Come Eat at Joe's! St. Joseph's is again hosting its Lenten Friday Night Fish Fry starting on March 8, 2019 from 4pm-7pm. The dates are March 8th, March 22nd, March 29th, April 5th and 12th. We offer a choice of cod, shrimp, baked white fish, macaroni and cheese, two soups, fries, salads and green beans. You can order a dinner or there are ala carte selections. This year we are also serving beer and wine. There are dine in or carry out options. Please consider joining us and bring a friend.
STATIONS OF THE CROSS. Starting on March 8th and every Friday during Lent we will be praying the Stations of the Cross. They will be led at 2:15pm by the children of St. Joseph School and then again at 6:00pm by Fr. Rooney or one of the parish staff. Why not take some time during Lent to be with our Lord.
Men, sign up for the parish retreat at St. Pal of the Cross Retreat Center on the weekend of March 22-24, 2019. The retreat theme this year is "Rejoice in the Lord Always: Again I Say Rejoice." With quiet surroundings, spacious grounds, provocative talks, you will return refreshed, perhaps with a whole new outlook. Call Frank Toth (734-558-3325) or Cass Gorkiewicz (734-552-1609) to find out more and to make a reservation, or call the Retreat Center at 313-286-2801 or register online at stpaulretreat.org.
Lenten Adult Faith Formation Project Teaching Mass - March 20th 7pm and March 27th 1pm
Have you ever wondered why or what the steps of the Mass are for? For Lent Fr. Rooney is offering a Teaching Mass for everyone of the parish where he will go through the whole Mass (minus the words of consecration) and explain what is going on.
the history of the vestments the priest wears; which of his vestments is the one that tells you he is a priest? when does he have to wear it? why we are supposed to say all the readings from one place? what the importance and/or history of pews and kneelers in church? where the actual words of consecration are; why the priest washes his hands; why do we have a family bring up the gifts? what where/are the bells used for during mass? what do you do if you drop the host? and why do we bow before receiving communion?
Adult Lenten Faith Formation Project Julian of Norwich - April 3rd - 7pm and April 5th - 9:15am Catherine of Sienna - April 10th - 7pm and April 12th - 9:15am
Fr. Rooney will be speaking on Julian of Norwich and Catherine of Sienna and their importance to the Catholic Church. Come out and share an hour with your fellow parishioners to learn more about these inspiring women.