Weekday Mass at 8 AM (no weekday Mass Tuesdays)
5:00 PM Saturdays
Sunday Mass (Gospel Choir) 10:00 AM.
Confessions on Saturdays 4:15-4:45 pm and First Saturdays
after 8:30 am
or by appointment .
Readings for October 15 & October 16, 2016
Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Through incessant prayer, we open ourselves more fully to understanding God’s will. Through faith in the power of prayer, we experience God’s love and assistance. Our Christian life is nourished by the scriptures we read and by our received tradition.
Greetings to you all,
“Remember Amalek!” These two words were written on the tomb of an unknown Jewish man who was killed during an anti-Semitic riot in Paris in 1956.
The phrase refers to this Sunday’s first reading. Every nation of the Middle East at the time of Moses was afraid of Amalek and his army. No force could withstand them. How could Israel defeat them? But with Moses’ hands raised in prayer to the God of Israel, with Aaron and Hur holding them up high in the ancient posture of prayer, with the forces of God on the side of Israel, not only was Amalek defeated, but soon he became merely a memory from the past... Click here to read Fr. John Gerth's message in its entirety in this week's bulletin!
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Joseph Catholic Church is located in southern St. Petersburg,
Florida, on 22nd Avenue South, just east of the 22nd
Street traffic light. If you are visiting this area
on vacation, we are very convenient to the downtown
area and the beaches. See
the map for precise directions.
St. Joseph's is a happy, loving parish known for its hospitality and spirituality.
If you are local, you may have already had the opportunity to hear our Gospel
Choir during a visit to your home parish. We are also multicultural with a congregation
literally from around the world. Please join us...you will definitely remember
Did you know that chapter and verse for all days' Mass readings
are posted in our church
bulletin? Look in the weekly calendar (usually on page
3 of your bulletin) and follow along with your own Bible.
The USCCB (United
States Conference of Catholic Bishops )website also posts
the complete daily readings in both written and audio form