Join us this Sunday, September 30, 11 am-5 pm for Germanfest. Authentic German food and music provided by the Polkameisters Band. Homemade baked & canned goods, t-shirts, arts & crafts and much more. We will be here come rain or shine!!
We encourage all parishioners to please sign up for at least one shift. We need lots and lots of volunteers the day of the festival, especially in the afternoon – 2nd shift. It really is a lot of fun and a great way to meet your fellow St. Joseph parishioners!!
The Parish Office will be closed Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day.
All classes for Kindergarten thru 12th grade begin this Sunday, August 26, 9:30-10:30 am. K-6th graders meet in the designated classrooms in the Education Wing of the church; 7th & 8th graders meet in Room 103 in the church; ALL 9th, 10th, 11th graders and Confirmation Candidates meet in the Youth Center in Heritage Hall. Even if you haven’t pre-registered, please join us!
Our Mass for the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary will be Wednesday, August 15, 6:00 pm in the church. We do not have a Vigil Mass on Tuesday.
We will be canning kraut this Saturday, August 11 beginning at 8:00 am under the pavilion. Lots of help is needed, no experience necessary. We will train you on the spot. If you can’t make it at 8:00 am, please come as soon as you are available. We are usually finished by noon.
Thank you to everyone who came out to help pack cabbage for sauerkraut. We had many volunteers – both young and not so young. We were finished in a little over an hour – proof that many hands make light work. Please mark your calendar for Saturday, August 11 – we will be canning the kraut on that day. We will begin at 8 am. If you can’t make it at 8 am, please come as soon as you are available. We are usually finished by noon.
Our Wednesday night Revelation Study has been cancelled for this Wednesday, July 25. We will resume next Wednesday, August 1, 6:30 pm.
Please support our Youth this Sunday, July 8 as they raise money for their upcoming Summer Trip & Service Project. Various cakes, cookies and tasty treats will be available after all Masses. Also, monetary donations for their service project at Widow’s Harvest will be accepted.
Our annual Parish Picnic is this Friday, July 6 beginning at 6:00 pm. Hot dogs, chips, beverages and ice cream will be provided. We will have wading pools for the kids, cornhole games, bean bag toss and an outdoor movie. Bring your lawn chairs & quilts and join us on the grounds near the pavilion for an evening of great family fun. (Fireworks display begins at dark.)