Parish News & Events
Holy Week Liturgical Minister Practice Schedule
If you have signed up to be a liturgical minister for Holy Week, please attend the following practice(s):
- April 16 - Ushers and Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion at 6:00 pm
- April 16 - Holy Thursday Server Practice at 6:30 pm
- April 16 - Good Friday Server Practice at 7:00 pm
- April 19 - Easter Masses Server Practice at 1:00 pm
The Life Teen Youth Group is hosting a parish breakfast on Sunday, April 27 after the 8:00 am Mass. Proceeds from this breakfast benefit the youth going on a summer mission trip July 4-13. Your free will offering will help reduce the costs for the teens going on this mssion trip.
Mass of Thanksgiving to St. Joseph
Thursday, May 1, there will be a Mass of Thanksgiving to St.
Joseph at 6:00 pm for the help, support and guidance in building our new church. Following Mass there will be a dinner in the Parish Hall . There will be a free will offering for the meal. Please call the Parish Office to RSVP for the meal by Friday, April 25, so we know how many will be attending.
Religious Education Registration
Registration for Religious Education classes is currently taking place. Please complete the RE Registration Form (age 3 - grade 8) or Life Teen Registration Form (grades 9-12) and return it to the Parish Office. Classes for ages 3 through grade 8 begin Sunday, September 8 from 9:30 - 10:40 am. Classes for high school students (grades 9 - 12) are held on Sunday from 12:30 - 2:00 pm.
"Come and See" Inquiry
Would you like to ask some questions to learn more about the Catholic faith? Are you thinking about becoming Catholic? The RCIA Team invites you to "Come and See" Inquiry on Monday evenings at 7:00 pm in the St. Aloysius Room. Enter from the south side of the parish hall through the door next to the office entrance. Look for the "Come and See" sign on the door. Parishioners are welcome to accompnay anyone who wants to "come and see." For more information contact the RCIA team coordinators, OA and Candy Kincaid.
St. Joseph's now has a Facebook page. Like our page and keep up to date with happenings in our parish. The "About" section also has links to additional Facebook group and pages related to our parish.
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Our parish is now offering a new option for you to use for contributions to the church. As of December 1, Onliving Giving, provided by Our Sunday Visitor, is available for those who would like to make donations online. Please prayerfully consider Online Giving and visit the link below to get started.
Do you know someone who is hospitalized or ill in the community who would like a friendly visitor? The Outreach Commission wants to make sure our parish is reaching out to people during this stressful time. If you know someone who would like a visit, please contact Willie O'Bryan or the Parish Office so we can serve those in need.
The Jail Ministry is looking for volunteers to join the group. It only requires a minimum of one evening visit per year to the Boone County Jail to minister to those incarcerated. This is a very rewarding ministry and a great way to live out our Christian calling to help those in need of prayer and support. Contact Al Avila for more information.
St. Vincent de Paul
Volunteers are needed to help with the food distribution the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month. Set-up begins at 7:00 am and food distribution is from 10:00 - 11:30 am. For more information about this ministry, please contact Stacy Vail.
Area News & Events
Ecclesial Lay Ministry (ELM) Summer Spirituality Courses
It is hard to believe, but Summer is just around the corner. Spend some time this year growing spiritually by participating in one of the Summer Spirituality Courses. You have the opportunity to explore the Spirituality of St. Francis de Sales in June, Mystical Theology in July, and /or the Spirituality of St. Ignatius of Loyola in August. For further details or to register visit the website at www.dol-in.org/summerspirituality or call 765-269-4652.