5802 22nd Street, Lubbock, TX 79407
PH 806-799-2649 FAX 806-799-0037
Parents, who are needing to baptize their babies or children who are in CCE, please call the church office Monday-Friday from 1-5 pm.
FIRST RECONCILIATION, FIRST COMMUNION AND
If your child is in any of these classes and are needing to complete their Sacrament this year in 2021, please call Lydia at the Church Office at 806.799.2649 during office hours Monday-Friday 1-5pm.
WELCOME, and thank you for visiting St. John Neumann Catholic Church online. We hope that our website highlights the wide variety of fellowship and service opportunities available. Please feel free to read more about our church on this site, or come in for a visit. We would love to greet you and share with you our love for Jesus Christ and for you, our neighbor.
We, the Parishioners of St. John Neumann strive to welcome all,
and out of our diversity foster our individual gifts and talents to build the Church.
By common worship, Eucharistic Adoration and compassionate outreach to the needy,
we seek to witness Christ's healing presence in the community and in the world.
GOVERNOR ABBOT'S ANNOUNCEMENT
Many of you will be getting questions about "what are we going to do" in light of the Governor's announcement Tuesday, March 2, 2021?
*Read the guidance below Note From the Pastor:
Please remember that beginning this Saturday, March 6, we will be moving Saturday Eve Mass (5:30 pm) to the GYM for capacity reasons.
9 AM Mass is at capacity, it will continue to be difficult, with the 6-foot distancing mandate. We cannot, at this time open any additional pews. The construction of the pews themselves is part of the issue. Perhaps I need to rethink about the current placements somewhat differently. If you have a suggestion, speak up.
Holy Week planning continues to unfold.
Please encourage everyone possible to receive the vaccine as quickly as possible.
Please keep up all of your great work for the Church and our Parish Community.
Some of the members of the Parish of St. John Neumann have had questions about parish policies in light of Governor Abbot's announcement Tuesday, March 2nd.
*Note from the Pastor:
We will continue to observe the pandemic mandates of the Diocese of Lubbock in all our parish facilities at this time.
The announcement by the Governor of Texas on Tuesday is unfortunate in light of the continued guidance by the Centers for Disease Control.
The CDC continues to recommend that all members of the general population continue to use masks anytime one is outside of their homes and cars for the continued reduction of infections of all kinds, and especially when entering into closed spaces where one can encounter many members of the general population.
The CDC continues to recommend that safe social distancing be maintained in all public spaces.
The leadership of the Diocese of Lubbock continues to ponder it's moral and ethical responsibilities for safety in the midst of this pandemic responses and restrictions that are presently in effect in all of our facilities and institutions.
Only after a thorough review and consultation will we contemplate any changes as we continue to move forward through these trying times.
It is a matter of Faith, Justice and Social responsibility for the leadership of the Church and this parish to be preoccupied by and for the well being of the parishes and all the members and employees of the church, with special attention to that of the most vulnerable members of society.
I continue to invite all of you to rigorous prayer for the well being of the parish and all our faith communities.
Yours in Christ,
Fr. Jim McCartney, pastor