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The Chosen Season 3: Episodes 1 & 2

Merry Christmas from St. Joseph Parish! We invite you to Movie Night! Watch episodes 1 & 2 of one of the most popular series centered around Jesus Christ and his 12 apostles. Showtimes are January 6th & January 8th at 6:30 PM in the Parish Hall. We encourage you to bring a friend. The event is FREE! . Please reserve your spot by using the QR code below, click HERE or call the Parish  Office at 636-441-0055  

Senior Saints Christmas Dinner and music by Donna Cori

Thursday, December 15th 6:00 PM- 9 :00 PM at the Parish Hall. Come to enjoy inspiring Christmas music by Donna Cori and a special Christmas dinner prepared by our crew of talented chefs. Only $20/person payable at the door. And don’t forget to bring a warm winter coat that will be delivered to St. Patrick Center to help those in need. If you didn’t get the Flocknote call Geoff  Waldron to make a reservations at 636-578-7011

Calling Photographers & Videographers

The 150th Anniversary committee would like to have someone capture the events that will take place in 2023. If you would like to volunteer for any of the events please send an email to the committee at stjoecot150th@stjoecot.org

Register Now for Breakfast with Santa

St. Joseph needs a Prevent & Protect Facilitator!

St. Joseph Parish is looking for a new facilitator for our Prevent & Protect Program. Are you being called to share your passion for protecting God’s children? Free training will be provided by the Archdiocese. For more information, please contact Marie Turner at 636-441-0055 ext.134 or mturner@stjoecot.org  

Best Advent Ever 2.0!

The time leading up to Christmas can sometimes make us feel overwhelmed, stressed and stuck. And sometimes we end up forgetting what the season of Christmas is all about. This year, reclaim the simplicity of Christmas. Sign up for BEST ADVENT EVER and receive short, inspiring videos in your email every morning for FREE to help you remember what matters most. Dynamic Catholic created not one, but TWO fantastic experiences for you this year. You can choose to do one or both: https://www.dynamiccatholic.com/advent.html

Breakfast with Santa

Enjoy breakfast and crafts with Santa at the Parish Hall on Sunday, December 11th! Sessions are 8:00-9:30 AM or 10:00-11:30 AM Price: $15/person (Under 1 year is FREE) Ticket includes: Photos with Santa (Professional Photographer on site), Craft Building at Santa’s Workshop, & an All You Can Eat Breakfast.

150th Anniversary Commencement Mass & Champagne Breakfast

Join fellow parishioners for New Year’s Eve Mass on Saturday, December 31 at 11:30 pm followed by a Champagne Breakfast in the Parish Hall. View for details.

Fr. Westhoff’s Talk on Sacraments

Lesson 2    

33rd Annual National Night of Prayer for Life

33rd Annual National Night of Prayer for Life Thursday, December 8 9pm – Midnight St. Joseph Church 1355 Motherhead Rd. Cottleville, MO Please join fellow parishioners and others around the country for our annual night of prayer for our nation.  We will be praying for the protection of all human life, from conception to natural death. The Blessed Sacrament will be exposed during this time and all are invited to join us for part or all of the event. Members of the Respect Life Committee will lead the rosary on the hour and there will be time for silent prayer….

Fr. Westhoff’s Talk on Sacraments

View Fr. Westhoff’s Talk on Sacraments, Lesson 1.

Fall Festival Volunteer Opportunities

There is still time to volunteer at the Fall Festival Fall Festival Volunteer Opportunities

New Message from Archbishop Rozanski

RLS – Postponement of Elementary School Decisions 110822 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING NOV 8 SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENT

Greeters Are Back

Greeter Ministry of St. Joseph Parish-Cottleville We are back. Our message is Seven Words: We are so Glad You are Here! Qualifications to Join: Do You like to Smile? Do You want to be responsible for making Someone Else Smile? Are You interested in Making St. Joe Parish the very Best Parish in the Archdiocese? If You answered Yes, we need YOU to Join the Greeter Ministry!!! To sign up, please e-mail Sandy Halley at greeters@stjoecot.org Important Notice:  There will be a Greeter Ministry discussion/training session on Monday, November 28th from 7-8 p.m. in the St. Joseph Room. Please plan on…

Fr. Bob Christmas Program Collection

Collection of new & used toys for Fr. Bob’s Christmas Program is here again! Drop off toys, warm clothing/blankets in the St. Joseph Room on November 18th. Collection will be during school pick-up on November 18th. Or bring your items on Saturday, November 19th. A truck will be in the school cafeteria parking lot form 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Please call Kathy O’Brien at 314-609-4391 if you are available to volunteer on Saturday or on Sunday to unload the truck at St. Augustine’s. Thank you in advance for your generosity!

St. Joseph Fall Festival 50/50 Raffle!

Don’t miss your chance to buy a 50/50 raffle ticket! Tickets are available in the Parish Office or online by clicking HERE. Cost: 1 chance for $5 6 chances for $25 15 chances for $50 All online orders must be purchased by Thursday, November 10th to be included in the grand raffle at the Fall Festival on Sunday, November 13th.

Fr. Westhoff Sacraments Class

Fr. Westhoff is hosting an Adult Education Course. Do you know why Christ instituted the Sacraments? Come find the answer and more! Classes will be in the Parish Hall starting Monday, November 7th at 1:45 PM or 7:30 PM. Pick which session works best for your schedule. Classes will be on Mondays until December 19th. Questions? Email Fr. Westhoff at dwesthoff@stjoecot.org

Fall Campus Clean-Up

We will be cleaning up the church grounds on Saturday, November 12th. Please come out and help! We will meet at the Grotto after the 8:00 AM Mass. Please bring lawn tools, rakes, leaf blowers and gloves. This is a great service hour opportunity!

Holy Hour For Life

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40 Days For Life

Please join Fr. Nord and the Respect Life Committee On Sunday, Oct. 30 any time between 7 am and 7 pm at the Fairview Heights Planned Parenthood facility. Pray for the most vulnerable. 317 Salem Pl, Fairview Heights, IL 62208

Old Time Christmas Bazaar

Gently used Christmas Items wanted for the Old Time Christmas Bazaar. Please call Kathleen Englert @ 636-279-0379 or Geri Seal @ 636-578-5213 to make a donation of used Christmas Decorations.

St Vincent De Paul Society will be collecting Turkeys on November 12, 13, 19 & 20

Place your turkey in the grocery cart provided in the gathering area Christmas Adopt a Family sign up at svdpstjoecotlleville@gmail.com email the size of family you would like to adopt.  

Fall Festival Volunteer Sign up

Please consider donating a couple hours of your time to keep the long tradition of the St. Joe Fall Festival going. We can use 6th graders and older for games and for dining room help. We are grateful to any adults who can support in all areas. https://stjoecot.ivolunteer.com/fallfestival_2022

Ladies Movie Night

Enjoy socializing with other ladies of the parish! Treat yourself to some popcorn and candy and sit back and enjoy the show! Our feature presentation is “Fatima.” Evening begins at 6:30 PM on Thursday, November 10th in the Parish Hall. Movie will start at 7:15 PM and is just shy of two hours. RSVP HERE

Abide: Women’s Evening of Worship & Eucharistic Adoration

All women of the parish are invited to an evening of worship and eucharistic adoration at St. Joseph Church on Wednesday, October 26th at 7:00 PM with Benediction following at 8:00 PM. Praise & Worship will be led by Mary Kate Westrich Sponsored by the Moms + Munchkins and Catholic Women of Faith

Fall Campus Clean-Up

Our Fall Campus Clean-Up is Saturday, November 12th at 9:00 AM. Please meet at the grotto and bring lawn tools, rakes, leaf blowers, and gloves.

Father Westhoff Study on Sacraments

Fr. Westhoff is hosting an Adult Education Course. Do you know why Christ instituted the Sacraments? Come find the answer to that and more! Sessions will be held in the Parish Hall on Mondays beginning November 7th through December 19th at 1:45 PM and at 7:30 PM. Come to the session that fits your schedule!

Fall Festival Quilt Raffle

Buy your tickets for a chance to win 1 of 2 BEAUTIFUL quilts made by our amazing St. Joseph Quilters! You can buy your raffle tickets at the Parish Office or online by clicking HERE. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. The winner will be announced at the Fall Festival on Sunday, November 13th. Need not be present to win. 1st Place Quilt is below followed by the 2nd Place Quilt.

Country Breakfast-Sunday, October 16

7:30 am – 10:30 am in the Parish Hall Brought to you by the St. Joseph Men’s Club. Mannion’s Market’s Famous Sausage All Can Eat!

2023 St. Joseph Band Fall Craft Fair

We are already taking registrations for vendors for next year’s craft fair! Save the date for Saturday, October 14th, 2023! If you would like to be a vendor at our craft fair, please sign up using the link below. If you have any questions, please email craftfair@stjoecot.org 2023 Fall Craft Fair Sign-Up

October Rosary at the Grotto

October is traditionally the Month of the Rosary. During the month of October, pray the Rosary for peace together with members of our parish family. We will gather every evening at 6:30 PM, and immediately following the evening Mass on Saturday in front of the Fatima Grotto. Bring a lawn chair and your Rosary. If you feel you are being called to lead the rosary one evening, call Kevin at 314-308-8032

Parish Country Breakfast

Join us the Parish Hall on Sunday, October 16th from 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM for an all-you-can eat breakfast made by our amazing St. Joseph’s Men’s Club! Cost: Adults – $8, Kids (6-12) – $4, Kids (5 & under) – FREE Menu includes: sausage, pancakes, hash browns, scrambled eggs, biscuits, coffee, juice, milk

Teen Spirit Trivia Night: Saturday, November 19

Reserve your “TEEN SPIRIT” trivia table now to support the St. Joseph Parish Youth Ministry! This fundraiser will directly benefit the Youth Ministry Program at our church! Register on the Faith Direct link below! Do it for the kids and spread the word!” Register on line

Celebrate 150 Years of St. Joseph Cottleville

Save the Date:  December 31, 2022, Kickoff our Anniversary Year with a special Midnight Mass followed by a New Years’ Champagne Breakfast.  

St. Vincent de Paul Walk for the Poor

Join your fellow parishioners at Legacy Park this Saturday, September 24th for the annual St. Vincent de Paul Friends of the Poor Walk! Registration begins at 8:30 AM. All who attend will enjoy a free pancake breakfast!

Senior Saints List of Events October 2022 – June 2023

Check out all the events Senior Saints have planned. Senior Saints Events list 2022 -2023

AHG Family Trivia Night: Halloween Edition!

Mark your calendars for Friday, October 21st! Join us for a family friendly trivia night from 6:00-9:00 PM in the Parish Hall! There will be raffles, games and prizes for best individual costume, best group costume and best table! Water and light snacks are provided on the table. Please bring dinner/appetizers & any other non-alcoholic drinks for your table to share. Doors open at 6:00 with trivia beginning at 6:30 PM Cost: $80/table Round sponsorships are also available for $50 Register by clicking HERE Fundraiser for American Heritage Girls Questions? Call Valerie at 636-448-8309

Fall Craft Fair-Saturday, October 8, 2022

We hope to see you at the Fall Craft Fair! Saturday, October 8, 2022 9 am – 4 pm 130 crafters | Food | Raffle Baskets Admission is free More information: https://bandpositive.org/craft-fair-days-2022/

Holy Hour for Life

Join us in the church on Sunday, September 18th from 4:00-5:00 PM as we pray thanks to God for the overturning of Roe v. Wade by the U.S. Supreme Court. Unfortunately, abortion remains legal in many states, including Illinois & Kansas. Join us as we pray for an end to all abortions in our nation and throughout the world. Please bring your family to pray for an end to all violence, terrorism & abortion. For more information, please contact Fr. Nord (636-441-0055) or Mimi (636-926-9311).

Johan Prayer Ministry-An Archdiocesan parish based ministry

Jonah Prayer Ministry Jonah Prayer Ministry is an Archdiocesan parish-based ministry in which parishioners encounter Christ in each other through prayer.  Trained Jonah Prayer Ministers pray with expectant faith with fellow parishioners, and serve as an extension of Jesus, as we present the holy desires of fellow parishioners to God and rely on the power of the Holy Spirit.  This is a safe and confidential venue for prayerfully supporting parishioners who would like to be prayed with and for in a personal way. If you are discerning the call to become a Jonah Prayer Minister please contact Nick Cook at …

Mass of Remembrance 2022

You are invited to participate in the Mass & Candle Lighting Ceremony on All Souls Day, Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 7:00 PM to honor loved ones who have died. You may request a candle for each individual person you want to be remembered **If there are 5 or more family members with the same last name you’d like to have remembered, we encourage submitting them under 1 surname** You may request just one candle for all deceased members in a family by using the surname of the family You may choose not to purchase a candle, but have a…

Walking With Purpose-Opening Your Heart

A Women’s bible study. The Opening Your Heart bible study is a great starting point for the ladies that really want to find a way to build a relationship with Jesus Christ. We are offering this book on Thur at 7PM and Tues at 9:30AM. Watch this short video about Walking With Purpose. Walking With Purpose Video Please click the link below to join us.  We look forward to meeting you! Thurs 7PM: https://forms.ministryforms.net/viewForm.aspx?formId=d132edc7-6bef-4e59-bb3a-6123fc28c16a Tues 9:30AM: https://forms.ministryforms.net/viewForm.aspx?formId=ae6d4e58-a936-46bb-ab89-95624d6d34f3

St. Joseph Country Breakfast

Sunday, September 18 7:30-10:30 am In the Parish Hall All You Can Eat, Adults-$8, Kids $4 (6-12), Kids 5 and under free Reminder-If you had your photo taken for the parish photo directory You can use your Free Breakfast Coupon!  

Parish Ministry Fair

Everyone is invited to the Parish Ministry Fair on Sunday, September 25th from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM in the Parish Hall! Come and see all the different opportunities to get involved here in this wonderful parish! Also, get a chance to meet some of the great parishioners we have here that make up these ministries! There will donuts and coffee too!

Gold & Silver Wedding Jubilee Mass

Mass is on Sunday, October 9th at the Cathedral Basilica. This Mass celebrates couples with 25, 50 or over 50 years of Marriage. Couples will receive a certificate of congratulations and their names & wedding date will be printed in the Mass program. Register by September 9th at archstl.org/jubilee  

Our Lady Queen of Peace Monthly Outdoor Mass

On Wednesday, September 14th at 6:30 PM, our very own Fr. Dane Westhoff will be celebrating the monthly outdoor Mass at Our Lady Queen of Peace Shrine in O’Fallon, MO (301 Coronation Drive). Weather permitting. Bring a lawn chair. This will be the last Mass of the year. They will resume in May.

