What's happening at St. Joe's:

K OF C SCHOLARSHIP: St. Joseph Council 12311 is offering two $500.00 scholarships to graduating high school seniors who are members of St. Joseph the Worker Parish and will be attending a college or institute of higher education for the 2016-2017 school year. Applications are available in the parish office during business hours, in the wall hangings in the Narthex or by contacting Scholarship Chairman Lou DiGregorio at 889-6337 or via email at lr3d@comcast.net. Applications must be submitted by Sunday, May 29. Winners will be announced on Sunday, June 12, 2016 at the 10 AM Mass.

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. Please return your bottles with whatever you can afford to give on Father’s Day weekend (June 18 and 19) after Mass.

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.

MEMORIAL DAY MASS: The Memorial Day Mass for the Cemeteries of St. Louis, St. Francis Xavier and St. Stanislaus will be celebrated at St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Pine Hill Road, Nashua, on May 30th at 10am. Please bring your own lawn chairs as there is no available seating there. In the event of rain, the Mass will be celebrated in St. Louis Church.

CATHOLIC NIGHT AT FENWAY: We have reserved right-field box seats for the Red Sox vs. San Francisco Giants on Tuesday, July 19, for $58 each. Tickets can be purchased after mass on June 4-5. If there is enough interest, we will also rent a bus.

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 15, 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

Several weeks ago in the Sunday Gospel, Jesus asked the Apostles, “Who do you say that I am?” In response to this question, St. Peter gave his great testimony of faith, “You are the Christ, the Son of the Living God.” The Lord of course, asks this question to every person. We have to make a decision in regard to Him. We have to decide whether we are going to allow him to be the Lord ...
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