Catholic Life

Go and make disciples of all nations...Jesus is calling you to be a disciple with a mission! Pope Francis

Sacraments of Initiation

There are three Sacraments of Initiation in the Catholic Church: Baptism, First Eucharist, and Confirmation.

Baptism

The Sacrament of Baptism is the foundation of Christian life, the entrance to the life in the Spirit and access to the other Sacraments. Through Baptism we are freed from original sin, become heirs to the Kingdom of God, are incorporated into the Church...

Confirmation

It is not always easy to be a witness to our faith. We need special help from God just as Jesus' disciples did. As the disciples were blessed with the fullness of the Holy Spirit and received the Gifts of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost, we receive the sign...

Holy Eucharist

The Sacrament of the Eucharist is both a sacrifice and a meal. It has its origin at the Last Supper when on the night Jesus was betrayed, He instituted the Eucharistic Sacrifice of His Body and Blood. This He did in order to perpetuate the sacrifice of...

Sacraments of Vocations

There are two Sacraments of Vocation: Ordination and Marriage

Holy Orders

Holy Orders is the sacrament through which the ordained ministry of bishops, priests, and deacons is conferred by the laying on of hands followed by the prayer of consecration. Our ordained ministers serve the Catholic community by:Preaching and...

Marriage

Matrimony is one of the two sacraments of vocation. Married couples promise to serve each other with love and to serve the whole Church. They enter into a lifelong covenant of love. This is their vocation. They serve the Church by their love and they...

Priesthood

Join the parish’s discernment group, for teens, young men and adult men who are open to discerning what God wants for their life.

Sacraments of Healing

There are two Sacraments of Healing: The Sacrament of Reconciliation, also known as Penance or Confession, and the Anointing of the Sick. Both are offered regularly at St. John Neumann. Mercy and healing allow us to more fully experience the love of...

Anointing of the Sick

Anointing of the Sick is one of the two Sacraments of Healing; the other is Reconciliation. This sacrament is a powerful and effective sign of Jesus’ presence that brings strength and healing to the sick, the elderly and the dying.

Reconciliation

The Sacrament of Reconciliation, also known as Penance or Confession, is that moment of grace whereby one receives the forgiveness for sin won by Jesus Christ on the cross. This sacrament is celebrated to renew the life of grace begun in baptism.

Funeral Planning

A Message from Our Parish Family At St. John Neumann, we understand that if you have just experienced the death of a loved one you may be feeling confused, sad, stunned, and overwhelmed by your loss. We are here to offer both comfort and great hope...

Cremation

As a faithful Catholic, may I be cremated?Yes. While the Church continues to prefer the practice of burying the bodies of the deceased, it does not prohibit cremation unless cremation was chosen for reasons contrary to Christian doctrine. In memory...

What you need to know

With many aspects of life, it is good to plan ahead. This is especially true when a loved one is seriously ill. Father Sizemore will adjust his schedule to meet with you and your ill family member.

Prayer

Learn more about prayer, praying the rosary, Eucharistic adoration, and the prayer chain.
Adoremus

Adoremus

Contact: Lisa Yglesias Adoremus ('let us adore') is a contemporary praise and worship prayer group that gathers in the Adoration chapel on Friday evenings at 7 pm to give praise, honor, thanks and love to Jesus Christ in the Blessed Sacrament. Alternating ...

Divine Mercy Cenacle

A Divine Mercy Cenacle is a small lay faith community of prayer, learning and fellowship which promotes a way of life dedicated to a deeper trust in God, a greater desire to forgive and to be merciful to others and to appreciate the gift and beauty of...

Eucharistic Adoration & Exposition

St. John Neumann offers perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in our Eucharistic Chapel. Join our Adorers who spend time before our Lord in His Eucharistic Presence in the Monstrance. This time of prayer, silence, reflection, and spiritual reading...

Marian Consecration

We invite all of our parishioners to consecrate themselves to Jesus through his mother, Mary. Hundreds of our parishioners have already consecrated themselves to Jesus through Mary.

Prayer & Spirituality

Each of us is called into existence by God as someone special. “I have called you by name: you are mine,” (Isaiah 43: 1). Through Baptism, we are initiated into a special relationship with Christ. Our Church leads and guides us but each person needs to ...

Prayer Wall

Share your prayer requests and pray for others

Praying the Rosary

The Rosary is one of the most treasured prayers of Catholic Christians throughout the world and throughout the centuries. It is a wonderful & profound spiritual exercise of the soul, mind, and heart, as we contemplate and reflect upon the mysteries...

Stations of the Cross

The Stations of the Cross are a beautiful spiritual way to draw closer to our Lord by meditating on the mysteries of our salvation, as we "walk" with Him during his last hours on earth. The Stations of the Cross are held each Friday of Lent in the church....

Unbound Prayer Ministry

The Unbound model of prayer is a safe, loving, simple, and reproducible model that helps people to respond to the Good News of the Gospel and apply the truth to their lives using five simple keys which are described in the book, Unbound, by Neal Loza...

Sacred Heart Enthronement

Sacred Heart Enthronement is a method by which an individual, a family, a school, or even a business can enter into a period of prayer and, guided by our Lay Missionaries, enthrone, or put in a place of honor, an image of Our Lord’s Sacred Heart.

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