IGNITE Man’s Retreat

IGNITE Men’s Retreat 2022 When: Friday, Oct. 21st – Sunday, Oct. 23rd Where: High Hill Christian Camp Cost: “Early Bird” Registration (till 9/1/22): $149.99 per person Registration 9/2/22 or after: $169.99 per person   Any questions, please contact Brian Fox at (815) 343-8598 or via email at bpfox@me.com. Scholarships are available! Please contact Brian for more details.   You can register by clicking HERE

Blessed Brunch by Catholic Women of Faith

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19th Annual Priest & Religious Appreciation Dinner

Join us to celebrate vocations to the religious life & show our appreciation to our priests & religious on Monday, September 12th here at St. Joseph! Rosary for Vocations begins at 4:30 PM in church with Mass beginning at 5:00 PM. Celebrant is Bishop Mark Rivituso. Banquet will follow at Piazza Messina. Keynote speaker is Fr. Charles Samson on “The Priestly Vocation in and from the Holy Land” Banquet tickets are $55. Proceeds support our Seminarians & Serra vocation programs. Call Mimi McDonough (636-926-9311) or Geoff Waldron (636-578-7011) for tickets.

RCIA Introductory Night

Are you or someone you know interested in becoming Catholic, receiving the Sacraments of Initiation or have questions about what it means to become Catholic? RCIA is beginning for the year with an Introductory Night on Tuesday, Sept. 6th at 7:00 PM in the St. Joseph Room. Classes will continue on Tuesday nights, led by Fr. Nord & the RCIA team. Those interested should contact Fr. Nord by email at anord@stjoecot.org or call 636-441-0055 ext. 109. We look forward to welcoming you home to the Catholic Church!

Walking with Purpose Thursday Evening Study Fall 2022

You can sign up by clicking HERE!

CWOF Tuesday Morning Bible or Book Study

The Catholic Women of Faith are offering an opportunity to choose one of the studies listed below for the Tuesday Morning Bible or Book Study this fall! When: Tuesdays from 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM in the Parish Hall **Please refer to studies for start date** “The Word on Fire Bible (Volume 1) The Gospels” (Aug. 30 – Dec. 13) “Walking with Purpose – Opening Your Heart” Book (Sept. 27 – Nov. 8) “Walking with Purpose – Discovering Your Dignity” Book (Sept. 27 – Nov. 8) “Blessed is She – Blessed Conversations – Rooted” Book (Aug. 30 – Dec. 13)…

Parish Blood Drive

Our Parish Blood Drive is this Sunday, August 7th from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM in the school cafeteria. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Walk-ins are welcome. You can make an appointment by clicking HERE.

Ever wondered what Walking with Purpose is all about??

Come and check out this great bible study for women!

Fourth Annual Quarterly Quilt Raffle

Buy your raffle tickets online today by clicking here. Or you can come by the Parish Office to buy your tickets.

2022 Men’s Club Golf Tournment

Sign up today to play some golf or for a sponsorship! www.stjoesgolf.com

Bubbly & Bunco with Catholic Women of Faith

When: Thursday, August 4th 7:00-10:00 PM Where: St. Joseph Parish Hall Women 21 & older are invited to a fun, social girls’ night out hosted by St. Joseph’s Catholic Women of Faith. Sip something sparkling, chat with other women and play some Bunco (if you’ve never played, we will happily teach you!) We will have drinks & snacks. We look forward to meeting you! Please RSVP by clicking HERE. Contact Mary Pat Weiss with any questions at 636-591-4195 or CWOF@stjoecot.org

Catholic Woman of the Year 2022

The Catholic Woman of the Year lives out her faith by sharing her time and talent for the good of others. Nominations are due by August 20th. The award dinner will be on September 25th at the Hilton St. Louis in Frontenac. Archbishop Rozanski will present this special award. Nomination forms are available at HERE or at saintjosephradio.net or by calling 636-447-6000 Sponsored by St. Joseph Evangelization Network – St. Joseph Radio

Women’s White House Retreat

Our annual parish women’s retreat at the White House Retreat Center will be Nov. 14th-17th. The September retreat is full. This is a silent, guided retreat filled with good rest, food and inspiring conferences to bring you closer to Christ. You will come away with a new perspective on your life and a wonderful inner peace to face problems with new courage. Give it a chance and see what it can do for your life. For more info or to reserve your spot, please call Dolores Klaesner at 636-541-3998.  

Men’s White House Retreat

Only 6 spots left!! This year our retreat director is Fr. Anthony Wieck. He came to the White House Retreat Center in 2017 and has also taught classes on the Trinity and prayer at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary and acted as a Spiritual Director. You can sign up for Retreat 42 online at  whjesuits.com/retreats or call: Geoff Waldron (636-578-7011) or  Don G’Sell (636-441-3248).  

Rite of Christian Initiation for Children (RCIC)

If you child(ren) have not been Baptized or have not received First Sacraments please take heart! Saint Joseph Religious Education Program has special classes for these children to prepare them for Reception of the Sacraments. We welcome children beyond the age of reason (7 years old) who have NOT been Baptized to attend the Rite of Christian Initiation of Children (RCIC) classes for preparation of Baptism, Communion & Confirmation, which they will then receive at Mass on April 2023. Likewise, we welcome children who are validly Baptized in another Christian tradition (that is recognized by the Catholic Church) to attend…

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Registration

Let your preschooler learn the Catholic faith through The Catechesis of teh Good Shepherd Program, where your child will learn to fall in love with God! CGS is a religious education program that uses Montessori methods to help formulate a child’s spiritual journey. With the Montessori methods, attendance is vital for children to fully participate in the program. Before registering, please consider how committed your family can be to attending on a regular basis. ***IF YOU WISH TO VOLUNTEER, PLEASE EMAIL cgs@stjoecot.org BEFORE REGISTERING ONLINE*** Register HERE Who: 3 (by Aug. 1, 2022), 4 & young 5 yr olds (not…

PSR Needs Teachers!

Our Parish School of Religion is in need of teachers for the 2022-2023 school year. PSR Classes meet on Monday evenings at 5:00-6:30pm or Wednesday evenings at 6:00-7:30pm. We are in need of 1st, 4th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade teachers. Our Team Leaders will develop your syllabus and lesson plans for you No other formal education is required – just a love of children and Jesus Christ! Stipend offered Free Child care Tuition is free if your own children attend PSR If you are interested or would like to know more, please call Mary Doerr or Megan Winningham at…

Corpus Christ Procession

Corpus Christi Celebration Sunday, June 19th at 1:30 PM Please join us as we honor and adore Jesus in the Holy Eucharist. Procession will begin in church, then proceed to three altars on parish grounds for hymns and prayer. Event will conclude with adoration and Benediction. 2022 First Communicants are encouraged to participate, dressed in their First Communion suits and dresses. For more information or to volunteer, please contact Janice Holtmeyer (314-941-1506) or Jody Frey (312-927-1095)

2022 St. Joseph Parish Picnic Quilt Raffle

Don’t miss your chance to win one of two beautiful quilts made by our wonderful Quilting Ladies in the Parish Center! Tickets are available at the Parish Center or you can buy them online by clicking HERE. Cost for tickets is $1 each or 6 for $5. The winner will be announced at the Parish Picnic on Sunday, July 10th. 1st place quilt (dark blue) & 2nd place quilt (red, white and blue)

Holy Hour For The Unborn on Sunday, June 12 @ 3 pm

Praying for courage and wisdom for the Supreme Court to overturn Roe V. Wade Sunday, June 12th at 3:00 om in Church Please join for prayer.

PGC Workshops Now Available Zoom Dates

All Volunteers Are Requited to complete Prevent & Protect and Attend a PGC Workshop https://www.preventandprotectstl.org/ Zoom workshops fill up quickly. St. Joseph parish will host an in person PGC Workshop on Wednesday, Aug. 24 at  7;00 pm in the parish hall. Any question please contact Marie Turner at 636-441-0055 ext. 132 or mturner@stjoecot.org  

Job Openings at St. Joseph Parish!

PSR Part-Time Secretary St Joseph Parish is seeking an individual to work a part-time secretarial position for the Parish School of Religion.  Applicant must be experienced in Word, Excel and QuickBooks.  PSR responsibilities include maintaining the student/parent database, develop/maintain Sacramental databases, organize/prepare mass mailings; compose various correspondence.  Other duties include telephone & email communications, monitor Tuition invoices/payments, and provide clerical support to the PSR Catechists. Hours :20 hours/week; time will be one evening  from 4:00 to 8:00 and two days 9:00 to 5:00 pm. For full job description/application, contact _Mary Doerr @ 636-441-0055 ext. 301, or email resume to mdoerr@stjoecot.org….

2022 Christ Power

Christ Power is a week long retreat that will change your life! We invite you to answer the call from Christ to serve others, grow spiritually with your teen peers, share your faith and grow closer to Christ through praise and worship. Each teen is eligible for 25 service hours upon completion of this retreat. Dates are June 19 – 25. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQwFo505_dI5UwZhp-SJyQAFwUECE_Mh3t1WfnRr6bgSvTdw/viewform Cost: $225 IMPORTANT PARENT INFO: We ask that every participant’s parent volunteers in some way during the week of ChristPower. We can ensure that all we want to do on ChristPower through many volunteers. PLEASE…

2022 Youth Summer Fun Camp

Come and play some fun, exciting games & activities designed to get your heart pumping! Indoor & outdoor activities, snow cones & T-shirt is included. When: June 20th – 24th from 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Where: St. Joseph Soccer Field & Gym Ages 6-10 (coed) Only $20 per child! Space is limited! Please complete the attached registration form and health waiver and return it to the Parish Center. You will receive a confirmation email once your spot is reserved. Questions? Email cottlevillechristpower@gmail.com Youth Summer Fun Camp Registration Form Christ Power Summer Camp Health Waiver

White House Retreat-Sept. 12-15

Our annual parish women’s retreats at the White House Retreat Center in south St Louis County will be September 12-15 and November 14-17. These are silent guided retreats filled with good rest, food and inspiring conferences to bring you closer to Christ. You will come away with a new perspective on your life and a wonderful Inner peace to face problems with new courage. Give it a chance and see what it can do for your life. For more information or to reserve your spot please call Dolores Klaesner 636-541-3998

“I was a Stranger & You Welcomed Me”-Thursday, May 12th @ 7 pm in the parish hall

“I was a Stranger and You Welcomed Me” Please join us at the Parish Hall on Thursday, May 12th at 7:00 PM. Sponsored by St. Joseph Cottleville Ambassadors. Are you interested in giving drink to the thirsty, food to the hungry, lodging to the stranger, and clothes to the needy? Come and listen to representatives from Archdiocesan St. Francis Community Services who serve those who have nowhere else to turn. As Catholics it is our responsibility to welcome newcomers in our region.

Photo Directory News

See Your Family in the 2022 Parish Directory! Schedule your family photo today.

Mark your Calendars!

Mark your calendar for May 7th & May 8th for the Diaconate Ordination of Ryan Quarnstrom and Josh Deters from our parish. They will be ordained at the Cathedral Basilica on Saturday, May 7th at 10:00 AM. Deacon Quarnstrom will assist at his first Mass on Sunday, May 8th at 10:30 AM & greet parishioners at a reception in the Parish Hall afterwards. Deacon Deters will assist at his first Mass on Sunday, May 8th at 12:15 PM & greet parishioners at a reception in the Parish Hall afterwards. Please use the following link to help us plan for the…

Sunday Nursery is Back Open!

The Sunday Nursey will be open on Sundays beginning April 24th during the 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM Masses for your child, infant to age 3. The nursery is in the lower level of the Parish Hall & opens 15 minutes before Mass starts. The guidelines are: Bring diapers, snacks or anything you want your child to have during their care DO NOT bring children that have been ill within the past 48 hours Please enter through the lower level in the back of the Parish Hall The nursery is not open during holiday weekends – Memorial Day, Independence Day,…

May Rosary at the Grotto

May is the month of the rosary. Now more than ever our country, church and people need a deep devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Our Lady said, “My Immaculate Heart will be your refuge and the way that will lead you to God.” You are encouraged to join your fellow parishioners in prayer to the Blessed Mother in the month of May. Every evening the rosary will be recited at 6:30 PM in front of the Fatima Grotto & immediately following Mass on Saturday evening. Bring a lawn chair, rosary and a smile! If you feel you are…

Sunday, April 24, Country Breakfast

Sunday, April 24, Country Breakfast in the Parish Hall 7:30 am- 10:30 am Adults $8.00, Kids $4.00, Kids 5 and under are free

St. Joseph Parish Pictorial Directory

This year St. Joseph Parish is publishing a new pictorial directory, but we need your family photo to fill the pages! Sign-ups for photo sessions will be in the gathering area after Masses on April 9/10, April 23/24, April 30/May 1, and May 14/15. You can also sign up online. Go to ucdir.com, click “Photography Appointment Scheduling Login”, and enter our parish info (church code: mo185, password: photos) Photography session dates are April 26-29, May 2-7, May 9-14, May 16-18, May 23, May 25, and June 15-18. Mondays-Fridays: 2:00-7:30 PM Saturdays: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM Photos will be taken…

Help for our New Pictorial Directory!

Volunteers are needed! All ages from our Parish seniors to students needing service hours. We need help with sign-ups for portraits before & after Mass on weekends, being a host or hostess for photo sessions. Please visit this link to sign-up! https://stjoecot.ivolunteer.com/picdirect_002 We want this directory to be a keepsake for all! To help with planning or for more info please email photo@stjoecot.org or call Alicia at 636-295-1020 or Sheila at 314-707-5892

Holy Week Services

Holy week services, join us at 7:30pm each evening… Holy Thursday 4/14, Good Friday 4/15, Easter Vigil 4/16.

