600 Pennsylvania Ave. West, Warren, Pa 16365         Phone: 814-723-2090         Fax: 814-723-6042         E-mail:office.sjc@westpa.net

Our Mission is to encourage all of our brothers and sisters to share the valuable gifts that each person
has to offer our parish community and to invite everyone to participate more fully through
prayer, worship, education and fellowship as we proclaim the Good News
of Jesus Christ under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.


Liturgy Schedule:

Saturday Vigil: 5:30 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM
Daily Mass: Refer to schedule in Bulletin. Bulletin
Holy Day Mass: 12:05 PM, and 5:30 PM


Baptism: Sundays, after the 10:30 AM Mass.
Attendance at the Baptismal Preparation Program is
required for both parents.
Call the Parish Office for arrangements.

Reconciliation: Saturday: 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM
and by appointment.

Marriage: Diocesan Common policy requires six
months prior notification.

Parish Membership:
The faith community of St. Joseph welcomes everyone
to our parish, especially those who are joining us
in worship for the first time or after a long absence.
If you wish to become part of our parish family,
please register by calling the Parish Office.

Prayer Ministry: St. Joseph Parish has a
Prayer Ministryfor anyone, who would like to request
prayers for a special need or intention.
Please call Ann Kirkpatrick
at 814-726-3872 for this request.
Volunteers to this ministry are most welcome.

Pastoral Care of the Sick:
Please notify the Parish Office if a family member
or parish member is hospitalized or confined to
home. Holy Communion can be brought to your home
weekly or monthly.

Letters of Recommendation:
Letters are issued to practicing Catholics who
are registered members of St. Joseph parish for
at least six months, who attend Mass regularly,
have received the Sacrament of Confirmation and
who actively support the parish and its programs.

Catholic Charities Counseling
and Adoption Services:

Located at 213 West Third Avenue, Warren, PA 16365.
Call 814-726-9799 for an appointment.

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Pictorial directory is in full swing
Due to the great response, we are adding one more day for pictures - Thursday, September 10th from 12 Noon-7pm in Meyer Hall. You can sign up online here on the parish website (see below) or call Tara Shattuck at 814-730-9724.

For sign-up instructions click here
Sign-up Information

Pictorial Directory Info regarding
Absentee Pictures and Military:

If you or someone you know is not able to make it to a photo session for the directory, you can still be in the directory. You just need to send another photo of the individual or family to Tara Shattuck at 16 Wildlife Lane, Warren, PA 16365, or you can drop them off at the parish office.

Also, we are hoping to have a Military Page to honor those serving in our US Armed Forces. So please send a photo of any parishioners in the Armed Forces in uniform to the same name and address above or the office.

Requesting Photos:
If anyone has photos of the following events and/or ministries, please forward a copy to Tara Shattuck at jrshattuck@gmail.com i.e.: Vic's Chicks, Box City, Spaghetti Dinner, Golf Scramble, Easter Vigil, St. Joseph Table, Corpus Christy, Christmas Pageant, our Choir, any CCY event or any other events of the last year.
After Mass Group Photos:
Saturday, August 29th after the 5:30pm Mass: Adult Faith Formation, Faith Sharing, Care and Concern, Ride Share, Nursing Home Visitation, Home Repair, Card Writers, Prayer Shawl, Adoration Committee, Prayer Chain, Sacristans, Church Linens, Environment Committee, Banquet Committee, Funeral Committee, Choir, Song Leaders, Vocalists and Organists.

Sunday, August 30th after the 10:30am Mass: Collection Counters, Parish Office Volunteers, Welcome Committee, Greeters, Children's Liturgy, Christmas Baskets Committee, Ushers, Altar Servers, Eucharistic Ministers, Lectors and Pre-Cana Team. TBA: Building & Grounds and Grounds Committee. If your ministry is not listed, please call the parish office. It may be scheduled but missed in the listing. Thank you.
In order to improve communication within our parish, all parishioners contact information (name, address, phone number, email address) will be included in the pictorial directory unless you specify otherwise. Those attending photo sessions will be given the opportunity to indicate if they do not want their info included in the directory.

Those NOT having their picture taken for the directory must contact the parish office via email or phone if they do not want their contact information in the directory. AGAIN, please note, if you do not contact us, your complete contact information will be included in the directory.

If you would like a printer friendly copy of the above photo info.
click here Photo Information

Coming Events

Friday, August 28
      12:00pm Finance Council Meeting (Boardroom)

Saturday, August 29
      4:30pm Reconciliation (Church)
      6:30pm Pictorial Directory Group Photos (Church)

Sunday, August 30
      11:30am Pictorial Directory Group Photos (Church)
      5:30pm St. Joseph Catholic School Families Back-to-School
            Ice Cream Social (School)

Tuesday, September 1
      First Day of School
      9:05am School Mass
      4:30pm Soup Kitchen (Cafeteria)
      7:00pm Pastoral Council Meeting (Boardroom)

Wednesday, September 2
      5:30pm Catechist Dinner and Meeting (Rectory)

Thursday, September 3
      10:15am Bible Study (Meyer Hall)
      12:30pm Adoration (Mother's Chapel)
      4:10pm Evening Prayer & Benediction (Mother's Chapel)
      6:00pm Wedding Zigler/Kelsey (Church)
      6:30pm Bible Study (Meyer Hall)
      7:00pm Prayer Shawl Ministry (Library)

Friday, September 4
      Homebound Communion

Saturday, September 5
      4:30pm Reconciliation (Church)

Sunday, September 6
      11:00am-5:00pm Bevevino Family Reunion (Gym)

Monday, September 7
      LABOR DAY      Parish Office Closed

PARISH LIBRARY: We have a parish library which will be open before and after weekend Masses for you to browse the many
titles we have and sign out books. If you would like to donate monetarily
to have books purchased and given in Memory or to Honor
an individual, please see one of the librarians or stop by the parish
office during the week.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: is essentially an embrace with Jesus in which I say to Him: "I am yours, and I ask You, please stay with me always."-Pope Benedict XVI Stop in the Mother's Chapel on Thursdays for your embrace with Jesus. Spend a few minutes or to commit for a half hour or hour by signing up at the exits of the Church or call Becky 726-2849. Extended hours during Lent from 8am-8:15pm.

MASS BOOK FOR 2015: The Mass book for 2015 is open. Please feel free to stop by the parish office if you would like to request a Mass or to sponsor the Sanctuary Candles for a week.

For additional SJC information, events, etc. click on the BULLETINS link.