What's happening at St. Joe's

FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION: Masses for this holy day of obligation will be celebrated Thursday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 15 at 8 a.m. There will be no evening mass on Aug. 15.

SUMMER BASKETBALL: St. Joe's CYO's 12th annual Open Gym for CYO basketball players will be held on Wednesday nights from 7-9 p.m. through Sept. 3.

CYO NEEDS YOU! Are you looking for a fun and rewarding experience with some of the youth of our parish? If so, consider joining the St. Joe’s CYO Athletic Committee! We are currently looking for Coaches and Board members for this upcoming season. Please call Bill Trainor @ 318-9304 or Tim Holt @ 888-0684 for more details.

ADORATION: Do you have some time to spend with the Lord in adoration? We need more people to be involved. Please plan to spend some time before the Lord in adoration in the Eucharistic Chapel. We have two opportunities: Tuesday evenings from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and Wednesday morning after the 8 a.m. mass until noon. Come for whatever time your schedule permits. For information contact Antoinetta Hagen at 883-9048 or Pat Hurd at 882-1503.

HOLIDAY FAIR: The parish's annual Holiday Fair will be held Saturday, Nov. 22. Applications have been mailed to returning crafters, but additional forms are available in the narthex.

Faith Formation

Dates to remember:

  • Registration forms for school-year faith formation have been emailed or mailed to all registered families. They should be returned by July 31. Please remember that students in grades 2,3,9 and 10 who attend Catholic schools must also register, as students must prepare for sacraments through the parish, not the school.

Weekly bulletin

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Reflections

...from Bishop Christian

It seems to be a fundamental feature of human communities that, to one degree or another, we divide the world into "“us” and “them” and outsiders. Our sense of belonging to any entity larger than us seems to require making such a distinction. We distinguish between family members and non-family members, those who are citizens and those who are aliens, those who belong to the ...
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