Upcoming Alpha Opportunities

 

ALPHA is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith, typically run over eleven weeks. Each talk looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation. ALPHA is run all around the globe and everyone is welcome! A typical session includes food, a talk followed by discussion.

EVENING ALPHA: St. Joseph Parish - Thursday Evenings From 6:30—8 pm Dates: March 1, 8, 15, 22, April 5, 12, 19 , Saturday April 28 (RETREAT from 8:30 am—3:30 pm), May 3, 10, 17, & 24

BEGINNING IN JUNE - DAYTIME AND EVENING ALPHA: More details to come!

Questions or would like to register? Contact Mary Ann Otto at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 739-5119 ext. 110 Be sure to indicate how you can best be reached and which session you prefer.

 

 
 

St. Joseph/ St. Mary Book Club

Are You an Avid Reader? Consider joining the St. Mary / St. Joseph's Book Club. All meetings held at St. Mary Parish in Room LL3 at 6:00 p.m. 


 
May 1: The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult

June 5: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

July 10: The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying by Nina Riggs

August 7: : Breakfast with Buddha by Roland Merullo

 

 

 
 

Home & Fire Safety for Older Adults

**Rescheduled for Monday, May 14 - 1 p.m., St. Joseph Holly Hall**

Presented by Battalion Chief Joseph Strauss, Appleton Fire Department.  Topics discussed will include: home exit planning; slips, trips and falls; safe cooking; smoke alarms; carbon monoxide detectors; smoke identification.  Please register by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the parish office at 734-7195. Registration deadline: Friday, May 11.

 

 

 

Living Your Strengths Workshop

Friday mornings: May 11- June 1 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.  at St. Joseph

Monday evenings May 7 - 21; June 4 at St. Mary Parish Center

Do you want to know and celebrate exactly how uniquely you have been created and how you can use your God-Given talents to serve others and give glory to our incredible God? This enjoyable workshop is perfect for couples that are dating, engaged, married as well as friends, siblings and colleagues who want to understand each others' similarities and differences.

The cost is $20 to cover the cost of the book. Scholarships are available! Bring a friend for fellowship and to gain insights that will serve you for a lifetime! To register for either session, email Mary Ann Otto at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call  739-5119.

 

 

St. Bernadette, Yesterday and Today

Sunday, May 20: 12:15- 2:00 p.m. at St. Mary Community Room

A presentation and reflection on the apparitions of our Lady of Lourdes, given by Denise Stoker. All parishioners, friends and families with children are welcome! Luncheon will be served, including a child’s menu, followed by the presentation and reflection.
Children are invited to watch the presentation OR childcare will be provided by Virtus-trained adults. Please register by Monday, May 14th by email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call Mary Ann at 739-3700.  Please include the number of adults and children, and how many children will require child care.

 

 

 

 

Writing & Telling Our Own Jesus Story

**Rescheduled for Monday, April 30: 6-8 p.m. at St. Mary Community Room**

How can we share Jesus with our families, friends and others, if we do not know how we came to know him or how he has impacted our lives? Kristen Bird of Burning Hearts Disciples will be the speaker.
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to tell them you are attending. Cost: Free Fellowship: Celebrate Easter & Jesus with an ice cream social!

 

 

 

Thrivent Financial Workshops

Tuesday, April 24, 6:00 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier High School 

Your Legacy: Family, Church and Charity

It’s all about traditions, heirlooms, family values and more. There are people or causes you care about. We can help you uncover ways to enrich their futures via estate and giving strategies. This workshop is for anyone interested in leaving a legacy regardless of total assets.

 

Tuesday, May 1, 6:00 p.m. at St. Francis Xavier High School 

Retire Wisely

Learn about the six risks retirees often face, including outliving your income, inflation, unpredictable events, market volatility, income taxes and rising health care costs. Please RSVP to Kenneth Truyman at 920-915-6548 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

 

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

Reaching In to ourselves to share our God-given gifts within our church community.

Reaching Out with care and compassion to our fellow parishioners as well as the needs within our community and beyond.

Reaching God through worship sacraments, prayer and spiritual growth.

ADDRESS

920-734-7195

404 W. Lawrence St.
Appleton, WI 54911

jrosenthal@saintjosephparish.org

 

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