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RCIA Rite of Continuing Conversion

Posted on February 24, 2021 in: Parish Events

On Saturday, February 20, five candidates and their sponsors along with RCIA team members celebrated the Rite of Continuing Conversion with Bishop Raica. It was a very nice service and our candidates got to meet our Bishop and see other candidates from neighboring churches. Our St. Joseph candi...

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Columbarium Construction Underway

Posted on February 24, 2021 in: Parish Events

Columbarium Construction Underway
Construction of the columbarium at St. Joseph Church is nearly finished, with an estimated completion date of Fall 2021 for the project.  Please click on the attached links for additional information and renderings, courtesy of Chapman Sisson Architects.  St. Joseph Columbarium Aer...

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Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule

Posted on February 16, 2021 in: Parish Events

Ash Wednesday Masses at St. Joseph will be at 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on February 17.

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In honor of Catholic Schools Week, Holy Family School is offering to-go chicken dinners. Prices are $10 in advance and $12 on the day of.  Advance ticket holders are guaranteed a dinner. The plates purchased that day are first come, first served. The order deadline is January 31. Pickup...

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St. Joseph Columbarium Groundbreaking Ceremony
St. Joseph Columbarium Groundbreaking Ceremony – Sunday, January 10, 2021 St. Joseph Catholic Church Campus, Huntsville, Alabama Left to right:  Jackson Fyte, Fyte Construction; Christine Robbins, Chapman Sisson Architects; Fr. Joseph Lubrano, SDS, St. Joseph Church Pastor; Patty Ay...

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Please click on the attached link to view this year's New Year's Mass schedule. St. Joseph 2020 New Year's Mass Schedule.pdf

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Holy Family School is having three fundraisers this Fall, and invite you to participate in any or all of them.     Purchase a Dinner You can purchase to-go chicken dinners. Prices are $10 in advance and $12 on the day of.  Advance ticket holders are guaranteed a...

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St. Zita Hurricane Relief

Posted on September 22, 2020 in: Parish Events

We will be collecting items for those in need after hurricanes Laura and Sally. We will be taking our items to Gulf Breeze and some of the items will then be transported to Lake Charles. We will collect until September 29.    Attached is a list of items. Please share with friends and fa...

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Holy Family School-Huntsville now has an online giving capability for the Legacy of Faith program.  Click on the link below to take advantage of this opportunity to support our remarkable school.  Legacy of Faith Appeal

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Divine Mercy Sunday Mass

Posted on April 17, 2020 in: Parish Events

We have added a special video link for Fr. Joe's recorded Divine Mercy Sunday Mass, April 19, 2020.  You can access the video beginning on Saturday evening, April 18.  

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All who volunteer at St. Joseph are invited to an Appreciation Dinner in St. Francis Hall on Saturday, February 22 after the 5:00 p.m. Mass. All liturgical ministers, committee members and RE teachers are invited.  Please sign up so that we can prepare the food and the menu.  Sign-up sheet...

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LifeSouth Blood Drive

Posted on February 10, 2020 in: Parish Events

Sunday, February 16, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  A LifeSouth bus will be parked in the back church parking lot. Please see posters on the bulletin board in the church hallway, in the vestibule and in the breezeway for donor instructions.  

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Baptism Preparation Class

Posted on January 27, 2020 in: Parish Events

Our next class will be on Tuesday, February 4,  from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.  All parents and godparents who need to take the class are asked to call Carmen Amato in the parish office at 256-534-8459.  

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Bunco on Friday, February 7

Posted on January 27, 2020 in: Parish Events

Enter St. Francis Hall through the north doors under the portico. Please bring $5 and either food or drink to share. After three rounds, cash prizes will be given out for Most Buncos, Most Wins, Most Mini-Buncos, and Fewest Wins. Come and join the fun!  Our next Bunco event will be in late...

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Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 12:30 p.m. (after the 11:30 a.m. Mass) in St. Francis Hall. Please bring a dish to share! Note: There will be no hospitality on this weekend.  

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Tuesday, December 24                             Family Mass @ 5:00 p.m.; Midnight Mass @ 12:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 25                     &nb...

