Sunday Bulletin

October 2020



Public Celebration of Mass (The Diocese of Jackson is still dispensed from the Obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days):

Masses are celebrated publicly on Sundays at 8:30am, 11:00am, 5:00pm and 7:00pm (except first Sundays where Mass in Spanish is at 1:00).  Daily Masses are MWF 12:10pm and T Th 8:30am

Capacity is 150 people per Mass.

Please arrive early to insure a seat. We do not reserve seating nor register for attendance. First come, first serve!

Confessions on Wednesday and Friday at 11:00am until noon, Saturdays at 11:00am until noon and on Sundays at 7:30am, 10:30am and 4:00pm.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Sundays from 4:00pm until 5:00pm.

No one will be admitted into the Church without a mask (2 years old and older).

There is no nursery or cry-room at the present time.

If you are COVID-19 positive or feel ill, please do not attend.

The Sunday 8:30am Mass is livestreamed via Facebook (St John the Evangelist OXFORD MS) each week. Daily Masses are also livestreamed.

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.


USHERS ARE NEEDED! If you are willing to help usher for Sunday Masses, please sign up here. This is a VALUABLE ministry that helps keep our Church safe and sound. 


Misa Espanol: 

Misas se celebrarán el primer domingo de cada mes a la 1:00 p.m. durante del año 2020.

Fechas: 1 de noviembre; 6 de diciembre

Celebración de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe: 12 de diciembre de 2020 Mananitas: 6:00 am Misa a seguir.


Interested in Baptism or Becoming Catholic?

There will be no formal Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults this year due to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 virus pandemic precautions. However, those who are interested in becoming fully initiated into the Church (Baptism, Confirmation and Communion) or would like to "convert" to Catholicism will have the opportunity this Fall. More information coming soon. Email Fr. Joe if you are interested.

The 2019 RCIA (last year's) workbook is available here for those who are interested in some home study.



Evening Prayer on Mondays:

 Join the Community of Sant’Egidio for evening prayer, following COVID protocols (masks and 6 feet apart), each Monday, 5:30 to 6:00 p.m., on the piazza, weather permitting, or in the main sanctuary if it’s too cold or rainy.  The Community of Sant’Egidio is a lay Catholic association devoted to prayer and service to the poor (  Contact Will Schenck (617-645-8625, for more information.



Saint John’s is responsible for the operation of the Oxford Pantry in October. We need volunteers able to work from 8:30am to 11:30 am every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Precautions for COVID-19 are observed.

Contact John Kohne, 901-849-3151 with any questions. Sign up by clicking here.











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