What's happening at St. Joe's:
HOLY HOUR: Join our parish community for our annual service of vespers during the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament on Thursday, March 30 at 7 p.m. This evening of prayer, scripture and song will help you prepare for Holy Week.
"HIS PRICELESS GIFT": Our contemporary music ministry, Road to Emmaus, presents its annual musical meditation on the Passion on Palm Sunday, April 9, at 4 p.m. Refreshments will follow. Please join us in this moving event at the start of Holy Week.
ITALIAN "KNIGHT": St. Joseph Council 12311 will be holding its annual Italian dinner on Saturday, April 22 at 5:30 p.m. in the gym. Tickets are $15, to benefit the scholarship fund. Save the date!
FOR FULL DETAILS on this week's parish news, be sure to check the bulletin.
BAPTISM MINISTRY: If you like to sew, we could use your help in making baptismal albs to be presented to the children being baptized during the year as a visible sign of a new life as a follwer of Christ. Please call Claire Wheeler at 595-6349 for more information.
ADORATION: Do you have some time to spend with the Lord in adoration? Please join us Tuesday evenings from 7 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday morning after the 8 a.m. mass until noon. We especially need people for Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon. For information contact Antoinetta Hagen at 883-9048 or Pat Hurd at 882-1503. NOTE: There is NO adoration on Tuesday, March 28.
CALLED TO BE CATHOLIC? Have you, or do you know someone who has expressed an interest in becoming Catholic? Perhaps you were baptized, but have not celebrated the sacraments of Confirmation or Eucharist? We offer an opportunity to come together to learn about our Catholic faith. All are welcome to participate in the RCIA journey, with all your questions, insights, and faith stories in a warm and accepting setting. We also need volunteers to be part of the team. For more information contact Deacon Roland Leduc at 617-279-9002 or email@example.com
Dates to remember:
- MIDDLE SCHOOL: Sunday, April 9, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
- ALL STUDENTS expecting to receive the sacraments must attend the preparatory classes, whether or not they attend Catholic schools.
NEW! We are happy to announce that we are now able to accept safe, secure online payments for both your regular weekly offering AND our Capital Campaign via credit card or through your checking or savings account.
To set up your account and make one-time or recurring payments, click the button below.
For more information, contact Helen Dumont at 883-0757, ext. 3.
...from Bishop Christian
All of us have, at one time or another, named certain
things as our “priorities.” From time to time, when we
become aware of not doing something that is really
important, we say, “I have to make that a priority.” Lent
is an important time to do a top-to-bottom review of what
we value and what we actually do in our everyday lives.
Whenever we do this, we always discover that ...