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What A Great Honor

Posted on December 17, 2019 in: Parish Events

On Sunday, December 8, 2019, St. Joseph and Holy Family School were each recognized with the Catalyst for Change Award for creating a spark for change in integration.  The award was presented at a special event by the Huntsville/Madison County Rosa Parks Committee, the Ivy Center of Hun...

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Holy Family School Holiday Events

Posted on December 09, 2019 in: Parish Events

Santa Store – December 9-13 in the St. Francis Hall small classroom during school hours. We are looking for new or like-new toys, games or Christmas décor items to sell at the store. We WILL NOT be wrapping presents at this event.        

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Holy Family School Holiday Events

Posted on November 18, 2019 in: Parish Events

Breakfast with Santa – December 7, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., at the St. Mary of the Visitation Parish Center in  Huntsville. Tickets are on sale at the school office and must be purchased by December 6. Ticket prices are $5.00 each, children two and under are free. B...

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The chaplaincy program at Limestone County Correctional Facility is requesting donations for 400 male inmates who do not have family or other support. The following items are needed for the Christmas packages: Please note:  Food items are no longer being accepted for this collection.  &...

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Christmas Baskets 2019

Posted on November 12, 2019 in: Parish Events

It’s Christmas Basket time at St. Joseph!  Please pick up a suggested food item list and a food bag for your donated items in the church vestibule. You can also purchase Scrip by putting it in an envelope marked “Christmas Basket Donation,” and placing it in the offertory...

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Baptism Prep Class

Posted on October 29, 2019 in: Parish Events

for parents and godparents on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the RE Center.  Please call the parish office at 256-534-8459 to register if you plan to attend.  

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Our final Bunco night will be on Friday, November 8, 2019 in St. Francis Hall. The north portico doors open at 6:15 a.m.; play begins at 7:00 p.m.; cash prizes awarded at the end of three rounds of play, approximately 9:00 p.m.  Please bring food or drink to share, $5.00 to play, and a fr...

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Day of Reflection

Posted on October 21, 2019 in: Parish Events

The Fun with Friends group will host a special day of reflection from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 24, 2019 in St. Francis Hall.  Lunch will be provided. This event is open to all parishioners. Please join us for prayer,  reflection and fellowship as we prepare for the Ad...

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Food Pantry Request

Posted on October 21, 2019 in: Parish Events

The St. Vincent de Paul Society food pantry has a special need for the following items: · Spaghetti sauce/cans/jars (24 oz) · Jams or jellies · Instant mashed potatoes · Canned soups · Non-fat dry milk · Hambur...

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BUNCO

Posted on September 30, 2019 in: Parish Events

Friday, October 11 in St. Francis Hall.  Gathering begins at 6:15 p.m. Play begins at 7:00 p.m. and ends generally by 9:00 p.m.  Bring food or drink to share and $5 to play.  After three rounds, cash prizes are distributed for Most Buncos, Most Wins, Most Mini-Buncos and Fewest W...

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The public is invited to come out to our Fall Flea Market Saturday, October 19, 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Outside, we will have many vendors selling various items. Inside, we will have the Fall Used Uniform Sale for HFS families. For more information, email vmarks@hfscatholic.com. ...

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Rosary Prayer Group

Posted on September 03, 2019 in: Parish Events

ARE YOUR ROSARIES SITTING AROUND GATHERING DUST?  They need to be PRAYED!  Sign up to pray your Rosary and join with others throughout the world who are praying theirs.  Learn about the power of the Rosary and heaven’s math.  Signups in the breezeway next weekend, September...

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Bunco

Posted on August 27, 2019 in: Parish Events

Friday, September 6!  This is a departure from the usual second Friday of the month, because this year that Friday will run into setup for FUN DAY. Entrance to St. Francis Hall is on the north side at the portico doors. Gathering begins at 6:15 p.m. with Bunco starting at 7:00 p.m. Please bring...

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Fun Day 2019

Posted on August 19, 2019 in: Parish Events

FUNDAY 2019, Saturday, September 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  on the St. Joseph Church/Holy Family School campus. Fun Day is NEXT weekend! Do you have your raffle tickets turned in? The final day to pre-order barbecue is Sunday, September 8. Thank you to everyone who has dropped off ...