March 25, Friday @ 11:00 am Prayer Service

At the beginning of the recent war on Ukraine, the Latin Rite Bishops of Ukraine asked Pope Francis, on Ash Wednesday, to consecrate Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.  On March 15, the Vatican announced that Pope Francis would do so on March 25, the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, which is this Friday. The decision to consecrate Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary is linked to the apparitions of the Virgin Mary at Fatima in 1917.  It was one of these apparitions that called for the Consecration of Russia to the…

Prayer For Ukraine In Time Of War

PRAYER FOR UKRAINE IN TIME OF WAR Deacon Eugene Logusch St. Mary’s Assumption Ukrainian Catholic Church O Lord our God, powerful and mighty in war, we who are unworthy to call upon You do yet humbly pray: take up the arms of Your strength and Your shield of protection and save us. Arise in our defense and raise the sword of Your victory; put to flight those who war against us and persecute us and turn away in shame those who plot evil against us. We pray you, hear us quickly and show your generous mercy. O Lord our God,…

March 30-40 Days for Life

Please Join us for 40 Days For Life March 30 7 am – 7 pm @ Fairview Heights Sign up in the gathering area on March 19-20 Fr. Nord

April 4th, Fr. Westhoff begins a New Bible Study

Monday, April 4 two sessions first session at 1:45 and an evening session at 7:30 pm for 8 weeks in the Parish Hall Order book and more information @ https://stpaulcenter.com/studies-tools/journey-through-scripture/parousia-the-bible-and-the-mass/ Parousia, The Bible and the Mass video hosted by Dr. Scott Hahn For Complete details Fr. Westhoff Bible study

Spring Quilt Raffle!

Purchase your tickets for a chance to win one of two beautiful spring quilts! The St. Joseph Quilters will be in the gathering area the weekend of April 2nd/3rd after Masses selling tickets or you can buy online by clicking HERE. The winner will be announced at the Spring Quilt Social on Saturday, April 9th. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. The first prize quilt is the queen-sized purple quilt and the 2nd prize is the red quilt.

40 Days for Life Campaign

During a 40 Days for Life campaign, volunteers stand in silent prayer for 1 or 2 hours on the public sidewalks in front of Planned Parenthood facilities in St. Louis &  Fairview Heights. St. Joseph Parish adopted Sunday, March 13 (1-7pm) and Wednesday, March 30 (7am-7pm) Visit the table in the gathering area after all Masses on March 26th & 27th or call Fr. Nord (636-441-0055 x109) or Mimi (636-926-9311)  

Knights of Columbus Easter Honey Baked Ham & Turkey Order Form

Easter 2022, order Honey Baked Ham goodies now until Sunday, April 10th.

Men’s Day of Recollection – April 2nd

April 2nd, come join the fellow men of St. Joseph parish for a day of prayer & fellowship with Fr. Paul Hoesing. Read More & Register.

April 9 – Women’s Lenten Day of Recollection

Registration Sign up for the whole day (8am – 2:30pm) or just one session. Participants are welcome to come and go as their schedules allow. Reconciliation will be offered during both sessions! Sign up online or paper registration available in Parish Office. Registration Link: https://forms.ministryforms.net/viewForm.aspx?formId=73c4e489-01c7-4974-ab47-740e9d081456    

St. Joseph PSR Job Opportunity

St. Joseph Parish has two openings for part-time secretarial positions in our Parish School of Religion. Applicants must be experienced in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Quickbooks. Responsibilities include maintaining the parent/student database, develop/maintain Sacramental databases, organize/prepare mass mailings, compose various correspondence, communications, meeting prep., tuition invoices/payments, and clerical support to PSR Catechist Faculty. Hours: 20 hrs/week for each position; time for each individual will be one evening from 4-8 PM & 2 days 9 AM – 5 PM. For full job description/application, contact Mary Doerr at 636-441-0055 ext. 301 or email resume to mdoerr@stjoecot.org

Annual Lenten Peanut Butter Collection

There will be boxes available in the gathering area beginning Wednesday, March 2nd and continues for 2 weeks. The peanut butter will be going to local food pantries including our St. Vincent de Paul Society. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

Parish Blood Drive

Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 7198 When: March 6th, 2022 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Where: St. Joseph School Cafeteria Walk-ins welcome, register appointment at: https://login.bloodcenter.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/106072

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry

Come support the Knights of Columbus Council 7198 at their annual Fish Fry! Fish Fry is located at the Pezold Banquet Center, 5701 Highway N, Cottleville, MO 63304 Ash Wednesday 4:00-7:00 PM Fridays during Lent 4:00-8:00 PM Good Friday 4:00-7:00 PM Dine-in and Carryout ONLY 2 piece meal + 2 sides = $12 1 piece meal + 2 sides = $9 Kids under 5 eat free, dine-in only Menu includes: Cod, Catfish, Shrimp, French Fries, Hushpuppies, Spaghetti, Mac N Cheese, Coleslaw and Green Beans. Pantera’s cheese pizza will also be available. The Ladies’ Auxiliary serves homemade desserts for $1 each.

Vacation Bible School 2022 Needs Volunteers!!

Would you be able to help your parish at this year’s Vacation Bible School?

Prayer for “All Things New”

The Archdiocese of St. Louis’ All Things New initiative… it all starts with a prayer.

2022 Fall Craft Fair!

Save the date for the St. Joseph Fall Craft Fair! When: Saturday, October 8th, 2022 Where: St. Joseph School Gym If you would like to sign up to be a vendor. please click HERE

All Things New

Today, the Archdiocese has announced the beginning of a multi-year strategic plan called All Things New. It’s an initiative that emphasizes evangelization, the proclamation of the Gospel, and the vibrancy of all our parishes and schools, reshaping our local Church with the next 75 years in mind. Check out the link below to see a short video from Fr. Christopher Martin. stjoecot.org/All-Things-New

St. Joseph Men’s Club Annual Trivia Night!

Enjoy a fun-filled night and put your music knowledge to the test! You can also purchase 50/50 raffle tickets online! You can register for a table by following this link: Men’s Club Trivia Night

Third Annual Quarterly Quilt Raffle 2022

Saint Joseph quilters are proud to present the Third Annual Quarterly Quilt Raffle! Tickets are 6 for $5 or $1 per ticket. All tickets, even winning tickets remain in the drawing the entire year. Winners are drawn quarterly, March, June, September and December of 2022. You can purchase your tickets online by following the link below or you can come to the Parish Office Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM. Quarterly Quilt Raffle 2022 – Buy Online!

Parish Blood Drive

Blood Drive:  Sunday, Jan. 9, 8 am—Noon, In the School Cafeteria Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Pezold  Council 7198, Register for appointment @ https://www.bloodcenterimpact.org/donor/schedules/zip. Thanks for 26 lifesaving donors from the Nov. 2021 Drive

Christmas with the Chosen MOVIE NIGHT!

Monsignor’s Christmas gift to the parish is a parish-wide movie night! Showtimes: Friday, January 7th at 7:00 PM Sunday, January 9th at 3:00 PM Both viewings will be in the Parish Hall Reservations will begin on Monday, December 20th at 9:00 AM. Click HERE to sign up!   God Bless!  

The March for Life-Youth Trip

Youth News The March for Life is Jan. 19-23, 2022. We will be leaving the evening of Jan. 19th and returning the evening of Jan. 23. We will be joined by parishes across the Archdiocese. The cost is $320. Here is the link:  https://forms.gle/8FAmNx5aMiM9fJLT7    

Art & Environment Needs Volunteers!!

The Art & Environment Ministry is looking for more volunteers. You don’t have to have special skills, a green thumb or know how to arrange flowers, only the desire to help beautify the Lord’s House. More hands and a joyous spirit can make this ministry thrive! If you are interested in joining, please contact Marie Turner at maturner0621@gmail.com or call 636-288-5884

National Night of Prayer for Life

When: Wednesday, December 8th in the Chapel 9:00 PM – Midnight Join with others in our parish and across the nation for the 29th annual National Night of Prayer for Life. Come for an hour to pray for the protection of all human life, from conception to natural death. Pray for a change of heart for all who perform, support or actively promote abortion and euthanasia, especially our elected leaders and all medical personnel. Pray, too, for healing for all women and families who have been touched by the loss of a child to abortion.

New Deadline for the Honey Baked Ham Orders Wednesday, December 15 @ 7pm

New Deadline for the Honey Baked Ham Orders need to be in by Wednesday, December 15 at 7 pm Knights of Columbus Council #7198 is offering their Honey Baked Ham fundraiser for St. Joseph parishioners that saves you money and offers easy pick-up! Honey Baked Ham is premium holiday ham, selected from top 2%, smoked, sliced, glazed and ready to serve for dinner. The menu has so much to choose from! You can buy turkey, sides including Mac n Cheese, Potato Au Gratin, Green Bean Casserole, and Maple Sweet Potato Soufflé. You can also make room for dessert with Nothing Bundt…

Breakfast With Santa

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Joy To The World: A Christmas Concert

Free Concert in Person or live stream. Seats are limited so Register soon www.ccstl.events.

National Prayer November 18

National Prayer for Dobbs Supreme Court case to overturn Roe v. Wade Join Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant Christians across the country coming together online to pray for the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case. This is the case that could could overturn Roe v. Wade—the Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal in all 50 states. This historic online gathering will bring together Christians across denominations. Together, we will pray for a just outcome that protects millions of preborn babies and their mothers. Jesus says, “where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in…

St. Vincent de Paul Thanksgiving Turkey Collection/Received all the turkeys we have room for.

We have enough turkeys! If you have purchased one already, we are happy to collect it next weekend as advertised and put it to good use. If you haven’t shopped for one yet, no need to pick up an extra! Once again, our parishioners have stepped up and made it possible for our neighbors in need to have a Happy Thanksgiving with their families. Thank you so much   It’s the annual St. Vincent de Paul Thanksgiving Turkey collection! Please bring a frozen turkey and place in the cooler provided in the gathering area of church before Masses on the…

Scenes Of The Nativity Sign Up

Please click on the following flyer to find out how to volunteer for the Scenes of the Nativity event or how to sign-up your nativity set!

Fr. Bob’s Outreach

Fr. Bob is asking for donations again this year! Please drop off your items for Father Bob on Sunday, November 14th in the South Parking Lot. Items needed: New Warm Clothing Blankets TOYS Diapers Volunteers call Kathy at 314-609-4391

Advent Tea Registration – SOLD OUT!

Advent Tea has sold out!! If you would like to be put on a waitlist, please call the Parish Office at 636-441-0055 or come during our office hours (Monday-Thursday 8:00am-8:00pm & Friday 8:00am-5:00pm)    

Want to get rid of your Halloween Candy?

The Fall Festival Cake Walk wants your Halloween candy! A basket will be in the back of church after November 1st. Thank you for your support!

Fall Campus Clean-Up

Help prepare the campus for fall by raking & trimming! Please bring gloves, rakes, blowers & trimmers. This is a great opportunity for service hours! When: Saturday, November 6th after the 8:00 AM Mass Where: Meet at the Fatima Grotto For questions, please contact Ali Raymo at david.raymo@att.net

St. Joseph Parish Blood Drive

When: Sunday, November 7th from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM Where: St. Joseph Parish Hall CDC protocols for anti COVID 19 virus. Masks are required and social distancing. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Fr. Pezold Council 7198 Set up an appointment at bloodcenter.org/group Code: 9230  Or you can call 800-747-5401

Fall Festival Pre-Order Dinners

We are pre-selling carryout dinners that you can pick up IN PERSON at the Fall Festival on Sunday, November 14th! You can pick up your dinner at the St. Joseph School Cafeteria. Please visit the following link by clicking HERE to place your order and even buy chances for the 50/50 raffle! Cost: $13 for an Adult Dinner, $6 for a Child Dinner (ages 6-12), Free for children 5 & under. MENU Josephville Pork Sausage, Hand Carved Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Sauerkraut (not included in children’s meals), Green Beans, Stuffing & Cranberry Sauce You can also choose a dessert when you…

Fall Festival 50/50 Raffle

Don’t miss your chance to buy a 50/50 raffle ticket Pre-orders are available in the Parish Office or online by clicking HERE. Cost: 1 chance for $5, 6 chances for $25 or 15 chances for $50 All online orders must be purchased by Thursday, November 11th to be included in the grand raffle at the Fall Festival on Sunday, November 14th.

Fall Festival Quilt Raffle!

You have a chance to win 1 of 3 BEAUTIFUL Quilts made by our very talented St. Joseph Quilters! Raffle Tickets are on sale in the Parish Office or online at https://forms.ministryforms.net/viewForm.aspx?formId=82f56d69-9270-4ce9-916a-5780a7a14cf0 Tickets are on sale until Thursday, November 11th. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. The winner will be announced at the Fall Festival on Sunday, November 14th. Need not be present to win. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize quilts are in order below.

Scenes Of The Nativity

You and your family and friends are invited to the 2021      “St. Joseph Cottleville Scenes of the Nativity”   Hosted by: St. Joseph COTTLEVILLE Catholic Church (New LOCATION- PARISH HALL) 1375 Motherhead Rd Cottleville, MO 63304   Saturday  Dec. 4th from 12 NOON to 7:00 pm Sunday    Dec. 5th from  9:00 am  to  5:00 pm   MISSION: The mission of “St. Joseph Cottleville Scenes of the Nativity” is to create a welcoming environment where all can reflect upon the true meaning of Christmas.   How did “St. Joseph Cottleville Scenes of the Nativity” become a tradition?  What is new about the event…

Old Time Christmas Bazaar

OLD TIME CHRISTMAS BAZAAR DECEMBER 4 & 5 December 4, 9 am – 7 pm December 5, 7 am – Noon School Cafeteria Shop and donate to our Holiday Deco Resale

Fall Festival

Fall Festival In Person Noon until 6:00 pm Sunday, November 14th Bingo, Games, Spectacular Quilts, Giant Inflatables, 50/50 drawing, Cake Walk & much, much, more………    

40 Days for Life

Join the Respect Life Committee on the sidewalk for an hour or two in front of Planned Parenthood in prayerful petition and silent protest for the cause of life in Fairview Heights, IL on Sunday, October 17th from 1:00-7:00 PM. Questions? Contact Deacon Burke at the Parish Office, 636-441-0055

One and Done Choir

Want to try out one of our parish choirs? On Sunday, October 17th, you are invited to sing in our One and Done Choir. One rehearsal plus one Mass, no further obligation. Your choice of choirs: Contemporary / Family Choir will rehearse on Tuesday, October 12th at 7:00 PM in the church and warm up at 10:00 AM before Mass on the 17th. This choir is open to high school students through adult plus students in grades 4-8 are welcome in the Family Choir if a parents sings with them. Traditional Choir will rehearse on Thursday, October 14th at 7:00…

Funeral Luncheon Volunteers Needed!

St. Joseph Parish offers a funeral luncheon after every funeral at the parish. Volunteers offer a delicious lunch which is a true blessing for the family. If you are available to serve at a luncheon or even become a co-coordinator, please contact Carol Head at cahead47@gmail.com

Art & Environment Coordinator Needed!

