RELIGIOUS EDUCATION NEWS

 


CANTORS NEEDED

CANTORS ARE NEEDED FOR ST. JOSEPH PARISH – Can you help? We are in need of one or two Cantors to lead the singing for the 4:00 p.m. Mass on Saturday evenings. Anyone who is willing to serve in this ministry is asked to contact either Beth Rossi or Sr. Linda. We all know that…


ALPHA TO BEGIN HERE AT SAINT JOSEPH FOR ANYONE IN THE DIOCESE

The 7th Annual Alpha Course will begin on Wednesday, September 8, with   Dinner provided, at 6:00 p.m., in the Parish Social Hall. Alpha can be a life-changing spiritual experience for anyone who is willing to give two hours each Wednesday to this experience. Alpha is a series of sessions which explore the Christian faith and…


CELEBRATING THE BIRTHDAYS OF OUR 80- AND 90-YEAR-OLD PARISHIONERS. 

DON’T FORGET TO SIGN UP FOR THE 80’S AND 90’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION on Tuesday, August 17, beginning with the Celebration of the Eucharist at 6:00 p.m. in the church with Father Jozef and moving to the Church social Hall immediately after.  To sign up call 814-742-7075 and either Alison or Sister Linda will sign you up. 


Knights of Columbus Council #8075 Golf Tournament


OUR PARISH NEEDS CORNER

OUR PARISH IS LOOKING FOR SINGERS TO FORM A SMALL CHOIR FOR THE SINGING OF OUR SAINT JOSEPH DAYS CELEBRATION IN SEPTEMBER – If you would like to join in the formation of this choir for this occasion, please contact Sr. Linda at 814-934-0699 or speak with Beth Rossi or Michael Glunt. OUR PARISH IS…


A MISSION APPEAL

FR. MICHAEL MCCORMACK, O.P., WILL PREACH A MISSION APPEAL AT OUR PARISH ON JULY 31-AUGUST 1, to share the good works of the Domin ican Friars in East Africa. Fr. Michael invites all parishioners to become partners in mission with the friars serving in the mission, where they are engaged in the work of evangelization…


Becoming Catholic Inquiry Session


Bellwood Council of Churches Food Share

FOOD SHARE ITEMS – MESSAGE FROM THE COUNCIL OF CHURCHES – John Poe, in connection with the Bellwood Council of Churches, is inviting churches in Bellwood to begin their collection of items for the Fall give-away. St. Joseph Church is asked to collect Shampoo. We will have baskets for this collection at both entrances to the Church.


Memorial Prayer Service honoring the life of Sr. Celeste Ciesielka

The Carmelite Community of the Word will celebrate a Memorial Prayer Service honoring the life of Sr. Celeste Ciesielka who died from Covid-19 on December 15, 2020. Sr. Celeste served in many roles and touched the lives of many throughout the diocese. Family, friends and co-workers are invited to join in this celebration to be…