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News & Events

News & Events

St. Joseph of the Lakes is proud to have an active faith community - there’s always something going on! Be sure check the listing below for news & events. And don’t forget to check back often for updates! 

Faith Formation Small Groups

Thank you to all of the families, catechists, Joe's Diner peeps, God Squad members, assistants, office helpers and of course all of the kids & teens who participated in Faith Formation this first half of our year. We hope you enjoy this season of waiting (Advent) and then the coming of our Savior. We will see you again after the holidays for small groups on January 8 & 10, 2018

Advent Reconciliation Opportunities

These are your last opportunities at St. Joe’s for reconciliation before Christmas. Please contact the parish office if you would like dates and times that are available at surrounding parishes.          

  • Saturday, December 16; 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Saturday, December 23; 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm


4th Sunday of Advent

  •       Saturday, December 23: 5:00 pm Mass
  •       Sunday, December 24: 10:00 am Mass *** Please note this is the only Sunday morning Mass celebrating the 4th Sunday of Advent

Christmas Eve Masses

  •       Sunday, December 24 at 4:00 pm Mass
  •       Sunday, December 24 at 10:00 pm Mass

Christmas Day Masses

  •       Monday, December 25 at 10:00 am Mass

Mary, Mother of God/New Years Day

  •      Monday, January 1 at 9:00 am Mass 

Do you or a loved one struggle with Alzheimer’s or Dementia?

St. Joe's is pleased to host the Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group the last Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm. If your life is impacted by a friend or loved one who has this devastating disease please come join us to share experiences and insights. We learn from each other in a confidential sharing. We meet in classroom 13. Our next meeting is Tuesday, December 26. 

Help Needed for Funeral Luncheons

The CCW funeral lunch ministry is seeking volunteers to help prepare and serve the funeral lunches for our parishioners and their families. We welcome men and women to be a part of this ministry. The time commitment is about 4 hours per funeral lunch. If you are available during the day and can help often or occasionally, please contact Jan at 763.786.7982 or at

Sound Board Operators

Have you wondered how to make a difference and be an integral part of Mass here at St. Joe’s? We are looking for Sound Board Operators for all Masses. We will train and if you are interested please contact Andrea Grasse in the parish office at 651.784.3015.