Hope, Heart & Home
In Miami-Dade county alone, there are over 3,000 children in the child welfare system.
Introducting a new faith-based community coalition: Hope, Heart & Home.
Our coalition aims to recruit and facilitate the training of volunteers from all three parishes who want to become Guardians ad Litem or foster parents. We are teaming up with Guardian ad Litem for Children, Our kids of Miami-Dade / Monroe, and Voices for Children to support their efforts!
Our first orientation meeting is Thursday, October 18 at 7:00 pm at St. John Neumann, Room 100. Please join us!
Family Matters Ministry
Our next outing will be on Saturday, October 20. No Sunday outings until January 2019; however, we will continue to collect food on Sundays to be delivered to Sisters of Charity to feed the homeless.
We are in need of volunteers and hot food. Please bring your food donations between 2:00 and 3:00 pm to the church pavilion which is located between the school and Resurrection Hall. The group departs for the Miami Rescue Mission at 3:30 pm. Come and share in this wonderful experience. Children must be at least 12 years of age and must be accompanied by a parent.
We need Hot Food and Snacks. NO Soup. Please have all the food delivered between 3:00 and 3:45 pm We will depart from the Pavilion to deliver the food at 4:00 pm sharp.
Hot food is rice or pasta dishes with chicken or beef, ex. spaghetti with meat, arroz con pollo and other casserole dishes with meat. Meatballs from the frozen food section are easy to cook and can be added to other dishes. Please bring these in a disposable aluminum pan. Hamburger soup, snacks, hard boiled eggs (cooked for at least 10 minutes and not peeled), canned sodas, cases of individual water bottles, and individually wrapped sandwiches, i.e. ham & cheese, turkey & cheese (no mayo or butter), or PB & J sandwiches are always welcomed.
SJN feeds the homeless the 3rd weekend of every month.
For more info, please contact Amanda La Gra at (305) 936-6281 or contact Alicia Speight firstname.lastname@example.org.
Save the Date
Wednesday, October 24th
Join the Upper Room Prayer Group for a special talk about Mother Mary given by our own Deacon Felipe Gomez on Wednesday, October 24th at 7:15 pm in Resurrection Hall Room A & B.
The Servants of the Pierced Heart of Jesus and Mary
Invite you to celebrate the Feast of St. John Paul II
October 22, 2018 at St. Thomas the Apostle 7303 SW S.W.64th St., 7:00 pm.
Holy Rosary with reflections from St. John Paull II 7:30 pm Mass
We will have first class relics of St. John Paull II for veneration.
Retiro de Emaus Para Hombres #83
Caring, Sharing and Grieving Ministry meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month.
Next meeting will be on October 24 at 7:30 pm in Room AE-102.
All who have lost a loved one and need support are welcome.
For more information, please call Jacquie Biscoito at (305) 596-9508
Creighton Model Natural Family Planning Intro Session
Saturday October 27 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.
Providing Natural Choices For:
- Achieving Pregnancy
- Avoiding Pregnancy
- Procreative wellness for every stage of reproductive life
St. Louis Catholic Church Family Center
7270 SW 120 St. Pinecrest, Florida 33156.
Sarah Mckeown: (218) 368-8505 | Guadalupe Carral: (713) 203-2375
Let's walk with Mark
El Ministerio del Día Dos, cordially invites the entire Saint John Neumann community to pray together a Rosary of Protection, for our Holy Church.
On October 28, at 2:30 pm in front of the Angel, starting in the parking lot.
We all receive the protection that Our Mother offers us with the Holy Rosary prayed, lived and offered in praise praying all together as one. voice
Open Auditions for Sunday Lectors
Do you love and study the Word of God? Do you possess strong public speaking skills? Do you hunger for coaching and improvement?
If your answer is “Yes!” to the above, perhaps God is calling you to proclaim his Word in the midst of the assembly.
Auditions for prospective Sunday Lectors will be held on Monday, October 29 in the Main Church, beginning at 6:30 pm.
To RESERVE a time slot, please call (305) 255-6642 Ext. 308 and leave your name and contact number.
Time slots are 10 minutes each. Call to reserve your slot today!
St. John Neumann Men's Club Invites The Men of the Parish to our Thanksgiving Dinner
With Special Guest Speaker Nelson Hincapie CEO
Voices for Children is the largest funding organization, in Miami-Dade County, for youth who experience foster care.
Monday, November 5th at 6:30 pm SJN Resurrection Hall.
Enjoy our traditional Thanksgiving Feast with all the trimmings!
Raffle tickets available for cash and prizes.
- Cost: $14 for Current Dues Paid Members;
- $18 for NonMembers and Guests
Faith | Fellowship | Service
Congratulations to the Class of 2019 who brought home a total of 24 medals from the St. Brendan and Columbus High School Academic Olympics! Your SJNCS Family is proud of your academic accomplishments.
Since, as a Stewardship Parish, we do not take up a second collection, The Parish will give a donation to the Hurricane Relief.
However, in no way do we wish to deprive parishioners of showing further generosity to our brothers and sisters in dire need.
