Saturday Evening - 5:00 pm
Sunday Morning - 9:30 am
Daily Mass - 8:30 am Tuesday
Daily Mass at St. Mary on Monday and Friday at 8:30 a.m.
Daily Mass at St. Charles on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 8:30 a.m.
TRI – PARISH WEEKEND MASS TIMES
Sunday-8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.
Sunday-8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 and 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Offices are in the Parish Center - 6068 Water Street
Welcome to St. Joseph Parish. We are followers of Jesus Christ and we gather weekly in His name. We believe that each person has been blessed and gifted by the Holy Spirit. We encourage everyone to respond to their baptismal call by sharing their time, talents and treasures and we believe that by doing so, we will become true disciples of the Lord. We invite you to join us in this fellowship.
Calendar of Events
Advent Reconciliation Service
Saturday, December 14 - 10:00 a.m. at St. Charles
Examination of conscience, individual confession and absolution.
The December 8th Feast of the Immaculate Conception falls on a Sunday this year, which happens to be the Second Sunday of Advent. Therefore, the liturgy of the feast day transfers to Monday, December 9th, but the obligation to attend Mass is lifted this year only. Obligation does not transfer with the date. There are no December 8th Masses of Anticipation for the feast day.
December 24, Christmas Eve
4:00 p.m. - St. Mary
5:00 p.m. - St. Joseph
5:00 p.m. - St. Charles
7:00 p.m. - St. Charles (Spanish)
10:00 p.m. - St. Mary
December 25, Christmas Day
8:00 a.m. - St. Charles
9:00 a.m. - St. Mary
9:30 a.m. - St. Joseph
10:00 a.m. - St. Charles
Adult Faith Formation Series
St. Clare along with St. Thomas in Waterford, St. Mary in Burlington, St. Charles in Burlington and St. Joseph and Lyons have an adult formation program which is intended bring adults into a deeper knowledge of the Catholic Faith. Any adult, even those who are not catholic are invited to attend. You may attend one topic, all sessions in a series or all the series.
The venue for these adult formation rotates between St. Mary and St. Thomas by series.
Classes are held Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:00 pm
2019 Thanksgiving/Advent Series - at St. Thomas
305 S. First St., Waterford, in the gathering space of the church.
November 27 - No Class for Thanksgiving
December 4 - Spiritual & Corporal Works of Mercy
December 11 - Christian Morality
December 18 - Catholic Social Teaching
December 25 - No Class for Christmas
Click on the link below for a list of class dates and topics through July 2020.
Mission Trips Announced
Dominican Republic Trip:
June 5 - 14, 2020
This trip is open to all adults. We will be preparing and delivering care packages to various locations, including an orphanage and churches. We will also do some painting and minor home repair. Each night ends with dinner and sharing. Cost of the trip will be $930 + airfare (about $800). This includes all lodging, meals and transportation once we arrive. Fundraisers are being planned to help offset some of the cost. If you would like more details or are interested in going, contact Rita VanSchyndel at [email protected] or 262-763-2050.
Middle School Trip: June 22 - June 26
Just 5 Days: A Catholic, hands-on youth mission trip just for middle school students! This year's trip will be to Eden Prairie, Minnesota, a suburb of Minneapolis. Just 5 Days encourages young people to grow in discipleship with Jesus by connecting their volunteer service with the teachings and beliefs of the Catholic faith. Youth are engaged in hands-on service that meets the real needs of the community, live music, dynamic learning activities and plenty of fun! Registration forms will be available soon! We will also need chaperones for this trip. Please contact Rita if you are interested in chaperoning!
Synod Information and Updates
Mission Statement for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee
To proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ through his saving death and resurrection by calling, forming and sending disciples to go and make new disciples.
As a people, we are called to encounter Jesus and grow as disciples through the sacramental life of the Church.
2 Guys and a Gospel
Prepare yourself for this week's Gospel with Fr. Phillip Bogacki and Fr. Ricardo Martin as they brainstorm about their homilies and reflect on the Gospel reading.
Readings for the week of December 1, 2019
- Sunday: Is 2:1-5 / Ps 122:1-2, 3-4, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 [cf. 1] / Rom 13:11-14 / Mt 24:37-44
- Monday: Is 4:2-6 / Ps122:1-2, 3-4b, 4cd-5, 6-7, 8-9 / Mt 8:5-11
- Tuesday: Is 11:1-10 / Ps 72:1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17 [cf. 7] / Lk 10:21-24
- Wednesday: Is 25:6-10a / Ps 23:1-3a, 3b-4, 5, 6 [6cd] / Mt 15:29-37
- Thursday: Is 26:1-6 / Ps 118: 1 and 8-9. 19-21, 25-27a [26a] / Mt 7:21, 24-27
- Friday: Is 29:17-24 / Ps 27:1, 4, 13-14 [1a] / Mt 9:27-31
- Saturday: Is 30:19-21, 23-26 / Ps 147:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 / Mt 9:35—10:1, 5a, 6-8
- Next Sunday: Is 11:1-10 / Ps 72:1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 19 [cf. 7] / Rom 15:4-9 / Mt 3:1-12