Welcome to St. Joseph's!

 

Click here to reserve seats for October 24/25, 2020.

 (When you register ... We are asking if you are signing up just yourself to enter 1; if you are signing up two people enter 2; if you are signing up three or more people enter 3. Your group should only be from your immediate family). 

Thank you for your understanding as we are limited to 52 attendees per Mass during this phase.

Click here to watch an informational video about the various new procedures and what to expect when coming to worship at St. Joseph’s during this phase. Click here for the text of the video to look over.

 

Weekday & Weekend Masses at St. Joseph

Weekday and Sunday Masses are still available for parishioners and friends of St. Joseph’s to view at home. (The latest Mass is above). Click here for additional recently recorded Masses at St. Joseph's.

St. Joseph Parish Facebook Page

This is our parish Facebook page. You do not need to subscribe to see out latest information shared on social media.

The FAQ section explains various changes for Ministers and new Mass procedures.  Eucharistic MinistersLectorsHospitalityAltar Servers.

Please consider adding a brick paver to the St. Joseph Parish Centennial Courtyard. Click here for details and order form.

Support St. Joseph Parish while you shop! It’s free and easy! Click here to create an account and VE273 for St. Joe’s. Then just shop.

Our Blood Drive is Sunday, Nov. 15. Click here for an appointment or call 815-939-3573. Versiti is testing donations for COVID-19 antibodies.

The Joliet Diocese has decided to extend the online Protecting God’s Children option through October 31, 2020. Click here to begin the process. For assistance, send an email to: helpdesk@virtus.org

Our Knights of Columbus are delivering groceries and other household items to parishioners living in the area. For this confidential service, click here to complete the online form.

Instead of doing the Baby Bottle campaign during Respect Life Month, we have an online opportunity to support the nearby River Valley Pregnancy Center. Click here to learn more about the important work at the center. Click here to donate.

Volunteers are needed for our next Mobile Food Pantry. Click here to sign-up. This will once again be “drive-thru” distribution. For more information, email Peggy (blanchettepbj@att.net) or Gisel (gwaide@comcast.net).

We have gift cards available for restaurants, retail stores, gas stations, grocery stores and more! Right now, we cannot offer onsite sales, but we would be happy to still fill your order. Call Pattie Storer at 815-932-9145. Click here to see all the available gift cards and percentages.    

 
 

We are very grateful for those who are continuing to support the parish by mailing envelopes, participating in  Automated Giving and utilizing PayPal. We are hoping the rest of the parish will do the same. Click here to download the form for Automated Giving or click on the Donate button below to set-up PayPal donations.

 

Click here to view the collection numbers from weekend Masses and find out about our Auto-Deduct and all the other fundrasing programs at St. Joseph's.


If any of our St Joseph Parish family members would like to volunteer and help us clean after a weekend Mass to help get our church ready for the next service, we have created an online sign up system. Click here for more details and to volunteer for this weekend.


We are offering In-Person Religious Education sessions for 1st-8th grades  once a month on Wednesdays at our same time of 4:30-5:45 pm. Of course, we also are offering an All At-Home option as well. Click here to complete the online registration for either In-Person or At-Home sessions. 

RE Orientation Night

This will be held on Wednesday, October 21, at 4:30 p.m. Click here to sign-up to attend to learn about the various safety protocols and more details about the RE year.

RE Volunteers Needed

You will be amazed at how your life is blessed by these young lives. Contact Anita in the RE Office at alovell@stjosephbradley.org or 815-937-9340 for details and to discuss what opportunities are available.


Due to the pandemic, the annual Undy Sunday will be different this year. Instead of our youth requesting underwear, socks, and other essential items, we have an Amazon Wish List for you to select items to go directly to Catholic Charities. Or click here to make a donation to be used to purchase items for clients.


Download the My Time with Jesus Leader Guide with Scriptures from the Children’s Lectionary and activities.

Leader Guide: October 18, 2020 


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