Advent journey

During this holy season of Advent we are all being called on to prepare ourselves to commemorate the first coming of Christ. If we do that each year; if we let the full meaning of Christmas enter into our innermost being, then each year of our lives will be sanctified and a big step will be taken […]

Advent

The Season of Hope and Expectation Beginning the Church’s liturgical year, Advent (from, “ad-venire” in Latin or “to come to”) is the season encompassing the four Sundays (and weekdays) leading up to the celebration of Christmas. The Advent season that begins on Sunday, November 28, is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to […]

Oh Come Emmanuel

O welcome, little Christmas Guest,Dear Jesus, from above;Upon Thy face, so pure and mild,We see God’s smile of love.Amen This little children’s prayer is at the heart of why Jesus was born, to share God’s love with us. As you share that love with each other, please celebrate the feast of Christmas each and every […]

Oh Come Emmanuel

O welcome, little Christmas Guest,Dear Jesus, from above;Upon Thy face, so pure and mild,We see God’s smile of love.Amen This little children’s prayer is at the heart of why Jesus was born, to share God’s love with us. As you share that love with each other, please celebrate the feast of Christmas each and every […]

Be prepared

The first Sunday of Advent is a reminderto always be ready for when God arrives. The Gospel reads “Beware that your hearts do not become drowsy from carousing and drunkenness and the anxieties of daily life, and that day catch you by surprise like a trap.” Lk 21:25-28, 34-36 Please join us at Mass as we can be inspired by Jesus’s love.

Banquet for the poor

This Thanksgiving season, as we prepare for Advent we are reminded when Jesus tells us to help the least of our brothers. “When you hold a lunch or a dinner, do not invite your friends or your brothers or your relatives or your wealthy neighbors… Rather, when you hold a banquet, invite the poor, the […]

Bulletin-Archive

Online Bulletin   Bulletin ARCHIVE Here is a list of bulletins from prior weeks: St. Joseph Online Bulletin May 08, 2022.pdf St. Joseph Online Bulletin May 01, 2022.pdf St. Joseph Online Bulletin April 24, 2022.pdf St. Joseph Online Bulletin April 17, 2022.pdf St. Joseph Online Bulletin April 10, 2022.pdf St. Joseph Online Bulletin April 03, […]

Liturgy Committee

  The Liturgy Committee plans, implements, and evaluates the liturgies (Masses, prayer services) of the seasons of the Church, especially in Advent, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week, and Easter. It also reviews the liturgical procedures in accordance with the General Instructions of the Roman Missal (GIRM) and pastoral considerations. Membership consists of the coordinators of our Altar […]

Facility Updates

  May 15, 2022 Caring for Our Trees – Work began last week to remove dead branches from 58 palm trees around the parish campus.  Please avoid areas where tree trimmers are working.  This work was included in this year’s parish operating budget.  The parish has also hired a professional arborist to assess all our […]

Mass Schedule

We look forward to having you join us Friends, although COVID-19 restrictions have recently been loosened, please continue to wear a mask inside if you are unvaccinated and follow our health and safety protocol for attending Mass. Please click here for details of how to attend. All Masses are INDOORS in the Main Church or […]