What's happening at St. Joe's:
SUMMER HOURS: The parish office will close at noon on Fridays through Sept. 2.
MINISTERS NEEDED: Volunteers are needed to assist in the distribution of Holy Communion and ministry to patients at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center. To be eligible you must be a current Extraordinary Minister of Communion in a parish, have a love of the Eucharist, a sense of joy and the ability to comfort our Catholic family members in the hospital. The goal is to secure enough ministers to provide Holy Communion 7 days a week, every week. If you are interested, please contact Diane Schultz, the Souhegan Deanery Coordinator of Extraordinary Ministers at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center. Diane, a parishioner at Our Lady of Mercy in Merrimack, may be reached at 424-4979 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 to 8 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.
SUMMER FAITH FORMATION: The summer Faith Formation program will be held during July 25th -July 29th and again August 8th -12th. The summer Faith Formation program is not an option, but it is the second component of our Faith Formation program. We ask parents to make necessary arrangements for their children to attend.
REGISTRATION FOR FALL: Registration forms for returning students for fall Faith Formation have been mailed or emailed. Deadline is July 31. If you did not recieve yours, contact Miss Janice. Students in Catholic schools grades 2, 3, 9 and 10 are required to register for their sacramental preparation programs as well.
We are happy to announce that we are now able to accept safe, secure online payments to 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
How can we best define the word “spirituality”? One
definition might be “an inner set of values by which we
relate to an outer set of realities.” In this sense, everyone
has spirituality because everyone has a set of values by
which they live, whatever those values might be. Of
course, a person’s “values” might be self-centered or
strange, but they still are the reason that person ...