St. Joseph Music Ministry Rehearsal
Monday, September 18, 7:00 pm, St. Joseph Church
The Music Ministry at St. Joseph Parish welcomes and encourages full participation of the community in sung prayer and to welcome and foster the talents and gifts of the members of the music ministry and community. The choir rehearses on Monday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. September through May.
Wednesday, September 20, 5:30 pm, St. Joseph Parish Hall
Overeaters Anonymous (OA) is a fellowship of individuals who through shared experience, strength, and hope are recovering from compulsive overeating. We welcome everyone who wants to stop eating compulsively. Weekly meetings are held at St. Joseph Church in Belmont on Wednesdays, beginning at 5:30 PM. Contact the Parish Office at 267-8174 for more information.
Family Movie Night: Resurrection of Gavi Stone
Friday, September 29, 7:00 pm, Free!
St. Joseph Church Hall
A washed-up former child star, forced to do community service at a local megachurch, pretends to be a Christian to land the part of Jesus in their annual Passion Play, only to discover that the most important role of his life is far from Hollywood. This movie is rated PG. Parents, please review this movie online for yourselves to make sure you’re comfortable bringing your family. Popcorn, pretzels, and drinks will be provided. Please RSVP to Karen Gallagher at 603-305-8250 by Wednesday, September 27.
The Pivotal Players
Autumn Scripture Sharing--St. Joseph Parish Hall
Wednesday, September 28, 7:00 pm or
Thursday, September 29, 9:00 am,
Come join us for a new six-week DVD study on the Pivotal Players with Bishop Barron. We will learn about BL John Henry Newman, C.K. Chesterton, and Michelangelo. Meetings will begin on Wednesday, September 28 at 7 pm or Thursday morning September 28 at 9:00 am. For more information, please call Martha at 267-6101.
Parables--The Greatest Stories Ever Told
Thursday Scripture Sharing
Resuming in the Fall, 7:00 pm, St. Joseph Parish Hall
This Bible study introduces twelve of the greatest stories ever told.
How might they change your thoughts and actions? Come discover Jesus through the Parables! All are invited and welcome.
For more information, contact Lionel and Annette Maurier, 279-4320 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saint Joseph Parish Christmas Fair
Friday, November 10
Saturday, November 11
St. Joseph Parish Hall
Events Outside the Parish
CASA:Court Appointed Special AdvocatesFor Children
CASA of NH trains concerned citizens to advocate for abused and neglected children in the courts. There are children waiting for someone to speak on their behalf. Your common sense, commitment to children, and a contribution of 10-15 hours a month will help ensure a child grows up in a safe, permanent home. To become a CASA/GAL volunteer and help the children in your community, please call 800-626-0622, or apply at www.casanh.org/onlineapplication.
Volunteer Driver Program
Are you over the age of 21? Do you have a dependable and insured vehicle and a desire to help someone in your community get to a medical appointment and other critical community services? If so, contact the Volunteer Driver Program (VDP) at 603.224.8043 to see how you can help. VDP is an initiative of the Mid-State Regional Coordinating Council for Community Transportation, operated by the Community Action Program Belknap- Merrimack Counties, Inc.
St. Joseph Cathedral, Manchester, NH
Thursday, September 7, 10:00 am
“May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to think in harmony with one another,” As we await the coming of the Lord, let us live in our marriages with endurance and encouragement. Explore how by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. The next WWME Weekends are September 16-17 in Medway, MA and October 21-22 in Contoocook, NH. For more information, call Stephen & Michelle O'Leary at 800-710-9963 or visit us at www.WWMEMA.org.
Special Anniversary Mass
Sunday, October 15, 2:00 pm
St. Joseph Cathedral, Manchester
Bishop Peter A. Libasci invites all couples who are celebrating their 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 45th, 50th or beyond Wedding Anniversary (anytime during the year 2017), to attend a Special Anniversary Mass. This celebration will be held on October 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., at St. Joseph Cathedral, Manchester. If you are celebrating your 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 45th, 50th or beyond anniversary, please contact the parish office by September 22, 2017. We will need your last names, first names and mailing address. Please also indicate your special anniversary year. By providing your name to your Parish Office you will be registered and receive an invitation. There is no need for the couple to RSVP.
Worldwide Marriage Encounter
October 21-22, Contoocook, NH
“May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to think in harmony with one another,” As we await the coming of the Lord, let us live in our marriages with endurance and encouragement. Explore how by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. The next WWME Weekends are October 21-22 in Contoocook, NH and December 2-3 in Brewster, MA. For more information, call Stephen & Michelle O'Leary at 800-710-9963 or visit us at www.WWMEMA.org.
JOIN FR. MARC DROUIN FOR A HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE “RETURN TO THE HOMELAND”
November 28-December 7, 2017 (10 Days) $3,489 from Boston
For Information and Reservations, contact Rita & Lew Goody. Telephone: 800-332-4659 or 352-628-7835
Join Fr. Marc Drouin as he visits the sites where Jesus was born. Understand our faith in a new way by being in the land where Jesus walked, lived, taught, and performed miracles. Create unforgettable memories by walking in the footsteps of Jesus! Registration forms are available at the St. André Bessette Parish office.
Visit Unitours Website to see an itinerary of the tour.