.  For additional info please click here:  CNEWA


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