Do you have an eye for interior design and seasonal decor? You could use your talent to serve to the church! We are seeking a coordinator of Art & Environment. This person would oversee a team of volunteers to plan/install/maintain decor for the liturgical seasons including banners, fabric, plants, flowers, and other design elements. This could be a year-round role, or two or more people could each coordinate different seasons (Advent, Christmas, Lent, Easter, Ordinary Time) The A & E team of volunteers welcomes people with various skills: caring for live plants, floral arranging, sewing, organizing materials, coordinating volunteers, and…

Men’s Club Country Breakfast is Back!

The Men’s Club Country Breakfast is back at the Parish Hall! Join your fellow parishioners for some delicious food on Sunday, October 17th! Breakfast will be served from 7:30 AM – 10:30 AM in the Hall. Breakfast includes pancakes, eggs, sausage, biscuits, hashbrowns, coffee, and juice! Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12, & FREE for children 5 & under.

Helping Neighbors in Need

St. Joseph Parish has signed up to deliver casseroles once a month to the St. Patrick Center in St. Louis. If you are interested in participating or have questions, please contact Patty Kamykowski at pattik-np@charter.net or sign up on Flocknote at stjoecot.flocknote.com/CasserolesforStP

St. Joseph Ministry Fair

Come check out all the different ministries that make up the St. Joseph Community! The ministry fair will be on Sunday, Sept. 26th after the 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM Masses in the Parish Hall. There will be coffee and donuts available.

Annual Life Chain

Stand up for life at the Annual Life Chain on Sunday, October 3rd at 2:00 PM. Show your support for the culture of of life by standing with fellow Christians for 1 hour. The Life Chain is located at Grace Community Chapel (7661 Mexico Road, St. Peters, MO 63376)

October Rosary at the Grotto

With the pandemic, wildfires, politics and tensions the world is in real need of our prayers. Over and above that, many of us have individual needs to present in prayer…who else better to turn to than the Blessed Mother. You are invited to join your fellow parishioners in prayer to the Blessed Mother. Every evening in October the rosary will be recited at 6:30 PM in front of the Fatima Grotto & immediately following Mass on Saturdays. Bring a lawn chair and your rosary. We will be socially distanced. Children are always welcome! Call Kevin at 314-308-8032 if you believe…

Athletic Association & Men’s Club Cornhole Tournament

St. Joseph Cottleville Athletic Association & Men’s Club invite you to participate in their Cornhole Tournament. Proceeds of the tournament benefit the “28 Strong” Scholarship. Register and/or donate to the scholarship at sjcaa.sportssignup.com 32 Team Tournament (3 game guarantee, “Tom Petty” Losers Tourney) Food, drink and beer included. Must be 21+ to play, $75 per team, $15 per spectator When: Saturday, October 2nd Registration begins at 3:00 PM, tournament starts at 4:00 PM

2021 Mass of Remembrance

You are invited to participate in the Mass & Candle Lighting Ceremony on All Souls Day, November 2nd, 2021 at 7:00 PM in honor of loved ones who have died. To register the names of loved ones to be read and/or purchase candles for the Mass of Remembrance, go to https://membership.faith direct.net/events/details/7566. Registration forms may also be picked up at the Parish Center Office or in the gathering area of church. Paper forms may be completed and placed in an envelope with a $3.00 donation for each candle you wish to light. Return the envelope marked “Mass of Remembrance” to…

Trunk or Treat 2021

Wear costumes, eat some pizza and trick or treat from trunk to trunk!! Come join us on Sunday, October 17th at 5:30 PM in the school parking lot! Registration for the public opens on Monday, September 13th at 7:00 PM. Please register with this link: https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/details/2199 If you have any questions, please email stjoetrunkortreat@yahoo.com

St. Joseph Quilt Social Raffle

Don’t miss your chance to win a beautiful quilt made by our St. Joseph Quilters! Raffle tickets are on sale in the Parish Office or online at https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/details/6936 until Thursday, September 16th. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. The winner will be announced at the Quilt Social on Saturday, September 18th. Need not be present to win.

Walking with Purpose Women’s Bible Study

Registration is now open for Catholic Women of Faith’s Walking with Purpose Bible Study! First session begins Thursday, Sept. 16th. Sessions from 7:00-9:00 PM on Thursdays in the Parish Hall. Registration: $25 + cost of book Sign up here: https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/details/1677 For questions or more information, please email walkingwithpurposepm@gmail.com  

New Church Sound System

Beginning Monday, August 2nd, we will be installing a new sound system for the church. This installation will take two weeks. During these two weeks (August 2nd – August 14th), 6:30 AM & 8:00 AM weekday Masses Monday through Friday and the Saturday 8:00 Mass will be celebrated in the Parish Hall. Our weekend Masses will be celebrated in Church – beginning with the 5:00 Saturday vigil Mass. Funeral Masses will be held in the Parish Hall or at the funeral home. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will not be available on Tuesday, August 3rd & Tuesday, August 10th. Reconciliation will…

Are you interested in becoming a Knight?

Are you a Catholic Man over 18 & interested in Charity, Unity, & Fraternity? Then please consider joining the Knights of Columbus. The Knights of Columbus offers the opportunity to grow in faith while helping others, supporting the Church and becoming a better Catholic husband and father. The Father Pezold Council will hold an Admissions Ceremony in the Church on Saturday, August 21st following the 5:00 PM Mass. After the Ceremony, a social event will be held in the Pezold Banquet Center at 5701 Hwy N. All ceremony participants & their families are welcome. Please RSVP to Grand Knight Kurt…

Parish Blood Drive

St. Joseph Parish is hosting a Blood Drive on Sunday, August 8th from 8:00 AM – 12:30 PM in the Fr. Pezold Room at school. Masks and appointments are required! Donors get their choice of a performance pullover or a gift card AND the chance to win a $500 gift card! To schedule an appointment, call ImpactLife at 800-747-5401 or go to www.bloodcenter.org/group Use group code 9230 to schedule online

CYC Volleyball Officials

Volleyball officials are needed for the CYC Fall season. You must be 13 years or older by September 1st and can apply by contacting our coordinator, Jennifer Becker at ninjadapaul@sbcglobal.net There will be a mandatory clinic on August 6th, 8th or 15th and the online test opens July 15th. Experience for up ref, down ref, and written is recommended. Visual can be taught as well as written and down ref for younger grades.

St. Joseph School Teacher Aides Open Interviews

If you desire to serve the mission of Catholic Education and will enjoy a flexible schedule working 2-3 days a week as part of our dedicated faculty and staff, consider becoming a teacher’s aide at St. Joseph School! Send a resume to Mrs. Teresa Bowman at tbowman@stjoecot.org or attend Open Interviews on Tuesday, July 27th any time between 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM at St. Joseph School.

Parish School of Religion Needs Teachers!

St. Joseph Parish School of Religion Program (PSR) is in need of 2nd grade teachers for the 2021-2022 school year. Call to learn how you can help prepare God’s little ones for receiving the Precious Body of Jesus Christ! If you are interested, contact Mary Doerr, Director of Religious Education at 636-441-0055 ext.301 or mdoerr@stjoecot.org or contact Carol Reddy, PSR Administrative Assistant at 636-441-0055 ext. 300 or creddy@stjoecot.org

RCIA Introductory Night

Are you or someone you know interested in becoming Catholic, receiving the Sacraments of Initiation or simply learning more about the Catholic faith? RCIA is beginning for the year with an Introductory Night on Tuesday, August 24th at 7:00 PM in the St. Joseph Room in church. Classes will continue on Tuesday nights, led by Fr. Nord & the RCIA team. Those interested should contact Fr. Nord by email at anord@stjoecot.org or by phone at 636-441-0055 ext. 109. We look forward to welcoming you home to the Catholic Church!

St. Joseph Parish Dinner Auction Wish List

The Dinner Auction needs more items to auction off in the silent and live auction! Please see the list below for ideas. Donation deadline is Friday, August 20th.

St. Joseph Parish Dinner Auction Needs Volunteers!

Are you looking for a fun way to meet people in the parish? Here is your chance! The auction has 4 great opportunities: Head of Decorations Head of Communications & Graphics Class Art Projects Head of Volunteers & Hospitality for the evening of the auction If you are interested, please email auction@stjoecot.org

Prevent & Protect STL (Protecting God’s Children)

All adults working with children, youth & vulnerable adults within the Archdiocese of St. Louis are REQUIRED to register on the Prevent & Protect website and comply with all requirements which include a Protecting God’s Children workshop & background check, Our next workshop is Wednesday, August 4th. If you have any questions, please contact Marie Turner at mturner@stjoecot.org or 636-441-0055 ext. 134

Men’s White House Retreat

Join your fellow parishioners and come away for a few days of prayer & reflection. Don’t delay, space is limited! Retreat is August 26th – 29th. For more info or to register for retreat No. 42, go to whitehouseretreat.org or call: Steve Hercules (636-926-0203) Don G’Sell (636-441-3248) Geoff Waldron (636-578-7011)

Men’s Club Golf Tournament

Register today for the 2021 St. Joseph Men’s Club Golf Tournament! When: Saturday, August 21st with 1:00 PM Shotgun Start Where: The Missouri Bluffs Golf Club Cost: $150 per person or $600 for 4 Cost includes: lunch, dinner, beverage, snacks, additional games on the course, mulligans, skins, and gifts for all golfers. Dinner provided by Walnut Grill! Sponsorship opportunities available! Register today at stjoesgolf.com

St. Vincent de Paul Friends of the Poor Walk/Run

Get your walking or running shoes on and mark your calendar for September 25th, 2021! It’s the 14th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk/Run! The walk will be at Legacy Park in Cottleville. Registration begins at 8:30 AM & walk begins at 9:00 AM. This event is always a beautiful, crisp, fall morning spend with your Vincentians friends, family, and fellow parishioners. You can walk, run, or just sit and watch. Walks always have prayer, fellowship, and the ability to help our Conference raise funds. For questions, please contact Joyce Kluge at joyak@charter.net or 314-324-7490

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Registration

Let your preschooler learn the Catholic faith through The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Program, where your child will learn to fall in love with God! CGS is a religious education program that uses Montessori methods to help formulate a child’s spiritual journey. With the Montessori methods, attendance is vital for the children to fully participate in the program. Before registering, please consider how committed your family can be to attending on a regular basis. Questions, contact us at cgs@stjoecot.org ***IF YOU WISH TO VOLUNTEER, PLEASE EMAIL cgs@stjoecot.org BEFORE REGISTERING ONLINE Who: 3 (by Aug. 1), 4 & young 5…

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Worship Aid & Readings – June 27, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for June 27th – the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time. There will be one live streaming Mass this weekend, the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil. Hymnals and missalettes are now back in the pews at church. If you still want to print a worship aid, you are more than welcome. There will not be any copies of the worship aid in church. Archbishop Rozanski is lifting the dispensation to attend Holy Mass on Thursday, July 1st. St. Joseph Parish will no longer live stream Masses beginning July 1st. If you have any…

Worship Aid & Readings – June 20, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for June 20th – the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in the church. You can follow along at home with the 5:00 PM vigil, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM live streaming Masses. You can follow along with the readings too by clicking the link below. God…

St. Charles County Dept. Of Public Health Vaccine Information

Dear Parishioners,         Recently, the St. Charles County Department of Public Health asked if our church would be a vaccination location for the community. We have consulted with the Archdiocese regarding this request, and along with the archdiocese we believe that this is a positive community outreach.           The first dose of the Pfizer vaccine will be available at the Parish Hall on Sunday, June 27th, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m., for anyone who is interested. The second dose of the vaccine will be available on Sunday, July 18th, from 8 a.m. –…

Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School

Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School is the only remaining (K-8) Catholic school in East St. Louis, IL. An anonymous donor in the Archdiocese of St. Louis will give up to $25,000 if we can raise $25,000, in this Each One Teach One effort. Their holistic learning approach and Education Through Music and the Arts program is integrated into their daily curriculum. Every student plays violin and participates in praise dance, choir, and the visual arts.  Representatives from the Community and School share their story of this amazing school. The Violin Special Group and Liturgical Praise Dance are also showcased in…

St. Joseph Parish Picnic 2021

The Parish Picnic is ON for 2021! July 9 – July 11 Pre-order your armbands, raffle tickets and game tickets online or at the Parish Office! We also need MANY volunteers to make the picnic a success! Please consider signing up for a shift. If you are interested in being a sponsor for the picnic, please email stjoecotpic@gmail.com  

Worship Aid & Readings – June 13, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid & readings for June 13, 2021 – the 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM Masses. Per Monsignor’s latest message, individuals who are vaccinated are not required to wear masks during Mass. Individuals who are not vaccinated are asked to follow the guidelines from the CDC. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in the church. You can…

WORSHIP AID & READINGS – THE MOST HOLY Body And Blood Of Christ

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for Sunday, June 6th – The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ. The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses. Per the new directives from the Archdiocese of St. Louis, vaccinated individuals are no longer required to wear masks during Mass. Unvaccinated individuals are asked to wear a mask throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring…

Worship Aid & Readings – Memorial Day

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for Monday, May 31st – Memorial Day. The worship aid below can be used for the 9:00 AM Mass. Per the new Archdiocesan guidelines, individuals who are vaccinated are not required to wear a mask during Mass. Individuals who are not vaccinated are asked to wear a mask during the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in the church. You…

Worship Aid & Readings – The Most Holy Trinity

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for Sunday, May 30th – The Most Holy Trinity. The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses. Per the new directives from the Archdiocese of St. Louis, vaccinated individuals are no longer required to wear masks during Mass. Unvaccinated individuals are asked to wear a mask throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to…

Worship Aid & Readings – Pentecost Sunday

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for Sunday, May 23rd – Pentecost Sunday. The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses. Per new Archdiocesan guidelines, fully vaccinated individuals are not required to wear a mask during Masses. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in the church. You can follow along at home with the 5:00 PM vigil, 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM live streaming Masses. You…

Important Message from Monsignor Callahan

Dear Parishioners, This afternoon, the Archdiocese announced the following changes to the restrictions that have been mandated by the Archbishop as a result of the pandemic. Effective immediately, if you have been fully vaccinated, you no longer need to wear a mask during Mass in the church or the parish hall. If you have not been fully vaccinated, you are still required to wear a mask while attending Mass. Following the CDC guidelines issued yesterday, capacity restrictions and social-distancing measures will be determined by the parish pastor based on the size and construct of the parish, and what he deems…

Worship Aid & Readings – May 16, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for Sunday, May 16 – the Ascension of the Lord. The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses. Masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. This mandate will be in effect until further notice. Feel free to print a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in the church. You can follow along…

St. Joseph Parish Picnic Quilt Raffle!

