The month of October is dedicated to the Most Holy Rosary. This is primarily due to the fact that the liturgical feast of Our Lady of the Rosary is celebrated annually on October 7. It was instituted to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary in gratitude for the protection that she gives the Church in answer to the praying of the Rosary by the faithful.
Join St. Joseph Church for 10 Days of the Rosary beginning Friday, October 13th through Sunday, October 22nd. During the week the service will begin at 6:00pm with the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament followed by the Rosary, Benediction and then Mass. On Saturday and Sunday we will begin with Mass at 4:30pm and 8:30am followed by Exposition, Rosary and then Benediction. This is meant for the entire parish community Please make a special effort to attend.
A schedule with those leading the Rosary can be found by clicking the picture to left!
CHECK OUT OUR AUGUST/SEPTEMBER PHOTOS FOR BOTH CHURCH & SCHOOL!
You will find pictures of the school beginning of the year events!
THANKS TO ALL THOSE WHO SUBMITTED PICTURES OF RECENT PARISH EVENTS FOR THE WEBSITE!
St. Joseph Families (131 households) who shopped at Kroger between 6-1-2017 and 8-31-2017 have contributed $1379.84 toward the Tuition Assistance Fund. Thank you for your continued support of your local Kroger store.
If you have not yet registered your Kroger Plus Card, please do so now in order for your purchases to count towards the amount received for Tuition Assistance. To register go to www.krogercommunityrewards.com and create an account. Choose St. Joseph School (#89459) as your organization. If you have any questions or need assistance, please call the church office.
Tennessee Right To Life Baby Bottle Drive: The Knights of Columbus is hosting the Right to Life Baby Bottle Drive again this year. Bottles will be available at all exits of the church on the weekend of September 30th/October 1st. All proceeds go to Tennessee Right to Life. Please pick up a bottle, fill it with your spare change and return to the church office. Thank you for your support.
Stop by the kiosk and pick up a copy of True Reformers by Jerome K. Williams. This book explores the lives of ten great saints who led the Church's rebirth from the fallout of Renaissance decline and the unrest and confusion caused by the Protestant Reformation. Also, look for Prayer Time. This booklet is a collection of Catholic prayers and other helpful aids, such as, the Beatitudes, Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit, and Precepts of the Church. May our Lady of Fatima guide and protect us and lead us ever closer to Jesus!
On Sunday, September 24th, at the 8:30 am Mass, we as the community of St. Joseph Church, will celebrate the combined Rite of Acceptance into the order of catechumens and Rite of Welcoming. All parishioners are encouraged to attend this liturgy to welcome and show support for those seeking entrance to God’s Church and acceptance into the faith community of St. Joseph church.
The Parish Health Ministry attends to the "whole person" needs of our parishioners to promote wellness of body, mind and spirit. Health Ministry volunteers include healthcare professionals and lay parishioners. Office is located at the Parish Life Center and hours of operation are: Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Mindful Body Movement: Come try the Mindful Body Movement Class at St. Joseph every Tuesday at 1pm in the Parish Life Center. Wear athletic shoes, bring a bottle of water and a friend!
Hippocrates said, "A wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings and learn how by his own thought to derive benefits from his illness." Has recovery from an illness or surgery ever brought you back to your center and an awareness of what a gift good health is? These significant moments can be occasions for reaffirming commitment to a healthy lifestyle and awareness of God's wish for your continued wholeness.
“…the fruit of the Spirit is Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Generosity, Faithfulness, Gentleness, Self-Control …” Galatians 5:22-23
During the month of September the focus will be on FAITHFULNESS, a fruit of the Holy Spirit.
We meet the first Sunday of the month in the Parish Life Center Media Room from 1:00-3:30pm. We provide yarn & needles for those persons wanting to learn a new skill. Please feel free to bring a friend & snack to share!!! Knit/Crochet makes hats for St. Joseph Room in the Inn & Baby Baptismal Blankets for newly Baptized babies in our parish. Look us up on Facebook under St. Joseph Knit/Crochet Group.
Coffee & Tea are provided. We are working on simple techniques & simple hat patterns & baby Baptismal blankets. The hats we produce will go to help St. Joseph “Room in the Inn” Ministry. The baby blankets are for our newly baptized babies in our Parish.
For more information contact Jennifer Rodgers 615-336-6530