In this week’s Gospel, Jesus helped a man’s daughter who was at the point of death. He said to them “Do not be afraid; just have faith.” He took the child by the hand and upon telling her to arise, she got up and walked around. Everyone was astounded.Mk 5:21-24, 35b-43 May we have the […]

Lector Ministry

  The Lector Ministry at St Joseph Church is a liturgical ministry. We strive to improve our proclamation of the Word of God through feedback, liturgical training, self-evaluation and prayer. We welcome those who wish to train with us through a comprehensive program designed to work with many schedules. Lectoring schedules are completely volunteer based. […]


  Funerals recognize and celebrate the end of earthly life. Funerals frequently occur within the context of a special Mass, but may also be held in church or a funeral home without the celebration of Mass. The bereaved family’s first point of contact in arranging a funeral Mass is the parish priest (generally through the […]