We strive to be Christ for one another.

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We are grateful for your visit to our website and hope that you might choose to encounter God with us in our celebrations of sacred liturgies and in our ministries. Whether you’re visiting us for the first time, returning to the practice of your Catholic faith, or looking for a new parish home, please know that we are happy to have you here.

In Christ,
Fr. Sandy McDonald, Pastor



St. John Neumann Church

Celebration of Mass in the Church

Celebration of Mass in the Church During Pandemic

We can accommodate up to 140 people per Mass, plus 25 in Gillin Hall



  • Saturday: Mass in English 5:15 p.m. [Sacrament of Penance from 4-5 p.m.]
  • Sunday: Mass in English at 8:00 a.m., and 11:00 a.m.; Spanish at 2:00 p.m.


  • Monday: 12:00 p.m. in Church
  • Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. in Church
  • Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. only, in the School Gym
  • Thursday: 12:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. (Spanish) in Church [Sacrament of Penance from 6-6:45 p.m.]
  • Friday: No Mass 

Church open before Mass:

  • Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday – 30 minutes before Mass; Saturday 4:00 p.m. before Mass 


  • Only through front doors of upper parking lot
  • Face covering is mandatory
  • You will be led to your seat(s) by a staff member; follow 6 ft. markings
  • Please remain in your assigned seat until the end of Mass
  • Unfortunately, walk-ins can only be accommodated if there are seats available after all reservations are seated 

Holy Communion

  • Please remain standing to receive Communion at your place, if you can, as  ministers go down each row. Remain seated if you cannot
  • Please keep your mask on and extend your hands flat so that the host may be placed in your hands without touching them
  • After the minister has moved on, reverently consume the host and be seated, as this allows us to see who has not yet received
  • Requests for special hosts (low gluten, dissolvable, homebound): Tell an usher when entering.

Virtual Mass

  • Sunday 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Masses and Wednesday, 10 a.m. will be livestreamed for those who must remain home
  • Drive-through distribution of Communion in the lower parking lot of the church from the end of Mass until 12 p.m. (English), and 3 p.m. (Spanish)

Watch livestream or recorded Mass at https://www.facebook.com/stjneumann/

Daily Mass readings and prayers at  USCCB Readings. The readings are also on our Parish App.

Thank you for your Patience & Understanding

Parish Office Hours

Parish office hours are 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM,
Monday - Friday.

Prayer and Liturgical Resources

Religious Education Homework

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.

Emergency Resources

Daily Readings

Daily Mass readings for each day are at USCCB Readings . The readings are also on our Parish App.

Please join us for Monday Morning Meditations on Mondays, at 10:30 am.  Please call 718-819-1710, pin 041-8936 to join in.  



Online Parish Newsletter Sign-up

Would you like to receive a copy of our new online monthly newsletter?  If so, send your email address to [email protected] 

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


Office/Mailing:  721 Polo Rd.

Church:  100 Polo Rd.

Columbia, SC 29223


Phone: (803) 788-0811

Fax: (803) 788-1501


Hispanic Community Needs

The Hispanic Community is in need of: a washing machines *, a refrigerator, a dryer, two stoves, bed linens for a queen, full and two single beds, pillows, and men’s, women's and children's shoes *, living room furniture, microwave, clothing and pajamas for school age children, diapers (size 1-5), blankets, women’s jackets, pants , socks and knit hats for women and men. 

If you have a donation, please call Hector Morales at (803) 787-3010 and leave your number. 
Thank you!

* Needed immediately

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