Welcome to the

Roman Catholic Church of

St John the Evangelist, Islington


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 7th July (14th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Our latest parish news can be accessed from this website by clicking here. Or print a copy from this link.


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

Support our Mission

St John’s receives no funding from the Vatican, Diocese nor government. We are completely dependent on the donations and generosity of its parishioners and visitors for the upkeep of the church building and presbytery as well as day to day running costs such as candles, books and energy. If you’d like to, there are many ways to donate. You can do this by scanning the QR code with your smartphone.

Or donate through this web page or by bank transfer using the details here.

To each and every donor, a heartfelt thank you.

What your donation supports

To find out how we’re using your donation, please take a look here.

How to contact us

Our address is 39 Duncan Terrace, Islington, N1 8AL. Our email address is islington@rcdow.org.uk. Our telephone is 020 7226 3277. 

How to find us

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

Usually, the parish office is open on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays from 11am to 4pm. 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