Updated Mass Schedule

The new Mass Schedule is as follows:

-Sunday: 8:30 am, 11 am, & 4:30 pm
-Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 7 am & 9 am
-Wednesday, Friday: 7 am & 6 pm
-Saturday: 9 am

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Catholic Music in Time of Pandemic

"From Plague, Famine & War, Deliver Us, O Lord: Catholic Music in Time of Pandemic" Presentation by Susan Treacy, Ph.D. Professor of Music, Emerita, Ave Maria University

As choirs have only been recently restored at local parishes on account of the COVID-19 pandemic, it might be interesting to find out if Catholics were involved in sacred music during earlier pandemics. This presentation examines Catholic sacred music—both liturgical and devotional—in times of pestilence.


2021 Annual Appeal

This year’s Annual Diocesan Appeal is being conducted online. Here is a brief instructional video explaining how to contribute. Visit to donate.www.richmondcatholicfoundation.org/appeal/


Saint Joseph's Parish now has a Formed account! This means you can access a great number of resources on a variety of topics regarding Our Beautiful Catholic Faith for free! (audiobooks, presentations, Bible studies, documentaries, talks, movies, kids' movies and more) This can be a great resource to deepen your faith wherever you may be in your spiritual journey. Give it a try!

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How to make a Spiritual Communion

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Spiritual Communion By St. Alphonsus Ligouri

My Jesus, I believe that Thou art present in the Blessed Sacrament. I love Thee above all things and I desire Thee in my soul. Since I cannot now receive Thee sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. As though Thou wert already


Prayer in Times of Epidemics

(extract from the Roman Ritual, Titulus IX, Caput X)
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V: Deal not with us, Lord, according to our sins.
R: And take not vengeance on us because of our misdeeds.
V: Help us, O God, our Deliverer.
R: And for thy name's sake, O Lord, free us.
V: Remember not, O Lord, our sins of old.


Prayer for Civil Authorities

Composed in 1791 by John Carroll, First Bishop of Baltimore. * Click to Download

We pray Thee, O Almighty and Eternal God, through Jesus Christ our King! Through whom authority is rightly administered, laws are enacted, and judgement decreed, assist with Thy gifts of counsel and fortitude the President of these United States, that his administration may be conducted in righteousness,


Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Sexual Abuse Crisis

Many people understandably have questions about what is being done to ensure the protection of children and young people. A list of frequently asked questions and corresponding answers regarding the sexual abuse crisis and how the Diocese protects children, assists victims and survivors, and reports abuse can be found at the following:


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