Together in Spirit

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“He was chosen by the eternal Father as the trustworthy guardian and protector of his greatest treasures, namely, his divine Son and Mary, Joseph’s wife. He carried out this vocation with complete fidelity until at last God called him, saying: ‘Good and faithful servant, enter into the joy of your Lord.’ ”

-- St. Bernardine of Siena

St. Joseph of the Lakes

Mass Times

Weekend Mass Schedule
5:00 pm Saturday
8:30 and 10:00 am Sunday

Daily Mass Schedule
Mon: Word and Communion 8:30am
Tues: Mass 6:30 pm
Wed: Mass 8:30 am
Thurs: Mass 8:30 am
1st Thurs of the month: Mass 6:30 pm
Fri: Mass 8:30 am

*There is no Mass or Word & Communion Service on Monday, September 3 in observance of the Labor Day Holiday.

Events

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Faith Formation Kickoff

It’s a NEW year of Faith Formation and we invite you to join us and Climb Theatre to our Kickoff Event! All are welcome to join us for our....

Faith Formation Kickoff Event 

 “Together  We Can Change Lives”

 Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 6:30—7:30 pm

We will start the night in the Worship Space for an evening with CLIMB Theatre which creates and performs plays, classes, and other creative works that inspire and propel people–especially young people–toward actions that benefit themselves, each other, and the community.

Refreshments to follow in the Gathering Space along with a Door Prize drawing. We are looking forward to the smiling faces of all our families signed up for this year’s Faith Formation program. This event is open to any families in the parish and our Lino Lakes community.

Movies & Theology

This is something new this year at St. Joe’s. Join us the 3rd Thursday of every month for a popular movie and the theology behind it. Our first movie on September 20th from 10-noon in rooms 101-103 and we will discuss “Bruce Almighty” and what would it be like to be God for a week. This comedy has loads of good insights along with a good joke or 2. Watch this movie with friends and learn how to speak about faith in movies with family and friends. All are welcome to attend and it’s free!

 

Knights of Columbus and Ladies Auxiliary Mary’s Meals Fundraiser Dinner

Please join us here at St. Joe’s in the Great Hall on Thursday, September 27, 2018 for a fundraiser dinner for Mary’s Meals hosted by the Lino Lakes Knights of Columbus and Ladies Auxiliary Council #9905 and Cathedral of St. Paul Knights  of Columbus and Ladies Auxiliary Council #14752. The evening will begin with a social time followed by a pasta buffet dinner.

Keynote speaker will be Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow CEO and Founder of Mary’s Meals here from Scotland. He will be sharing his stories about the mission of Mary’s Meals. A book signing of Magnus’s book, “The Shed that Fed a MillionChildren”, will follow the dinner and presentation.

Prices: $15 Adult, $10 Children 4-12 years, 3 years and under are free. Limited number of books available for a $10 donation. Call Debra and Wayne Waldera to reserve seats/books at 651.772.6935 or email at debwayne0712@gmail.com.Reservation deadline is September 24.

Mary’s Meals is an international organization that provides one meal per day in a child’s place of education for over 1.2 million children in over 15 countries around the world. It costs only $19.50 to feed a child for an entire school year. Find out more information about Mary’s Meals at www.marysmealsusa.org.                        

Late Registration for Faith Formation

Welcome to Faith Formation Registration 2018-2019!               

We at St. Joe’s are excited to offer you a full array of fast-paced, high-energy, faith-forming programs and activities. They are designed for you and your family to become spiritually alive in the best practices of the Catholic faith.

There are a few changes to our registration process and programming for the upcoming year.

  1. All registrations for Faith Formation sessions have moved to an electronic format.
  2. Elementary Faith Formation (grades 1st through 6th) session time will increase by 15 minutes and students will begin session as a large group in the Worship Space. Monday session meets 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm and Wednesday session meets 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm.
  3. Early Childhood Sunday Program meets from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on Sundays.
  4. 7-10 Grade meets on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.
  5. Faith Formation Volunteers will receive a set discount based on the volunteer role and will be reimbursed discounts at the end of the Faith Formation Year. You also have an opportunity to “gift” your discounts back to St. Joseph’s to add to your charitable deductions for the year.  Sign up to volunteer early to receive the maximum benefit.

After September 10th please contact Andi Million in the parish office to make sure we have a spot for your child! 

 

Register Here! 

Faith Formation Catechist and Assistant Trainings

Catechist/Assistant Training

If you have signed up to volunteer for any of  this year’s faith formation programs, please mark your calendar for training. We are still looking for many volunteer Catechists and Assistants for all Grade levels as well as our Time Travelers program on Sunday mornings. There is a tuition reimbursement for those who volunteer. Please contact the staff listed below if a ministry calls to you!

 Early Childhood Sunday Program:

  • Contact: Jen Parlin at jenp@saintjosephsparish.org
  • Training for Catechists & Assistants is on:  Sunday, September 23 from 9:00—9:45 am (Childcare will be available). For all new and returning catechists.

Elementary (Grades 1-6):

  • Contact: Kelly Thurmes at kellyt@saintjosephsparish.org
  • Training for all new and returning catechists & assistants: Wednesday, September 19 from 6:30—7:30 pm or Monday, September 24 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm.

Middle/Jr./Sr. High (Grades 7 & 9):

  • Contact: Denise Walsh at denisew@saintjosephsparish.org
  • Training for all Catechists & Assistants our training is on :
  • Wednesday, September 19 from 6:30—7:30 pm

All trainings except the Sunday, September 23 are held in St. Joseph Hall.

Formed

Formed

We care deeply for you and want you to grow in your faith!

Enjoy a free subscription to formed.org—an incredible online gateway to the best Catholic content, all in one place.

It’s FREE and EASY to Register!

  • Visit formed.org with a web browser
  • Click on Register (lower right of page)
  • Enter Parish Access Code (ZQ83GH)
  • Enter your email and create a password (you need this to login later)
  • Go to Study and watch FORGIVEN Episode 1 to experience FORMED

If you have any questions regarding FORMED, please contact Ryan Rehkamp in the Parish Office at 651.784.3015 x104 or at ryanr@saintjosephsparish.org

St. Joseph's App!

This is a great way of staying up to date and informed about all the happenings here at St. Joe’s especially Faith Formation notices! The app is available for both android and apple users.

  • Apple users text stjoemn1 to 555888
  • Android users text stjoemn2 to 555888

Or you can search the app store or google play store for St. Joseph Lino Lakes and then download the app.

Make sure to accept notifications and to select different St. Joe’s community groups in the upper left hand side of the open app. Then tap the menu (three lines), then select notifications, and turn on which groups (Faith Formation) from whom you will receive messages. If you have any questions, check in with any St. Joe’s staff for help.

Staff

Why Give?

God has given us many gifts and He calls us to share these gifts to create a better community and a better world. Whether your gifts are financial in nature, giving of your time or your talents, there are many ministries here at St. Joseph's that will welcome your contributions! Learn more about giving today.

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Friday: 8:00am - 4:00 pm