Don’t miss your chance to win one of three beautiful quilts made by our wonderful Quilting Ladies in the Parish Center! Tickets are available at the Parish Center or you can buy them online by clicking HERE. Cost for tickets is $1 each or 6 for $5. The winner will be announced at the Parish Picnic. Left to right – 1st place quilt (red, white, and blue), 2nd place quilt (St. Louis Blues), and 3rd place quilt (St. Louis Cardinals)

Christ Power Summer Fun Camp

Christ Power Summer Fun Camp Is Back June 14-18, 9:30 am – Noon Christ Power Youth Summer Camp Flyer 2021 Christ Power Summer Camp Health Waiver 2021

Worship Aid & Readings – May 9, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for May 9, 2021 – the 6th Sunday of Easter. The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses. Masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. This mandate is effective until further notice. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in the church. You can follow along at…

Maintenance Department News

St. Joseph Parish is accepting applications for a Full time day shift custodian in our maintenance department. This position is 40 hours a week Monday-Friday 7:00-3:30 working in our school with additional snow removal hours when needed. Prior Janitorial experience preferred. Archdiocese benefits are available for this position. If interested please send resume to bemery@stjoecot.org

Worship Aid & Readings – May 1 & 2, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for May 1st & 2nd – the 5th Sunday of Easter. One worship aid can be used for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil when Archbishop Rozanski will be celebrating the Mass. The other worship aid can be used for the 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Sunday Masses. Masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of all Public Masses except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. This mandate is in effect until further notice. Feel free to print a copy of the worship aid and bring…

Worship Aid & Readings – April 25, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for April 25th – the 4th Sunday of Easter. The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM Masses. The Archdiocese of St. Louis mandates that masks are to be worn throughout the entirety of all Public Masses, except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. This mandate is in effect until further notice. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in…

Worship Aid & Readings – April 18, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for April 18 – the 3rd Sunday of Easter. The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses. Masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of ALL Public Masses, weekday and weekend, except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in church. You can follow along at home with the 5:00 PM…

Divine Mercy Sunday at The Cathedral

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Worship Aid & Readings – April 11, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for April 11, 2021 – the 2nd Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday). The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 PM vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses. The Archdiocese has mandated that masks are to be worn throughout the entirety of all Public Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in church. You can also follow along at…

Summer Maintenance Dept. Work at St. Joseph

St. Joseph Parish is looking for college age employees to work 40 hours per week in the Maintenance department for the summer. The job description includes furniture moving, floor scrubbing and waxing, general cleaning, campus yard work and other assigned duties. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and work outside on campus. If interested please email Bob Emery at bemery@stjoecot.org.

Worship Aid & Readings – Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for April 4th – Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord. The worship aid below can be used for the 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses. Masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to bring a copy of the worship aid with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in church. You can also follow along at home with the 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM live streaming Masses. You can…

Worship Aid & Readings – Holy Saturday (Easter Vigil)

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for April 3rd – Holy Saturday. The worship aid below can be used for the 7:30 PM Mass. Masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in the church. You can also follow along with the live streaming Mass at 7:30 PM. You can follow along with the readings by clicking the link below….

Worship Aid & Readings – Good Friday

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for April 2nd – Good Friday. The worship aid below can be used for the 7:30 PM Mass. Masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in the church. You can follow along at home with the live streaming 7:30 PM Mass. You can also follow the readings for Mass by clicking the link…

Worship Aid & Readings – Holy Thursday

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for April 1st – Holy Thursday. Holy Thursday Mass will begin at 7:30 PM. Masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in the church. You can also follow along at home with the live streaming Mass at 7:30 PM. You can follow the readings for Holy Thursday by clicking the link below. God…

Worship Aid & Readings – Palm Sunday

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for March 28th – Palm Sunday. The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses. Masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of all PUBLIC MASSES except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in the church. You can also follow along at home with the live streaming 5:00 PM vigil, 8:45 AM, & 10:30…

Worship Aid & Readings – March 21, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and reading for March 21 – the 5th Sunday of Lent. The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 PM vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses. Masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass at ALL PUBLIC MASSES except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in church. You can also use the worship aid at home with our…

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Worship Aid & Readings – March 14, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for March 14 – the 4th Sunday of Lent. The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 PM vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, and 10:30 AM Masses. Masks are now required to be worn throughout the entirety of ALL Public Masses except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in the church. You can follow along at home with our 5:00 PM vigil, 8:45…

Monsignor Callahan COVID-19 Message from Archbishop Rozanski

Important Message from Archbishop Rozanski regarding face masks at Public Masses  

Worship Aid & Readings – March 7, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for March 7 – the 3rd Sunday of Lent. The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 PM, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses. Archbishop Rozanski recently mandated that masks be worn throughout the entirety of all Public Masses except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in the church. You can also follow along at home with our 5:00 PM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30…

Worship Aid & Readings – February 28, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for February 28th – the 2nd Sunday of Lent. The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 PM, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses. Beginning this weekend, masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of ALL PUBLIC MASSES except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a worship aid and bring it with you to church. There will be limited copies available in church. Or you can follow along at home with our 5:00 PM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30…

Easter Honey Baked Ham Sale

Knights of Columbus Easter Honey Baked Ham Sale Honey Baked Ham is the premium holiday ham, selected from top 2%, smoked. Sliced, and glazed for ready to serve dining. The menu has expanded! You can now buy turkey, sides including Mac n Cheese, Potato Au Gratin, Green Bean Casserole, and Maple Sweet Potato Souffle. You can also make room for dessert with Nothing Bundt Cakes! Gift cards will be available for purchase too! You can find the order form on our website, Facebook page, and there are paper copies available at the Parish Office.Knights Honey Baked Flyer Easter 2021 updated…

Worship Aid & Readings – February 21, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for February 21 – the 1st Sunday of Lent. The worship aid below can be used for the 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM Masses. When there is congregational singing at Mass, masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it to church with you. There will be limited copies available in the church. You can also follow along at home with the 10:30 AM live…

Worship Aid & Readings – Ash Wednesday

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for February 17th – Ash Wednesday. The worship aid below can be used for the 8:00 AM & 7:00 PM Masses. When there is congregational singing at Mass, masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available at church. You can also follow along at home with our 8:00 AM & 7:00 PM livestreaming Masses. You can also…

Worship Aid & Readings – February 14, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for February 14, 2021 – the 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The worship aid below can be used for the 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM Masses. When there is congregational singing at mass (8:45 AM, 10:30 AM, & 12:15 PM), it is required for masks to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in the church. You…

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry

Drive thru Fish Fry Friday 4 – 8 pm   2 PC. MEAL $10-2 pc fried cod or fried catfish or 8 pc fried shrimp with coleslaw, fries and 2 hush puppies 1PC. MEAL $7-1pc fried cod or fried catfish or 4 pc fried shrimp with coleslaw, fries and 2 hush puppies $5 spaghetti and fries-free for kids 5 and under Ladies Auxiliary will have desserts for sale. Yellow Cake or Chocolate cake for $1 each Cash, Check, and Credit Card payments accepted.   5701 Hwy N, St Charles, MO 63304

Worship Aid & Readings – February 7, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for February 7, 2021 – the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The worship aid below can be used for the 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM Masses. At the 8:45 AM, 10:30 AM &12:15 PM Masses, masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in the church. Or you can follow along at home with…

Bereavement Caregivers Ministry

Bereavement Caregivers are looking for individuals who are being called to serve those of our parish who have lost a loved one.  This ministry takes many forms, such as sending cards and making follow-up phone calls, making visitations to funeral homes, and attending funeral services here at St. Joseph Church.  The Bereavement Ministry also coordinates the annual Mass of Remembrance and Mass for Naming and Commending of Children. Each minister works according to their own availability and comfort level.  Please pray and consider becoming a part of this very important ministry to our fellow parishioners and their families.  This is…

Worship Aid & Readings – January 31, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for Sunday, January 31 – 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The worship aid below can be used for the 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM Masses. At Masses where congregational singing is conducted, Archdiocesan guidelines require that everyone wear a mask throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. The 5:00 PM vigil 7:00 AM Mass will not have congregational singing. Although it is strongly encouraged that you wear a mask, you may remove it while seated in the pew. Feel free to print a…

2021 Fall Craft Fair

The 2021 Fall Craft Fair on Saturday, October 9, 2021! View the details and Application Link

Worship Aid & Readings – January 24, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for January 24, 2021 – 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. The worship aid below can be used for our 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM Masses. Masses where there is congregational singing (8:45 AM, 10:30 AM, & 12:15 PM), masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in the church. Or you can follow along at home with…

Worship Aid & Readings – January 17, 2021

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for Sunday, January 17 – 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. The worship aid below can be used for our 8:45 & 10:30 AM Masses. Per Archdiocesan guidelines, Masses that have congregational singing will require that masks be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in church. You can also follow along at home with our livestreaming 10:30 AM…

Holy Hour For Life 2021

Holy Hour for Life 2021       Sunday, January 24  3:00 – 4:00pm                St. Joseph Church          Abortion has been legal in the U.S. for 48 years. Over 62 million infants have died from legal abortion since 1973.             Euthanasia is legal in 8 states. Many have died from legal euthanasia, and more states are considering its legalization. The unborn, elderly, and disabled need our help.                                      Please pray for an end to abortion and euthanasia. Pray for all pregnant women and their babies. Pray for God’s wisdom and courage for all leaders. Pray for healing for our nation.      Pray for…

Worship Aid & Readings – Baptism of the Lord

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for Sunday, January 10 – the Baptism of the Lord. The worship aid below can be used for the 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM Masses. At Masses where there is congregational singing, masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. There will be limited copies available in church. You can also follow along at home with the 10:30 AM live…

Worship Aid & Readings – Epiphany of the Lord

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for Sunday, January 3rd – the Epiphany of the Lord. The worship aid below can be used for the 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM Masses. At Masses where there is congregational singing, masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it to church with you. There will be limited copies available in church. You can also follow along at home with the 10:30 AM livestreaming…

Worship Aid & Readings – Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for January 1st – the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. The worship aid can be used for the 8:00 AM & 10:00 AM Mass on Friday, January 1st. When there is congregational singing in church, masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it with you to church or you can follow along at home with our live streaming Mass at 8:00 AM. There will be limited copies…

Worship Aid & Readings – December 27, 2020

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for Sunday, December 27th – The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. The worship aid below can be used for our 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM Masses. We do require that masks be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion when we have congregational singing (8:45 AM, 10:30 AM, & 12:15 PM Mass). Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. We will have limited copies in the church. You can…

Worship Aid & Readings – Christmas

Merry Christmas! Here you can find the worship aid and readings for December 24th & 25th – Christmas Eve & Christmas Day. This worship aid can be used for all of our Christmas Masses (Eve: 4:00 PM, 6:00 PM, Midnight, Day: 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM, & 12:00 PM). Every Christmas Mass will have congregational singing so masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. We will have limited copies available…

Worship Aid & Readings – December 20, 2020

Here you can find the Worship Aid and Sunday Readings for December 20 – 4th Sunday of Advent. The worship aid below can be used for our 8:45 & 10:30 AM Masses. At Masses where we will have congregational singing, masks are to be worn throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass or follow along at home with our 10:30 AM live streaming Mass. Limited copies of the worship aid will be available in church….

Worship Aid & Readings – December 13, 2020

Here you can find the worship aid and Sunday readings for December 13 – the 3rd Sunday of Advent. The worship aid below can be used for the 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM Sunday Masses. Due to Archdiocesan guidelines regarding congregational singing and mask wearing, we are having congregational singing at the 8:45 AM, 10:30 AM, & 12:15 PM Masses. Masks are required to be worn throughout the entirety of these Masses, except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it with you to church or follow along at home…

Worship Aid & Readings – Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Here you can find the Worship Aid and Readings for December 8 – The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The worship aid below can be used for the 7:00 PM Vigil Mass on Monday, Dec. 7th and the 8:00 AM & 7:00 PM Masses on Tuesday, Dec. 8th. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it to church with you or you can follow along on our live streaming mass at 7:00 pm on Monday and 8:00 am Tuesday. There will be limited copies of the worship aid available in church. Since there will be singing…

St. Joseph Quilt Raffle

Looking for a great Christmas gift this year? How about a handmade quilt by our fabulous Quilters! We are selling raffle tickets online and at the parish office now through Dec.17th. The drawing will be on Friday, December 18th. 1st Prize is a Winter Quilt, 2nd Prize is a St. Louis Cardinals Quilt, and 3rd Prize is a St. Louis Blues Quilt! Click here to purchase your ticket.

Worship Aid & Readings – December 6, 2020

Here you can find the worship aid and Sunday readings for Sunday, December 6 – the 2nd Sunday of Advent. The worship aid below can be used for the 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM Masses. Due to recent guidelines by the Archdiocese regarding singing at Mass and wearing masks, we are not having congregational singing at the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil and 7:00 AM Masses. The 8:45 AM, 10:30 AM, & 12:15 PM Masses will have congregational singing but masks must be worn through the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free…

Knights of Columbus Honey Baked Ham Fundraiser

The Knights of Columbus #7198 are offering a fundraiser for St. Joseph Parishioners that saves you money with easy pickup or home delivery! Honey Baked Ham is the premium holiday ham, selected from top 2%, smoked, sliced, and glazed for ready to serve dining. Print out the order form by clicking on the flyer below. Bring your order form in person to the Knights of Columbus Hall , 5701 Hwy N, St. Charles, MO 63304 by Saturday, December 12th or turn it in to the St. Joseph Parish Office by Friday, Dec. 11th.   St Joe’s Cottleville Honey Baked Ham…

Worship Aid & Readings – November 29, 2020

Here you can find the Worship Aid & Sunday Readings for November 29 – 1st Sunday of Advent. The worship aid below can be used for the 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM Masses. Due to recent guidelines sent out by the Archdiocese, Masses that have congregational singing require wearing a mask throughout the entirety of the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Here at St. Joseph, the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil and 7:00 AM Mass will not have congregational singing. The 8:45 AM, 10:30 AM, & 12:15 PM Masses will have congregational singing. Feel free to…

Worship Aid & Readings – Thanksgiving

Here you can find the Worship Aid & Readings for Thanksgiving. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it with you to church or you can follow along with the livestreaming Mass at 9:00 AM. There will be limited copies of the worship aid in church. You can also follow along with the readings by clicking the link below. God Bless You and Happy Thanksgiving!   Worship Aid – Thanksgiving Mass Mass Readings – Thanksgiving Mass

Worship Aid & Readings – November 22, 2020

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for Sunday, November 22 – Christ the King of the Universe. The worship aid below can be used for the 8:45 AM & 10:30 AM Masses. Due to updated COVID-19 guidelines from the Archdiocese regarding singing, St. Joseph Parish will not have congregational singing at the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil and 7:00 AM Masses. When we have singing at the 8:45 AM, 10:30 AM, & 12:15 PM Masses, masks must be worn throughout the Mass except for the brief moment of receiving Holy Communion. Feel free to print out a copy…

Worship Aid & Readings – November 15, 2020

Here you can find the worship aid and Sunday readings for November 15th – 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time. The worship aid below can be used for the 8:45 & 10:30 AM Masses. *Due to new Archdiocesan guidelines, we will not have congregational singing at the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil and 7:00 AM Mass. Singing at the 8:45, 10:30, & 12:15 PM Masses consequently requires all congregants to wear a face covering throughout the entire Mass except for the brief moment when receiving Communion. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you…

Congratulations to ACA Essay Winners from St. Joseph Parish

Congratulations to Max Williams and Caroline Cunningham for winning the Archdiocese’s Essay Contest. The essays are available for you to read. SDHS # 1 Max Williams SDHS # 3 Caroline Cunningham  

ACA Scholarship Essay Winners

Congratulations to Max Williams and Caroline Cunningham of our Parish Community who received 1st (Max) and 3rd (Caroline) places for their essays regarding Stewardship and the Annual Catholic Appeal!

