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Mass Times: Weekdays 8 am, Saturday 5 pm, Sunday 9 am

Confessions: Saturday 4:00 - 4:45 pm. before Mass.

Pastor: Fr. Michael Gutgsell
Call 402-253-2889

First Holy Eucharist: Third week of Easter.

RE Class 2018: First Holy Eucharist

Summer: Religious Education Activities.

Grounds: Saint Joseph's prayer garden.

Annual Picnic: 2018 picnic was held indoors.

Annual Picnic: 2018 picnic was held indoors.

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St. Joseph Catholic Community is a parish family united by a common faith whose mission is: to proclaim and live the Good News of Jesus; to worship God according to the Catholic tradition; to be a welcoming, loving community; to serve the educational and social needs of the community; to reach out to all, especially the poor, the disenfranchised and the most vulnerable of the world - to bring all people to Jesus Christ.

LADIES' GUILD
2nd Annual St. Joseph Table, Sunday, March 17th after 9:00am Mass.
The Ladies' Guild will host a free breakfast which will include egg casseroles, fruit, breads, donuts and drinks. We will also decorate a St. Joseph Table to honor the feast day of St. Joseph. 

Sun., Feb. 17, K of C Corporate Mass, 9 a.m.
Sun., Feb. 17, Donut Sunday
Wed., Feb. 20, RE, 6:15 p.m.

RCIA classes will be on February 20, 2019. 

ONE ROSE, ONE LIFE
One Rose, One Life is an annual fund raising campaign conducted by the Nebraska Knights of Columbus, for the Knights of Columbus Culture of Life Foundation of Nebraska. Over 94% of funds raised by the Foundation are used to support various pro-life causes, events & organizations. A portion of these funds were also used to aid in the purchase and installation of seven Ultrasound machines throughout the State of Nebraska, thru the K of C Supreme Council Ultrasound Initiative. In 2017 these ultrasound units provided by you and the Knights were responsible for 2,463 ultrasounds in Nebraska that saved the lives of 2,027 babies.Envelopes are in the bulletins this week and will be in the pews next week

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS                                                                                                                                  The Knights of Columbus and Ladies Guild offer scholarships on a competitive basis to members of the parish who will graduate from high school or a home school this spring and plan to continue their education. Applications are in the Knights of Columbus mailbox. They must be returned to the Knights mailbox by March 31. You may contact Kevin Schuster at kevin.schuster@ymail.com with questions.

WHEELCHAIR AVAILABLE
St. Joseph Church has two wheelchairs available for anyone who needs assistance getting into or out of the church. A chair is located in the South entryway. (The front door we do not use). Feel free to borrow this chair if you need it.
PLEASE NOTE

If you need to reach the church secretary, (Sharon VanTassell) the email address has changed. Please email us secretary68059@gmail.com

CHURCH SECURITY DURING MASS

Within the past year St. Joseph Parish has upgraded our security systems. After much discussion and prayer we have decided it is in the best interest of our parishioners to secure our doors during Mass. Approximately 5 minutes after mass has started our church doors will automatically lock. Ushers will be available to assist in entry or re-entry at the appropriate times.

1ST WEDNESDAY ADORATION
We have an opening for a person to come and pray for an hour from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone to have some quiet time to meditate and pray. Also, there is not a limit to the number of people who come for an hour. Anyone can sign up to do so. Please contact Sharon or Fr. Gutgsell.



Dr. Tom Osborne talk to youth at St. Joseph Church

LADIES GUILD

Fish Fry sign-ups are on the credenza in the vestibule. We will need desserts and volunteers to man the raffle and dessert tables. You may also use the Sign Up Genius website at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0b4daaab2da5f49-fish1

Ladies are invited to attend 11:30am Mass at the KVSS radio studio on Friday, February 22nd. We will meet in the church parking lot at 10:45am and carpool. We will go to lunch afterward, if interested.

Please consider helping to clean the church kitchen on Tuesday, March 5th, beginning at 6:30pm. Snacks and drinks will be provided. 

Mark your calendar for the 2nd Annual St. Joseph Table! Sunday, March 17th after 9:00am Mass. The Ladies' Guild will host a free breakfast which will include egg casseroles, fruit, breads, donuts and drinks. We will also decorate a St. Joseph Table to honor the feast day of St. Joseph. 

Questions? Call or text Julie Richards at 402-881-2407 or email juttrichaz@aol.com.

REMEMBER IN OUR PRAYERS
For the sick: Kathy Ewing, Harriet Green, Sally Leyden, Jerry Martin, Wes Erhart, Frank Novotny.
*Please let us know if a person needs to be removed from our Prayer List.

 

FEBRUARY 4 THRU FEBRUARY 10

Monday               Joyce Cockerill +

Tuesday               Regina & Walter Gamerl +  

Wednesday          Francis Gutgsell +

Thursday              Terry Hughes +

Friday                   Ruth Laux +  

Saturday               Ralph Zender +

Sunday                 People of St. Joseph