Please announce in the bulletin and priest's announcements for this weekend and next weekend that those wishing to donate to the folks affected by the devastation of the hurricanes in Florida Pan-handle and the Carolinas can either write a check to the parish with the notation on the memo:
Hurricane Relief....or they can put cash in one of the envelopes in the pews and clearly mark it as Hurricane Relief
Power of a Praying Parent Ministry
Meet Saturday, October 27 in AE-Room 101 from 9:00 - 11:00 am.
For more information please call Rosa Duarte at 305-588-0905.
Respect Life Ministry - Baby Bottle Campaign
The South Dade Pregnancy Center of the Respect Life Ministry will be handing out our Baby Bottles the this weekend. . Your contributions to this campaing make it possible for us to minister to 1,400 women 145: Pregnancy Tests; 106 Ultrasounds; Referrals 122 for medical assistance; 17 for adoption.
We assisted 16 women through Project Rachel and we ministered to men and women who attended our Rachel’s Vineyard Retreats. Much more was done through our Earn While You Learn Program and our men's program Project Joseph. Thank you for your continued support.
The Camino Ignaciano Promotional Tour will be in Miami November 2-5
The Ignatian Camino, or the Ignatian Way, is an exciting, new pilgrim journey. With the blessing of the Society of Jesus, a small group of men and women, lay and Jesuit, have re-created a pilgrim route commemorating the famous 1522 journey made by Ignatius of Loyola from his home in Spain’s Basque country to Montserrat and Manresa.
You are invited to come and hear from Fr. Jose Luis Iriberri, SJ from Barcelona, a Jesuit priest, biologist, theologian and veteran pilgrim commissioned to create the Ignatian Camino, how you can follow in the footsteps of St. Ignatius.
You can choose which of these sessions to attend:
Friday, Nov 2:
San Ignacio University from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, Suite 301, 3905 NW 107th Avenue, Doral.
Saturday, Nov 3:
Belen Jesuit Preparatory School from 12:30 to 1:30 pm in the Cosculluela Room, 500 SW 127th Ave, Miami OR St. Augustine Catholic Church from 3:30 to 5:00 pm, 1400 Miller Rd., Coral Gables.
Sunday, Nov 4:
St. John Neumann Catholic Church from 3:00 to 4:30 pm in Room E, 12125 SW 107th Ave, Miami.
Monday, Nov 5:
St. Thomas University from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in O’Malia Room #1, 16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens.
Register for free at tiny.cc/CaminoIgnacianoMiami.
You Didn't Get Your Envelopes in the Mail???
You’re Not the Only One !!!
There was a glitch with our envelope company … For your convenience for the next two weeks we will have blank envelopes in the pews for your offertory.
You should be receiving your envelopes in the mail by the week of October 22. Please don’t forget to put your envelope number.
Sorry for any inconvenience.
Havana Night's Casino Party
Join us for an evening of fun, dancing, games, food and spirits! $75.00 per person. Don’t forget your Havana night’s attire.
For sponsorship information or questions please contact email@example.com.
See you in Havana on November 17th!
Vocation Awareness Weekend
More and more young men are seeking a profound relationship with Jesus Christ and are considering the possibility that they may be called by God to embrace a vocation to the diocesan priesthood.
“Vocation Awareness Weekend” is a retreat for men ages 17- 35 who are seeking more information about the priesthood and seminary life. It is held on the grounds of St. John Vianney College Seminary in Miami and consists of numerous workshops, liturgies, and social events with the seminarians. Participants will have ample time to ask questions, gain an understanding of seminary life and prayerfully consider God's call.
The next Vocation Awareness Weekend will be held the weekend of November 9-11, 2018.
If you would like to attend, please contact your parish priest or the Vocation Director, Father Elvis Gonzalez at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (305) 762-1137. You may also find a registration form on our website at www.miamiarch.org/vocations under the Events tab.
Come and see!!
The Gift of Bethlehem
The Gift of Bethlehem returns this year to commemorate “The Most Memorable Night in History”. The Parish Community and Ministries of Saint John Neumann Catholic Church Invite You, Your Family, and Friends to Experience the Reenactment of the Birth of Our Savior.
This event would not be possible without the good members of our parish community. We humbly ask for your support.
The Gift will take place December 15 & 16, 2018. Admission is Free!!
New Parishioners Welcome Meeting
If you want to join our Parish Family, please attend one of our orientation meetings which are held one Sunday a month at 9:30 am, Rooms E&F.
For dates please call the Parish Office or speak to someone at the Information Booth in the Loggia after Masses on Sundays. Everyone interested in joining is welcome to the meeting! We have coffee, donuts and juice for the little ones - and you will be out in time for the 11:00 a.m. Mass.
CURRENT PARISHIONERS, please inform us of any name, address or phone changes; this will assist in keeping your records up to date. Thank You!!
Get the most out of Sunday Mass! October 21
- 1st Reading: Isaiah 53:10-11
- 2nd Reading: Hebrews 4:14-16
- Gospel: Mark 10:35-45
Centering Prayer Oracion Centrante
Wednesdays/Miercoles at 7:00 pm in AE-101.
For information call Beatriz (305) 804-2635 or Bill (305) 984-6712.
Be still and know that I am God” Psalm 46:10.
“In the teachings of Jesus, there are prayers, and then there is prayer— the silent, loving communion with the divine, beyond words or ritual.”
Discover the transformative power of Centering Prayer as a form of Christian meditation.