Browsing the February 2018 archive of Current Highlights

National Catholic Call-in Day for Dreamers

Posted by Patti Kocur on 2/26/18

Archbishop Hebda has asked all people of good will to call their federal lawmakers on Monday, February 26, and urge them to move forward with debate on legislation to provide relief to Dreamers – those young people who were brought to the U.S. by their parents without proper documentation.

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Thank you everyone that attended talk by Fr Altier.

Posted by Patti Kocur on 2/25/18

Thanks to all that came from near and far to hear Fr Altier talk about the differences between the Ordinary and Extraordinary Form of Mass.  It was a great day with a chance to attend the Extraordinary Form of Mass on the feast day of St. Mathias.  After the ... Read More »

Welcome Bishop Cozzens

Posted by Patti Kocur on 2/24/18

We welcome Bishop Cozzens to St. Joseph's Sunday, February 25th.  He will be celebrant for the 8:00 am Extraordinary Form of Mass.  Watch the weather reports, we pray the roads will be clear and he has safe travels.

Let It Snow Let It Snow Let It Snow

Posted by Patti Kocur on 2/23/18

The Extraordinary Form of the Mass talk by Fr Altier tomorrow is still on.  Sounds like the snow will be coming later in the afternoon, so there are no plans for cancelling.  Please join us even if you have not registered.

Our Sincere Sympathy to the family of Loretta Schaffer

Posted by Patti Kocur on 2/15/18

Loretta Schaffer passed away Thursday, February 14.  The wake will be here Friday, February 16 - 4:00-8:00 pm and the Funeral Mass is Saturday, February 17 at 11:00 am.  May she rest in peace.  Caturia-Smidt & Starkson Funeral Home & Crematory

Do You Want to Fast This Lent?

Posted by Patti Kocur on 2/14/18

In the words of Pope Francis

Fast from hurting words and say kind words.

Fast from sadness and be filled with gratitude

Fast from ager and be filled with patience.

Fast from pessimism and be filled with hope.

Fast from worries and have trust in God.

Fast from complaints ... Read More »

CHWC Pizza chefs are busy!

Posted by Patti Kocur on 2/10/18

The Catholic Heart Work Camp youth and adults were at it at 8 am this morning.  At the end of the day, they will have 130 pizzas made and delivered!





CHWC Raffle tickets are here!

Posted by Patti Kocur on 2/06/18

The youth are selling $2 raffle tickets to help fund their trip to Plattsburgh, NY.  The drawing will be March 18 with over $2,000 in prizes - get your tickets now!

Feast of St. Blaise - Blessing of the Throats

Posted by Patti Kocur on 2/04/18

Saint Blaise feast day was yesterday, February 3.  St. Blaise was one of the most popular medieval saints solemnly venerated as the patron saint of sufferers from throat diseases.  Before Blaise was made bishop he was a physician possessed of wonderful healing power. Numerous miracles were also attributed to ... Read More »

Welcome to the new website

Posted by Patti Kocur on 2/01/18

Welcome to our new website.  We are all working on keeping it up to date, so stick with us and check in to see how we are doing!