St. John the Evangelist Church

United States

Who we are

The parish family of St. John the Evangelist is Christ-centered, welcoming, generous and dedicated. The cornerstone on our church reads, “The Blessings we receive are to be used for the Glory of God.” We believe all that we have comes from God and that we should use our gifts to help others as Christ did. Our parish family gladly welcomes visitors and new members and invites them to become a part of our community. We are generous in sharing our time and talents to serve God and one another. We dedicate ourselves to furthering the Kingdom of God here on Earth.

Mission Statement

We, the people of St. John the Evangelist, pledge to follow the example of Jesus, our Lord, by always being charitable, compassionate, merciful, and loving, each day of our lives.

Location of worship

St. John the Evangelist
502 S. Park Blvd
Streamwood, IL 60107-2060
United States
Phone: (630) 837-6500
Fax: (630) 289-3026
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Church Pastor

Fr. Gregg Gorczyca
502 S. Park Blvd
Streamwood, IL 60107-2060
United States
Phone: (630) 837-6500
Fax: (630) 483-3153
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Quote of the Day
Matthew 22:37

Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.





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Leader Name:
Fr. Gregg Gorczyca   Edit
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(630) 483-3153   Edit
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Fr. Gregg Gorczyca returned to St. John the Evangelist as parish administrator, following the passing of Fr. Ted Schmitt in December of 2014 and was formally installed as our pastor on Sept. 19, 2015. Born and raised in Rzeszow/Strzyzow (south-east corner of Poland) Fr. Gregg entered Rzeszow Seminary in 1997. He came to the U.S. in 2001 to continue his seminary education at the Bishop Abramowicz Preparatory Seminary in Chicago. His first parish assignment as a seminarian happened to be at St. John the Evangelist Parish with Fr. Bob Tonelli and Fr. Fred Pesek.

After studying English at UIC, he went on to study theology at St. Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein, and on May 21, 2005 was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Chicago.
Having served as an associate pastor at St. Pascal’s Parish in Chicago, St. Theresa’s Parish in Palatine and St. William’s Parish in Chicago, Fr. Gregg is very excited to be our pastor and is grateful to Our Lord and Our Blessed Mother for this opportunity. It is a joy for him to see that St. John’s is an active, prayerful, and faithful parish and school community.   Edit
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Deacon Larry Rybicki   Edit
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Business Manager   Edit
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(630) 289-3026   Edit
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502 S. Park Blvd, Streamwood, IL
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Travel/Directions Tips

Every Sunday our van is available to chauffeur our seniors and other members of the parish who may be in need transportation to and from the 9:00am Mass. Pickup is between 8:00 and 8:30am. Please contact the Parish Office by Friday 4:00pm if you need a ride.   Edit



St. John the Evangelist Church Sunday Mass Times

Mass Schedule

Weekday Mornings: 8:45 AM
Wednesday Evenings: 7:00 PM
Holidays: 9:00 AM
Saturday : 4:30 PM
Sunday : 7:30, 9:00, 11:00 AM, and 6:00 PM 1:00 PM Polish Language
Holy Days of Obligation: As Announced


Saturday : 11:00 AM until 12:30 PM
Wednesday : (Before) 8:45 am Mass and 7 pm Mass
Also available by appointment

Eucharistic Adoration

Monday in the Day Chapel beginning at approx. 9:30 AM (after the 8:45 AM Mass) ending with Benediction at 6:00 PM
Thursday in the Day Chapel beginning at approx. 9:30 AM (after the 8:45 AM Mass) ending with Benediction at 8:00 PM.

Mass Times last updated on the 14th of May, 2019   Edit

Worship Languages

English, Polish   Edit

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Special Needs

Reserved seating is provided for persons with disabilities in the front of the church. Our sanctuary was designed so that all parishioners may participate in liturgical ministries. A wheelchair ramp behind the altar and a movable ambo allow parishioners with disabilities to participate as Lectors and Eucharistic Ministers.

Our church is equipped with an AED device (commonly known as a defibrillator) provided by the Knights of Columbus. Many of our Ushers have been trained to use the device and provide CPR. Our Nurses Ministry provides a nurse at each Mass to help parishioners who become ill.   Edit

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The power of Christian prayer Let no darkness overtake me
Visit, I beseech thee, O Lord, this habitation with thy mercy, and me with thy grace and salvation. Let thy holy angels pitch their tents round about and dwell here, that no illusion of the night may abuse me, the spirits of darkness may not come near to hurt me, no evil or sad accident oppress me; and let the eternal Spirit of the Father dwell in my soul and body, filling every corner of my heart with light and grace. Let no deed of darkness overtake me; and let thy blessing, most blessed God, be upon me for ever, through Christ our Lord. Amen.
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