What's happening at St. Joe's:

BABY BOTTLE DRIVE: The Knights of Columbus are once again sponsoring a baby bottle drive to raise funds for the Nashua CareNet Pregnancy Center. Funds will help provide women in crisis pregnancy situations with the support they need to choose life. The CareNet baby bottles will be available after each of the three masses the weekend of Mother’s Day. Please take a bottle on Mother’s Day and return it with whatever you can afford to give on Father’s Day weekend (June 18 and 19) after Mass.

ASCENSION DAY MASSES: The feast of the Ascension, a holy day of obligation, is on Thursday, May 5. Masses will be on Wednesday, May 4, at 5:30 p.m. and Thursday May 5 at 8 a.m. There will be NO evening mass on Thursday.

DAILY MASS: Because of the diocesan priests' retreat and convocation, there will be no morining Mass on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 2-3.

SUMMER FAITH FORMATION: Registration forms for this year's summer program are going out this week by email (if your email address is on file) or regular mail. The program is July 25-29 and Aug. 8-12.

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.

Faith Formation

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.

Dates to remember:

  • MIDDLE SCHOOL: Sunday, May 1, 5:30 p.m.
  • ALL STUDENTS expecting to receive the sacraments must attend the preparatory classes, whether or not they attend Catholic schools.

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Reflections

...from Bishop Christian

During the Easter Season, we should think often about and rejoice often over the forgiveness of our sins won for us by Christ on the cross. Recently I read a section written many years ago by C. S. Lewis which puts all this in an important perspective, especially in our society which finds it so hard to face sin and guilt. I offer it to you for your consideration. I find that when I ...
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