Welcome to the

Roman Catholic Church of

St John the Evangelist,

39 Duncan Terrace,


London, N1 8AL


A very warm welcome to all our parishoners and visitors. We hope you find this website useful. If you have any suggestions, please email them to us islington@rcdow.org.uk The church is open every day so drop by, light a candle and say a prayer. Blessings!

Newsletter for Pentecost Sunday, 12th May

Our latest news, for the week beginning Pentecost Sunday, can be found on this website by clicking here or you can print out the newsletter here.


For Father Rajiv’s homilies, you can read them on his blog, Casting Fire, or listen on Spotify.

How to find us

Our address is 39 Duncan Terrace, Islington, N1 8AL. Our email address is islington@rcdow.org.uk. Our telephone is 020 7226 3277.  The church is open from 9am and all are welcome for private prayer.

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 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.

Parish office opening times

The parish office is open on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10.30am to 3.30pm. We welcome emails and our email address is islington@rcdow.org.uk . If you’d like to call, then call us on 020 7226 3277

Support our Mission

St John’s is dependent on the donations and generosity of its parishioners and visitors. Donations can be in the form of cash, using the contactless card readers in the church porch, through this web page here or by bank transfer using the following 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)

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