Welcome! Thank you for visiting our website. Ours is a very vibrant faith family, and we hope that you find that enthusiasm for the faith reflected in these pages. Our Mission Statement calls for us “to strive to be Christ for each other and our neighbor.” Whether you are simply visiting to find information or you are interested in becoming part of our community, may you encounter Christ within our parish. 

¡Bienvenido! Gracias por visitar nuestra página web.  Nuestra familia es una de fe muy vibrante y esperamos que encuentre ese entusiasmo por la fe reflejado en estas páginas.  Nuestra misión nos llama “a esforzarnos juntos para ser Cristo el uno para el otro y para nuestro prójimo.”  Ya sea si usted está simplemente visitando para encontrar información o si está interesado en formar parte de nuestra comunidad, esperamos encuentre a Cristo en nuestra parroquia.

In Christ,
Fr. Sandy McDonald, Pastor 

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The Catholic Church Stands with Refugees

Why the Catholic Church stands with refugees: New president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services Sean Callahan reminds us refugees need our assistance, not our fear.

Click here to read the article.


Mass Times

Saturday – 5:15 p.m.
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.

Spanish Mass - Sunday- 2:00 p.m., Thursday – 7:00 p.m.

Korean Mass - 2nd and 3rd Saturdays- 7:00 p.m.

Occasionally, a Mass will be held in the school gym. For these dates, please look for a notice in the bulletin.


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9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

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Pope at Mass: ‘Holy shame overcomes temptation of ambition’

(Vatican Radio) “May the Lord give us the grace of ‘holy shame’ before the temptation of ambition.” That was Pope Francis’ message at daily Mass in the Casa Santa Marta on Tuesday, saying that the one who wants to be the first must be last and the servant of all.

Listen to Devin Watkins’ report:

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Pope Francis: 'the protection of migrants is a moral duty'

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Tuesday said the challenges of migration and the promotion of peace cannot be tackled without development and integration.

Listen to the report by Linda Bordoni:

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Vatican delegation to visit University of Al-Azhar in Egypt

(Vatican Radio) The Pontifical Council For Interreligious Dialogue has announced the President of the Council, Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, accompanied by Bishop Miguel Ángel Ayuso Guixot, Secretary, and Msgr. Khaled Akasheh, Head of the Office for Islam, will be in Cairo, Egypt, on 22-23 February, to participate at a seminar at the University of Al-Azhar, with the theme: "The role of al-Azhar al-Sharif and of the Vatican in countering the phenomena of fanaticism, extremism and violence in the name of religion."

The Cardinal President will lead the Catholic delegation, which will also include Archbishop Bruno Musarò, Apostolic Nuncio to Egypt.

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Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule

Mass and Liturgy of the Word schedule for Ash Wednesday, March 1:

7:00 AM Liturgy of the Word in the Church
10:00 AM Mass in the School Gym
12:00 PM Mass in the Church
6:00 PM Mass in the Church
8:00 PM Mass in the Church (Spanish)

Lenten Penance Services

All services start at 7:00 PM with the exception of St. John Neumann, which will be at 6:30 PM, and St. Joseph, which will be 6:00 PM. 

Thurs. March 16      Corpus Christi 
Mon. March 20       St. John Neumann @ 6:30 PM
Wed. March 22       St. Martin de Porres
Thurs. March 23      Transfiguration 
Tues. March 28,      Our Lady of the Lake
Thurs. March 30      St. Joseph @ 6:00 PM
Mon. April 3            Our Lady of the Hills
Wed. April 5            St. Peter’s 
Thurs. April 6          Our Lady of Perpetual Help


New Members

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. 

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Office/Mailing:  721 Polo Rd.

Church:  100 Polo Rd.

Columbia, SC 29223


Phone: (803) 788-0811

Fax: (803) 788-1501

Charitable Tithing

Please check here for our new charitable tithing policy.

Charitable Tithing for February

2/5   – Federation of Families of SC
2/12 – Backpack Ministry
2/19 – Samaritan Fund
2/26 – Crisis Ministry




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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.


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