Wednesday, July 19, 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.
Summer Youth and Family Ministries
Wednesdays throughout the summer
Monday, July 24: Beach Party on Lake Winnisquam
Wednesday, August 3, St. Joseph Cathedral Tour, Manchester
Wednesday, August 9, Chucksters, Chichester
Wednesday, August 16, End of Summer BBQ, Rectory
Events for students in Grades 6 or Higher and Families with younger children. Children must have parish permission slip and be dressed for activity. Please call to reserve your spot no later than the Sunday prior to the event so transportation can be planned. Chaperones are needed and welcome! Call Karen 267-8174 or email email@example.com.
Annual 300 Club Dinner
Saturday, August 5, Following 4:30 pm Mass
St. Joseph Parish Hall
The annual end-of-the-club year Lobster or Steak Dinner is scheduled for Saturday, August 5 following the 4:30 pm Mass. Please fill out and return the completed reservation forms as soon as possible, so we may have an accurate count to order the food.
St. Joseph Music Ministry Rehearsal
Resumes Monday evenings after Labor Day
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.
The Pivotal Players
Weekly Scripture Sharing--St. Joseph Parish Hall
Wednesday, September 28, 7:00 pm or
Thursday, September 29, 8:30 am,
We will watch and discuss Bishop Barron’s new DVD, “The Pivotal Players”. Meetings will begin on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 about 7 pm and Thursday morning meetings will start on April 27, 2017 about 8:30 am. All are invited for another interesting study. To sign up or 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.
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.
Catholic HomeSchool Conference
Friday, July 28, Noon - 6 pm
UMASS Lowell Inn and Conference Center, Lowell, MA
The IHM New England Homeschool Conference will be held at the University of Massachusetts Lowell Inn and Conference Center, 50 Warren Street in Lowell on Friday, July 28 from Noon to 6 pm. Admission is free & pre-registration is not required. For more information, please visit www.ihlconference.org
Worldwide Marriage Encounter
September 16-17, Medway, MA
“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.
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.