St. John The Beloved Catholic Church 6420 Linway Ter, McLean, VA22101 St. John started in 1913 as a mission church in rural McLean. In 1956, an eight-sided church in the round was built to…More house the growing congregation. A simple alter sits in the middle of the sanctuary with light pouring in from the band of stained glass windows that ring the Church. Its school had been built two years earlier. The Church also has a carefully tended rose garden that offers an outdoor place for serenity and peace.