St. Joseph, Patron Saint of the Universal Church, ora pro nobis!
North American Martyrs’ 10th Anniversary Celebration
North American Martyrs’ Parish will celebrate its 10th Anniversary on September 30 with a Solemn Mass in the presence of Archbishop Sartain. Mass will begin at 12:00 PM. All are invited to the reception at the St. Alphonsus Family Center following Mass. Those planning to attend the reception are asked to contribute an entrée, side, or dessert according to last name: A-H: Salad/Side; I-M: Dessert; N-Z: Entrée.
What are Your Skills and Talents?
We are compiling a list of different skills and talents of our parish family to use as a source for all the different needs and projects in the parish. Are you good at sewing, or maybe plumbing, gardening or carpentry, or computer work? The list is endless. We all have gifts to share. Please click the button below and fill out the questionnaire.
Our parish will be participating in the Coast to Coast Rosary on October 7, the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary. We will have a rosary procession around the church starting at 1:00 p.m. Please join us if you can.
Additional information: http://rosarycoasttocoast.com/
Our fall rummage sale will be Friday and Saturday, October 19 and 20, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. We will be setting up on Wednesday and Thursday, October 17 and 18, after Mass.
Rummage Sale donations can be brought to St. Joseph's Hall beginning the first Sunday in October and on Mondays and Wednesdays. Please bring gently used items. We do not accept any large appliances or furniture items.
Our Lady of Fatima Rosary Processions
On the 13th of each month, from May to October, we have a rosary procession in honor of Our Lady of Fatima. Please join us in honoring Our Blessed Mother.
If you are a visitor to St. Joseph Catholic Church, we are happy to have you join us. All Masses at Saint Joseph are offered in the Tridentine Rite, in accordance with the liturgical books of 1962. Blue booklet missalettes are available in the pews to help you follow along with the Latin Mass. The readings can be found in the bulletin available in the vestibule. Please visit "New to the Latin Mass" for some helpful tips.
Please take a blue registration form from the vestibule if you would like to register as a parishioner at St. Joseph.
- 8:00 AM Low Mass
- 10:30 AM Sung Mass
Monday - Thursday
- 8:00 AM
- 6:30 PM
- 9:00 AM
- 30 minutes prior to each Mass and as needed after Mass
- The Angelus or Regina Caeli is prayed after Mass each Sunday
- Exposition with Benediction follows the evening Mass every Friday
- The Dolours Rosary will be prayed on Friday during Exposition
- First Saturday Expostion with the Litany of Loreto follows the 9:00 AM Mass
- Litany to St. Joseph is prayed after the Wednesday morning Mass for the needs of the parish
- Rosary prior to every Mass
If you are attending the 10:30 AM Mass, please bring doughnuts, cakes, cookies, vegetables, fruit, sandwiches, other finger food goodies, or drinks and join us for the coffee hour after Mass.
Choir Members Wanted
Sacred music has a very important place in the worship of the Church. Having beautiful sacred music can only be achieved through much dedication on the part of the choir. New members are always welcome. If interested or if you would like some more information, please contact Matthew Ley (please be sure to write “Choir” in the subject line). Rehearsals are currently on Sunday mornings from 9:15-10:15 in St. Joseph’s Hall (a.k.a. the basement).
Pray for Our Pastor, Our Parochial Vicar, and our District Superior
Please remember to keep Fr. Longua, FSSP, Fr. Insco, FSSP, and Fr. Stinson, FSSP in your daily prayers.
A Prayer for Priests
O Jesus, Eternal Priest, keep Thy priests within the shelter of Thy Sacred Heart, where none may touch them. Keep unstained their anointed hands, which daily touch Thy Sacred Body. Keep unsullied their lips, daily purpled with Thy Precious Blood. Keep pure and unworldly their hearts, sealed with the sublime mark of the priesthood. Let Thy Holy Love surround and shield them from the world's contagion. Bless their labors with abundant fruit, and may the souls to whom they minister be their joy and consolation here and their everlasting crown hereafter.
O Mary, Queen of the Clergy, pray for us; obtain for us many holy priests.
Fraternitas Sacerdotalis Sancti Petri
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