What's happening at St. Joe's

OFFICE HOURS: The Parish Office will close at noon on Fridays through Aug. 29.

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.
  • Summer Faith Formation: Aug. 4-8 OR Aug. 18-22, 8:30 a.m.-noon (required for all religious education students through Grade 5).

Weekly bulletin

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Reflections

...from Bishop Christian

A couple of years ago the National Labor Committee, a private watchdog group, charged Reebok with manufacturing jerseys bearing the names of NBA and NFL players in a Honduran sweatshop where the workers were allegedly paid 19 cents for sewing a shirt that retails for $75. The workers are paid a base wage of 65 cents an hour, are forced to work up to 64 hours weekly, and are ...
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