Together in Spirit


“We, the people of St. Joseph of the Lakes Catholic Church, as Christ's Body, strive to be the heart, hands and feet of Jesus Christ. ”

-- St. Joseph of the Lakes Vision Statement

St. Joseph of the Lakes

Mass Times

Weekend Mass Schedule
5:00 pm Saturday
8:30 and 10:00 am Sunday 

Daily Mass Schedule
Mon: Word and Communion 8:30am
Tues: Mass 6:30 pm
Wed: Mass 8:30 am
Thurs: Mass 8:30 am
1st Thurs of the month: Mass 6:30 pm
Fri: Mass 8:30 am




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From the Desk of Fr. Mike

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Teaching the Lives of the Saints

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Giving God Room

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Faith Formation Registration 2019-2020

We at St. Joe’s are excited to offer you a full array of fast-paced, high-energy, faith-forming programs and activities. They are designed for you and your family to become spiritually alive in the best practices of the Catholic faith.

Here is information for our registration process and programming for the upcoming year.

*  All registrations for Faith Formation sessions have moved to an electronic format. 
*  All Elementary, Middle and High School Students & Parents should enter through the Great Hall doors for Faith Formation sessions.
*  Elementary Faith Formation - Choose either a Monday or Wednesday session: Monday session meets 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm and Wednesday session meets 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm from October to April.
*   Middle School (grades 7 & 8) and High School (grades 9 & 10) will begin their session as a large group in the Great Hall. We meet on Wednesdays from 7:15 pm to 8:30 pm from October to April.
*  Faith Formation Volunteers will receive a set discount based on the volunteer role and will be reimbursed
discounts at the end of the Faith Formation Year. You also have an opportunity to “gift” your discounts back to
*  St. Joseph’s to add to your charitable deductions for the year. Sign up to volunteer early to receive the
maximum benefit.

Tuition September 1, 2019 until September 23, 2019
Early Childhood Sunday Program (Ages 3 to Kindergarten) on or before August 31, 2019 is $130.00 per child
Grades 1 - 10 Program is $150.00 per child
*2nd Grade, 9th Grade and 10th Grade pay additional Retreat free of $50.00/child
Max family tuition is $390.00 plus the retreat fee if applicable for Grades 2, 9 & 10

An email was sent to families with children between the ages of 3 years of age and 16. If you use the link within the e-mail it will automatically fill in your family ID and the current address and contact information we have on file.

Here is a generic link - please have your family ID ready.

Registration link

Growing Through Loss

Have you experienced some type of loss? Death of spouse, child, parent, friend? Gain support for loss and grief issues at the “Growing Through Loss” series held on Monday evenings at St Odilia’s Catholic Church  (3495 N. Victoria Shoreview,MN)  September 16 thru October 21.  Registration takes place each night at 6:45pm of the program and you may attend one or more of the sessions. The series is offered through a coalition of area churches and is ideal for anyone in need of grief support.  For more information, please contact Barb Uschold Anderson, Director of Pastoral Care 651-784-3015 x112.  Look for a flyer in the Gathering space CareNote Kiosk- “Growing Through Loss".

Flu Vaccination Clinic At St. Joe’s

Flu Vaccination Clinic At St. Joe’s  on Thursday, September 19 4:00 — 5:00 pm

Please bring your health insurance card (Primary & Secondary if you have two) along with a copy of your card to the clinic here at St. Joe’s in Rooms 105-106.

We Accept Medicare and the Following Insurances

  • BCBS of MN                        ·    Medica
  • Health Partners                   ·    Preferred One
  • United Health Care

If you don’t have one of the insurances listed above you are welcome to purchase a Flu injection the day of the clinic for $35, FluMist (if available) for $40 or High Dose $60.

3 Ways to Register:

  1. Register in the Office
  2. Register Online at:
  3. Walk-ins are welcome.


Fall Adult Enrichment Series

Fall Adult Enrichment Series

The New Evangelization: The Vision of the U.S. Conference of Bishops. Judy Foster leads the fall series with two sessions each Tuesday.

  • 9:15 am to 10:30 am or
  • 7:15 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us for a presentations and discussion on each of these dates in Rooms 101-103: 

  • Tuesday, September 24                                
  • Tuesday, October 1
  • Tuesday, October 8  
  • Tuesday, October 15
  • Tuesday, October 22
  • Tuesday, October 29

Come talk about how you were “taught” the faith and how the new model of formation becomes a true “journey of
Faith.” For more information contact Judy in the parish office at 651-784-3015 or by email at [email protected].

This series is free and no pre-registration required.


St. Joseph's App!

This is a great way of staying up to date and informed about all the happenings here at St. Joe’s especially Faith Formation notices! The app is available for both android and apple users.

  • Apple users text stjoemn1 to 555888
  • Android users text stjoemn2 to 555888

Or you can search the app store or google play store for St. Joseph Lino Lakes and then download the app.

Make sure to accept notifications and to select different St. Joe’s community groups in the upper left hand side of the open app. Then tap the menu (three lines), then select notifications, and turn on which groups (Faith Formation) from whom you will receive messages. If you have any questions, check in with any St. Joe’s staff for help.


Why Give?

God has given us many gifts and He calls us to share these gifts to create a better community and a better world. Whether your gifts are financial in nature, giving of your time or your talents, there are many ministries here at St. Joseph's that will welcome your contributions! Learn more about giving today.

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Office Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm