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The annual White Mass for Health Care Providers will be celebrated by Bishop Robert Baker on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Stephen the Martyr Chapel on the UAB Campus in Birmingham.   This Mass is for anyone who works, ministers, or assists in the delivery of health care to others.  All members of the public a...

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Her Choice Birmingham Women’s Center 2018 Fundraising Banquet Tuesday, October 30 at 7:00 p.m., at The Club,1 Robert S. Smith Drive in Birmingham.    Keynote speaker will be Theresa Bonopartis, Director, Lumina Hope & Healing Post-Abortion Ministry   Please RSVP to hcbanquet@herchoicebirmingham...

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1st Annual Catholic Women Nurses Retreat (CWN), November 2-4, 2018   Time with Our Lord: Finding Peace and Recollection in a Busy World Bethany Retreat House 2002 Garners Creek Road, Dickson, Tennessee 37055 bethanyretreat@op-tn.org • (615) 446-2063   Local Contact: Diana.Ruzicka@gmail.com &bul...

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Tuesday Nights @ 7:30 p.m.—9:00 p.m. UAH Campus—Room 301 Shelby (SST 301)        
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Start your summer with a rousing game of Bunco on Friday, June 8.  Doors at the St. Francis Hall Portico (north side of the building) open at 6:15 Pmpm and ends by 9:00 p.m. All you need is $5 to play with the opportunity of cash prices for the Most Buncos, Most Wins, Most Mini-Buncos and Fewest Wins.  Bring a friend and eith...

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St. Joseph will host a summer kids’ event called Shipwrecked VBS from June 11 to June 15.    At Shipwrecked, kids discover that Jesus rescues them! They participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, make and devour yummy treats, experience one-of-a-kind Bible a...

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Our retreat will be on April 28 from 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Details for the families will be sent by e-mail. Please pray for our 36 candidates and their families.  
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MOST MERCIFUL JESUS CATHOLIC CHURCH in Madison, Alabama will host a wine and cheese social on Friday, April 27, 2018, 6:30 p.m. to  8:30 p.m.  Proceeds will benefit the building of a new sanctuary.  Tickets are $20.00 for individuals and $30.00 for couples and will be on sale at all  Masses, beginning April 7. There wi...

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MAGNIFICAT AND THE CATHOLIC CHARISMATIC RENEWAL OF BIRMINGHAM invite all Catholic men and women to attend a Life in the Spirit Seminar on April 21, 2018, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in the Parish Hall.  Tickets are $10 and are available by contacting Donna Chmielarski at (205) 408-0308, from Alpha Chu...

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Celebrate spring with three rousing rounds of Bunco on Friday, April 13th.  Plan to arrive between 6:15 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. for fun and fellowship.  You will need $5.00 to play and a food or dring item to share. ​Play ends after the third round (usually before 9:00 p.m.) with cash prizes given out for the Most Buncos, Most Win...

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The Widows and Widowers group will meet at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 12 for lunch at the Olive Garden, 3730 University Drive in Huntsville.  Please call Mary at 256-881-7056 for information, reservactions or cancellations.  Newcomers are always welcom.  Join us for fellowship and conversation.

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Holy Thursday, March 29   No Mass at 7:00 a.m. or 9:00 a.m.    HFS Stations of the Cross at 9:00 a.m. Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7:00 p.m.       Adoration following the Mass until 11:00 p.m. in the Chapel Good Friday, March 30  No Mass at 7:00 a.m.  ...

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Both Carmen Amato, our Director of Religious Education, and I are concerned about parent supervision of young children before, during and after Mass.  Two Sundays ago, as Carmen was returning to the church after Religious Education, she encountered a young school-aged child outside the building, moving towards the parking lot. The...

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The Seder Meal will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 25 in the Fr. Messmer Center. Tickets for the meal are $8.00 per person and $5.00 for children ages 3-12 years. There is a maximum cost of $25.00 per family. Tickets are available in the church vestibule and the parish office, and should be purchased by March 18.  Volunteers to ...

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OUTDOOR STATIONS OF THE CROSS will be performed at 12 noon on Good Friday, March 30, behind Holy Family School on the soccer field inside the track. Please bring chairs and/or a ground cover to sit on in case the bleachers are full. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be performed in the Fr. Messmer Center, the school gym.