Worship Aid & Readings – November 8, 2020

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for November 8th – 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, and 10:30 AM Masses. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it with you to church or you can follow along with the 5:00 PM & 10:30 AM live streaming Masses. There will be limited copies of the worship aid in church. You can also follow along with the Sunday readings by clicking the link below. God Bless You!   Worship Aid –…

Survey for Christmas Mass 2020

In order to help us plan for the Christmas Mass schedule please take a moment and complete the following 4 question survey.   Survey for Christmas Mass

Worship Aid & Program – Mass of Remembrance

Here you can find the program and worship aid for the Mass of Remembrance on Monday, November 2 at 7:00 PM. This will be live streamed at church. Feel free to print out copies of the program and worship aid to bring with you to church or to follow along at home. There will be limited copies of the program and worship aid at church. God Bless You!   Mass of Remembrance Program Worship Aid – Mass of Remembrance

Worship Aid & Readings – November 1, 2020

Here you can find the Worship Aid and Sunday Readings for Sunday, November 1st – All Saints Day. The worship aid below can be used to follow along at the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, and 10:30 AM Masses. Feel free to print out a copy of the worship aid and bring it with you to Mass. Or you can follow along at home with the 5:00 PM and 10:30 AM live streaming Masses. There will be limited copies of the worship aid available at church. You can also find the Sunday readings by clicking the link…

St. Joseph School Band Fundraiser

Support St. Joseph School Band with our Online Holiday Fundraiser through Saturday, October 24th! Please visit bandpositive.org/bulletin God Bless You!

Worship Aid and Readings – October 25, 2020

Here you can find the worship aids and readings for Sunday, October 25th – 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The worship aids below are for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, 10:30 AM, and 12:15 PM Mass. The 12:15 PM Mass worship aid is for Archbishop Rozanski’s visit to the parish. This Mass will be live streamed. The 5:00 PM & 10:30 AM Masses will be live streamed as well. We strongly encourage you to print out a worship aid and bring it with you to church, especially at the 12:15 PM Mass. Limited copies will be…

New Information for Communications & Social Media

St. Joseph Parish Communications Policy  

Worship Aid & Readings – October 18, 2020

Here you can find the Worship Aid & Sunday Readings for October 18th – the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Below is the worship aid for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it to church with you. You can also follow along at home during the 5:00 PM vigil and 10:30 AM live streamed Masses. There will be limited copies of the worship aid available in church. The Sunday Readings can also be found by clicking the link below. God Bless You!   Worship…

Mass of Remembrance

You are invited to participate in the Mass and Candle Lighting Ceremony on All Souls Day, Monday, Nov. 2 @ 7 pm Request candles or have family member remembered. Use Request form below. Request Form MASS OF REMEMBRANCERE2020

Worship Aid & Readings – October 4, 2020

Here you can find the Worship Aid and Sunday Readings for October 4 – the 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Below is the worship aid for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Mass. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it to church with you. You can also follow along at home if you are watching the 5:00 PM vigil or 10:30 AM live stream Masses. There will be limited copies of the worship aid available at church. You can also follow along with the Sunday readings by clicking the link below….

Worship Aid & Readings – September 27, 2020

Here you can find the Worship Aid & Sunday Readings for September 27th – the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The worship aids below can be used for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, 10:30 AM, and also the Life Teen 12:15 PM Mass. We encourage you to print out a copy and bring it with you to church. Or you can follow along with the 5:00 PM or 10:30 AM live stream Mass from home. *Please note: the 12:15 PM Mass is not live streamed. There will be limited copies of the worship aids in church. You…

Worship Aid & Readings – September 20, 2020

Here you can find the Worship Aid and Sunday readings for September 20, 2020 – the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The worship aid below can be used for the 5:00 pm Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it with you to church. Or you can follow along with the 5:00 pm or 10:30 AM live streaming Mass. Limited copies of the worship aid will be available at church. You can also follow along with the Sunday readings by clicking the link below. God Bless You!  …

Worship Aid & Readings – September 13, 2020

Here you can find the worship aid and Sunday readings for September 13, 2020 – the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The worship aid can be used for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00, 8:45. & 10:30 AM Mass. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it to church with you. Or you can follow along with the 5:00 PM or 10:30 AM live streaming Mass from your home. There will be limited copies of the worship aid in church. You can also follow along with the Sunday readings by clicking the link below. God Bless You!  …

Worship Aid & Readings – September 6 & 7, 2020

Here you can find the worship aid and readings for September 6, the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time and September 7, Labor Day. The worship aids below are for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses and the 8:00 AM Mass on Monday. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it to church with you or follow along at home with our live streaming Mass at 5:00 PM on Saturday or 10:30 AM Sunday. There will be limited copies of the worship aid in church. You can also find the readings for…

Worship Aid & Readings – August 30, 2020

Here you can find the Worship Aid and Sunday readings for August 30, the 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. The worship aid below provides the music for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Mass. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it with you to church or print a copy to follow along on the live streaming Mass from home. Our 5:00 PM Saturday vigil and 10:30 AM Mass will be live streamed. We will have limited copies of the worship aid in church. You can also find the readings for Sunday…

Worship Aid & Readings – August 23, 2020

Here you can find the Worship Aid and Sunday Readings for August 23, 2020, the 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time. The Worship Aid below is for the 5:00 pm Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Mass. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it with you to church or follow along with our live-stream Mass. There will be limited copies of the Worship Aid in church. You can also follow along with the Sunday readings by clicking the link below. God Bless You!   Worship Aid – 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time (5:00 PM vigil,…

Worship Aid & Readings – August 15 & 16, 2020

Here you can find the worship aids and readings for Saturday, August 15th, the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Sunday, August 16th, the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The worship aids are for the 8:00 AM Mass on Saturday and the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, 10:30 AM, & 12:15 PM Sunday Mass. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it to church with you or follow along on our Livestream Mass. There will be limited copies available at church. (Please note: the 12:15 PM Mass is not live-streamed on our website.) The…

Worship Aid & Readings – August 9, 2020

Here you can find the Worship Aid & Sunday readings for Sunday, August 9th, 2020 – 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Below is the Worship Aid for the 5:00 PM vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Mass. Feel free to print out a copy to follow along during the live streaming Mass or bring a copy with you to church. There will be limited copies of our Worship Aid available at church. You can also find the Sunday readings by clicking the link below. God Bless You!   Worship Aid – 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time (5:00 PM…

Worship Aid & Readings – August 2, 2020

Here you can find the Worship Aid and Sunday readings for Sunday, August 2, 2020, the 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The Worship Aid below is for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM,10:30 AM and 12:15 PM Sunday Mass. Feel free to print out a copy to follow along on the live streaming Mass or bring a copy with you to church. Limited copies of the worship aid will be available in church. You can also follow along with the Sunday readings by clicking the link below. God Bless You!   Worship Aid – 18th Sunday in…

Amendment 2 – Medicaid Expansion

Per Monsignor’s letter last week in the bulletin, next week, Tuesday, August 4th, is the Primary Election in Missouri. One of the items on the ballot is Amendment 2 – Medicaid Expansion. We have articles from the Missouri Catholic Conference (Vote YES on 2) and the Missouri Right to Life Organization (Vote NO on 2). Please read both so you can have all the necessary information you need before voting next Tuesday. God Bless You!   Missouri Catholic Conference Response to Amendment 2 Missouri Right to Life Response to Amendment 2

Worship Aid & Readings – July 26, 2020

Here you can find the Worship Aid and the Sunday readings for July 26, 2020, the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The Worship Aid provided is the music for the 5:00 pm vigil, 7:00 am, 8:45 am, and 10:30 am Sunday Masses. We now also have the worship aid for the 12:15 PM Mass. Feel free to print a copy to follow along at home on the live-streaming Mass or bring a copy with you to church. There will be limited copies available at church. The 12:15 PM worship aid won’t coincide with the music on the live-streamed Mass. You…

Worship Aid & Readings – July 19, 2020

Here are the links for our worship aid and readings for July 18th/19th, 2020, the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time. Below is the worship aid for the 5:00 PM vigil, 7:00, 8:45, & 10:30 AM Masses. Feel free to print out a copy to follow along on the live-stream Mass or bring it to church with you. We will have limited copies available in the church. The Sunday Readings are also available below. Thanks and God Bless You!   Worship Aid – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings – 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Worship Aid & Readings – July 12, 2020

Here are the links to our Worship Aid and Readings for July 11th/12th, 2020, the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The Worship Aid provides music for the 5:00 PM (Saturday vigil), 7:00, 8:45, & 10:30 AM Sunday Mass. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it to church with you. We will have limited copies at church. Or you can print it out and follow along at home on the live-streaming Mass. God Bless You!   Worship Aid – 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Sunday Readings – 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Worship Aid & Readings – July 4th & 5th

This weekend, we have worship aids for the 8:00 AM Saturday Mass on July 4th and for July 5th, the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time. The Saturday 8:00 AM Mass will have songs to celebrate Independence Day. Feel free to print out your own copies and bring them to church or to have at home while watching the live-stream Masses. The readings and worship aid for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00, 8:45, & 10:30 AM Sunday Mass are also below. God Bless You!   Worship Aid – Independence Day (8:00 AM Saturday Mass) Worship Aid – 14th Sunday in…

Worship Aid & Readings – June 28, 2020

You can find the Worship Aid and Readings for June 28, the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time here. Attached is the worship aid for the 5:00 PM Saturday vigil, 7:00, 8:45, & 10:30 AM Sunday Mass. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it with you to church or to follow along at home with the live stream Mass. Limited copies of worship aids will be available at church. You can also follow along with the Sunday readings by clicking the link below. God Bless You!   Worship Aid – 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time Sunday Readings –…

2020 Parish Picnic

The Parish Picnic has been canceled due to Corona Virus.

Worship Aids – Sunday, June 21st, 2020

You can find our Sunday worship aid and link to the Sunday readings here. The attached worship aid is for our 5:00 PM, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Masses. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it with you to church on Sunday or follow along at home with the live-stream Mass. Limited copies of the worship aid will be available at church. God Bless You and Happy Father’s Day!   Worship Aid – 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time Sunday Readings – 12th Sunday of Ordinary Time      

Annual Catholic Appeal 2020

The Annual Catholic Appeal began June 13-14. The campaign will end of Friday, October 9. Please return your pledge cards in the next few weeks. We will not be handing pledge cards out this year. To make a donation,  please return the pledge card mailed to you or you can make your pledge on-line at aca.archstl.org. This year’s theme is “Because We ARE CATHOLIC”. Your donation will touch the lives of many people in our community and provide ongoing faith formation for active priests & deacons, care for priests in retirement & support for the wide variety of religious orders in…

Worship Aids – Corpus Christi, June 14, 2020

You can find the worship aid for this weekend’s Masses here. Attached is the worship aid for the 5:00 PM, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, and 10:30 AM Mass. You can also find the Sunday readings below. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it with you to church or follow along on our live-streamed Mass. God Bless You!   Worship Aid – 5:00 PM, 7:00, 8:45, and 10:30 AM Mass Sunday Readings – Corpus Christi  

Worship Aids – Holy Trinity June 6 & 7, 2020

You can find Worship Aids for the Sunday Masses here. This Saturday is our RCIC Mass which will be our live-streamed Mass on Facebook and the website. Attached is the RCIC program where you can follow along. Worship Aids for the 7:00, 8:45, and 10:30 AM Masses are below. Feel free to print out a copy and bring it to church with you. The Sunday Readings are also available. God Bless You!   RCIC Program – June 6, 2020 Worship Aid Holy Trinity – 7:00, 8:45, & 10:30 AM Mass Sunday Readings – Holy Trinity

Worship Aids – Pentecost Sunday

If you would like a copy of the worship aids for this weekend’s Masses, you can find them here. Note that music for the 5:00 PM Mass is different from the 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, and 10:30 AM Mass. We do not have any worship aids for the 12:15 PM Mass at this time. You can also find the Sunday Readings here. God Bless!   Worship Aid – Pentecost Vigil (5:00 PM Mass) Worship Aid – Pentecost Sunday (7:00, 8:45, & 10:30 AM Mass)   Readings – Pentecost Vigil Readings – Pentecost Sunday

Worship Aids & Readings – May 24, 2020 & Memorial Day

If you would like a copy of the worship aids for this weekend’s Masses and Memorial Day, you can find them here. Note that music for the 5:00 PM, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, and 10:30 AM Mass is different from the 12:15 PM Mass. You can also find the Sunday Readings here. God Bless!   The Ascension of the Lord Worship Aid – 5:00 PM, 7:00 AM, 8:45 AM, & 10:30 AM Mass The Ascension of the Lord Worship Aid – 12:15 PM Mass The Ascension of the Lord Sunday Readings   Memorial Day Worship Aid Memorial Day Readings

A Conversation with our Pastor – New Mass Details

Episode 05 – Msgr. Callahan talks about our new Mass situation.

