Parish News
Phone: 704.536.6520 | Fax: 704.837.8243
8451 Idlewild Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28227

Events at SJN....

  Please check here often during the Shelter in Place Order 
for the latest news.
 Parish Office Hours
the office will be open  Monday - Thursday from 9am-4pm,
with spansih assistance on Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays 
Faith Formation Office hours 
  Monday to Thursday from 9 am to 3 pm.
** Faith Formation registrations have closed**.
Join The Legion of Mary
on Sunday afternoons at 3:00 pm in the Church.
We will pray the Divine Mercy and the four Mysteries of the Rosary
for our church and country.

SJN Annual Mitten Collection Has Begun! 
We are collecting Hats, Scarves & Mittens to be
distributed to those in need.
Items can be Knitted, Crochet, Crafted or Newly Purchased.
Our mitten box is located in the gathering area by the SJN statue.
Please drop off all goods anytime after or before Mass by December 15th.
For more information, please contact, Janice Pietrowski at 704-607-5833
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SJN Giving Manger 2020 Is Here!
The giving manger will look a little different this year. Due to the Covid Pandemic we are
offering 3 options for you to participate. 

1) Gift Tags - On the manger that you can pick up while you attend Mass.Please return by Dec 15th.

2) SJN Website - If you have not been joining us in person for Mass, we will also have a list of gifts needed on the SJN website, which you can choose an item and then return it to the church before Dec 15th.

3) Make a Monetary Donation - Will be used to purchase the needed items. You can mail or drop off your donation to the parish office, or in the Offertory collection.Please make sure you mark on the envelope “Giving Manger”.

We have many families in need this year. SJN has always been very giving in years past and even though things will look different the joy and the spirit of Christmas will continue in our parish. Thanks for your understanding and your support.
All gifts must be returned to the giving manger by Tuesday, December 15.
Please do not warp the gifts but can put them in a gift bag. 

Please Click Here to sign up to purchase a gift. 

ACTORS and ACTRESSES ages 6-12 years old needed!
No speaking parts! 
Have fun dressing up while enacting the story of Jesus’ birth during our Advent celebration of Lessons and Carols that will be video-taped this year.
One rehearsal and then an evening of taping.
If your Interested or for details, please call Christie at 704-756-0884 or
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We have spots for many children and adult help is always appreciated. 

Feast day of the Immaculate Conception
of the Blessed Virgin Mary
We honor the conception of Mary in her mother's womb without original sin
Mass Schedule - (Holy Day of Obligation)
December 7, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - Vigil Mass
Feast Day December 8, 2020
9:00 AM - Mass in English
7:00 PM - Mass In English
8:30 PM - Mas In Spanish

Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe
will take place Saturday, December 12, 2020
Mass Schedule
6:30 PM - Prayer of Rosary
7:00 PM - Concert by Choir
7:30 PM - Mass in Spanish
For everyone's well being, there will be No reception or food after Mass, No Posadas.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Novenas will take place through zoom more details to come.

Advent Parish Penance Service
Will take place
Thursday, December 17th at 7:00 PM 
SJN Festival of Lessons and Carols
Is a prayer service telling the story of the fall of humanity, the promise of the Messiah and the birth of Jesus through Scripture readings.
Interspersed throughout the service will be:
Music – Christmas Carols, Hymns and Instrumental selections.
What makes the SJN Festival of Lessons and Carols so special?
We showcase the diversity of our parish by incorporating the talents of the many cultures represented here at SJN.
This year we will be taping the choirs and children’s play to post to our
Facebook and YouTube channels.
Take a break from all the craziness of the season and join us for beautiful
music, stories of hope and promise, and a reenactment of the Nativity by our SJN children.
 and a special visitor for the children!
Interested in joining the choirs, please contact Christie Silvestri 704-756-0884 or

 Safe Environment!
Are You One of Our Treasured Volunteers?
Please note that all our volunteers must follow the Diocesan Requirements inregards to Safeguarding our Children and Vulnerable Adults.
These include:
  • A current background check which is valid for 5 years. (Please complete the background check using google chrome- if you try to complete in your phone it will not work. 
  • Attend at a VIRTUS (Protecting God’s Children) workshop; During this time of shelter in place, you may complete the online version of the workshop which can be accessed online at
  • In addition all volunteers must complete a volunteer profile and that you have read the Safe Environment Policies.
All of the above can be completed online at 
Thank you for helping to keep our children and vulnerable adults safe!






Holy Days of Obligation

Feast of the
Immaculate Conception

December 7
7:00 pm (Anticipated)

December 8
9:00 am, 7:00 pm,
8:30 pm (Spanish)

Christmas Mass

December 24 (Anticipated)
2:00pm, 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm,
8:00 pm (Spanish), 10:00 pm

December 25
12:00 am Midnight Mass,
8:00 am, 10:00 am

Solemnity of Mary

December 31 (Anticipated)
4:00 pm, 6:00 pm,
8:00 pm (Spanish)

January 1
8:00 am, 10:00 am


Mass Schedule

Saturday Anticipated Mass (Vigil): 5:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am, 10:00am, 12:00pm (Spanish), 5:00pm

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday: 9:00am
Wednesday: 6:00pm
Friday: 6:30am
Holy Days: Call Parish Office


Wednesdays: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Saturdays: 4:00pm-4:45pm
And by appointment

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesdays: 6:30pm-7:30pm
Fridays: 7:00am through
Saturday at 8:45am



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St. John Neumann Catholic Church

8451 Idlewild Road Charlotte, North Carolina 28227
Phone: 704.536.6520
Fax: 704.837.8243



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