Hospitality Ministry

  Please contact the Parish Office if you would like to join our Hospitality Ministry. 510-656-2364

TFCSJ Sub-ministries

Filipino Community of St Joseph Catholic Church   TFCSJ Sub-ministries There are 5 Sub-ministries in all. We welcome your participation. If you’re interested please contact Grace Lichauco – (510)789-1903 / email: gracestjoseph@yahoo.com Acolyte – If your gift is proclaiming God’s word or serving at God’s table, join the Acolyte Ministry and serve in the Sanctuary […]

Liturgy

  Sacraments BaptismMarriageFuneralsConfirmationEucharist – First CommunionAnointing of the SickReconciliation Mass Art Environment Altar Servers Eucharistic Ministry Hospitality Ministry Lectors Liturgy Committee Music Ministry Sacristy Team Ushers

Staff Autobiographies

Parish Staff Autobiographies   Meet our Staff Msgr. Manuel C. Simas – Pastor Emeritus (in residence) Reprinted from: The Catholic Voice ~ October 18, 2010 ~ VOL. 48, NO. 18 by Kevin Wing Msgr. Manuel Simas first realized he wanted to become a priest while in grammar school. That desire continued to grow during his years at […]

Parish Master Plan

  In 1997 we celebrated the 200th anniversary of our founding.  The parish had over 2,500 registered families and average Sunday mass attendance of 2,800. The church and hall built in 1965 was not intended to be our permanent church.  Folding chairs were set up on weekends behind the pews to provide additional seating and […]

Pastoral Care

  Virtually every family will encounter severe and/or prolonged illness of at least one family member at some time. To speak to the growing need for support for St. Joseph parishioners facing these situations, a support team is being formed. Our Ministry of Compassion Volunteers help with a variety of tasks. For example, to stay […]

Altar Servers

Please join us as we help serve the Mass The ministry of altar server is a ministry of hospitality. The altar server assists the priest in service to the congregation at the celebration of the Mass. Most importantly, serving at the altar is always maintaining an attitude of honor and respect to God. We are […]