What's Happening at St. Joe's

Contemporary Music Mass

Soul Sabbath

Soul Sabbath will lead our music on the first Sunday of each month at the 10:00 a.m. Mass. Our next Contemporary Music Mass will be October 8


Blood Pressure Screening

Keep in mind the importance of monitoring your blood pressure. Take advantage of the opportunity to have it screened after Mass the weekend of September 9/10, in the back of church.

Fall Festival - September 16-17

Please bring in your donations!

Crafts and Woodworking Projects:
We love your beautiful items. Thanks for bringing them in. If you haven’t already done so, bring yours in NOW!

Jams, Jellies and Pickles
We can really use your freshly canned items to sell in our Fall Festival sale!

Please make sure to bring in your fresh produce!

We need pies for our dinner on Saturday evening and lots of freshly baked goodies for our Fall Festival sale. If you wish to bring pies for the dinner, please bring them to the parish office on Friday, September 15 before 2 p.m., or to the Great Hall on Saturday before 3 p.m.

Raffle Baskets:

Here's a list of all of our raffle baskets!: Tickets can be purchased in the parish office during office hours, or the weekend of September 9-10 after Mass in the Great Hall

  1. Adirondack Chairs Ensemble
  2. Green Bay Packer Autographed Football
  3. Rainy Day crafts
  4. 10 lbs of Fudge
  5. $100—Cold Hard Cash
  6. Quilt
  7. Fire Up the Grill
  8. Dicken’s Village
  9. Packer Tickets for December 3rd game vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  10. Foot Spa
  11. Dining Out
  12. Amazon Echo
  13. Cocktails anyone?
  14. Kids’ Kitchen
  15. Bucket of Beers
  16. Milwaukee Bucks Tickets
  17. Popcorn!
  18. Fr. Jim’s Brown Box


Mission Appeal - Thank You!

On the weekend of July 1 & 2, Amber Kraft did a Mission Appeal in behalf of the work of the Salesian Sisters in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Besides sharing with us the work that goes on in their orphanage and school, she asked for our financial support. You have been very generous. So far we have collected $8,733.00. May God reward you for your compassion for the poor.


Mass Intentions

The parish office will be accepting Mass Intentions for 2017 beginning on Monday, October 3, 2016. Here are the guidelines for obtaining Mass Intentions: (when you come in or call into the Parish Office)

  • Three of the same Mass intention may be scheduled. Each intention is $10. Of the three, two may be scheduled for Weekend Masses (one—Saturday, one Sunday OR two Sundays). Only one per weekend. The third Mass will be at the 12:05 Mass on Monday, Tuesday or Friday, your date choice.
  • You can request any available Mass in current year.
  • Requests for additional Mass intentions can be taken and sent to our Nicaraguan Missionaries or our retired priests.

If you have any questions regarding these guidelines, please contact Barb at bmauthe@StJosephParish.org.

St. Joseph Food Program

The first weekend of each month, we collect groceries for St. Joseph Food Program. Our next collection weekend is: October 7-8. For more information about the St. Joseph Food Program and how you can help, visit their website: http://stjoesfoodprogram.org/

Eucharistic Holy Hour

Bishop David Ricken has asked every Parish in the diocese to schedule a monthly holy hour before the Blessed Sacrament. This practice is part of his pastoral plan that will focus on PRAYER for the next two years. Our next Holy Hour will be Friday, October 6th following the 12:05 Mass. The Blessed Sacrament will be placed on the altar and there will be prayers, scripture readings, and time for silent reflection.

Holy Hours and Benediction used to be popular devotions in parishes. It has been a while since we've held them at St. Joe's. Presumably, this is the case elsewhere. in bringing back this devotion, we hope many will find this as a means to appreciating the Eucharist and increasing our prayer life.

Prayer Shawl Distribution

Share the love and comfort of Christ - wrapped up in a prayer shawl. If you will be visiting friends or family members who are dealing with illness, grief, death, loneliness, or needing a bit of comfort, we invite you to contact us so you can pick out a prayer shawl to as a gift for them. We have shawls for both men and women and would be happy to share them with you. Please call Carol at: 739-3700 or email cjensen@stmaryparish.org.

SCRIP Corner

We will be selling SCRIP the weekends of August 5/6 & 19/20. If you need SCRIP during the week you can stop in the parish office and fill out the SCRIP Order Form
With every SCRIP purchase, St. Joe's receives a rebate from the merchant. From our SCRIP Sales in March, St. Joe’s received $278.19 Thank your for all of your efforts in helping St. Joe’s to earn extra cash.





More St. Joseph News..

Parish App Available for Download! Our new parish app is available to download for iPhones and Android smart phones. Download our app to today at myparishapp.com or search your phone's app store for myparish, or scan QR Code:

Myparish App QR Code

Stay connected with St. Joe's throughout the week with instant notifications, an easy-to-access event calendar, and the ability to quickly reply to or share messages. Also, enjoy a bunch of additional features like prayers, daily readings, helpful reminders to silence your phone before Mass or Confession, and much more!


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