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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.

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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 Parish Activities

Wed. Aug. 22, RE Mass & Backpack Blessing, 6:15 p.m.
RE classes begin on Wednesday, August 29 at 6:15pm - 7:30pm.

Religious Education Volunteers Needed

We need Catechists and Aides for RE. If you are interested, please contact Sherry Huntwork (shuntwork@msn.com or 402-253-2949 ext 4.)
If you have not registered for RE, please fill out a registration form and place in Sherry Huntwork’s mailbox by church offices. Registration forms are located in the Narthex.
Meeting for all RE volunteers (Catechists and Aides) is August 08 at 6:00 (supper provided.) We are meeting in the social hall.
RE begins with Mass and Backpack Blessing on August 22 at 6:15 for all grades and their families. Following Mass is an informational meeting covering the RE Handbook and calendar.
RE classes, begin on Wednesday, August 29. Classes for all grades will start at 6:15 and end at 7:30. If you have any questions, please contact Sherry Huntwork at 402-253-2949 ext. 4 or email at shuntwork@msn.com.

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 Chris, Lisa, Sylvia and Andrew Dierking and Scott, Jane, Hannah and Madsion Ferrin for preparing and serving the dinner at the Stephens’ Center this month.

Thank you
On behalf of your St. Joseph Knights of Columbus we want to THANK ALL of our parish family members and their extended family and friends who took time to help in our food booth at the Sarpy County Fair again this year. Also, thanks to all who supported us by stopping by and eating at the booth. We can't thank the workers enough. No matter what the task you were asked to do, you did it (including learning to make charges on the tablet computers). Without you we CANNOT handle such a big undertaking! When you hear of all the good things that the Knights do, just remember you are also part of it because of your help and support. Thanks again. Ralph and Tim

Ladies Guild

We are asking the women of our parish to procure raffle items for the October 27 Soup Supper. These include gift cards or actual items. If you are friendly with a local business and would like to ask them for a donation, please print a procurement letter and donor form from the Ladies Guild page here. The business may need the letter for tax purposes, and the Guild would like the donor form filled out and returned to them. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year, so we appreciate any donations. Donations can be given to Dorothy Foged (402-253-2633) or Julie Richards (402-881-2407 or juttrichaz@aol.com) Contact Julie if you have questions or donate online here.

If you are in need of prayers or want to join our prayer chain, contact Dorothy or Julie at the phone numbers above.

REMEMBER IN OUR PRAYERS

For the sick: Joyce Cockerill, Kathy Ewing, Harriet Green, Ted Riha, Duane Poser, Sally Leyden, Chrissy Skinner, Jerry Martin, Wes Erhart, Frank Novotny 
*Please let us know if a person needs to be removed from our Prayer List.

October 27, Soup Supper and Raffle

October 27 has been selected as the date for our annual Soup Supper and Raffle. Our next meeting will be August 13th at 7:00pm in the RE Center. We will discuss the gift shop and continue organizing our stewardship. Wine and cheese will be provided. All women of our parish are invited to attend. Questions can be directed to Julie Richards at 402-881-2407 or at juttrichaz@aol.com