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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Precautions at Liturgy

As the flu season ramps us and more and more people are affected, we are taking precautions to reduce the risks of contagion at liturgy.  Click here to read the attached recommendations.

SJN Retreat

SJN Retreat with Sr. Kathy Adamski

Saturday, February 9th

9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

St. John Neumann School Cafeteria

Cost: $20 (make checks payable to SJN)

To register, contact Wendy Bobadilla at 803-788-3252, ext. 327 or email at wbobadilla@sjnchurch.com 

Tickets on sale in Gillin Hall on January 19/20 and January 26/27 


Catholic Schools Week

Join us in our celebration of Catholic Schools Week!
For more information, please click here!

Online Giving

Mass Times

Saturday – 5:15 PM
Sunday- 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 5:00 PM
Monday, Wednesday-Friday 12:00 PM (Closed at noon on Fridays until August 3)
Tuesday - 9:00 AM

Spanish Mass - Sunday- 2:00 PM, Thursday – 7:00 PM

Korean Mass - 2nd and 3rd Saturdays- 7:00 PM

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


  • Sun, Jan 20th

  • Sun, Jan 13th
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Parish Office Hours

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

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. Please contact Silvia Goodman in the church office at 788-3252, ext. 318 to make arrangements for donations.


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Christmas Flowers

Many thanks to all who donated to our Christmas flowers!  Please see the list of donations here.

Conference for Catholic Women

SAVE THE DATE:  Our Diocese is having a Conference for Catholic Women!!  It will be Saturday, February 23 in Greenville, SC.  The speaker will be Sonja Corbitt.  The Bishop will celebrate the closing Mass.  There will also be a Holy Hour, Adoration, Confession, Vendors, and a Catered Lunch.  For more information see https://www.belongingcatholicconference4women.com/   

9 Days for Life

Join thousands of Catholics nationwide in the annual pro-life novena, 9 Days for Life, Monday, January 14 – Tuesday, January 22. Pray for the respect of all human life with daily intentions, brief reflections, and more. Download a free mobile app, or sign up to receive the novena through daily emails or text message. (A printable version is also available online.) Sign up at www.9daysforlife.com

English Novena

Spanish Novena

Bible Study

The Kingdom Yet to Come

An eleven-part Bible Study featuring Jeff Caving
Begins: January 9, 2019 (Wednesdays at SJN School)
Duration:  11 weeks
Times:  6:30 - 7:45 PM
Cost:  $25.00 for the book

Call Catherine in the parish office, 788-3252, ext. 326, or Ron and Ruth Falter, 788-1471

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. 

New Member Registration Form
Registro de Nuevo Miembro


Tithing Policy 

January 2019

January 6 - Good Samaritan Fund
January 13 - Backpack Ministry/Crisis Ministry
January 20 - The Family Shelter
January 27 - God's Storehouse

The Family shelter provides emergency shelter for up to 120 days for 16 families at a time.   They supply three meals a day, as well as, afternoon snacks to all of their residents. Meals are prepared and served in a communal kitchen/dining by the residents and sometimes community groups prepare and/or donate meals.  All residents come together for the evening meal which is served daily at 6:00 PM.



Office/Mailing:  721 Polo Rd.

Church:  100 Polo Rd.

Columbia, SC 29223


Phone: (803) 788-0811

Fax: (803) 788-1501

Welcome Returning Catholics

First, we welcome you. We recognize you are considering a significant step on your spiritual journey. Some see this as a journey back to their spiritual home; others are looking for reconciliation with God and the Church. Whatever your reason for being away, we have missed you and celebrate your desire to take another look. See more information for returning Catholics.

Health Happenings

Check out these links for the latest information from the Parish Nurse, Comfort and Caring Ministry and the Health Cabinet.

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