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 8:30 am
Tues: Mass 6:30 pm
Wed: Mass 8:30 am
Thurs: Mass 8:30 am
Fri: Mass 8:30 am

*By attending the 5:00 pm Mass on Saturdays you agree to be filmed for our recorded online Mass.

Reconciliation is on Saturdays from 3:30 pm to 4:20 pm in the Reconciliation Room in the Chapel.




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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.

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The Third Sunday of Ordinary Time

Good Morning! Here is our Mass for The Third Sunday in Ordinary Time with our presider Fr. Bob Hazel. Have a Blessed Sunday!

Cana Supper

Join us starting at 6:00 pm on Saturday, February 12, 2022 for a relaxing, fun-filled evening with your spouse! *Java Soul will play from 7:30-9pm. Couples of all ages are welcome. For more information, contact Meisha Johnson at [email protected] and register now as this event is limited to 40 couples!


Seven Sisters Apostolate

Are you interested in deepening your prayer life and discovering more about the value of intercessory prayer?

We are looking for 7 women to form a Seven Sisters Apostolate which will be dedicating 1 hour a week to praying for ourpastor. Each person will take a different day of the week and offer 1 hour of prayer on their assigned day. 

If you feel called to this ministry/small group please contact Meisha Johnson at M[email protected] or call 651.784.3015 x 108.


2022 Castaway Retreat for 9-12 Grade

A wonderful weekend retreat for Teens in Grades 9-12 at Castaway Club in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota from March 25 through March 27, 2022. For more information contact Scott Frieler at [email protected] or at 651-784-3015 x104. Click here to download the registration form!


9 Days for Life


9 Days for Life is a novena for the protection of human life. Each day’s intention is accompanied by a short reflection and suggested actions to help build a culture of life. Click here to learn more at:

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 -  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!

Updated Guidelines for Masses

We at St. Joseph of the Lakes continue to follow Archdiocesan and Minnesota Department of Health Guidelines for best practices regarding Covid-19 in celebrating the Mass and other operations here at St. Joe’s.

Archbishop Hebda released a video on Thursday, December 9, 2021 encouraging all faithful to wear masks and social distance when possible in large gatherings.

Our parish has returned to congregational singing and our priests and lay ministers are processing in at the beginning of Mass and out at the end of Mass. W have also returned to processing up for communion. We have a section of pews available for those who prefer to social distance.

If you have any questions regarding Covid-19 procedures here at St. Joe’s please contact Amy Moore at [email protected]

*By attending the 5:00 pm Mass on Saturdays you agree to be filmed for our recorded online Mass.

A Message from Archbishop Hebda

Archbishop Hebda's message to the faithful for safe gatherings this Advent and Christmas season. Click his picture to watch this video.

Mobile App

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



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From the Desk of Fr. Mike

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Office Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 12:00 Noon