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Jesus promises you two things,    1. Your life has Meaning,    2. You are going to live forever,    If you get a better offer – Take it.    – Creditd to Fr. Gene Waish (1911-1989)

MASS TIMES

Reconciliation and Sacraments

Saturday Vigil Mass at 4:00 pm
Sunday Morning Masses at 7:30 am, 10:30 am
Spanish Mass Mass at 12:00 Noon
Misa en Español
Daily Mass Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am Wednesday – Spanish Mass: 7:00 pm
Holy Days Consult the Parish Bulletin or call the Parish Office.

Reconciliation and Sacraments

Reconciliation Saturdays at 2:30 pm to 3:15 p.m. in church (or by appointment, call the Parish Office.)
Sacraments Click here for information about Sacramental preparation.

 Our Church and Hall are accessible to persons with disabilities. Handicapped Parking lot access on Queen Street. Click Here.

Music Ministry Calendar

All rehearsals are in the parish center unless otherwise notified.
4-4:45 Children vocal
4:45-5:15 Children bells
5:30-6:15 Youth bells
6:15-7 Youth vocal
7:15-8:30 Adult vocal
8:30-9:30- Adult bell

Revised choir schedule April, May and June 2018

Date Vigil 7:30 10:30
April 14-15   Adults
In the Breaking of the Bread
 
April 21-22     Adults
Shepherd of My Heart
Confirmation
April 27
7 PM    
April 28-29     Adults
You are Branches
May 5-6 Adults
Joy in the Morning
  Youth
God is Love
First Communion
May 12
 
11 AM 1:30  
May 13
 
 
No choirs No choirs No choirs
May 19-20
Pentecost
Vigil
(2nd grade from school)
Youth and Children
(last time)
Peace I Give
  Adults
Come Down Lord
May 26-27   Adults
 
 
 
June 2-3     Adults
 
 
Our Lady of Guadalupe

Our Lady of Guadalupe

As our parish celebrated Our Lady of Guadalupe this past Sunday, December 10, 2017, this feast pairs nicely with the spirit and season of Advent. The feast of our Lady represents Jesus’ saving power and forgiveness, symbolized through His mother’s love for us. Western countries, more than ever, continue to need Our Lady’s prayers and protection. From violence to poverty to oppression, countries throughout our hemisphere need our prayers and our action! Mary showed us, through St. Juan Diego, that we are all one in Christ. He acted as a mediator for the rest of the Western world and brought many to conversion. I pray today that this conversion continues, in each of our hearts. By seeing each other as brothers and sisters, may we all come together as one for the good and care of all. Have a blessed day!

Photo credit: Fr. Ivan

Happy Aniversary

Happy Aniversary

Happy Anniversary to the Priesthood!  14 years ago today, Fr. Iván Ramirez received the sacrament of Holy Orders. As Mary said “yes” to God’s message from Gabriel, Fr. Iván has said “yes” to God by serving others. May we be inspired by his dedication and passion! 

Ministry Appreciation 2018

Ministry Appreciation 2018

St. Joseph Parish held its annual Ministry Appreciation event on Saturday, March 17, 2018.  This event recognizes anyone who serves or volunteers in the parish.

St. Joseph Medal Recipient 2018

St. Joseph Medal Recipient 2018

Archbishop Leonard P. Blair honored 118 parish volunteers from 88 parishes in the archdiocese with the St. Joseph Medal of Appreciation during a prayer service on March 18, 2018 at the Cathedral of St. Joseph. Eleanor Wilson was the recipient from St. Joseph Church, pictured here with Fr. Ivan Ramirez and Archbishop Blair in the background.

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  News Brief

St. Joseph Church will be hosting the annual Mass of Remembrance on All Souls Day,
Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7 pm.

All of our beloved dead, especial those who have died this past year, will be remembered at this Mass. These names will be read during the prayers of the faithful and a representative for that person will bring up a candle during the presentation of the gifts.

 

This year, we will also offer additional remembrance by placing luminaries along the walkway to the church.  This is an inspirational display in their honor.  If you would like to have the name of your loved one written on the luminary bag, see someone at the entrance of the church after all the Masses.  A free will donation is appreciated for the luminaries.

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Liturgical year

Ascension
(Thursday, May 10, 2018)
Pentecost
(Sunday, May 20, 2018)
Trinity Sunday
(Sunday, May 27, 2018)

Catholic Social Teaching

Faithful Citizenship: A Catholic Call to Political Responsibility
See the Seven Principles of Catholic Social Teaching from the U.S. Council of Catholic Bishops.

Catholic Releif Services

St. Vincent DePaul Mission of Bristol

Bristol Homeless Shelter
Women with Children Transitional Center
Elms for Men Transitional Center

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