Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer,
Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
To you God entrusted his only Son;
in you Mary placed her trust;
with you Christ became man.
Blessed Joseph, to us too,
show yourself a father
and guide us in the path of life.
Obtain for us grace, mercy, and courage,
and defend us from every evil. Amen
~excerpt from Pope Francis's Apostolic Letter
Patris Corde ("With a Father's Heart")
Thank You from Father Dick
We have finally moved beyond 2020. We move ahead into 2021 with renewed hope and joy that the Lord is with us and will guide us through the remainder of this Pandemic. Christmas was not a usual one for us as families and as church communities. However, I have been blessed with being part of Saint Joseph Parish. So many of you have sent inspiring Christmas cards, prayers and gifts that have lifted up my spirits and helped me count my blessings in life. Thank you very much for your prayerful support. May the Lord bless all of you with a happy, healthy and blessed New Year 2021. ~Fr. Dick
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St. Joseph Food Pantry
Serving residents of Belmont and surrounding towns.
Currently open Friday: 9 am - 11 am
Safety protocols have been implemented to allow safe social distancing.
Donations are still welcomed on Fridays.
Volunteers always welcome.
Contact Carol Hedyt at 267-8174 for more information.
Electronic Giving Update
For those who use the Vanco Electronic Giving program, you are now able to log in to your account with Vanco and make donations for all the special second collections taken throughout the year, as well as, donations to the Building Fund and Food Pantry. You may still continue to make electronic donations for Offertory and the Capital Campaign.
St. Joseph Parish Capital Campaign
Current total of pledges collected is $221,096
Thank you to all who have pledged
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A Prayer Amid an Epidemic
By Kerry Weber
Click here to see the prayer written by Kerry Weber and read by Fr. Marc during an earlier Homily.
Capital Campaign at Work!
Ours is a faith community which is welcoming, family oriented, and spiritually vital. We seek to provide each person with the opportunity to experience spiritual growth by developing a deeply personal relationship with Jesus Christ and to serve the community by making present the person of Jesus and His Gospel message. We seek to attract others to enter into our parish family by rejoicing in the resurrection and living what we profess to be.
Church Hall & Sacristy: 267-8648 Parish Office: 267-8174