Special Announcements

Holiday Preparation
Christmas Songs of Praise.
Parishioners are invited to join the choir with Mr. Joseph Edwards , for our Christmas Eve Christmas Concert at 11:00AM prior to the Midnight Mass.   Please see come to Thursday Night Rehearsal if you are interested in the Christmas Songs of Praise Prior to Mass
December 24th Christmas Eve
11:00PM  Christmas Songs of Praise
12:00AM  Midnight Mass
Christmas Day December 25th 10:00AM
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2017 Christmas cards and car magnets are now on sale.  Most importantly let’s remember to keep Christ in Christmas.

Dr. Martin Luther King Breakfast
Tickets are on sale for the MLK breakfast..  Please see Connie Threadcraft for more detail and purchasing of the tickets. The cost of the ticket is $30.00 and the breakfast will be held on 1/15/18.

Retired Religious Collection
Our parishes will hold the annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection on Dec. 9-10 to meet the growing needs of religious communities that lack adequate retirement savings and struggle to provide for older members. Collection proceeds offer financial assistance and resources to help eligible communities meet the ongoing needs of senior members
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Caroling and Midnight Mass rehearsal
Mr Joseph Edwards will be our Director for this Mass
Thursday December 21 7:30 PM – 9:00PM

December 27th. Parish Fundraiser
Tiajuana Flats will donate %20 of your bill to St Joseph
This is also a gathering for Fr Stephan’s Birthday
Event at an all day
944 4th St N, St Petersburg

Visioning for St Joseph
Fr. Stephan is working with the Parish Council to develop a Mission Statement your input is needed.
Three Questions for your input.  Please include your comments on the poster board at the side and rear entrance of the Church.
1.) Who are we as St Joseph Parish?
2.) What is our Mission?
3.) How do we live our faith in Christ?
From your input the Parish Council and Fr Stephan will develop a Mission Statement that speaks to our identity as a parish and our mission.

Catholic Cruise Eastern Caribbean
Come sail away on a 7 night Eastern Caribbean with Father Ronald Calhoun December 20th – 27th 2017 on Holland America’s Koningsdam out of Fr. Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida.  Ports of Call:  Grand Turk Island, Turks and Coicos, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S.V.I Half Moon Cay, Bahamas (Cruiseline Private Island.
Price begins at $3,158 for two passengers which includes all port fees and taxes. Daily Mass Offered.  Deposits of only $350 per person will reserve the cabin.
Contact Doug or Eileen at (860)399-1785
Parish Council and Finance Council Members

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Brittney Wranovix   President

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Garth Ashbury (Grand Knight)

Nicole

Nicole Saunches

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James Duverlus

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Michele Massimino (Finance Council Chairperson)

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Bradley Pilo

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David  VanWanzeele  (Vice President)