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Sunday- 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m.
Monday, Wednesday-Friday 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday - 9:00 a.m. (Occasionally, a Mass will be held in the school gym. For these dates, please look for a sign posted at the church and a notice in the bulletin.)
Spanish Mass - Sunday- 2:00 p.m., Thursday – 7:00 p.m.
Korean Mass - 2nd and 3rd Saturdays- 7:00 p.m.
- Father Javier Heredia, Parochial Vicar
- Genie O'Shesky, Business Administrator
- Maria Correa, Assistant to Business Administrator
- Silvia Goodman, Administrative Assistant
- Cherie Smith, Director of Christian Formation and Pastoral Associate
- Veronica West, Assistant to Director of Christian Formation
- Catherine Combier-Donovan, Pastoral Associate for Liturgy & Adult Formation
- Chelsea Breeden, Director of Youth Ministry
- Wendy Bobadilla, Parish Nurse
- Tammy Melson, Director of Communications
- David Cochrane, Choir Director
- Michael Wells, Sexton
Parish Office Hours
05/26/16 3:41 pm
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis delivered the homily at Mass being celebrated on the steps of Rome's cathedral Basilica of St. John Lateran on Thursday, to mark the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Our Lord. Below, please find the full text of the Holy Father's prepared remarks, in their official English translation.
05/26/16 2:03 pm
(Vatican Radio) The Prefect-emeritus of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, Cardinal Francis Arinze, shared a reflection with Vatican Radio for the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Our Lord, Jesus Christ.
The central focus of Cardinal Arinze’s extended meditation was the abiding Eucharistic faith of the Church, and the great joy of Christians in giving witness to that faith – especially in the Eucharistic processions that mark the Feast of Corpus Christi here at Rome and in countless towns and cities around the world. “Everybody is there,” he exclaimed. “Flowers, singing – the excellent Eucharistic hymns that incorporate very much the faith of the Church in the Holy Eucharist – listen to them, sing them, read them,” he said. “It is just a wonderful feast.”Read More
05/25/16 1:58 pm
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis sent a video message on Wednesday to participants in the 100th Katholikentag, or Catholic Day, taking place in Leipzig, Germany, from May 25th to 29th. First organised in 1848, this popular festival brings together Catholics, as well as people of other religious traditions, in dialogue with political, cultural and business leaders.
Philippa Hitchen reports:Read More
Office/Mailing: 721 Polo Rd.
Church: 100 Polo Rd.
Columbia, SC 29223
Phone: (803) 788-0811
Fax: (803) 788-1501
Vacation Bible School
Children who have completed pre-kindergarten to 5th grade are invited to join us on June 13-17, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM. The fee is $35.00 for the week.
Babysitting will be available from 12:30 PM-6:00 PM for $20 per day. The funds raised from babysitting will support the Youth Ministry Mission Trip.
VBS registration form
2016-2017 Religious Education
Registration forms for the 216-2017 Religious Education year are now available.
2016-2017 Religious Education Registration Form
2016-2017 Religious Education Registration Form en Espanól
Tithing by St. John Neumann Parish for the Month of May
Five percent of our offertory for the Sunday collection will be sent to the following:
May 1 – Crisis Ministry
May 8 – God’s Storehouse
May 15 – Backpack Ministry
May 22 – Camp Air*
May 29 – SJN Good Samaritan Fund
*Camp Air is a camp for children who have completed 4th and 5th grades and have been identified by their teachers and guidance counselors as students who read below grade level – struggling with content, knowledge, and reasoning, effective verbal and written communication skills, and making connections within or between content areas. Camp Air is designed to improve reading skills, confidence, and attitude in the fun setting of summer camp and to serve as a supplement to the summer school model of reading camps prescribed by the Read to Succeed Bill.
Tithing for June
June 5 – Crisis Ministry
June 12 – Backpack Ministry
June 19 – SJN Good Samaritan Fund
June 26 – Crisis Ministry
If you are joining St. John Neumann, or thinking about joining, consider investing some of your time in one or more of the ministries we offer. Volunteering is a great way to meet other parishioners, to learn more about our community, and to enjoy the rewards gained from sharing your gifts and talents. We are looking forward to seeing you at Mass and getting to know you better.
Flower and Plants
Opportunities to remember or honor loved ones and special occasions with flowers and plants for our church and sanctuary are available for upcoming weekends. Your donation of $75 will be used to create unique and beautiful arrangements for weekend Masses. The arrangements will be photographed and posted online on our website along with the name of your loved one or special occasion. Please contact Silvia Goodman in the church office at 788-3252, ext. 318 to make arrangements for donations.
Available weekends: May 28/29, June4/5, July 16/17, July23/24, July 30/31, August 20/21, September 1/2, September 17/18, October 1/2, October 15/16, October 22/23, November 19/20