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Build It And They Will Come!

BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME! (“They have no gym!” John 2:3) MESSAGE FROM FR. RICHARD: I wish to send a word of thanks to all who have helped make the dream of our St. John the Evangelist (Waynesville) Family and Youth Recreational Field Possible! The new [...]

Build It And They Will Come!2019-06-08T03:30:55+00:00

Waynesville Vineyard of The Lord

Hard at work in the VINEYARD of THE LORD here in Waynesville! Thanks to numerous dedicated parishioners alongside skilled professionals we continue working in the vineyard of the Lord where HE has planted us... IN THESE SMOKY MOUNTAINS! Psalm 121:1-2 Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto has been [...]

Waynesville Vineyard of The Lord2019-06-08T03:16:48+00:00

Rivers of Living Water

“Rivers of Living Water will flow from His Heart.” – John 7:39 River’s will flow from the Heart of Jesus in these Carolina Smoky Mountains says Fr. Richard Sutter (Parochial Administrator, St. John the Evangelist in Waynesville). All are invited to come and drink! Monument to the [...]

Rivers of Living Water2019-06-08T03:05:42+00:00

Priestly Fraternity

Some may wonder what Fr. Richard does on his day off. I enjoy opportunities of priestly fellowship. Yesterday Fr. Lucas Rossi (Pastor, St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Gastonia, NC) and Fr. Casey Coleman (Pastor, St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sylva, NC) joined me at our St. John [...]

Priestly Fraternity2019-06-08T02:52:30+00:00

Climb & Work to be Properly Pruned

Our Spiritual Life... some times we have to climb and work to be properly pruned as disciples of our Blessed Lord! Mountain Life - pruning trees on our campus! Psalm 121:1-2 Leviticus 25:3-4 'Six years you shall sow your field, and six years you shall [...]

Climb & Work to be Properly Pruned2019-06-03T14:54:32+00:00

College students study the stars!

CATHOLIC NEWS HERALD: VIEW ARTICLE: CLICK HERE College students study the stars, thanks to local Catholic parish’s hospitality WAYNESVILLE — Eighteen astronomy students from the University of Dallas have been special guests at St. John the Evangelist Church for the past two weeks. The students have been [...]

College students study the stars!2019-06-03T14:47:05+00:00

2019 Teen Pilgrimage

+JMJ+ Here we are on the Feast of the Visitation of Mary, the final day of May - the month in which we especially honor our Mother Mary! Our Blessed Mother held the first Eucharistic Procession when she journeyed to visit her cousin Elizabeth! She carried Jesus [...]

2019 Teen Pilgrimage2019-05-31T14:39:20+00:00

Summer 2019 Youth Ministry Update

Greetings on this Ascension Sunday as we celebrate our Risen Lord’s Triumphant entrance into heaven where he is now seated, in the flesh, at the right hand of our Heavenly Father! With this greeting, I am happy to announce our summer hire of Sammie Bernardi to sing [...]

Summer 2019 Youth Ministry Update2019-05-28T17:29:36+00:00

A Parish of Joy!

St. John the Evangelist in Waynesville - a parish of Joy! – John 15:11-12 Got to stop for a selfie with Chris Amsler after Mass. Chris is one of our 11am Altar Servers. He proudly serves as our Cross Bearer at the 11am Mass. Thank you Chris [...]

A Parish of Joy!2019-05-13T15:41:55+00:00

Happy Mother’s Day!

Mary, Mother of the Church, pray for us! Please see my attached mother's day letter given to every woman at St. John the Evangelist and Immaculate Conception this weekend. Happy Mother's Day! Peace and Joy always in the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Fr Richard ______________________ María, madre [...]

Happy Mother’s Day!2019-05-11T19:51:13+00:00