“Through the Son, then, God decided to bring the whole universe back to himself. God made peace through his Son’s sacrificial death on the cross and so brought back to himself all things, both on earth and in heaven”
COLOSSIANS 1 VS. 20
One in Faith, One in Hope and One in Charity.
Thank you so much for your support of this very worthy charity, please return you ABCD envlope as soon as posiible so that we, as a parish, may not only make our quota, but benefit from passing it.
The Annual Collection for Church in Latin America takes place this weekend. Your support is vital to these churches to enable them to fund their programs.
Thank you for your generosity.
Coffee and Donuts
Please support our fundraising efforts by joining us for coffee and donuts served by the members of our various Group in the Parish hall after the Masses on Sunday.
The Sanctuary Lamp burns this week in loving memory of Velma Byrne, who passed away recently, offered by her family.
The second meeting of our Why Catholic?
team members will take place on Wednesday, March 12th at 7pm
Stations of the Cross
Will take place on all the Fridays of Lent at 6pm in English and 7:00pm in Spanish.
No Baptisms will take place during Lent. The next baptism after Easter will be April 27th.
English, Monday, March 10th, at 7 pm.
Spanish, Tuesday, March 11th, at 7:30 pm
Religious Education Classes
Please keep the children who made First Confession yesterday in preparation for their reception of First Eucharist and also the Catechumens who will be elected by Archbishop Wenski in the Cathedral of St. Mary today.
Life in the Spirit
Charismatic Renewal Prayer Group on Wednesday, March 12th at 7:30 pm in the Church, the theme is “God’s Love”.
Next Taize Prayer Service
Will take place on Friday, March 14th at 7:30 pm in the Church.
Feast of St. Joseph
Wednesday, March 19th is the feast of St. Joseph our patron saint.
Masses will be at
& 5:30pm in English
7:00 pm in Spanish.
The traditional bread for the health of Kitty & Wayne Mulligan will be blessed and distributed during the 8am Mass.
If you would like to sponsor a St. Joseph Candle in memory of a loved one please call the parish office. Votive candles are also available.
Annual Taste of St. Joseph Festival
Sunday, March 23rd from 11am until 9 pm in the Parish Hall.
Featuring food, music for dancing with the Sason Band from 5 pm to 9 pm and lots of raffle prizes and games, etc. Performances by different school groups. Entrance fee is $1.00, includes door prize. Tickets are available after all the weekend Masses for our Raffle that takes place during the festival, $1 each or a book of 11 for $10.
Don’t forget to return your raffle stubs. If you’re not in you can’t win.We are in need of: Food, a volunteer to fry empanadas, and Drivers to pick up the donated food from the restaurants.
If you can help, please call Aida at 786-624-0286. There will be a meeting for all volunteers on Friday, March 14th at 7:30 pm in the Parish Hall.
Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Cemetery
The seventh Corporal Work of Mercy teaches us to bury the deceased with dignity. The Church has consecrated our Catholic Cemeteries to ensure that we have the appropriate place to fulfill this teaching.
We have invited representatives from Catholic Cemeteries Family Service program to visit us on March 23rd. The counselors will have information available to help you make your own decisions. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity to learn about advance planning in a Catholic Cemetery.
Please visit our website: www.catholiccemeteriesmiami.org for more information.
Spanish Choir Mass
Our choir at the 6 pm Spanish Mass is fundraising to buy a new piano for the Church, if you are able to help them with this endeavor, please call the parish office.
Collection of March 2nd
Debt. Reduction: $227.00
st. Vincent de Paul: $2,818.00
Thank you for your generosity.
What do bequests, life insurance gifts, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts and life time giving all have in common?
They are ways we can support St. Joseph Parish and helpshare our Catholic faith with future generations.
For information any of these planned giving vehicles, contact the rectory or call the office of planned giving at 305-762-1110