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Mass Times: Weekdays 8 am, Saturday 5 pm, Sunday 9 am

Confessions: Saturday 4:00 - 4:45 pm. before Mass.

Pastor: Fr. Michael Gutgsell
Call 402-253-2889

First Holy Eucharist: Third week of Easter.

RE Class 2018: First Holy Eucharist

Summer: Religious Education Activities.

Grounds: Saint Joseph's prayer garden.

Annual Picnic: 2018 picnic was held indoors.

Annual Picnic: 2018 picnic was held indoors.

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St. Joseph Catholic Community is a parish family united by a common faith whose mission is: to proclaim and live the Good News of Jesus; to worship God according to the Catholic tradition; to be a welcoming, loving community; to serve the educational and social needs of the community; to reach out to all, especially the poor, the disenfranchised and the most vulnerable of the world - to bring all people to Jesus Christ.

Tues., July 9, K of C Mtg, 7 p.m., Rosary 6:45 p.m.

The Ladies’ Guild will meet Tuesday, July 9th, at 7:00 p.m. in the RE Center. We will serve wine and cheese after the meeting.  All women of the parish are welcome to attend.

WANT TO BE A MINISTER 
Anyone wishing to become a Lector or an EMHC, please give your name to Sharon VanTassell or email her at secretary68059@gmail.com.  Training and mandation will be in August.

WHEELCHAIR AVAILABLE
St. Joseph Church has two wheelchairs available for anyone who needs assistance getting into or out of the church. A chair is located in the South entryway. (The front door we do not use). Feel free to borrow this chair if you need it.

2019 MARRIAGE CELEBRATION
Archbishop George J. Lucas invites you to attend the annual Mass honoring marriage September 15th at St. Cecilia’s in Omaha or September 29th at St. Mary’s in Norfolk. This event honors couples who are celebrating 5, 25, 40, 50, 55, 60 or more years of marriage, and this year we are also welcoming our 1-year anniversary couples! Rosary at 1:30pm, Mass at 2pm. This event is free but registration is required by Monday, July 29th, 2019. Visit Family.ArchOmaha.org/enriching-marriage for more information or contact Reggan at 402.551.9003 extension 1300.  If it is more convenient you can give your name to Sharon VanTassell and she will forward all names from our parish.  Secretary must have those names by Thursday, July 25.

PLEASE NOTE

If you need to reach the church secretary, (Sharon VanTassell) the email address has changed. Please email us secretary68059@gmail.com

STEPHENS’ CENTER

Many thanks to Larry & Kathy Kaiser, Dave & Lin Kulm, Candy Connery, Jim Optiz and his granddaughter, Anika, Jena McFadden & Tony Marriot, friends of Kathy Kaiser for preparing a Taco Dinner for 150 guests at the Stephens’ Center this past Monday.  The guests really appreciated the meal.

YOUTH GROUP

Youth Group will meet Wednesday, July 24th at 6:00-7:00pm and/or 7:00-8:30pm in the RE Center. Youth Group members who attend the Steubenville Youth Conference will meet from 6:00-7:00pm to debrief and to determine what to talk about to those who did not attend. 

7:00-8:30pm is for all YG members to learn how Steubenville affected and empowered those who went.

If you would like to join our prayer chain please contact Julie Richards to receive texts at 402-881-2407, or Dorothy Foged to receive phone calls at 402-253-3633.     

REMEMBER IN OUR PRAYERS
For the sick: Kathy Ewing, Harriet Green, Sally Leyden, Jerry Martin, Wes Erhart, Joe Vampola.

*Please let us know if a person needs to be removed from our Prayer List.

 

Sarpy County Fair Food Booth – July 31- Aug 4

Food fair

Can you believe the fair is only 2 ½ months away?  That means it is time to staff the Knights of Columbus food booth at the Sarpy County Fair.  You can sign up for a shift or 5 if you would like at this link: Fair Food Booth Sign Up

In case you are not aware, we serve breakfast, lunch and dinner from Wednesday to Sunday and it takes a village to cover all the shifts.  The proceeds go into our Knights of Columbus church community to provide scholarships, coats for kids, and many other worthwhile efforts. 

We appreciate everybody’s help and if you have a teen looking for service hours this is a great way to get some!  We need help stocking pop, cleaning tables, removing trash and re-filling condiments.  Please let us know, we can find a job for your child.

If you have any questions please contact Ralph Meister, (402) 707-8426 or ralphlmeister@hotmail.com

Totus Tuus is coming to St. Joseph's Parish again June 15 - 21. 

Youth, grades 7 - 12, meet Sunday -Thursday evenings from 7:00 - 9:00  p.m. in the youth group room.

Elementary children, grades 1 - 6, meet Monday - Friday from 9 - 2:30 p.m. (need to bring a sack lunch).

Registration forms for Totus Tuus can be found by the RE office, in the Narthex, and online at www.stjosf.org. The cost is $10 per elementary child or $25 per family of three or more children and grades 7 - 12 are free.