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altar server training

St. Joseph’s would like to invite children going into fifth grade next year and up to consider becoming altar servers at Mass.

We will offer a training session from 3:15-4:15 p.m. Wednesday, June 1. If this date doesn't work, we would be happy to make other arrangements. Adults are encouraged to serve in this capacity as well.

Contact us for complete details.


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Awesome Parish Apparel Available!
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Purchase comfortable and stylish apparel celebrating St. Joseph's. Click here to view all options and logo designs and to place orders. Items can be picked up at Team Go All Out, 665 W. Broadway, Bradley.
God is so good and we’re Faithful and Grateful at St. Joe’s!!        

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Filled with wisdom, insight, and humor and written by trusted Catholic authors, Take Five for Faith is a simple way to keep you focused on your faith as you start your day. Download the App and open it on your mobile device to read a new message everyday.

Download App for Android

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Click here and describe your request if you’d prefer to get these as e-mails.

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Are you and your spouse looking for the perfect weekend? A weekend to bring you closer together? A Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend is exactly what you are looking for.

Above is a brief video presentation about Worldwide Marriage Encounter.

This continually updated marriage enrichment program takes couples away from the distractions of everyday life to focus on each other. Instead of simply listening to lectures about how to improve your marriage, you will actually be improving your marriage.

 Click here for complete details, including the dates of upcoming weekends in the Chicago area and online registration.

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Visit the online Center for Action and Contemplation to experience the works, writings, and preaching of Fr. Richard Rohr, OFM, and to subscribe to his daily meditations. An internationally known speaker and author, Fr. Rohr provides up-to-date, thought-provoking insights into the presence of Christ in our lives.

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Word on Fire is packed with content, such as audio and video clips, blogs, and commentaries, for those interested in learning about the Catholic faith or deepening their own spirituality. The site was founded by Father Robert Barron, a renowned author and theologian and on-air contributor, analyst and writer for various media outlets. He is also the creator and host of “Catholicism,” the groundbreaking, award winning documentary series about the Catholic Faith.

Memorial Pavers Available

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Please consider adding a brick paver to the St. Joseph Parish Centennial Courtyard. Adding a paver to the beautiful display is a wonderful way of honoring or memorializing a loved one; conveying a message of hope or inspiration; sharing a verse of Scripture that is special to you and leaving your family's legacy at the parish.

Click here for complete details and to download the order form.

Faithful & Grateful at St. Joe's ...

Donations are greatly needed to maintain parish facilities and ministries. Please consider making an online donation to help St. Joseph Parish.

Liturgical Schedule

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The Schedule for June & July is ready.

Click here to view this new schedule. Click here to access the Web Terminal. Click here to view a tutorial for the Web Terminal.

Thank you for giving of your time to enhance the worship experience for our parishioners and guests.

Volunteers are always needed to help at liturgy as altar servers, Eucharistic ministers, hospitality ministers, lectors, and Mass coordinators. For details and training, contact Paul Storer, 815-939-3573 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Registration open for Religious Education at St. Joe’s for next year.

Click here to download the 2016-2017 enrollment form. Print and complete the form and submit at the RE or parish offices or label an envelope and drop in the collection basket at Mass. 

Click here to visit the RE Homepage to see the program in action!

For information about this fantastic parish ministry, please detail your questions here or call Anita Lovell or Jennifer Hoge in the Religious Education Office, 815-937-9340.

Giving Thanks Video

Please watch this “Giving Thanks” video and be generous with your support for the 2016 Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal of the Joliet Diocese. Click here to watch the full screen presentation.  

The CMAA funds a wide range of ministries and programs, such as education of men preparing for the priesthood, Catholic schools,Catholic Charities in helping provide food, shelter, clothing, professional counseling and medical services to thousands in need, parish ministries and initiatives. 

Click here to listen to Bishop Conlon's homily launching this year's CMAA with Fr. Tony's remarks about St. Joseph's and the Appeal.

Your support is very important to the success of this diocesan campaign!

Beyond Borders ...

The church is spread across the planet! Pope Francis is calling all of us to focus on love and compassion in this Year of Mercy.

Check out this video produced by the Supreme Council of the Knights of Columbus and see how people are proving that the idea of defending human life has no borders. Championing this cause is not just an American thing as the pope’s message is for everyone as well!

Want to learn how you can be a part of the Pro-Life Movement? Click here for details about the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. Click here to visit the Office for Human Dignity of the Joliet Diocese. 

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Get meditations from renowned priest and author, Henri Nouwen. These e-mails will inspire and guide your mind and heart. Click here to subscribe and for more spirituality resources. 

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St. Joseph Manna fundraising has been upgraded! Parishioners and others can still get Manna  after Sunday Masses and Thursday and Friday afternoons at the school, but now we have online options for buying these gift cards.

Click here for details on the Manna program itself and find out about the new ways to participate electronically and get started! 

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Healing Masses are celebrated regularly at St. Joseph Parish. At these special liturgies, we pray for the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of those seeking healing. Immediately following Mass, individuals are invited to be prayed over by the celebrant and other ministers.

Click here for more details about these liturgies and to find out when the next the Healing Mass is scheduled at St. Joseph’s.

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