Rosary At The Grotto

Pray the Rosary with your Parish Family  Social Distancing will be enforced May is the month of the Rosary. Now more than ever we need a deep devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Our Lady said, “My Immaculate Heart will be your refuge and the way that will lead you to God.” As we navigate our way through the COVID-19 pandemic, join your fellow parishioners in prayer to the Blessed Mother each evening in May. Every evening the rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. in front of the Fatima Grotto – and immediately following 5:00pm mass Saturday.  Bring a…

Conversations with the Pastor – Danny & Kyle

Episode 04 – Msgr. Callahan talks with Danny Zink and Kyle Huelsing

From Msgr. Callahan – Public Mass Guidelines

Dear Parishioners, Recently the Archbishop informed us that as of Monday, May 18th, we will be able to celebrate public Masses in the church.  As you can imagine, there are numerous directives which must be followed in order to safely celebrate the Mass in public. A thorough explanation will be given on Wednesday, May 20th, at 7:00 p.m. in my weekly live stream of Conversations with the Pastor on the parish face book page on our website. These are some of the major directives: Those who are symptomatic or who have been exposed to another with the coronavirus within 14…

Conversations with the Pastor – Our Music Ministry

Episode 03 – Msgr. Callahan talks with our Music Ministry, Scott Pluff, Gen Albright, and Donna Gibson

May Rosary

May is the Month of the Rosary Even though we won’t be saying the Rosary in the Grotto, we invite you to say the rosary in your home. For the mysteries of the Rosary, please visit usccb.org God Bless You!

Conversations with the Pastor – The Sisters

Episode 02 – Msgr. Callahan talks with our Sisters, Sr Kateri Rose, Sr Paulina, Sr Mary Xavier, and Sr Magdalena

Worship Music 3rd Sunday of Easter

Worship Aids for the 3rd Sunday of Easter Click Here  

Conversations with the Pastor – The Priests

Episode 01 – Msgr. Callahan talks with our Priests, Fr. Alexander Nord and Fr. John Schneier.

Devotions of Our Mother of Perpetual Help

After Tuesday morning Mass, please join us in praying the Devotions to Our Mother of Perpetual Help. You can print this out at home, or have it up on another device. Please click on image below. Our Mother of Perpetual Help: Pray for us      

From Msgr. Callahan – Conversations with the Pastor

Dear Parishioners, Beginning this Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., I will be hosting a weekly Conversation with Staff and Parish Leaders to acquaint you with the various ministers, employees and volunteers who keep our parish alive and active.  These Conversations with the Pastor will be live streamed and you will have an opportunity to send in questions to be asked of our interviewees. Since many of you are being confined to your homes and are probably looking for something to do, I thought this might provide an interesting distraction for you and give you some insights into the lives of people…

Divine Mercy Sunday 2020

Catholics may still receive the plenary indulgence on Feast of Divine Mercy this year. Please read the article on St. Louis Review’s website by clicking here. It will guide you through the necessary steps to receive the indulgence.    

From Monsignor Callahan – Ministry Meetings Online

Dear Parishioners, Hopefully, Easter was a joyous time for all of you and you were able to watch our Easter Triduum Services and Easter Sunday Masses.  We are now in the Easter season and normally this would be a time of First Holy Communions and Confirmations.  Both of these sacraments will be scheduled at a later time.  The Archbishop has delegated me to confer the Sacrament of Confirmation upon our eighth graders when the time is appropriate. As difficult as it is, I am trying to maintain some sense of relative normalcy for our parish organizations, ministries and committees.  What…

Message from Msgr. Callahan, Fr. Schneier and Fr. Nord

A heartwarming video message from our Priests. A must watch!

Message from Msgr. Callahan-April 19

Dear Parishioners, Hopefully, everyone was able to enjoy Easter under the circumstances.  It seems that many parishioners clicked on to the live streaming of our Easter Triduum services and the Easter Sunday Masses. I appreciate that many of you are taking the time to watch both Sunday and weekday Masses. For your information, the Archbishop has extended the dispensation of attending Sunday Mass through the end of April. In addition to that, our First Holy Communions, Confirmation and Graduation ceremony have been postponed until further notice.  I have been delegated to confer the Sacrament of Confirmation on our 8th graders…

Frontline Workers Snack Drive

Help Support those on the Frontline at our local area hospitals and fire stations/police stations.
It’s fast and easy… and needed.

From Monsignor Callahan – Holy Week Services

Dear Parishioners, Now that we are in Holy Week, I will try to clarify when the church will be open and closed to the public. Our services for the Easter Triduum (Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Vigil) will be at 7:30 p.m. each evening.  The doors of the church will be locked during these times.  We are restricted as to the number of people who can be in the church during these services. On Holy Thursday, the church will be open from 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. The church will be closed during the Mass of the Lord’s Supper from 7:30 p.m.-9:00…

Message from Msgr. Callahan – April 5, 2020

Dear Parishioners, As you can well imagine, our Holy Week services will be greatly modified this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. All the services for the Easter Three Days (Holy Thursday, Good Friday and the Easter Vigil) will be at 7:30 p.m. and will be live-streamed from our church.  We are limited to ten people in attendance at these services and this includes the priests, servers and music director. Following the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday, the church will be open until 10 p.m. for personal and private prayer.  On Good Friday, the church will be…

Knights of Columbus Fish Fry Cancelled

As of March 23, 2020 no Fish Fry at Knight of Columbus

Message from Msgr. Callahan – March 21, 2020

Dear Parishioners, Let me first say that all of you are in my prayers and I know both Frs. Schneier and Nord are also praying for you. This Sunday at 8:00 a.m., I will be having Mass with our Dominican Sisters in their convent chapel and I will offer my Mass for each and every one of you. This afternoon we received notification from Archbishop Carlson that all public liturgies for Holy Week including Easter Sunday are suspended. These liturgies will be celebrated in private here at St. Joseph Parish with no more than 10 people in attendance. But they…

Message from Msgr. Callahan – March 19, 2020

Dear Parishioners, As you know we are live streaming Masses Monday-Friday at 8 a.m. and Saturday at 5:00 p.m. As you may know, you can watch our Masses anytime of the day. The priests are still hearing confessions. Our confessional screens have been fitted with extra fiber and plastic. All confessions are to be behind the screen. I am allowing funerals and weddings at this time. But attendance is restricted to family members only and no more than 50 people present. An unfortunate consequence of the coronavirus is that our revenues have dropped significantly. Some of you are on Faith…

A message from our Pastor

UPDATE, March 19, 2020 Dear Parishioners, Effective immediately, all Masses (daily and Sunday), Stations of the Cross, all group services, Bible Studies and activities are to cease. The Archbishop has dispensed all Catholics in our Archdiocese from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass through April 5th. Priests will continue to celebrate Masses without a congregation, but those Masses will include the assistance of at least one other adult minister if possible. The celebrations of weddings and funerals will be at the decision of the pastor.  The Archdiocese of St. Louis has recommended limiting attendance at these sacred events to immediate…

Cancellation Update

Per Monsignor Callahan, all meetings from now until Monday, April 6, 2020 should be cancelled. Updates are constantly being made regarding the coronavirus and the precautions we should take. We will update you once we receive any new information. If you have any questions, please call the Parish Office at 636-441-0055. We pray for those affected by the coronavirus and that a vaccine is found in the very near future. God Bless, St. Joseph Parish Office

Catholic Sunday Mass on Television

EWTN (Sundays at 7:00 AM, 11:00 AM, & 11:00 PM) Spectrum – Channel 100 & 865 Dish – Channel 261 DirecTV – Channel 370 Local TV KPLR – Channel 11 at 8:30 AM Cathedral Basilica Mass on TV WRBU-TV – Channel 46 at 7:30 AM Fox2Now – Channel 2.2 at 9:00 AM Masses Online catholictv.org heartofthenation.org/online-mass/Sunday-mass

Statement from Archbishop Carlson regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus)

For the most up to date information from Archbishop Carlson, please click here  

Steubenville Conference 2020 Registration (July 17-19)

Steubenville Conference 2020 Registration (July 17-19 Online Registration

Lenten Fish Fry

Drive Thru Only updated March 23   Knights of Columbus Fish Fry at the Fr. Pezold Hall (5701 Highway N) Fridays, 4:00 – 8:00 pm   Menu and Prices: 2 piece Fish or 8 piece Shrimp Dinner with 2 sides $10 1 piece Fish or 4 piece Shrimp Dinner with 2 sides $7 2 piece Pizza Dinner with 2 sides $7 Add 1 piece of Fish with Meal $4 Add 1 piece Shrimp $1 Fish Sandwich $4 Extra slice of Pizza $2 Extra sides $1.50 Soda 16oz cup $1 Beer 16oz cup $2 1 cup of Wine $3 Soda Pitcher…

Come and See

Come and See flyer

Lenten Journey 2020

Below you’ll find many of the lenten activities for this year.   Stations of the Cross Fridays during Lent at 7:30pm in Church Good Friday at 12:00pm in Church   Parish Mission-Complete “Abide in the Heart of Christ” with Fr. Joe Laramie, S.J. I know that you’re busy and your want to grow closer to Christ this Lent. So why not start your March with grace! Join St. Joesph’s parish for a ‘retreat in daily life’. Drawing in the wisdom of St. Ignatius Loyola, Fr. Joe will guide us through meditations on several key topics. Centered in the Sacred Heart,…

Men’s Club Trivia Night

April 4 @ 7 pm Parish Hall 2020 Mens Club Trivia Night Bulletin Ad (1) (1)

Church Survey

Our parish is doing a survey to evaluate our church sound system, acoustics, and other factors related to hearing and understanding the spoken word at St. Joseph Church. The survey is available online at https://tinyurl.com/churchsoundsurvey2020 or paper copies are available in church. Please complete the survey by Monday 2/24, your input will be very helpful

Parish Mission

March 1st – 3rd View all the details in the Events Calendar

Parish Mission 2020

  Parish Mission 2020   March 1-3   Fr. Joe Laramie, S.J. “Abide in the Heart of Christ.” I know: you’re busy. And you want to grow closer to Christ this Lent. So why not start your March with grace! March 1-3, join St Joe’s parish at 7pm for a ‘retreat in daily life’ led by Fr Joe Laramie SJ. Drawing in the wisdom of St Ignatius Loyola, Fr Joe will guide us through meditations on several key topics. Centered in the Sacred Heart, we’ll reflect on creation, gratitude, and mercy. Copies of the Abide In The Heart Of Christ are available…

Christ Power 2020

ChristPower 2020: Ad Majoreom Dei Gloriam Ad Majoreom Dei Gloriam – “For the greater glory of God” Sunday, June 14 to Saturday, June 20 2020 ChristPower is a week long retreat that will change your life! We invite you to answer the call from Christ to serve others, grow spiritually, with your teen peers, share your faith and grow closer to Christ through praise and worship. Each teen is eligible for 25 service hours upon completion of the retreat. PLEASE NOTE: St. Joseph Cottleville has the right to deny admission to the retreat, as well as the right to dismiss…

Mercy & Mary Retreat with Fr. Gaitley

Mercy & Mary Retreat October 23-24, 2020 Join the Marian Missionaries of Divine Mercy for an inspiring retreat featuring best-selling author and acclaimed speaker Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC. Join Fr. Gaitley and experience the time of mercy! This retreat includes: • Five dynamic conferences from Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC • Coffee and doughnuts • Lunch with the Marian Missionaries • Retreat Mass and Chaplet of Divine Mercy • Personal testimonies • Book signing with Fr. Gaitley and so much more Click here for more information and to register.

Date Night

Jan. 17, @ 6:30 pm Parish Hall $40/Couple Dinner provided by O’Kane’s Kitchen Speaker Couple-Phil & Lisa Baniewicz Childcare available $5 per child or $20 family Online Ticket Purchase    

10th Annual St. Joseph Men’s Club Trivia Night

2020 Trivia Night Flyer (1)  

Free Advent Concert

DONNA CORI GIBSON ADVENT CONCERT Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 @ 3:00 pm …a free Advent concert event, with internationally known Catholic recording artist, Donna Cori Gibson. Journey with Donna through the Christmas story from the perspective of Mary as she may have experienced the mystery of the Incarnation. This is a FREE admission event so bring your family and tell your friends! Join us at St. Joseph Church. Hosted by Catholic Women of Faith Advent Concert Donna Gibson

Archdiocese of St. Louis Advent Video

Archdiocese of St. Louis Advent Video

Advent Project

#stjoecotspreadinglove In honor of Advent and preparing our hearts for the coming of Christ, let’s send some Christmas Cheer! 1. Print off 24 of the cards below or you can make your own cards too! Link to a print friendly PDF- 😊 2. From Dec 1st- 24th, do 24 random acts of kindness. 3. Leave this card (or your homemade ones!) with the person and invite them to celebrate with us at Mass. The back of the card has all the info for regular and Christmas Mass times PLEASE share with others , post on your wall all the awesome things…

NFP

In the bulletin dated Nov. 17 Msgr. Callahan wrote about Natural Family Planning and Natural Procreative Technology. We have received some additional inquiries and so would like to share this link to The Archdiocese website with more information. St. Louis Archdiocese-NFP

Did You Know?

Lighthouse Catholic Media has monthly subscriptions available of the latest talks on CD ($6/mo for one copy or $8/mo for 2 copies of the same talk – one for yourself and one to share).  You don’t have to wait for the title to show up in the kiosk at Church. Simply go to: https://www.lighthousecatholicmedia.org/cdclub to sign up and get a talk every month delivered to your mailbox. Don’t want to deal with a CD? Talks are also available in MP3 format to listen on your smart phone, tablet, or computer. ($3/mo for one copy of $5/mo for two copies of…

With One Voice Youth Choir

With One Voice Youth Choir OUR NEWEST PARISH CHOIR… WITH ONE VOICE YOUTH CHOIR! Students in grades 3-8 at St. Joseph School, PSR, Homeschool, or any other school Sings for • 5:00 Saturday Mass once per month • 6:00 Mass on Christmas Eve • St. Louis Children’s Choir Festival in May • Other special events throughout the year Your choice of rehearsal times: • Wednesday 5:00 to 5:45 in the parish center – OR – • Current members of our school Liturgical Choir can learn the WOV Choir repertoire during their Liturgical Choir practice, no additional rehearsals required • Rehearsals begin September 18th Further…

SoulCore

Classes Begin Date:  Sept. 17 @ 7 PM And Sept. 19 @ 9 am Combine the Rosary with stretching and exercise Weekly Classes – Or Drop in Try it out for 2 weeks at no cost. Donation of $5-10 or and donation that is affordable Contact Gina Koenemann for more information 314-517-5211 gina.soulcore@yahoo.com  

March For Life Trip 2020-Youth Ministry

High School Online Registration The March for Life is quickly approaching. This amazing pilgrimage allows us to stand up for those who cannot stand up for themselves. Date:  Jan. 22-26, 2020 Cost:  $260.00  

Women’s Catholic Bible Study/Walking with Purpose

We are thrilled to begin our 6th year offering a Women’s Catholic Bible Study Ministry to over 150 women of all ages which aims at bringing you closer to your relationship with Christ through Scripture. It includes weekly meetings with small group discussions and personal study that link our everyday challenges with the solutions given to us through the teachings of Christ and the Catholic Church through Scripture. Where:  St. Joseph New Parish Hall – Cottleville What/When:  Walking with Purpose curriculum: Tuesday mornings: 9:30am – 11:30am studying Hebrews (17 weeks): Cost $58.00 – Free Childcare Provided for AM session only…

Breeze Park Scripture Study

Would you like to share your insights about the Sunday Readings? Is prayer and friendship important to you? Join us on the first and third Wednesday of each month to discuss the Sunday Readings. We meet informally at the Breeze Park Coffee Shop at 1:30 p.m. The next two meetings are August 21 and September 4. Contact Mary at 636-240-6078.

