Welcome to St. John Neumann Parish!
Saint John Neumann is located in Gaithersburg, Montgomery County, Maryland. We have 1,750 registered families. We are a friendly, compassionate community with a great reverence and respect for our Catholic faith and traditions. We are blessed to have a cultural diversity of Hispanic, Asian and African parishioners who enrich our community.
Upcoming Events Around the Parish:
| January 19|
1:00 - 9:00pm
High School Retreat
SJN Parish Center
All High School students are welcome to join will us for a NET retreat. NET retreats are always fun, but deeply rooted in our faith.
While our theme this year is Authentic Friendship, the basic message is always the same: “In Jesus Christ, the Son of God made man, who died and rose from the dead, salvation is offered to all, as a gift of God’s grace and mercy.” (Evangelization in the Modern World, Pope Paul VI).
“I could feel God here with me all day at the retreat. He was an enormous presence, a sense of peace and strength supporting me.I decided to dedicate my life to Jesus.” -Retreat Attendee
Cost: $35 (Scholarships available)
| January 24|
| SJN Book Club|
It’s going to be a tough year in Annapolis in 2020, with votes anticipated on extending abortion to birth and legalizing assisted suicide. To help us prepare for the latter, we will read Culture of Death: The Age of “Do Harm” Medicine, by Wesley J. Smith. All are welcome.
Call the church office for more information.
| January 25|
Italian Night tickets go on sale in the lobby this weekend.
Join us in the SJN Parish Center to enjoy a delicious sit-down meal and great conversation with other parish families, or if you don't have time to join us, carry out some amazing Italian Food!
Buffet Dinner begins at 6:00!
Spaghetti and Meatballs (red sauce)
Chicken with Linguine with Alfredo (white sauce).
Each entrée is accompanied by a Salad (choice of Italian or Caesar Dressing), Garlic Parmesan Bread, and Tiramisu with Rainbow Cookie Dessert
Cost: $10 per person/ $45 for families of 5 or more.
Beer $3 a bottle/ Wine $4 a glass
- Jan. 11/12 and 18/19 in the Lobby (cash, check, credit card)
- Online at Faith Direct (credit card)
- At the Rectory (8900 Lochaven Dr.)
9 am to Noon and 1 to 3 pm (cash or check)
| January 30|
| Deacon “Come and See” Event|
SJN and the Archdicocese of Washington are hosting a “Come and See” Event here at SJN. Potential applicants (and wives, if married) are invited to attend to learn more about the permanent diaconate and the formation program. Applicants must be baptized Catholic men between the ages of thirty and sixty, active in the parish, and recommended by their pastors.
Deacons are called to a special ministry of service through which they assist the poor, the hungry, the sick, the homeless, the imprisoned, immigrants, and others. As ministers of God’s Word, deacons proclaim the Gospel at Mass, preach, and teach. They also exercise various liturgical roles, including baptisms, witnessing marriages, and preside at funerals, wakes, and graveside services.
Please RSVP to Ms. Diane Biggs, 301-853-5345, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested persons may also contact Msgr. Panke, one of our deacons, or Deacon Charles Huber, Assistant Director of Formation, at 301-853-4582 or by e-mail at HuberC@adw.org.
Additional information, including other "Come and See Events" and an Inquirer’s Information Form are available from the Archdiocese's Website.
| February 10|
| Kevin Wells Talk & Book Signing Event|
THE PRIESTS WE NEED TO SAVE THE CHURCH, author event co-sponsored by the Women’s Ministry and Men’s Ministry of St John Neumann Parish.
Speaker: Catholic author - Kevin Wells
When: Monday evening February 10, 2020
Time: 7 PM
ROSARY Followed by Kevin’s Lenten-themed talk and Q & A at 7:30 pm; Kevin will be available after the talk to meet and sign copies of his book which will be available for purchase; contact Laura Quigley (LMQUIGLEY@GMAIL.COM) or Harry Hand (HAND91@MSN.COM) for more information.
10:30am - 12:30pm
Looking for a family fun activity or
time out with friends that's
right up your ALLEY?
Do you have time to SPARE
on Presidents Day?
Then this will STRIKE your fancy!
Join your SJN Family for
discounted bowling at the
Gaithersburg Bowl America.
Each lane will have a priest, nun, brother, or seminarian on their team!
$14 per person
includes 2 games & shoe rental
$70 to book a lane for 5 people
includes shoes for 2 games
good for larger families that want to
save money and are willing to take turns!
Tickets are on sale after all weekend masses through January 26, and on the SJN website
through February 13.
Contact Gina at email@example.com
for more information.
On the First Friday of every month, from 1:45 - 2:45 PM, the Saint Monica Prayer Group pray together for our loved ones, especially adult children, who have left our holy faith. For those who cannot attend, the prayers are available here to pray at the same time from or when it is convenient.
For more information click HERE
Photo Directory Addendums
If you had a free portrait taken, or purchased a directory, please pick up your addendum pages. Addendums will be available at the rectory during the week also. Photo directories can be purchased for $20 while available.
Saint John Neumann Website – New Feature !
We are happy to share there is another added resource available on the parish website. The New Prayer Wall ! It is ready to be accessed on the Homepage or click on Resources and the Prayer Wall tab will open. You can also e-mail your request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your request will be submitted to an administrator for posting. We ask that you limit your request to no more than 200 words. Comments are not accepted, only prayer requests. See for yourself – visit our Prayer Wall. We want to thank you for building up the Body of Christ through your prayers offered
for each other! God bless you !
"Pray the rosary every day to acquire world peace"
Petition of Our Lady to the shepherd children, May 13, 1917
Campaign for 13 Million Rosaries - To sign click here -English
Campañas 13 Millones de Rosarios - Para firmar precionar aqui -Español