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Entries for September 2020

Mass Schedule Changes

Posted on September 28, 2020 in: General News

Beginning Sunday, October 18th there will be an 11:00 a.m. Mass in the Auditorium. (Due to COVID restrictions we will not be able to have our families participate as has been done in the past). On the First Sunday of Advent, November 29, 2020, we will be changing the Sunday morning Mass schedule: the 11:45 a.m. and the 1:00 p.m. Masses will be consolidated into one Mass at 12:30 p.m. The weekend Mass schedule will read: Saturday 5:00 p.m.; Sunday 7:30,9:00, 10:30, 11:00 (auditorium) a.m., 12:30 & 5:30 p.m.

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Respect Life Sunday

Posted on September 23, 2020 in: General News

Respect Life Sunday
Next Sunday, October 4 is Respect Life Sunday. As we celebrate Respect Life Sunday, we are reminded that the assaults on human dignity come in many forms. The Office of Human Life, Family and Bioethics is charged with deepening our already strong commitment to pro-life activities and parish education. Please support this vital work through participation in the special Respect Life envelope collection. Your prayers and assistance are greatly appreciated.

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Blessing of the Animals

Posted on September 21, 2020 in: General News

Blessing of the Animals
Sunday October 4th at 2:00pm Sunday, October 4th, is the feast of St. Francis of Assisi. In his honor we will bless your animals on Sunday, October 4th at 2:00 PM in the Convent Back Yard. Please bring your furry (or scaly) friends to have them blessed by Deacon Jack McKenna.  

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Rosary Sunday

Posted on September 21, 2020 in: General News

Rosary Sunday
THE ROSARY ALTAR SOCIETY OF THE CHURCH OF ST. JOSEPH ROSARY SUNDAY OCTOBER 4, 2020 All Rosarians are invited to celebrate Rosary Sunday at the 9:00 AM Mass on October 4th. The congregation is invited to a public recitation of the Holy Rosary immediately following Mass outside at our Blessed Mother’s Statue.

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Catholic High School Open Houses

Posted on September 15, 2020 in: General News

September 2020 Saturday, Sept. 26 - 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. - Sacred Heart Academy Sunday, Sept. 27 - 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. - St. Anthony's High School Sunday, Sept. 27 - 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - St. Mary's College Preparatory High School October 2020 Saturday, Oct. 3- 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Kellenberg Memorial High School Saturday, Oct. 3 - 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Chaminade High School Sunday, Oct. 4 - 10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Our Lady of Mercy Academy Sunday, Oct. 4 - 1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - St. Dominic High School Saturday, Oct. 17 - 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Holy Trinity High School Sunday, Oct. 18 - 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. - St. John the Ba...

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Catholic High School Entrance Test

Posted on September 15, 2020 in: General News

TEST FOR ADMISSION TO CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOLS ONLINE FOR 2020-21 November 7, 2020 Register today! www.tachsinfo.com Registration deadline October 23, 2020

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Knights of Columbus Blood Drive

Posted on September 14, 2020 in: General News

Please donate blood at our Fall drive sponsored by Bishop Baldwin Council, Knights of Columbus, on Sunday, October 4, 2020. Our world has changed. We find new ways to connect, work, play, learn and support each other. Prior to COVID-19, community blood drives like ours accounted for 75% of the region’s incoming blood supply. Blood is needed every two seconds to meet the daily transfusion needs of cancer and surgery patients, accident and burn victims, newborns and mothers delivering babies. From organ transplants to heart surgeries, today’s advanced medical care relies on blood from volunteer donors. At this...

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Communion Guidelines

Posted on September 08, 2020 in: General News

Communion Guidelines   Please note the latest liturgical protocols we have received from the diocese:   · Beginning at the Saturday & Sunday Masses on 9/12&13, 2020, Communion will be distributed to the congregation at the usual time in the Mass – no longer after the Final Blessing and Dismissal.   · After he himself has received Communion, the celebrant will sanitize his hands (the chasuble will stay on), put on his face mask, and go to the tabernacle, if needed, to retrieve any ciboria to be used by other ministers.   · The congregation should ...

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