RCIA Begins August 20th

Are you or someone you know interested in becoming Catholic, receiving the Sacraments of Initiation or  simply learning more about the Catholic Faith? RCIA is beginning for the year with an Introductory Night on Tuesday, August 20th at 7:00 pm in the St. Joseph Room. Classes will continue on Tuesday nights, led by Fr. Nord & the RCIA team. Those interested should contact Fr. Nord by email at anord@stjoecot.org or by phone at (636) 441-0055 ext. 109. We look forward to welcoming you home to the Catholic Church!      

Stitches For Life Needs Your Help

Stitches for Life Our Crochet/knit/sew for Charity Angels are working toward finishing our 2019 projects and we need your help. We always put a scarf and hat in the homeless bags we prepare, but they are also in need of warm socks (preferably not white) and gloves. So, we are asking you to help in finishing our projects for the elderly and homeless with donations of  new socks, new gloves (both men, women & child sizes), puzzle books, and individual packs of Kleenex. Some of your purchases could be exempt from the sales tax, August 2-4. These filled bags will…

HOW TO REGISTER FOR MOMS+MUNCHKINS

2019-2020: Log on to: membership.faithdirect.net If you are new to logging into faithdirect.net you will click the green bar marked “enroll” and type in the name of our church. Once you are in you will click the event button and then select Moms + Munchkins. There will be a 3rd option added this week to donate anonymously to a money pool for any mom that would like to join our group who isn’t able to pay the membership fee. We want all moms who are interested in our group to be able to participate. If you do not feel you can afford the full…

2019 Picnic Schedule

Saturday, July 13, 11 am – 11 pm 11 am – Our Famous BBQ Dinners, Rides and Games, Food Booths 2 pm – St. Joseph Parish Picnic Band performs under the Big Tent 3 pm – St. Joseph Parish Picnic Jazz Band performs under the Big Tent 5 pm- Two Times True (Jazz Ensemble) under the Big Tent 8 pm – Nash Vegas performs on main Sunday, July 14, Noon-6 pm Noon – Chicken and Roast Beef Dinners Served, Rides and Games opne Noon – 4 pm – Bingo in the gym 1 pm – Albrecht Family Band perform under the Big Tent 6 pm –…

Christ Power 2019- a BIG Success!

Another successful Christ Power Event just finished last week. And what a week it was!  Along with spiritual time and some fun time our teens learned good stewardship. With 161 teens participating they were able to donate 80 blankets to “Project Linus” – these are distributed to area hospitals for children. The teens also performed 2500 service hours in our community and collected over 1300 canned goods for our St. Vincent DePaul Society. And a BIG THANKS goes to the 150 adult volunteers who were instrumental in making this all possible. Not only did they provide cooking, serving, transportation and…

Attention K-5th Grade

Save The Date-August 21 @ 6:30 pm Informational Meeting  

Students, Alumni & Friends

Dear Students, Alumni, and Friends, The parish picnic is fast approaching.  Would like to participate in the parish picnic band and play a concert on Saturday, July 13? The rehearsal schedule is as follows, July 10 and 12– 6:00 to 7:15 Jazz Band and 7:30 pm-9:30 pm for the Concert Band.  The rehearsals are held in the band room. The performance will July 13 at 2:00 for the Concert Band and 3:00 for the Jazz band.  Students in grades 7 and above in the 2018 -19 school, high school, college, and adults may participate. Please email me at LJohnson@stjoecot.org if you would like to join in the fun! I will accept anyone interested in participating. I will choose the oldest students/adults for the Jazz Band. Thanks,…

Senior Saints Walkers!

Our walker groups are modest in size. We are waiting for YOU to join us. Most of us are retired so we leave at  9:00 on Thursday and Saturday and on Friday we leave at 8:30. We meet at the New Veterans  Memorial Park on Kisker Rd.  Once you enter the park, take the very first left for parking . We are by the red roofed pavilion. Contact Lee Hundelt for more information. 636-448-2863

The ChristPower Experience

Ever wondered what ChristPower is all about? Join us for “The ChristPower Experience” night to see what a “Day in the Life” on the retreat is like, hear firsthand stories of how God has made an impact on our Parish community, and experience Adoration like never before! All Parishioners are welcome!  Parents of all ages are welcome! Wednesday, May 22 7:15-8: 30 PM In the Parish Hall For more information or questions please contact:  youth@stjoecot.org The ChristPower Experience

Camp Hidden Lake

Dates: June 2 – 8, 2019 Location: LifeTeen Camp Hidden Lake Dahlonega, GA Description: EDGE camp is for upcoming 7th and 8th grade students. This week is full of fun and faith. It is presented by LifeTeen international. https://forms.gle/shQgWFQ32dZhmBJY7

Adult Confirmation Pentecost Sunday

Adults who have been baptized and have received Holy Communion but have not received Confirmation, Fr. Chrismer will be offering instruction in preparation for Confirmation at the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica on Pentecost Sunday.   Instruction will take place at  2:00-3:00 pm on Sunday, May 19, Sunday, May 26, & Sunday, June 2. Pentecost will be on June 9 this year. Please phone or email Fr. Chrismer to register and/or receive more information: (636) 441-0055 ext. 109 or mchrismer@stjoecot.org

Summer Camps with the SJCAA

Check out all of the Summer Camps offered by St. Joseph Athletic Association! Space is limited!  SJCAA.SIPLAY.com  

2019 Youth Summer Fun Camp

Hosted by:  St. Joseph Life Teen Christ Power Come and play some fun, exciting games, and activities designed to get your heart pumping.  Indoor & outdoor activities, snow cones & T-shirt included. June 17-21, 2019 Christ Power Youth Summer Camp Flyer 2019 Christ Power Summer Camp Health Waiver 2019  

Sexual Abuse Survivor Groups

Adult Victims of Child Sexual Abuse This ministry will be offered at no cost to the participant.  The closed groups will meet at the Crestwood location of Saint Louis Counseling on Wednesday evenings beginning April 24. Adult survivors of child sexual abuse who have previously participated in individual therapy may inquire at 314-544-3800 Sponsored by the Archdiocese of St. Louis Sex Abuse workshop  

PSR Re-Registration 2018-2019

PSR Re-Registration 2019-2020 now in progress. Forms are not available online. Registration Nights – Cafeteria – please come in and fill out forms/payment. April 15 – 5:00 – 6:30 pm April 17 – 6:00 – 730 pm May 20 – 5:00 – 6:30 pm May 22 – 6:00 – 7:30 pm NEW FAMILIES – please contact PSR office, Sheila Weller – 636-441-0055, ext. #300 or email sweller@stjoecot.org. for more information on St. Joseph’s PSR registration.

Mothers’ Day Rose Sale

Mothers’ Day Rose Sale Members of the parish Pro-Life Committee will be selling roses again this year for Mothers’ Day.  Roses will be available in the gathering area after all Masses on Mothers’ Day weekend – May 11 and 12.  These beautiful long-stem roses are only $1.00 each and are available in several lovely colors.  All proceeds benefit local agencies which assist pregnant mothers and young families in need. Please plan to purchase a few roses to honor the women you call “Mom” or “Grandma”. For more information or to volunteer to help, please contact Bob at 314-973-1427 or Mimi…

Senior Saints May Celebration

Join us for our Cinco de Mayo celebration, Thursday, May 2, 11 AM – 1:30 PM at the New Parish Hall. Gardening tips from Frisella Nursery, Games & Cards options after lunch. Mexican style lunch, $5/ea paid at the door,  MUST RSVP to have lunch. Respond using Flocknote message, or call 636-578-7011 if you don’t have email.

Catholic Man of the Year

Congratulate to Rich Chrismer for his nomination for the 2019 SJEN-St. Joseph Radio Catholic Man of the Year.  Rich Chrismer has been a member of our parish since 2016 and exemplifies the humility and dedication of St. Joseph in the countless ways he serves our church community, as well as the broader community at large.  The Most Reverend Mark S. Rivituso, J.C.L., Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of St. Louis will honor all the nominees and make the final presentation of the winner at a dinner on May 5, 2019.  If you want more information, or wish to attend this…

Spring Fling He & Me Dance

  Spring Fling                  He & Me   DANCE  Hosted by Girl  Scout Troop 1557    Saturday, May 11, 2019, 6:30-9 pm St. Joseph School Cafeteria $37 per pair, $12 for each additional girl Non-Girl Scout Families Welcome, All ages Please email girlscouttroop1557@gmail.com or text/call Becky Keithley at 573.647.1161 to Register

Spring Campus Clean-Up

Spring Campus Clean-Up When: Sat., Apr. 13th at 9:00 a.m. at Fatima Grotto Who: Adults, Families, Scouts, Students, etc. Bring gloves, rakes, shovels, weed pullers, trimmers, etc. Any amount of help is appreciated! Counts as service hours too! Questions? contact Ali  Raymo at david.raymo@att.net  

Spring Cleaning the Church

It’s Time for Spring Cleaning! When: April 17th 9:15 am—11:00 am We are looking for 20-25 volunteers to help clean the church before Easter. We will meet after the 8:00 am Mass & clean all of the pews & kneelers in church. Please bring rags, a bucket, & gloves. We will provide soap. For more info, please contact Sheila (irishdreamseeker@aol.com) or Mimi (636-926-9311).  

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd

Catechesis of the Good Shepherd  Let your preschooler learn the Catholic faith through The Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Program. Your child will learn to fall in love with God!  Registration is open. Visit us in the lower level of Parish Hall after 8:45 & 10:30 Masses through May 5 or find the form at stjoecot.org. Follow religious education to Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Questions email: cgs@stjoecot.org.  To pay online thru faith direct  https://membership.faithdirect.net/events/details/2970 Who: 3 (by Aug. 1), 4 & young 5 yr. olds (not in kindergarten) When:  September 9, 2019– May 3, 2020 Class Time:  8:40-10am or…

Covenant Network Spring Radiothon

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St. Joseph Parish Quilt Social

Quilt Social-Saturday, April 13 School Cafeteria Doors Open at 11 am Bingo starts at NOON Lunch Available along with Home-Baked Goodies! Daubers for sale or bring your own.

Parish Blood Drive

Parish Blood Drive Sunday, April 7th 8:00am-11:30pm — School Cafeteria Please eat a good breakfast before donating, we provide snacks and beverages. Make an appointment at MVRBS or call Dave Moody at 636-209-1004. Walk-ins Welcome! Sponsored by Fr. Pezold Knights of Columbus Council 7198.  All donors receive a gift voucher.

March: FORMED Kid’s Korner

Check out what’s on Formed Kids Korner March Bulletin Announcement

Fish Fry @ the Knights of Columbus-Pezold Hall

When:  Every Friday during Lent from 4pm to 8pm. Menu:  2-piece dinner = $10 (with 2 sides) or 1-piece dinner = $7.00       Choices:  Fried catfish, fried cod, baked tilapia, or fried shrimp.       Sides:  Coleslaw, green beans, fries, spaghetti, macaroni and cheese.       Cheese pizza (optional meal) If there are additional questions, please ask people to call the Pezold Banquet Center at 636-936-1813

Vacation Bible School 2019

Set Sail with the Holy Trinity-June 24-28 Student Registration Form SS Volunteer Registration Info Form SS Program Info for Reg SS  

Pray for Priests

  PRAY FOR PRIESTS  O Jesus, I pray for your faithful and fervent priests: For Your unfaithful and tepid priests: For Your priests laboring at home or abroad in distant mission fields. For Your tempted priests: For Your lonely and desolate priests: For Your young priests: For Your dying priests: For the souls of Your priests in Purgatory. But above all, I recommend to You  the priests dearest to me: The priest who baptized me; The priests who absolved me from my sins: The priests at whose Masses I assisted and who gave me Your Body and Blood in Holy…

Training video for the ambo microphone

Our parish liturgy committee recently discussed how some people are having difficulty with the ambo microphone. Scott Pluff made this training video that will hopefully correct a few common mistakes and answer some frequently-asked questions. Please take a few minutes to watch the video. Let me or Scott know if you have any questions or feedback.   https://youtu.be/HaJBWa3U1Ks

A Dialogue/Conversation on the Subltleties and Insensitivities of Racism

Parish Council is sponsoring a presentation entitled:  “A Dialogue/Conversation on the Subtleties and Insensitivities of Racism” this Thursday, February 21st at 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall.  Fr. Giljum, pastor of St. Elizabeth, Mother of John the Baptist Parish in north St. Louis, will be present along with the Social Justice Committee of his parish. This presentation is open to all the parishes in the St. Charles Deanery.  Please make every effort to be present. My hope is that this presentation will be a positive learning experience for everyone who attends.

Dinner Auction Sponsorship

St. Joseph Parish Dinner Auction sponsorship opportunities for local businesses, organizations, families and individuals. Commitment Deadline is January 31st.

2019 Dinner Auction Tickets

St. Joseph Parish Dinner Auction set for April 27th. Tickets on Sale Friday, February 1st.

Music Change-Glory to God

We are learning new music. Glory to God

Enlightened by the Holy Spirit

Fr. Schneier and Fr. Chrismer invite you to spend an hour with them.  Each Wednesday, 9:00 am in the Parish Center-2nd Floor.  No obligation! Come when you can.  Give it a try.  Guaranteed you will NOT be disappointed.  Everyone comes away with a feeling of enlightenment by the Holy Spirit.  Lent is right around the corner, maybe this could be what you are looking for the Lenten Season.

Offering Dignity and Assistance to Immigrants

Monday, January 28 @ 7:00 PM in the South Hall all are invited to hear Bob Palombo talk about his experience with Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande in McAllen, TX. Hear first-hand experiences and observations regarding the humanitarian efforts during this immigration crisis. “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, a stranger and you welcomed me.” – Matthew 25:35