What's happening at St. Joe's

LABOR DAY: There will be NO MORNING MASS and the Parish Office will be closed Monday, Sept. 1, for Labor Day.

CYO SIGNUPS! Basketball and cheering season isn't far away. Signups for St. Joe's CYO will begin the weekend of Sept. 6/7 after all masses. Basketball is open to grades 3-12; cheering is open to grades 1-12. To participate, you must be registered for the appropriate Faith Formation classes. For information call Bill Trainor @ 318-9304.

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.

JOIN US IN FAITH! Have you ever wondered what the Catholic Church is all about? Have you been attending Mass with your spouse or a friend, but havenít fully participated because you come from a different faith tradition or no religious tradition? Were you baptized in the Church but for some reason never received the other sacraments? RCIA is the process by which people explore the Catholic faith or continue the sacramental process started but not completed as a child.For more information, please contact the parish office @ 883-0757.

Faith Formation

Dates to remember:

  • GIFT (grades K-5) begins Sept. 6-7 during all masses.
  • Confirmation I: Sept. 14, 6-9 p.m., beginning with parents meeting.
  • Middle School: Sept. 21, 5:30-8:30 p.m., beginning with parents meeting.

Weekly bulletin

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Reflections

...from Bishop Christian

Today's Gospel is one of the places Catholics look to understand the office of the pope, who is the successor of Peter. Following upon Peter's confession of faith in Jesus as Messiah, Jesus declares Peter to be the "rock" upon which the church shall be built. He is, like Eliakim in the first reading, "a peg in a sure spot," a fixed point of reference in the life of the Catholic ...
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