What's happening at St. Joe's

TAX INFORMATION: Tax statements for 2014 have been mailed. If you received a tax statement last year, you will automatically receive your copy of your 2014 donations within the next two weeks. If you are new to us this past year and wish to have us send you a tax statement, we ask that you please mark your current envelope with the following notation, "Tax Statement Requested." Refer all questions to Helen Dumont, the Finance Office at 883-0757, ext. 3. Thank you for your support.

COMING IN LENT: This year's Lenten enrichment program is A Closer Walk with Jesus, a four-part series of prayer and spiritual conversation. Thursday, Feb. 26, March 5, 12 and April 9th. Stay tuned for more information.

CYO MEAT BINGO: Come join us for an evening of fun and a major fundraiser for the parish CYO programs. Saturday, Feb. 28, 6:30-9 p.m. Doors open at 6.

MASS INTENTIONS: To request a mass intention, you can call the parish office, place your Mass Intention in an envelope marked Mass Request and place it in the offertory basket or come to the parish office during regular hours. Donation is $10.

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.

Faith Formation

Dates to remember:

  • First Reconciliation: Mid-book review after all masses Jan. 25
  • Confirmation II: Sunday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m.
  • Confirmation II retreat: Friday, Jan. 30-Saturday, Jan. 31
  • Middle School: Sunday, Feb. 8 at 5:30 p.m.

Weekly bulletin

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Reflections

...from Bishop Christian

This week the Church enters back into Ordinary Time. For a few Sundays between now and Lent, and then again from after Easter time until Advent, we focus on the public ministry of Jesus, on what he did and what he taught us through his words and actions. It is a time for us to grow in Him, a time to become more fully his disciples. And one of the things that discipleship requires is ...
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