Rorate Mass – Dec. 15, 6 am.

We begin outside at 6 am with the Rorate Hymn. Candlelit Mass. Casual Breakfast Potluck to follow. A Sign-up will appear on the preceding Sunday. Help needed to set out candles Friday 7 pm; and lighting candles 5:30 am.

The Month of the Holy Souls

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On all the days from November 1 through November 8 inclusive, a plenary indulgence, applicable only to the Poor Souls, is granted (under the usual conditions*) to those who visit a cemetery and pray, even if only mentally, for the departed. Partial indulgences are granted to those who recite Lauds or Vespers of the Office of the Dead, and to those who recite the prayer:

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Christmastide Schedule 2018

St. Thomas — Fri. Dec. 21st
7 am — Low Mass
8 am to 12 noon — Eucharistic Adoration
6 pm — Low Mass
7 pm to 9 pm — Special Confession Time

Ember Saturday — Sat. Dec. 22nd
9 am — Low Mass
10 am to 12 noon — Confessions

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Sacred Relics Of The Saints: Treasures Of The Church

St. Joseph Parish presents a teaching and exposition of Sacred Relics on Saturday September 22 at 6:00 pm. Father Carlos Martins of the Companions of the Cross will be here with his very special ministry to teach about these holy objects. He will bring with him over 150 relics, some as old as 2000 years. Among the treasures will be relics of St. Joseph, St. Maria Goretti, St. Therese of Lisieux (the "Little Flower"), St. Francis of Assisi, St. Anthony of Padua, St. Thomas Aquinas, and St. Faustina Kowalska.

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