Welcome to Our Lady of Grace and Saint John the Evangelist collaborative parishes!


Announcements 


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Stations of the Cross (Friday, March 1, 2024)

3:00pm at St. John the Evangelist (Townsend) (led by lay leader)

7:00pm at St. John the Evangelist Church (Townsend) (led by clergy)


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Women’s Retreat Restored” with Sister Tracey Dugas, F.S.P. (inspirational speaker) from 9:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, March 2, 2024 at St. John the Evangelist parish hall (Townsend)


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     Morning coffee, a light lunch, and an afternoon snack will be provided by the Daughters of Isabella. There is no charge for the retreat, lunch, or other activities, nor is registration required, but please do RSVP by phone (978-597-2291) or on the sign up sheets in the entrances to the churches to help us plan! 

     Bring a friend, family member, or neighbor! We hope to see you there!


(Sponsored by the Daughters of Isabella Mother Teresa Circle #1442)


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The Catholic men’s group discussing the Into the Breach series will be meeting at 7:00pm on Sunday, March 3 at Saint John the Evangelist parish hall.



Creative Circle: “Crocheting for Prayer and Ministry” at 7:00pm on Friday, March 22, 2024 at St. Joseph’s hall (Pepperell): (Please see link.)


St. John the Evangelist Church, Townsend, MA

St. Joseph Church, Pepperell, MA

St. James Church, Groton, MA

Mass Times 

SaturdayS

4:00pm at St. Joseph Church (Pepperell) | 5:30pm at St. John the Evangelist Church (Townsend)

SundayS

7:30am at St. James Church (Groton) | 9:00am at St. John the Evangelist Church (Townsend)

11:00am at St. Joseph Church (Pepperell)

WeekdayS

Mondays at 8:30am at St. John the Evangelist Church (Townsend) | Tuesdays at 8:30am at St. Joseph Church (Pepperell) | Wednesdays at 12:05pm at St. John the Evangelist Church (Townsend) | Thursdays at 8:30am at St. James Church (Groton) Fridays at 12:05pm at St. Joseph Church (Pepperell) 

Confession

Tuesdays from 6:00pm to 7:00pm at St. John the Evangelist Church (Townsend)

Thursdays from 6:00pm to 7:00pm at St. Joseph Church (Pepperell)

Saturdays from 3:15pm to 3:55pm at St. Joseph Church (Pepperell)

Before/after Mass, or by appointment (please call (978)433-5737)

Fr. Maher (pastor) and Fr. Kwang (assistant) will often hear confessions during Sunday Mass (whoever is not saying that particular Mass, of course). If one of them is in the confessional, an announcement will be made just as Mass begins (or you can just take a look to see if anyone is there!).

Eucharistic Adoration

Tuesdays from 6:00pm to 7:00pm at St. John the Evangelist (Townsend)

Thursdays from 6:00pm to 7:00pm at St. Joseph Church (Pepperell)

Fridays from 6:00am to 12:00pm at St. Joseph Church (Pepperell)

First Fridays of the month from 7:00pm to 8:00pm at St. John the Evangelist (Townsend) (Confessions are also heard during this time.)

First Saturdays of the month (Family Eucharistic adoration) from 11:00am to 11:30am at St. John the Evangelist (Townsend) (Confessions are also heard during this time.)