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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

Events

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From the Desk of Fr. Mike

Our Parish Festival - A Wonderful Moment in Time

Ya done good kid! ...Ya done good! Our parish festival was a wonderful moment ... Read More »

Festival Celebration

Welcome to everyone who is visiting us this weekend as we celebrate our festival. ... Read More »

A Welcoming Community

I returned from my vacation late Saturday night so I decided to visit a ... Read More »

Love2Hope

Join us Tuesday, August 29 at 6:30 pm in St. Joseph’s Hall to hear an incredible mission of hope. Human trafficking is a $150 billion dollar industry worldwide; it’s estimated that there are 30 million slaves in the world today. Buying and selling of children (average age 13, but as young as 8!) for the sex trade is big business in the US and even right here in Minnesota.

Slavery is the result of vulnerability, it flourishes when people can’t meet their basic needs, and lack the economic opportunity and education to do so. Homeless children, vulnerable kids from broken homes, and the foster care system are often “recruited” into this dark world and forced to work without pay, under threat of violence. Once they’re in, there’s no easy way out.

 Enter the Levensque family from CooLevensque Familyn Rapids, MN. They  felt a calling to help eradicate this dark world, and they are  teaming up with existing organizations throughout the US  that already have the infrastructure and the resources to  fight human trafficking, and they are taking this message on  the road with their non-profit organization called Love2Hope.

 Everyone in the Lino Lakes community and in St. Joseph’s  parish are invited to hear the Levesque family speak about  bringing hope to the hopeless, as they bring awareness to  areas of social injustice and connect individuals with tangible  ways that they can help solve the problems.

 

Funeral Notices

A funeral for Rosemary Parson on Wednesday, August 23 at 11:00 am, with visitation beginning at 10:00 am, followed by burial in St. Joe's Cemetery and luncheon in the Great Hall.

2017 St. Joseph Summer Festival

Thank you to everyone who celebrated with us this weekend at the 2017 St. Joseph's Summer Festival. We hope you enjoyed the fellowship and community here at St. Joe's.

For those of you who missed the Festival this year, we hope to see you next year. Reserve the dates on your calendar for August 11 & 12, 2018.

The winners of the Festival Raffles are posted here:

Register for 2017-2018 Faith Formation

Deadline for 2017-2018 Faith Formation program is August 31! 

Starting June 1 - Tuition
$120.00 per child
2nd Grade pays additional Resource Fee of $50.00/child for First
Reconciliation & First Eucharist Max family tuition is $285.00 plus the resource fee if applicable
Registration closes on Thursday, August 31!

We invite you to register online using the link below. While registering your children for the coming year, we also ask that you review and update your contact information to assist us in keeping our records up-to-date. If you have family or parent address or phone number changes, please indicate these on the form.

After submitting your registration the link will then take you to Vanco who handles our credit card and debit card processing for on-line payments. Please note that Vanco will assign you an internal Parishioner ID which is different from your St. Joe's Family ID.

Register for 2017-2018 Faith Formation Here

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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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The Catholic Spirit

Catholics urged to contribute to state’s water quality conversation

Minnesota may be the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but half are too polluted for swimming and fishing.

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Gender ideology: colonizing — not cultivating — student minds

Our schools should be places where children are trained to pursue the true, the good and the beautiful — or, at the very least, equipped to honestly and rationally engage with objective reality. A school should be a place of education, not ideological instruction.

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Revealed with fire

Bedouins are an exceptionally hardy, hospitable people. I learned this in the Holy Land from my friend Tony, a Catholic archaeologist who grew up in Jerusalem and is presently completing his dissertation on King David, examining his life in the rock and ruins. Tony tells me that he will sometimes employ Bedouins to work on his archaeological digs, especially during the blistering summer months.

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Friday: 8:00am - 12:00 noon