Welcome to the Roman Catholic Church of St John the Evangelist, Islington, London

Mass times for Sunday

Saturday 17th February, First Sunday of Lent, 6pm Vigil
Sunday 18th February, First Sunday of Lent, 9.30am, 11am

Saturday 24th February, Second Sunday of Lent, 6pm Vigil
Sunday 25th February, Second Sunday of Lent, 9.30am, 11am

Weekday Mass and Devotions
Monday 19th February, Lent Feria, 6pm Mass followed by Bible study

Tuesday 20th February, Lent Feria, 6pm Mass followed by Adoration

Wednesday 21st February, Saint Peter Damian, 10am Mass

Thursday 22nd February, The Chair of Saint Peter the Apostle, 10am Mass followed by Stations of the Cross

Friday 23rd February, Lent Feria, 11.30am Funeral Mass for Francesca Ndoh, RIP 

Saturdays 5.30pm to 5.50pm or on request

Church opening times 
The church is open from 9am for private prayer. 


Our latest newsletter, 18th February 2024, can be found here.

This Friday's Mass

Is at 11.30am and it is a funeral Mass for Francisca Ndoh, RIP.

Lent Events 

After Monday's 6pm Mass, there's a 30 minute DVD Bible study on the Passion followed by a lively discussion. On Tuesday, after 6pm Mass, there's 30 minute Eucharistic Adoration. Thursday's 10am Mass is followed by Stations of the Cross. Please do join us especially if you've never been before, here or anywhere!

Have fun, raise money and watch your priest dance! πŸ’ƒπŸŽ‰πŸ•ΊπŸ»

Come along to a Scottish dance event where beginners are even more welcome than pros. A fun Ceilidh on Wednesday 20th March at 7.15pm in Chelsea. Ticket donations go towards the restoration of the crumbling presbytery and if there's enough ticket sales, Father Rajiv and Father Jakub promise to boogie on down 😁. Click here for tickets and more info 

Musicians needed

If there are any musicians that would like to help with singing and worship during Adoration after Monday's 6pm Mass then please email us at islington@rcdow.org.uk

Tea and coffee after Mass

We would like to start a monthly tea and coffee after Mass. To make your parish a more lively and personable community, do join in and help. Email islington@rcdow.org.uk

Children's Liturgy

This is a great suggestion from many parents. To make it work, join in the fun and help this take off. Contact us at islington@rcdow.org.uk

Help us please

If you would like to support us, then donations in any form are most welcome. This can be in the form of cash, using the contactless card readers in the church porch or by bank transfer using these details:

Account name: WRCDT St John the Evangelist

Sort code: 40 05 20

Account number: 71308327

Reference: your first initial followed by surname (this helps the bursar but it is optional)

Father Rajiv and Father Jakub depend on your donations. We thank you for your generosity.

Gift aid

If you're a UK tax payer, giving £1 to us means that we receive £1.25. In other words, your donation is increased by 25% at no extra cost to you or to us! Simply complete a 'Gift Aid Declaration' form. Please email oscarignatius@rcdow.org.uk

Parish office opening hours
The parish office is open on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10.30am to 3.30pm. We welcome emails whilst our phone line is still broken! Our email address is islington@rcdow.org.uk

Our address is 39 Duncan Terrace, Islington, N1 8AL. Our email address is islington@rcdow.org.uk

Walking - We are a two minute walk from Angel station (LT) via Islington High Street, taking a right into Duncan Street then a left into Duncan Terrace.

By tube - Angel tube station, Northern Line, Bank Branch. Exit the station and follow the signs for Camden Passage. Turn right into Duncan Street then left into Duncan Terrace.

By bus - A large number of bus stops and bus routes are near the church. The closest bus stops are for Angel Station served by bus routes 4, 19, 30, 38, 43, 73, 341, 476. Buses which stop at the following bus stops are only a 10 minute walk away and they are White Lion Street, Islington Green, Cloudesley Place, Angel Islington, Angel Islington/City Road, St John Street/Goswell Road.

By car - Turn off Islington Green (A104) and right, down St Peter's Street then turn right into Colebrooke Row. Continue along Colebrooke Row then turn right into Duncan Street and right into Duncan Terrace. We're in Controlled Parking Zone B for Islington and as at December 2023, parking needs to be paid for during weekdays 8.30am to 6.30pm and Saturdays 8.30am to 1.30pm. Check Islington Council's website for parking updates.