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Pentecost Message 2021

Posted by General Admin on 9/24/21


Forty days after Easter we celebrated the Ascension of our Lord leading to the fifty days marked by Pentecost. As in the earliest days of the church and the apostles, so now with and for us these days are liminal times. A time in between, ... Read More »

“Crossing into Ash Wednesday” Feb 17th 2021

Posted by General Admin on 3/28/21

Message from Fr. Joe "Crossing into Ash Wednesday” Feb 17th 2021 Ashes and a prayer card are available at the church for personal at home forehead “Crossing” and praying.   We invite you to join us, as we livestream both 12:10 and 7:00 pm masses. We are grateful to ... Read More »

Winter Message Ord Time Jan 2021

Posted by General Admin on 2/15/21

Winter Ordinary Time 2021

Monday, January 11 – Tuesday February 16

Albeit welcoming and warmer than usual, not even New England weather has been ordinary! Very little becomes known as routine or standard pattern in our experiences these days. 

This year we experience six weeks of our liturgical winter ... Read More »

Message following the Events of January 6th

Posted by General Admin on 1/10/21

Message from Fr. Joe:

“The Lord watch between us each, while we are apart”

Genesis 31:49 Mizpah

Covid-19, Events of January 6, 2021 and all that has led to it darken the light and hope of a new year, yet Christ is our light.

Genesis 31:49 has been a ... Read More »

Fr Joe's Christmas Poem 2020

Posted by General Admin on 12/31/20

‘Tis the Christmas of Covid & all through the world Not a person nor place is exempt - not even the White House Health concerns and Fear rule everywhere Every creature is stirring yes even the mouse Our traditions and routines are weighleighed &have all but been shattered   ... Read More »

Christmas Message 2020

Posted by General Admin on 12/27/20

Christmas Message from Fr. Joe:

We the church, the people of God, center our life around and from…

We the church, the people of God, center our life around and from the communal worship of God in the sacraments. The church uses this life to gather the world together ... Read More »

An Opportunity to Reflect

Posted by General Admin on 12/18/20

Message from Fr. Joe

  During Advent we look back and we look forward. We remember the future! We look back reflecting on the promises of salvation history that were fulfilled in the Incarnation-birth. We look forward to the promised Day of the Lord and the fulfillment of all ... Read More »

Message from Fr. Joe: Giving thanks at our parish table

Posted by General Admin on 11/25/20

Thanksgiving Day Mass 10:00 in person and live-stream on Facebook.


Blessings & Gratitude,

“The Lord watch between you and me, while we are apart one from another”

Genesis 31:49

This above scripture passage was first introduced on our website back in March, the very beginning of Covid, when ... Read More »

Parishioners Connect for Virtual Coffee & Conversation

Posted by General Admin on 11/17/20

Parishioners have been telling us that they miss connecting with other members of the St. Joseph community at in-person mass and impromptu interactions before and after it. We launched a Virtual Coffee & Donuts series in November for people to connect as a group by video or phone for ... Read More »


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