9633 East State Route 37 | Sunbury, Ohio 43074 | Phone: 740.965.1358


Upcoming Events and News

Eucharistic Adoration

Christmas Mass Schedule

Christmas Eve:  4:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m., and Midnight

Christmas Day:  10:00 a.m.

The Nursery will be closed during all Christmas Masses.

 2015 World Meeting of Families Pilgrimage

The World Meeting of Families will be held in Philadelphia from September 22nd through 27th. Pope Francis will be at the meeting. The meeting’s theme is Love is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive and its goal is to strengthen the sacred bonds of the family unit across the globe.

The World Meeting of Families consists of two events: The World Family Congress (September 22nd – 25th) and the Closing Events of the World Meeting of Families (September 26th – 27th). The closing events include the Festival of Families, an intercultural celebration of family life around the world on Saturday, the 26th, and a Papal Mass on Sunday, 27th. Information about each these events can be found at www.worldmeeting2015.org

St. John Neumann is working with Canterbury Pilgrimages & Tours, Inc. to offer a pilgrimage to the weekend closing events for our youth and adults. Our pilgrimage will be from Friday September 25th through Sunday September 27th.  We will have two opportunities to gather with other pilgrims to welcome and pray with Pope Francis. The total cost of the trip is $575 per person and all forms and money are to be sent to Canterbury Pilgrimages & Tours, Inc. Your spot is reserved once you mail Canterbury your form and a $250 deposit. The flier and form can be found here.

Alpha Information

Additional hosts & Helpers are needed for the Alpha sessions due to the enormous response by parishioners.  Interested?  Contact Rosemary Halter or Jacci Asbury.

Join us for our first session of Alpha beginning in February!  Three sessions available.  Are you searching for more?  This is for you!  See here, for more information about Alpha. What Catholic Leaders are saying.  For FAQ and Schedule of Dates, see here.  To let us know you are coming, sign-up here!   

Sacristan Needed

We are in need of sacristans for the 11:00 Mass on Sunday for the months of December and January. This involves setting up for the Mass and cleaning the vessels after Mass. Please contact Deacon Carl and Gloria Calcara at gcalcara.saintjohn@gmail.com or 740-965-1132 if you are interested.

New Music for Mass

Beginning in Advent, the Choir will be teaching us new music for Mass. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes early to practice the new music.

Sharing our Blessings - Come to Life with Us

Thank you for sharing your blessings with St. John Neumann through the Offertory Commitment Program. Please return your commitment form soon!