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 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.
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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- 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
09/29/16 9:39 am
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis received representatives from the various Catholic aid agencies and charitable organizations under the leadership of the Pontifical Council Cor unum working in Iraq, Syria, and other countries in the region affected by the ongoing conflicts in both Syria and Iraq.
The Pontifical Council Cor unum is the Pope’s special instrument for carrying out humanitarian initiatives, promoting integral human development, coordinatinge the initiatives of Catholic Organizations, and encouraging the faithful to give concrete witness to the Gospel through charitable activity.Read More
09/29/16 8:15 am
(Vatican Radio) The theme for the Church’s 2017 World Day for Social Communications was published on Thursday. The theme or motto chosen for this event is: “Fear not, for I am with you” (Is 43.5). Communicating hope and trust in our time.
The Vatican Secretariat for Communications issued this following statement on the themeRead More
09/28/16 12:30 pm
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday invited the people of Mexico to sing the ‘Guadalupana,’ a traditional hymn to Our Lady of Guadalupe, for the suffering of the nation’s people.
The Holy Father’s remarks came during his greetings to Spanish-speaking pilgrims at the weekly General Audience.Read More
Creating Sacred Spaces
Where we pray shapes our prayer, and how we pray shapes the way we live.
Are you interested in learning what’s involved in building a new worship space for our parish? Join us for the some or all of the 6-part-series, that looks at church design and invites parish input for a new St. John Neumann church. Led by Fr. Sandy McDonald and Catherine Combier-Donovan.
Wed. mornings in Gillin Hall: 10:00 – 11:30 AM; and Wed. evenings in the School Library: 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Oct. 5 A Worship Space that Encourages Full, Conscious, Active
Oct. 12 A Place for Liturgical Rites and its Furnishings
Oct. 26 A Space to Give Birth to Christians – The Baptistery
Nov. 2 Art, Iconography, and Devotional Spaces
Nov. 9 The Challenge of Church Architecture Today
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
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
About The Five Loaves: Like the scripture story reveals, we believe miracles still happen when people are willing to offer their simple gifts for the good of others.
Please share this free weekly video reflection. Feel free to post, tweet, or forward a link to those who need to hear the Good News!
Tithing for September
9/4 – Samaritan Fund
9/11 – Crisis Ministry
9/18 – Backpack Ministry
9/25 – Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter
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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