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.
Fr. Sandy McDonald, Pastor
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The Community Life Commission invites all parishioners to come and enjoy a night of fun with the Columbia Fireflies. Click her for more information.
Vacation Bible School
Vacation Bible School 2017
June 19 – June 23
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Grades Completed: K3 - 5th grade
Optional babysitting available from 12:30 - 6:00 PM
We are collecting coffee cans for a craft project. Please drop them off in the labeled box in Gillin Hall.
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.
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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- Gerard (Stick) Thibodeaux, Deacon
- Father Sandy McDonald, Pastor
- Father Sylvère Baloza, 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
- Verónica West, Assistant to Director of Christian Formation
- Catherine Combier-Donovan, Pastoral Associate for Liturgy & Adult Formation
- Beth Burns, Director of Youth Ministry
- Wendy Bobadilla, Parish Nurse
- Tammy Melson, Director of Communications
- David Cochrane, Choir Director
- Michael Wells, Sexton
Parish Office Hours
05/28/17 10:12 am
(Vatican Radio) On the second day running, Pope Francis has expressed his solidarity with Egypt's Coptic Christians following an attack on a bus carrying Coptic pilgrims to a remote desert monastery.
Listen to the report by Linda Bordoni:Read More
05/28/17 9:49 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Sunday asked for prayers for the victims of the Manchester concert attack and decried how “so many young lives were cruelly broken”.
Speaking to the pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Regina Caeli, Pope Francis also said he is “close to the relatives and all those who are weeping for the dead.”Read More
05/27/17 2:28 pm
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis wrapped up an intense 1-day apostolic visit to the Italian port city of Genoa with the celebration of Mass.
To the faithful present for the open-air ceremony in Genoa’s Kennedy Square, the Pope said Christians must never tire of working for the common good, they must never fear going out into the world with Christ’s message of peace and hope…Read More
Prepare for Pentecost
Prepare for Pentecost!
Please join us in preparing for Pentecost by praying the Novena to the Holy Spirit, beginning Friday, May 26 and ending on the Vigil of Pentecost, June 3.
Life in the Spirit Seminar
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.
Parish Health Programs and Happenings
Office/Mailing: 721 Polo Rd.
Church: 100 Polo Rd.
Columbia, SC 29223
Phone: (803) 788-0811
Fax: (803) 788-1501
Charitable Tithing for May
5/7 – Crisis Ministry
5/14 – Backpack Ministry
5/21 – Good Samaritan Fund
5/28 – Good Grieving Program
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.