(Winter 2014) of "We Journey Together", our parish quarterly newsletter. |
Parish Mass Schedule
Weekend: Sat - 4pm ; Sun - 8, 9:30, 11am
>Children`s Liturgy of the Word (Pre-school-5th Grade) callout at 9:30 & 11 Mass.<
**Join in the fellowship on Donut Sunday, the 1st Sunday of each month after all Masses.**
Weekday Mass: Tues thru Sat - 8am; Mon 9am at Christ the King, Medford (See bulletin for possible changes; 8am Mass may be canceled for Funeral Mass)
Holy days & Vigils: Click `Bulletins` or `Calendar` on the sidebar, or call the office.
Parish Office Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8:30 - Noon, 1-5:30pm
Saturday: 10am - 3:30pm
Sacrament of Reconciliation
Every Saturday - 3 to 3:30pm
Also by appointment, please call the office.
Second Collections for May support these missions:
1st Sunday - Steele County Food Shelf
Local Outreach Mission
St Joseph Parish, through the individual benevolence of parishioners, continues to support Hospitality House of Owatonna, the home for homeless men. Monetary donations may be sent to "Hospitality House, PO Box 541, Owatonna MN 55060. Thank you.
Sacraments of Matrimony and Baptism
Please call the office as prior preparations are required.
Parish and Diocesan Events
Please refer to the newsletter and bulletin sections, or visit the Diocesan website.
Catholic Community Adoration Chapel of the Most Holy Cross
Uninterupted adoration at a time most convenient for you. Come spend five minutes, or an hour or more, with Jesus. ALL are welcome.
** Donations for the Adoration Chaple Building Fund are accepted at the parish office or the OFFERING box in the chapel (west wall near door). Envelopes are available in the parish office and at all church entrances for the convenience of placing donations in the Sunday collection basket. **
The "Catholic Community Adoration Chapel of the Most Holy Cross" is open to ALL who want to meet Jesus in a quiet and solumn surrounding. The chapel is LARGE and small at the same time: large enough to comfortably accomodate 20 or so adorers, yet small enough for one to feel a personal intimacy with our Lord in prayer. Visit the chapel during weekdays from 6AM to 5:30PM, or stop by the office to learn about 24/7 access. It`s more beautiful in person. Come in; don`t be shy; He knows your name and is expecting you.
CENACLES OF LIFE
The Cenacles of Life prayer grouop meets every Friday at 12 Noon in the Catholic Community Adoration Chapel of the Most Holy Cross to pray two rosaries to end aboration. Everyone is welcome. The benefits are unimaginable.
| Parish Staff and Contacts (507-451-4845)
Rev. Edward McGrath firstname.lastname@example.org
Deacon Pat Fagan email@example.com
Business Mgr: Al Christenson firstname.lastname@example.org
Coordinator of Liturgical Music: Carol Hodapp email@example.com
Coordinator of Volunteers: Joann Fagan firstname.lastname@example.org
Custodial Services: Tom Penning
Parish Pastoral Council:
Parish Finance Council:
Cindy Emanuelson email@example.com
Sunday Pre-school (during 9:30 & 11 Mass):
Phil Clubb 451-1049
REP/Youth Faith Formation: 507-446-2302
Dan Bauer (DRE) firstname.lastname@example.org
Kayleen McGaheran, Grade School email@example.com
St Mary`s School: Kathy Segna, Principal 507-446-2300, firstname.lastname@example.org
SMS Board SJ Parish Reps:
Sacred Heart Cemetery Board: email@example.com
Brian Warner (SH)
Tom Sisser (SJ)
Gary Nuzum (SH)
LaVerne Soukup (SH)
Tom Eichten (SH)
Vision and Mission Statement
St Joseph Parish is a Roman Catholic community of faith within the Diocese of Winona. Our vision is to joyfully bring all people to know, to love, and to serve God in Christ.