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


Upcoming Events and News

Eucharistic Adoration Holiday Closures

Daily adoration will be closed beginning at 6:00PM on Tuesday, November 24th for the Thanksgiving holiday.  Adoration will reopen at 12:00 noon on Sunday, November 29th.


Advent Reconciliation Service

Tuesday, December 1st @ 7:00 PM in the Church

There will be 16 priests available to hear confessions



Thanksgiving Masses

 Liturgical Ministers- Please sign up to help at the Thanksgiving Vigil Mass on November 25th at 7:00 p.m. There is a sign-up sheet outside the Neumann Room.

St. John Neumann will not have a Mass on Thanksgiving Day this year due to Father Sizemore's participation in the Mass od Dedication for Sacred Hearts parish in Cardington. Here is a list of Thanksgiving Mass times at other parishes if you would like to attend Mass on Thanksgiving Day.

St. Mary's Delaware @ 8:15AM

Resurrection New Albany @ 10:00AM

St. Joan of Arc Powell @ 9:00AM

St. Michael Worthington @ 8:15AM

St. Vincent DePaul Mt. Vernon @ 9:00 AM

PSR Schedule for the Holidays

Preschool & Kindergarten: Will meet for class on November 22, December 6, and December 13. No class on November 29

PSR Grades 1-5: No class on November 24 and December 8. Please plan to attend the Penance Service on December 1 in lieu of class. Grade 1 students are not expected to attend. Grade 2 students will make their First Reconciliation that night. 


Perpetual Adoration Sign-ups

This weekend you will have the opportunity to sign up for new adoration hours that will move our parish to perpetual adoration.  Representatives will be outside the Adoration Chapel this weekend for sign-ups or you can contact Amy Davis at amymdavis@hotmail.com


Children's Christmas Party

The Annual Children's Christmas party will be on Saturday, December 12th from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the Faith and Family Center. The Men's Club will be serving breakfast and Santa will be joining us!

To help get into the Christmas spirit, we are asking each child to donate cereal, peanut butter, or jelly for those in need. The items will be donated to the Big Walnut Friends Who Share. Please sign up here by December 9th. 


Early Bulletin Deadlines

Due to the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year holidays, please note the revised schedule for submissions for the bulletins:

  • Sunday, December 27st bulletin – submissions due by noon on December 11th
  • Sunday, January 3rd bulletin– submissions due by noon on December 17th.

Please submit articles to Gloria Calcara at gcalcara.saintjohn@gmail.com 

Discipleship:  Called, Formed, Sent

Thank you for your gifts to support the ministries, programs and operations of St. John Neumann Parish.  We ask each family to return a 2016 commitment form.

For a pictorial view of the 2014-15 Annual Report, see here. For information about how your gifts are utilized, see here.


Attention Seniors:  FREE Lunch on Mondays & Wednesdays

St. John Neumann, now offers free lunches to anyone age 60 or over. Lunch is provided on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This is not a low income program, rather it is open to all income levels.

Grab some firends and come for lunch!  This is a great way to connect with friends, meet new people, and have a great tasting lunch.  The daily menu can be found here. Or go to our new webpage.

Please make a reservation by 8:30 a.m. by calling Sourcepoint at 740-203-2432.


Mission Trip to Guatemala

St. John Neumann is sponsoring a mission trip to Guatemala in Spring 2016.  For more information, contact Kris Shade at kristwinsmom@yahoo.com

Paul Darrow event recordings available

Paul Darrow, featured in The Desire of the Everlasting Hills spoke on November 15th at 7:00 p.m. The recording of that even, plus the speech Paul gave at our weekend Masses are avaialble to listen to online.



Are you looking for a volunteer opportunity?

There are volunteer openings in many of the St. John Neumann Outreach partnerships. 

There are also many opportunities to volunteer at the SJN Senior Dining Center.

For more information about these opportunities and to sign up, go to the ivolunteer website.



New Job Openings!  See here


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