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“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

Register For Mass Here

Registration for this weekend Masses - February 27 & 28 is now closed. We do have room for walk ups this weekend and here's a reminder that it is recommended you arrive at least 5 minutes before Mass starts to check in and be seated.

Weekend Mass Times:

  • Saturday at 5:00 pm
  • Sunday at 8:30 & 10:00 am

Drive Up Communion
11:00 am to 12:00 Noon on Sundays

Reconciliation
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm on Saturdays in the library off of the Gathering Space.

*Check out an article on wearing Face Masks from the Catholic Spirit here.

Events

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Stations of the Cross

Join us on the following Fridays during Lent - February 26, March 5, 12, 19 & 26 at 7:00 pm in the Worship Space. Masks are required and we will be physically distancing.

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! During this difficult time St. Joseph of the Lakes is here for you and our community. Learn more about giving today.

Donate today

Second Sunday of Lent

Good Morning. Here is the Mass for the Second Sunday of Lent with our presider Fr. Ken Pierre. Enjoy your Sunday everyone!

Adult Formation Lenten Series - “Life After Death and other Lenten topics”

You are invited to attend an in person or a Zoom Lenten group discussion on Monday evenings 6:30-8:00 pm or Wednesday afternoons from 1-2:30 pm starting on February 22 and 24(same topics on both days) during the season of Lent. Registration is required to attend either live or virtually to secure email addresses for Zoom options and numbers for live attendance which are limited.

Join us at our first session as we discuss videos that address new findings of after-death experiences (although you need not view videos to join the discussion) We will continue with other Lenten topics, scripture study and prayer through the Lenten season. Participants will be contacted prior for Zoom information and video sites to preview before the session. For more information or to request a topic, contact Judy Foster at [email protected] To register, please click on the register button:

Into the Desert - Family Faith Formation Night

The Search - Video Series

Thursdays, Feb 11- March 25, 7:00-8:30 PM in Worship Space

As the Lenten season approaches, we will begin offering a 7-week video series entitled, The Search.

This Catholic series will guide us through seven episodes, examining the great big story of life & death, sorrow & happiness, science & faith. It is beautifully made and designed to enkindle wonder as it takes people on a journey through life’s enduring questions. Small group discussion follows the video. Social distancing and masks will be required. Register by clicking the Register! button below.

If you prefer to view The Search videos at home, they are available through our parish membership on FORMED.org. Follow these simple steps to register for FORMED

  1. Go to formed.org/signup and sign up as a parishioner
  2. Select our parish by entering name, city and/or zip code
  3. Register with your name and email address
  4. Check your email account for a link to begin using FORMED

Questions? Contact Andi Million 651.784.3015

St. Joe's Ireland Trip

We are taking a trip and would like to invite you! We are taking a Pilgrage to Irelend- April 19 - April 30 2022

Explore the beauty of the “Emerald Isle” as you travel throughout the north and south. We'll visit the Blarney Castle for some kissing and spend two nights in a 17th-century castle. Savor a pint of Guinness and enjoy the company of our fellow travelers. This tour is accompanied by an excellent local guide, who will give insight about the spiritual and historical significance of Ireland. Let Magi Travel take you on one of their quality, custom tours which have been planned and perfected for over 35 years.

Space is limited so sign up today. Click here for more information or to register!

Additional Opportunities for Interactive Prayer

St. Joseph’s of the Lakes offers the following online services to those who wish to participate interactively in worship services.

Having an internet-connected device (computer, cell phone, or tablet), an email account and a desire to actively worship is all that’s needed. If you are interested please send an email to [email protected] Usually a day or so before the worship or prayer session starts, you will receive an email invite with an active link from [email protected] To improve security, the email will have a short personal message stating the purpose of the Zoom session with a reference to St. Joseph’s of the Lakes.

A few minutes before the session starts, click on the link. If Zoom is not installed, it will do so, after which you will be asked to join the session. That’s all there’s to it.

Liturgy of the Word Service

This service is the online version of our Word and Communion services held in the Small Chapel off of the main church. To start it will be held every Monday at 8:30 am. If there’s more interest, other days and times can be added.

Prayer Group (Christian meditation, guided prayer, and Scripture study)

The Prayer group is hosting an online Zoom conferencing session every Thursday until we can once again meet at church. The start time is 7 pm each Thursday. Please contact Michael at [email protected] for this zoom code.

Adult Small Faith Communities

We are please to announce new Small Faith Communities for our adults in our St. Joe's parish.

These small faith communities are discussion groups with guided materials. You can create your own group, request a group by age, gender, interest or hobby. Meetings can be on site or at someone’s home.

Click the button below to sign up for the kind/type of group you would like to attend, then come and experience a sense of community in a Covid-19 safe environment.

If you have questions or would lile more information on the new Adult Small Faith Communities please contact Judy Foster at [email protected] or call 651-784-3015 and ask for Judy.

New - St. Joe's Extra

We have a new bi-monthly communication piece for St. Joe's to help us keep community and build community. Thank you to parishioner Ivy Cavegn for your donation of time and talent! If you have an idea, book review or would like to participate in a future "Our Neighbors in the Pew" article please contact Ivy at [email protected] Click the link below to read our St. Joe's Extra!

St. Joe's Extra

Resources for Support

Our parish can be a wonderful resource when you find yourself in need. Barb Uschold Anderson, our Director of Pastoral Care is available to provide assistance in accessing mental health care, food and housing assistance, and spiritual care. Here is a list of community resources you may want to be aware of and share with family and friends. Barb can be contacted at 651-784-3015 x112.  

Click here for additional Resources

Mass Times

In person Masses in the Main Worship Space began on June 6, 2020. We are requesting registration for weekend Masses, however, walk-ups are also welcome, space permitting.

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

Daily Mass Schedule
Mon: Word and Communion 8:30 am
Tues: Mass 6:30 pm
Wed: Mass 8:30 am
Thurs: Mass 8:30 am
Fri: Mass 8:30 am

Drive Up Communion
Sundays: 11:00 am - 12:00 Noon

Staff

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Mobile App

We have our new Parish App available for you to download - click the image below 

 

Apple 

Text ParishApp1 to 555888


Android 

Text ParishApp2 to 555888

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Office Hours

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