This American saint was born in Bohemia in 1811. He was looking forward to being ordained in 1835 when the bishop decided there would be no more ordinations. It is difficult for us to imagine now, but Bohemia was overstocked with priests. John wrote to bishops all over Europe but the story was the same everywhere no one wanted any more priests. John was sure he was called to ... continue reading

Fun facts about St. James the Less Church in Baltimore, future bishop John Neumann became the first Redemptorist to take the vows of a priest in the U.

Quote of the Day – 5 January – The Memorial of St John Neumann (1811-1860)  “Everyone who breathes, high and low, educated and ignorant, young and old, man and woman, has a mission, has a work. We are not sent into this world for nothing; we are not born at random; we are not here, that we may go to bed at night..#mypic

Quote of the Day – 5 January – The Memorial of St John Neumann (1811-1860) “Everyone who breathes, high and low, educated and ignorant, young and old, man and woman, has a mission, has a work. We are not sent into this world for nothing; we are not born at random; we are not here, that we may go to bed at night..#mypic

St. John Neumann, pray for us!

St. John Neumann, pray for us!

Saint of the Day – 5 January – St John Nepomucene Neumann CSsR - St. John Neumann is the first United States bishop (and to date the only male citizen) to be canonised. While Bishop of Philadelphia, Newmann founded the first Catholic diocesan school system in the United States as well as building 50 Churches, as well as starting on a Cathedral, before his death... ~ AnaStpaul

Saint of the Day – 5 January – St John Nepomucene Neumann CSsR (1811-1860)

“Pilgrims: today is feast of St John Neumann, the U. bishop to be canonized; pray for all our bishops”

"My God, how Great Thou Art" by Saint John Neumann - Our Morning Offering on the Memorial of Saint John Neumann - 5 Jan 2018 ~ AnaStpaul

Our Morning Offering – 5 January – The Memorial of St John Neumann My God, how Great Thou Art By St John Neumann My God, how great Thou art, how wonderful in all Thy works!

Saint of the Day – 5 January – St John Nepomucene Neumann CSsR (1811-1860) Bishop, Religious, Founder, Preacher, Writer, Founder of Schools and builder of Churches.  St John was born on 28 March 1811 at Prachititz, Bohemia (Czech Republic) – 5 January 1860 of a stroke at 13th and Vine Streets, Bishop of Philadephia, Pennsylvania, USA.   His body is incorrupt.   St John Neumann is the first United States bishop (and to date the only male citizen) to be canonised.   While Bishop .......

Discover The Shrine of Saint John Neumann in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The body of St. John Neumann and his collection of hundreds of relics, on display in a Philly church.

Saint of the Day – 5 January – St John Nepomucene Neumann CSsR (1811-1860) Bishop, Religious, Founder, Preacher, Writer, Founder of Schools and builder of Churches.  St John was born on 28 March 1811 at Prachititz, Bohemia (Czech Republic) – 5 January 1860 of a stroke at 13th and Vine Streets, Bishop of Philadephia, Pennsylvania, USA.   His body is incorrupt.   St John Neumann is the first United States bishop (and to date the only male citizen) to be canonised.   While Bishop of…

Prachatice Medieval Town, Saint John Nepomucene Neumann, Husinec Village - Birth place of Jan Hus

Today we ventured up to Philadelphia to visit the National Shrine of St John Neumann , and the Franklin Institute. This being First Friday...

Today we ventured up to Philadelphia to visit the National Shrine of St John Neumann , and the Franklin Institute.

“My God, how great you are, how wonderful in all your works! Teach me your will that I may begin and end all my actions for your greater glory.” St. John Neumann

Saint John Nepomucene Neumann C.R – Bishop/Teacher/Missionary – Patron of Catholic Education.

Saint of the Day – 5 January – St John Nepomucene Neumann CSsR (1811-1860) Bishop, Religious, Founder, Preacher, Writer, Founder of Schools and builder of Churches.  St John was born on 28 March 1811 at Prachititz, Bohemia (Czech Republic) – 5 January 1860 of a stroke at 13th and Vine Streets, Bishop of Philadephia, Pennsylvania, USA.   His body is incorrupt.   St John Neumann is the first United States bishop (and to date the only male citizen) to be canonised.   While Bishop .........

Saint of the Day – 5 January – St John Nepomucene Neumann CSsR (1811-1860) Bishop, Religious, Founder, Preacher, Writer, Founder of Schools and builder of Churches. St John was born on 28 March 1811 at Prachititz, Bohemia (Czech Republic) – 5 January 1860 of a stroke at 13th and Vine Streets, Bishop of Philadephia, Pennsylvania, USA. His body is incorrupt. St John Neumann is the first United States bishop (and to date the only male citizen) to be canonised. While Bishop .........

Saint of the Day – 5 January – St John Nepomucene Neumann CSsR (1811-1860) Bishop, Religious, Founder, Preacher, Writer, Founder of Schools and builder of Churches.  St John was born on 28 March 1811 at Prachititz, Bohemia (Czech Republic) – 5 January 1860 of a stroke at 13th and Vine Streets, Bishop of Philadephia, Pennsylvania, USA.   His body is incorrupt.   St John Neumann is the first United States bishop (and to date the only male citizen) to be canonised.   While Bishop of ......

Saint of the Day – 5 January – St John Nepomucene Neumann CSsR (1811-1860) Bishop, Religious, Founder, Preacher, Writer, Founder of Schools and builder of Churches. St John was born on 28 March 1811 at Prachititz, Bohemia (Czech Republic) – 5 January 1860 of a stroke at 13th and Vine Streets, Bishop of Philadephia, Pennsylvania, USA. His body is incorrupt. St John Neumann is the first United States bishop (and to date the only male citizen) to be canonised. While Bishop of ......

God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God and God in him... 1 John 4:13 REFLECTION: "O my God, I thank Thee for the love Thou hast planted on my heart...Do Thou, O Lord, water it with the dew of Thy grace." - St. John Neumann ~AnaStpaul

One Minute Reflection – 5 January “God is love and he who abides in love abides in God and God in John REFLECTION – my God, I thank Thee for the love Thou hast planted in my heart.

PRAYER – Holy Father, You brought St John Neumann to the new world to show Your ways and lead all to You.   By Your grace, may we all learn to live such zealous and loving lives!   Grant Lord that St John Neumann, by the living power of his example and by the intercession of his prayers, may assist us and intercede to help us, today and forever.  We make our prayer through our Lord Jesus Christ, in union with the Holy Spirit, one God forever, amen...#mypic

One Minute Reflection – 5 January “God is love and he who abides in love abides in God and God in John REFLECTION – my God, I thank Thee for the love Thou hast planted in my heart.

Saint John Neumann - catholic saints serie - religious image on tile - St John Neumann - John Nepomucene Neumann - Roman Catholic Church

Saint John Neumann - catholic saints serie - religious image on tile - St John Neumann - John Nepomucene Neumann - Roman Catholic Church

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