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

Sunday Bulletin

January 2022

CATHOLIC SERVICE APPEAL:

The 2022 CSA is underway. Please give to this important fund as it supports our Catholic Campus Ministry, seminarian education and much more! Click here for information and customize your gift. 

SYNOD ON THE SYNOD:

Pope Francis is calling on the Universal Church to assist in preparing for the Synod on Synodality. Our Parish will be having our own session on Sunday, February 13 from 2:30pm until 4:00pm. If you would like to be part of it, please click here to register. For more information on the Synod itself, click here.

UPDATE ON PROTOCOLS FOR COVID-19:

The protocols for COVID-19 have been relaxed since the outbreak of the pandemic. However, there are still some advisories:

  1. Masks are not required for indoor congregations but the Diocese recommends masks in light of the Omicron outbreak.
  2. The use of hand sanitizer is encouraged as well as social distancing.
  3. Missalettes are available in the pews.  However, 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. You may want to purchase a St. Joseph Missal for the same purpose. Catholic Supply (St. Louis) is one source for the missal.
  4. There is no dispensation from attending Mass or Holy Days in the Diocese of Jackson. Attending Mass on a weekday instead of Sunday or a Holy Day does not fulfill the obligation. Those who are sick, infected or have low immunities are dispensed ordinarily from the obligation to attend Mass.

There will be no Parish School of Religion (PSR) this month (JAN) due to the Omicron outbreak in schools. We hope to resume in February.

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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