Welcome to St. John Neumann Catholic Church!
Every Catholic church holds a special place in the hearts of believers. We go to our parish churches to encounter Jesus Christ in the Eucharist, both at Mass and in the tabernacle. We bring our babies there to have them brought into the family of God, and we bring our deceased loved ones there to pray for them on their journey home. Couples exchange and renew wedding vows in their parish church. The repentant sinner finds the consolation of the sacrament of Reconciliation. In their parish church, people find the support and nourishment that can only be given by other members of the Body of Christ.
Welcome to the parish church of St. John Neumann – 1825 households strong, 72 of which have joined us since July 2012! Pray with us, worship with us, walk with us as we grow in our identity as daughters and sons of a loving Father and faithful disciples of Jesus Christ!
Rev. Joseph MPR Cocucci, KHS
and 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
A meditative candle-lit opportunity during this Advent Season, that centers on music, private prayer and silence. You are welcome to come every Tuesday during Advent from 3-5 PM at St. John Neumann Church. Arrive any time between 3 and 5 PM and you can leave at any time. Bring your own self-contained candle to light while you are there praying. All are welcome!
Monday December 5, 2022
St. John Neumann Parish celebrates the Sacrament of Reconciliation with an Advent Reconciliation Service that will include the opportunity for individual confessions.
SOLEMNITY OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
Thursday, December 8, 2022
Mass will be celebrated at 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM
BLESSING OF THE BAMBINELLI
December 10 and 11, 2022
Bring the Christ-child figurine from your creche to mass the weekend of December 10/11; at the end of Mass the figurine will be blessed.
ELEVENTH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF
LESSONS AND CAROLS
Sunday, December 11 at 3:00 PM
St. John Neumann Catholic Church
Scripture, hymns, carols and meditative silence. A prayerful oasis during those busy days that lead to Christmas! All are Welcome!
2023 50/50 RAFFLE
52 Chances to Win in 2023!!
Tickets are 1 for $20, 3 for $50, 7 for $100 or 12 for $150.
Our annual 50/50 Raffle fundraiser has begun. In 2022, we were able to award a weekly prize of $200. Let's see if we can beat that this year. Drawings take place every Monday throughout the year. We will be selling tickets after all weekend Masses and at the Parish Office during our regular business hours. All proceeds benefit Parish Religious Education Programs. We are grateful for your support! GOOD LUCK!
The livestream is currently not working.
Sunday and Holy Day Masses will continue to be livestreamed, along with the Monday, Tuesday and Friday morning Masses. We invite you to join us online, on YouTube, to celebrate Mass with Fr. Cocucci. Please go to YouTube, and in search bar type in St. John Neumann Roman Catholic Church, or Here is the link that you can follow:
Many of our families have taken advantage of this easy-to-use approach to contributing to our parish ministries. If you are interested, please complete an Electronic Giving Form or contact Deacon Dave Kolesky in our parish office at 410-208-2956. The form can be found on the parish website, in the Online Giving tab, in the gathering space, and at the parish office. All online giving information is secure and kept totally confidential.
To learn more about the 2022 Faith and Charity Appeal visit www.cdow.org click "Giving" then "Faith and Charity Catholic Appeal".
Click here to view Bishop Koenig' Faith and Charity Appeal message https://youtu.be/QDoG-D7YhII
PLEASE, if you have not signed up for our "remind.com" information service, send an email to [email protected] to do that now. You'll need to give your name with either your CELL phone (not your landline) and/or your email address. Then, watch your text messages and emails. You will receive either a text or an email from remind.com that will give you instructions on how to complete your registration. If you HAVE signed up but are not receiving messages from Fr. Cocucci, that means that you did not respond to the text or email sent by remind.com. Please check your emails and texts (including your junk mail folders) from around the time you sent in your information and respond to whatever remind.com sent you. This program allows Fr. Cocucci to get important and sometimes urgent information to you efficiently.
Thank you for your cooperation and continued support!
INCLEMENT WEATHER and MASS
The BEST way to be informed about weather related cancellations of Masses or other parish events is to sign up for St. John Neumann's "Remind.com" service. This allows the Pastor to send out important notifications by email or text to everyone who participates. In the event of inclement weather, you can also call the main parish number (410-208-2956) and select Option 3 to find out if Mass has been cancelled. A recorded message will alert you to that cancellation. In addition, you can check the Parish website (www.stjohnneumannrcc.com).
Your help is needed.....
Has your mailing address or other contact information changed? Are you planning to move out of the Parish? Please help us to keep our Parish records up to date by contacting the parish office with any changes, 410-208-2956. Thanks!
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BINGO
Every Friday at Columbus Hall, 100th Street, Ocean City (behind St. Luke Catholic Church). Doors open at 5PM, and bingo starts at 6:30PM. Jackpots up to $1,000. Food and beverages are available for purchase.
FAITH ENVIRONMENT/SAFE ENVIRONMENT
Did you know that in 2003 in response to the United States Conference of Bishops' Charter for the Protection of Children, the Diocese developed a safe environment program entitled For the Sake of God's Children? The Bishop, all priests, deacons, seminarians, religious brothers and sisters, and all lay employees and volunteers participate in the program to assure that a comprehensive, safe environment exists in our parishes, schools and institutions. For more information, go to www.cdow.org and click on For the Sake of God's Children.
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