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
St. John Neumann Roman Catholic Church "Soft" Re-Opening
Due to COVID19-related restrictions, we are currently admitting people to Weekend Masses by reservation. Reservations are not required for Monday, Tuesday or Friday. To make a reservation, call 410-208-2956 and ask for extension 211. If our automated phone system answers, immediately enter "*211" (i.e., star 2-1-1). Masses are being celebrated publically on Saturday afternoon at 4:00 PM, on Sunday morning at 9:00 and 11:00 AM, and on Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 9:00 AM. Reservation requests will be taken from Monday mornings at 8:00 AM thru Thursday mornings at 8:00 AM for Masses on the following weekend. The Parish will call you on Thursday to confirm your registration. Church doors are locked 10 minutes prior to the start of Mass; all attendees must be seated by then.
Bishop Malooly's dispensation from the Sunday obligation remains in force for everyone in the Diocese of Wilmington.
The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be administered at announced times and by appointment. Confessions will no longer be heard on Saturday afternoons.
The Parish Office will be open Monday thru Thursday from 10:00 AM until 12:00 Noon and from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM. Gift Cards are available for purchase in the office during office hours.
For the near future, all masses will be livestreamed. We invite you to join us online, on YouTube, to celebrate Mass with Fr. Cocucci. Here is the link that you can follow:
Finally, during your time of prayer, please continue to pray for all those affected by the coronavirus.
SJN Plan for Reopening
Click on link to view SJN Plan for Reopening (Revised)
AQUINAS 101 LENTEN STUDY
Jamey Sturgill, Coordinator of Religious Education, will lead a Lenten Study via Zoom. Participants will watch 2 assigned videos per week. Each video covers a specific theme and averages 5 minutes each. We will meet virtually 3 times (February 21, March 7, and March 21) via Zoom from 6-7 PM for discussion and reflection. Send a text message: @aquinas10 to 81010 to join. For additional information, please contact Jamey on 410-208-2854.
Saint John Neumann Roman Catholic Church
Stations of the Cross
Stations of the Cross are available online at our parish's YouTube page beginning Ash Wednesday. The devotion will be available until Good Friday. To join us in praying the Stations, go to this link:
(Also, for some reason, the video starts a few minutes into the service; you may have to "rewind" to the beginning.)
God bless you always!
2021 50/50 RAFFLE
52 Chances to Win in 2021!!
Tickets are 1 for $20, 3 for $50, 7 for $100 or 12 for $150.
Drawings take place every Monday throughout the year. All proceeds benefit Parish Religious Education Programs. We are grateful for your support! GOOD LUCK!
TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE ! BUY NOW FOR MANY CHANCES TO WIN!
THIS YEAR'S WEEKLY PRIZE IS $300 !!!
Please, if you can, continue to mail in your weekly donation or consider making your donation electronically. If you would like to sign up for our E-Giving, call Deacon Weschler at 410-208-2956 for more details. Thank you for all that you do to support our Parish.
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). WEEKDAY MASS WILL BE CANCELLED WHEN SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED IN WORCESTER COUNTY BECAUSE OF SNOW.
A PRAYER FOR PROTECTION IN TIME OF PANDEMIC
RACHEL'S VINEYARD CATHOLIC RETREAT
Rachel's Vineyard Catholic Retreat for the Diocese of Wilmington is hosting a retreat May 14-16, 2021. The retreat weekend is a beautiful opportunity for emotional and spiritual healing for any woman or man who has struggled with abortion. For more info, contact Nan Freeman at 302-463-7711 or visit reachelsvineyard.org.
REMEMBERING THE SICK OF THE PARISH
If you would like someone added to the Parish List of the Sick, send your request to [email protected]. Privacy protocols require you to obtain permission before submitting a name other than your own.
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