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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.

Upcoming Events

Tues., Nov. 26, Joint Thanksgiving Service at First United Methodist Church, 7 p.m.
Wed., Dec.4, RE  6:15 p.m.
The Knights/Guild Christmas Party will be Saturday, December 7th after 5:00 Mass in the Social Hall. Last names A-L bring a side dish and M-Z bring a dessert.  

Please join us at First United Methodist Church on Tuesday, November 26 at 7:00 pm for our annual joint Thanksgiving service.  Anyone interested in joining the choir, please plan to attend a practice on November 19, 6:30-7:30pm.  Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate.

It is getting that time of the year when winter coats are becoming a necessity. As been done in the past 8 to 10 years,  the St. Joseph Knights of Columbus have (Free) New Winter Coats and Hats to give to children in need who cannot afford to purchase them. Sizes run from toddler to Junior High age. This is strictly a confidential project with no questions asked. If your family is in need of a new coat or coats or if you know of someone in need please contact Ralph at 402-707-8426.


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

All are welcome to join the St. Joseph’s prayer chain to offer intercessory prayers for those in need. To sign up there are two options to consider. If you would prefer to be notified via phone call, please contact Dorothy Foged at 402-253-2633 to be added. If you would prefer to be notified via text message, please text Julie Richards and type your name and “add to prayer chain” or call 402-881-2407 to be added.

For the sick: Kathy Ewing, Harriet Green, Sally Leyden, Jerry Martin, Wes Erhart.

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


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.

If you are a Lecter, an EMHC or a server and can assist at any of our Christmas masses please let us know.  We still need the following: 

Christmas Eve, 5 p.m. 
1 Lector, 1 EMHC and 2 Servers
Midnight Mass
2 Lectors, 2 EMHCs, and 2 Servers
Christmas Morning, 9 a.m.
2 Servers

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) program.  If any baptized Catholic wishes to learn more and dig deeper into their faith, they are welcome to attend with no obligations. 
Our next sessions will be starting at 6:15 – 7:30 PM in Father Gutgsell’s office. All sessions will be on Wednesday’s at the same time. Please feel free to join any/all sessions that appeal to you.   If you have questions, please feel free to call me at 402-677-5643 or catch me after Mass.  

Click here for RCIA Schedule