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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Saint Joseph Church, Attn: Patty Rickert
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Warren, PA 16365
e-mail: office.sjc@westpa.net
Saint Joseph School, Attn: Alicia Gatto
608 Pennsylvania Avenue, Warren, PA 16365
e-mail: gattoalicia@gmail.com

Lenten Schedule 2015

      Holy Redeemer - 5:30pm Mass followed by Lenten Soup Meal (Soup and Bread)
      Mar 16, Mar 23

      12:45pm School Stations of the Cross
      7:00pm - Ecumenical Evening Prayer
            March 10 - St. Paul Lutheran with Pastor Jake Jacobson of First Paul Lutheran
            March 17 - Trinity Episcopal with Pastor Jeff Ewing of First Lutheran
            March 24 - First Presbyterian with Rev. Richard Toohey of St. Joseph

      8:00am - 8:15pm Eucharistic Adoration
      12:00pm Noon Prayer Service - First United Methodist Church
            followed by a Soup/Pie Lunch
      8:15pm - Night Prayer and Benediction

      6:30pm - St. Joseph - Stations of the Cross
      7:00pm - Holy Redeemer - Stations of the Cross

      8:00am: Monday, Friday, Saturday
      12:05pm: Tuesday, Thursday
      9:05am: Wednesday School Mass

      Parish Mission at Holy Redeemer March 8-11 - Presentation at 7pm each evening.
      St. Joseph Feast - Thursday, March 19 - 5:30pm Mass followed by a Tureen Dinner

Penance Services:
      Tuesday, March 10 - 7:00pm at Holy Redeemer
      Sunday, March 15 - 3:00pm at St. Thomas, Corry
      Thursday, March 19 - 7:00pm at St. Luke, Youngsville
      Thursday, March 26 - 7:00pm at St. Joseph, Warren

      March 30 - April 5 (Complete schedule of events and times
            to be published late March)

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Parish News:

Thursday, March 12
      8:00am Adoration (Mother's Chapel)
      12:00pm Lenten Prayer Service (FUMC)
      8:15pm Night Prayer & Benediction (Mother's Chapel)

Friday, March 13
      9:05am School Mass (Church)
      5:00pm K of C Fish Fry (St. Paul Center-Sheffield)
      6:30pm Stations of the Cross (Church)
Saturday, March 14
      4:30pm Reconciliation (Church)

Sunday, March 15
      8:00am-Noon First Reconciliation Retreat (Church/School)
      9:00am Rel Ed K-9 (School)
      Confirmation 10-11 (School)
      Coffee/Donuts after Masses (Cafeteria)
      3:00pm St. Thomas Penance Service (Corry)
      5:00pm MS CCY (Holy Redeemer)

Monday, March 16
      6:30pm Liturgy Committee Meeting (Boardroom)

Tuesday, March 17
      12:45pm School Stations of the Cross (Gym)
      4:30pm Soup Kitchen (Cafeteria)
      7:00pm Holden Evening Prayer (Trinity Episcopal)

Wednesday, March 18
      10:30am Faith Share (Meyer Hall)
      1:30pm Mass at Warren Manor
      4:00pm Rotary/Exchange Club Pancake Supper (Gym)

Thursday, March 19
      8:00am Adoration (Mother's Chapel)
      12:00pm Lenten Prayer Service (FUMC)
      5:30pm St. Joseph Mass (Church)
      6:30pm St. Joseph Table (Gym)
      7:00pm St. Luke Penance Service (Youngsville)

Friday, March 20
      8:30am Pre-K Registration (School)
      12:00pm Finance Council Meeting (Boardroom)
      3:30pm Adult Faith Formation Meeting (Boardroom)
      5:00pm K of C Fish Fry (St. Paul Center-Sheffield)
      6:30pm Stations of the Cross (Church)

Saturday, March 21
      10:00am First Reconciliation (Church)
      4:30pm Reconciliation (Church)

Sunday, March 22
      9:00am Rel Ed K-9 (School)
      Confirmation 10-11 (School)
      11:30am Reconciliation (Church)
      6:00pm Totus Tuus (Youth Room/Church)

CONSTRUCTION ACCESS ADJUSTMENT: Because of the construction in the main church, we are asking you to access the Mother's Chapel for adoration using the school parking lot and entering the doors closest to the Mother's Chapel.

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: 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.

PIEROGI SALE: St. John Church Women's Guild in Tidioute will be selling frozen Pierogi as a fund raiser during Lent this year every Saturday from February 21 through March 28, 1-4pm in the church's center. Available will be potato & cheese and potato & sauerkraut. Pre-order each week by Thursday to guarantee availability. Walk-ins are welcome. Call Fran at 484-7157 to pre-order. Cost is $8.00/dozen or $5.00/half dozen.

ST. JOSEPH SUNDAY MISSALS: We have the St. Joseph Sunday Missal for 2015 for sale in the parish office. They are $2.50 each. Please stop by to purchase yours.

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.