Browsing From the Pastor's Desk

Labor Day

Posted by St. Joseph

Labor Day is the “unofficial” end of summer.  For me, it’s a reminder that the cool of fall and the winds of winter are not too far behind.  Confidentially, I’ll take summer over winter any day!

But, this day is really a way of highlighting the value of work.  ... Read More »

Update on Capital Campaign and Summer Projects

Posted by St. Joseph

Dear Parishioners,

I wanted to update you with our campaign to fix up some of our properties.  First, I’m very grateful for all of you who have contributed—great and small—thank you.  If you made a pledge, please keep at it as we are ready to begin some of our projects.

As with any campaign, we do what we can with what we raise, and will do what we can with future funds.  We have already spent $19,000.00 on our new air condition unit for the church.  It is a bit loud, so we are working on some options to quiet it down—so, please bear with me on that ... Read More »

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Posted by St. Joseph

Dear Friends,

The first Friday in June is the yearly celebration and Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.  This annual feast teaches us about the tender mercy of Jesus Christ.  His desire is to intertwine His heart with our heart.  In this blessed unity we behold our destiny, which ... Read More »