Welcome Blessings to all of you!
Thank you for visiting St. Joseph Parish website. We hope that you may learn more about our church and our faith. This website will provide some interesting information about our church’s past, present, and future. Feel free to call or email our staff when you have a need. We are here to serve you. Thank you and God bless you!
Fr. Scott Seethaler - Guest Speaker
Capuchin Friar Fr. Scott Seethaler will present "An Overview to Islam" on Thursday, January 28, at St. Mary in Herman in the Parish Hall at 11 a.m. and also on January 28 here at St. Joseph’s at 7 p.m. in St. Joseph Hall. He will talk about the life of Mohammad, define Islamic terms, give a brief history of the growth of Islam and talk about current challenges related to Islam. Everyone is welcome!
A Nite at the Races - February 27, 7 p.m.
Enjoy fun, good food and lots of fellowship!
- Ticket price $15 includes admittance/food/beer/soda
- Available: 50-50 Raffle - Basket Raffle - Envelope Game - Surprises
- Reserve Seating available for groups of 8 or more
- Bring snacks for your particular table if you care to
- New or a veteran to the “race”—you will have fun, guaranteed!
- Option- You can sponsor a horse ($10). You get to name your horse. If your horse wins, your return is $40 (10 horses x 10 races = 100 horses—65 sold)
- Auction Race– this race is the last race of the evening. 10 Horses are auctioned - You can bid individually or pull the resources of your group and bid. The highest bidder then owns that horse for the Auction Race. When all 10 horses have been auctioned, the race begins. The stakes can get rather attractive for this race.
- Raffle Baskets will include: “Wine, Spirits, and Brew” “Lucky Lotto-Lucky You” “Gift Cards Are Wild”
- Reminder- Must be 21 to participate in the event
Founded in 1904 by the Capuchins, St. Joseph Parish is a loving and open community of faith-filled parishioners. Through the Sacraments and Faith Formation our parish witnesses to the Gospel through Worship, Discipleship and Outreach.
- Fr. Ward Stakem, Pastor
- Fr. Mark Pattock, Parochial Vicar
- Br. Joe Day, Pastoral Minister
- Karyn Roenigk, Business Manager
- Jacqueline Williams, Director of Music Ministry
- Michael Pater, Children's Faith Formation Coordinator/Youth Minister
- Marian Goetz, Adult Faith Formation Coordinator
- Kathy Lawton, Good Shepherd
- Todd Trettel, Maintenance Manager
- Marcie Parks, Preschool Coordinator
- Leslie Mayhugh, Preschool Aide
- Cecilia Love, Data Entry Secretary
- Debi Gross, Faith Formation Secretary
Saturday: 9:00 AM & 6:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM & 11:00 AM
What To Watch For . . .
The Bible and Prayer Ash Wednesday is fast approaching. Do you need a way to enrich your Lenten spiritual journey? The Bible and Prayer will be presented Monday evenings in Lent beginning February 15 through March 21. Join us in Bauer Hall, Room 101 at 7 p.m. to learn about the many ways you can deepen your prayer life. The workbook cost is only $12. You must register in the gathering space or at email@example.com by January 31.
Symbolon/RCIA Update Sundays at 9:15 a.m. in the Cafe. Upcoming topics are: January 24- The Sacraments and January 31- The Eucharist. All Adults are welcome and encouraged to come to any or all of the sessions where we will view beautifully crafted teachings through state-of-the-art video. The sessions also include prayer and discussion.
“How To Explain the Catholic Faith to our Protestant Friends and Family” Join us for a study on this much requested topic. We will cover part one of James Seghers’ book The Fullness of Truth on Church Authority. Lessons include how to biblically explain Apostolic Succession, Tradition, the Canon of the Bible and Papal Infallibility. Come to any or all sessions and bring your bible. No registration is required. Mark your calendar now– Tuesday: January 26, February 2 and February 9 from 7- 8:30 p.m. in the Cafe.
Little Rock Scripture Study Isaiah Faithful Friends will begin a new bible study on the Book of Isaiah. This book uses prose and poetry to engage readers in a drama of great emotion and intensity. The Friends will use the Little Rock Scripture Study Guide which is a companion to The New Collegeville Bible Commentary by Leslie Hoppe O.F.M., a professor at the Catholic Theological Union. This study highlights the book’s larger purpose of providing the people of Judah and Jerusalem with the hope for the future and the will to re-embrace their ancestral religious traditions. Sign up in the gathering space. Cost of the materials is $15. The sessions will be held in St. Joseph Hall from 10 a.m. to Noon on Thursdays, beginning January 28. All adults are welcome. To register contact Marian at firstname.lastname@example.org or 724.352.3443.