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St. Joseph's Catholic Church

Weekend Masses - 9:00am & 11:00am

Saturday Mass - 5:15pm

Welcome to St. Joseph's Catholic Church
Weekend Masses - 9am & 11am
Saturday Mass - 5:15pm
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Welcome to St. Joseph's Catholic Church
Weekend Masses - 9am & 11am
Saturday Mass - 5:15pm
View Mass Schedule
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Weekday Masses and Other Special Celebrations

Weekday Masses

Monday – 5:15pm
Tuesday – 9:00am
Wednesday – 9:00am
Thursday – 9:00am
Friday – 5:15pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Reading Resources

Lenten Pastoral Letter from Archbishop Mulhall

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March 15, 2024

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Pastoral Letter on social media

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February 9, 2024

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Message from His Holiness Pope Francis – World Day of the Sick

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February 9, 2024

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Lenten Collection 2023 – Letter from Archbishop Mulhull

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December 11, 2023

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Father Cosmas' Reflection

Compassion from within

Compassion from within

 In Mark 6:30-34, we see a profound display of Jesus’ compassion both for his apostles and for the crowd: The apostles return to Jesus and report all they had done and taught during their missionary journey. Jesus acknowledges their hard work and dedication. Understanding their fatigue, Jesus invites them to come away to a quiet place and rest. This shows His concern for their well-being, emphasizing that He cares about their physical and emotional needs, not just their spiritual mission.

Despite His own need for rest and the apostles’ need for recuperation, Jesus sees the crowd that follows them. He perceives them as “sheep without a shepherd,” indicating their lack of direction, guidance, and care.

Moved by compassion, Jesus begins to teach the crowd many things. This act of teaching addresses their deeper spiritual hunger and need for guidance, showing that His compassion extends beyond immediate physical needs to their holistic well-being. Jesus models a balance between caring for His close followers and the broader community. He recognizes the needs of both groups and addresses them appropriately.

Even in His weariness, Jesus puts the needs of the crowd before His own, demonstrating selfless love and compassion. This challenges us to sometimes put others’ needs above our own comfort. Jesus’ compassion addresses both physical and spiritual needs, reminding us that true care for others should consider all aspects of their well-being.

This passage encourages us to emulate Jesus’ compassionate nature by caring for those close to us and extending that care to the wider community, balancing our own needs with the call to serve others.

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June 30 2024 Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Our Ministries & Parish Groups

Parish Pastoral Council
Parish Finance Committee
Lectors
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
Liturgy Committee
Altar Servers

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Announcements

Welcome to our new parish members

A warm welcome to the new families in Our Parish