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On behalf of the families and individuals we have served during the year 2017, the Saint Vincent DePaul Society would like to thank St. Joseph for its generous support.   Thanks to the generosity of St. Joseph parishioners, the society was able to provide assistance to 318 families and individuals,   including rent ...

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St. Joseph will partner with several other local parishes and churches to build a home for a  deserving family through the Habitat for Humanity program.  The build is planned to start on Saturday, March 17. We will have framing members from the home in the breezeway after all Masses on the weekend of March 10 and 11 for paris...

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Catholic Schoolhouse, a local homeschool program, is currently registering students for the 2018/2019 academic year in Madison, AL. More than an academic co-op, Catholic Schoolhouse is a structured program meeting weekly for homeschoolers that includes chorus, two hours of classroom instruction, hands-on science, art projects, and oppo...

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The Spain Pilgrimage with Fatima and Lourdes (October 30 - November 9, 2018) is filling up fast!  We will be visiting Lisbon, Fatima, Salamanca, Madrid, Lourdes, Montserrat and Barcelona.  We will be flying in and out of the Huntsville airport. ​Friday, March 2, was the last day that Saint Joseph parishioners had&nb...

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St. Vincent de Paul will have its monthly food collection to stock the pantry before all Masses next weekend, March 3 and 4. ​Items of particular need include Hamburger Helper or Tuna Helper type meals, pasta sauce, canned fruit and canned Ravioli-type pasta for the little ones.

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We prayed, fasted and gave alms - and now we celebrate Easter Joy!  Our Lenten journey with CRS Rice bowl ends as we encounter our Risen Lord.  We reflect on the brothers and sisters we have walked with, and we commit to bringing Easter joy to each persoon we meet in our daily lives. Rice Bowls are due back on April 8.  ...

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The Adult Education group has begun a new series titled Seven Deadly Sins,  Seven Lively Virtues. The Sunday group  meets at 9:30-11:00 a.m. in the St. Francis Hall large meeting room (enter through the gym).      

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Lenten fast and abstinence is a call to a deeper spirit of penitential conversion. Ideally, this personal penance should reach out to the rest of the world through acts of charity and mercy. The real purpose of the fast and abstinence is “to develop the inner freedom to resist.” Abstinence means not eating meat (beast or fo...

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BISHOP ROBERT BAKER has issued the following statement about Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday:  “For the first time since 1945, Valentine’s Day this year falls on Ash Wednesday.  Some have wondered whether a dispensation from the standard laws of fast and abstinence would be granted.  Out of respect for t...

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We are looking for energetic volunteers who can help us at the 11:15 a.m. Mass on the second and fourth Sundays of the month.  There are several criteria that volunteers must meet.  If you are interested in helping, please call Carmen Amato at 256-534-8459 for an appointment.  

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Due to the seriousness of the flu this year, Communion at all Masses will only be given under the species of hte host - Precious Body of Christ.  We will not be distributing the Precious Blood of Christ at least until the end of January.  This is being done for health reasons.  -  Father JOe

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Sponsored by the Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary  to benefit Holy Family School.  ​When:  Saturday, February 10, 2018 ​Time:  11:00 a.m. Where:  Von Braun Cent4er, East Hall 2 Tickets @$40 per person are available in the church office.  

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Saturday, January 27, 2018.  The parish staff would like to show our appreciation for all the wonderful St. Joseph parishioners who volunteer in various ministries and help with parish events throughout the year. Please join us for a special dinner after the 5:00 p.m. Mass on Saturday, January 27.  Sign-up sheets are availabl...

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Sundays from 9:30—11:00am:  This is a 7-week series entitled 33 Days to Morning Glory by Fr. Michael Gaitley, this Sunday. All materials are on FORMED.org. Wednesdays from 10:00—11:15am:  This is a 6-8 week series by Bishop Robert Barron entitled  Untold Blessings on Jan. 10, focusing on three paths to holine...

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Epiphany Celebration Potluck Where:  St. Francis Hall When:  Saturday, January 6 th Time: 6:15pm ( after 5:00pm Mass ) Please bring a dish to share! Note:  There will be no Hospitality this weekend.

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Parents and Guardians of children in Religious Education:  the most current Religious Education registration forms, handbooks and calendars are available by selecting them from the menu under Formation/Religious Education.

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