St. Joseph Parish

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Parish Office Summer Hours

from June 19 through August 28 Monday – Thursday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Fridays from 8 a.m. – NOON

All Are Welcome!

Join us on the journey….and see how belonging to a community of faith in Jesus Christ, rooted in the Catholic tradition, can make a difference in your life – and in the lives of others!

What We Offer:

  • Vibrant weekly worship centered in the Eucharist
  • Engaging faith formation and education for children, youth, and adults
  • Mission and outreach to those in need in our community…and beyond
  • A welcoming and hospitable community of faith and friendship in Jesus Christ

 

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Pastoral Ponderings . . .

Randy Hilgers, Director of Liturgy & Music

Summer Reflection

A former colleague of mine, now located in Colorado, sent me a text wondering why we no longer celebrate the Feast of the Assumption. I assured her we still do (she has been out of active ministry for some time now and recently reconnected with the joys and challenges of Liturgical Ministry in the Church) unless it falls on a Saturday (the obligation is suspended) but the day is still on the Liturgical Calendar. She noted that we must still celebrate the feast because it is my birthday (I have spent many birthdays in a church at a keyboard). I assured her that was not the case – but thanks anyway! Thank you to the many who shared cards and well wishes with me this past weekend. I think I have reached the age where celebrating the birthday is far better than marking the number! I received a card on my 50th  birthday that asked: “If you didn’t know how old you are, how old would you be?” Let’s go with that!

Other than a birthday, I had several highlights this summer that I would like to reflect on with you:

Read more from this week’s Bulletin.