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BUNCO Resumes

Posted on August 05, 2019 in: Parish Events

Bunco resumes after a brief summer break on Friday, August 9, 2019 in St. Francis Hall at 6:15 p.m.  Entrance to the Hall is via the double doors under the north portico.  Entry will have a new twist this time.  In addition to the standard of bringing food or drink to share and $5....

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Regular registration has ended, but you may register in the parish office, during office hours, before August 18.  Please call 256-534-8459 if you have any questions. Prices are as follows: · $25 per student/$75 maximum per family · 1st sacraments:  extra $...

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KPC Information Session

Posted on July 09, 2019 in: Parish Events

The Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary will host an information session on July 14 at 12:45 p.m. (after the 11:15 a.m. Mass) in the RE Center. The purpose is to invite and inform parishioners who may be interested in joining the organization about the work that the Knights and Ladies are d...

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St. Joseph is excited to begin a new small group focused on nurturing strong, healthy, God-centered marriages. This is a great opportunity to get connected with other couples from our church who are in a similar season of life.   Please stop by St. Francis Hall on July 14 between the 8:...

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Vow Renewal

Posted on June 17, 2019 in: Parish Events

All St. Joseph parish couples celebrating 25 years of marriage or more are invited to a Renewal of Marriage Vows Ceremony at the 5:00 p.m. Mass on June 22, followed by a reception in St. Francis Hall which is open to the entire parish. If you would like to participate, please contact Maureen or Mich...

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Summer Bible Study

Posted on June 17, 2019 in: Parish Events

We will be studying the Women of the Bible this summer at a more relaxed pace, interspersed with some inspiring and fun activities. The next meeting is on Friday, July 19 at 10:00 a.m. in the Religious Ed Center.  Be sure to bring your Bibles. You’ll be surprised what lessons th...

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Summer Bible Study

Posted on June 03, 2019 in: Parish Events

We will be studying the Women of the Bible during June and July at a more relaxed pace, interspersed with some inspiring and fun activities.  The first class will be on Friday, June 14, at 10:00 a.m. in the Religious Ed Center.  Subsequent dates are June 28, July 12 and July 19 at 10:00...

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New Senior Group

Posted on June 03, 2019 in: Parish Events

We are very fortunate to have a sizable number of senior citizens at St. Joseph.  It has been suggested that we have a group where we can get to know each other, not only by sight, but by name and enjoy one another’s company through various activities. If you are interested in being pa...

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Do you have items at home that you would like to sell, but don't want to host a garage or craft sale on your own? You could purchase a spot at our HFS Flea Market on June 15 from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Each spot is $10 and is the size of a parking space. You may purchase up to three spots. Spac...

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The public is invited to come out to our first annual Flea Market on June 15, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  We will have vendors selling their items outside. Inside, we will have our annual Used Uniform Sale for HFS families. Please call 256-539-5221 or email vmarks@hfscatholic.com for more ...

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Baptism Preparation Class

Posted on April 29, 2019 in: Parish Events

for parents and godparents on Tuesday, May 7 at 6:00 p.m. in the RE Center. Please call the parish office at 256-534-8459 to sign up.  

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KPC/KPCLA Rosary

Posted on April 23, 2019 in: Parish Events

Prayer Is Powerful! We have a lot to pray about - our family, our work, our community, our nation and our church. When we pray together there is nothing that we cannot overcome. Please join the Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxiliary as we recite the Rosary on Tuesday, April 30, at 7:00 p.m ...

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BUNCO Is Back!

Posted on April 23, 2019 in: Parish Events

Spring is really here!  And Bunco comes back for April on Friday, April 26, 2019 at 6:15 p.m. when the doors open at the portico on the northwest side of the property.  All you need is a frame of mind to laugh and eat heartily and bring friends to enjoy the fun for $5.00 per person plus fo...

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Sickle Cell Walk

Posted on April 23, 2019 in: Parish Events

In support of the North Alabama Sickle Cell Foundation, the Knights and Ladies of Peter Claver are sponsoring Walk With Us. Please join us on the following Saturday mornings. The pace and distance are up to you. May 25                  8:30 a...

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An Invitation for Good Friday

Posted on April 15, 2019 in: Parish Events

We invite you to bring a cross/crucifix from home to display in the Environment area during the Good Friday service at 7:00 p.m.  Please bring it with you to the service that evening and take it home afterward.  Although you will not be leaving your cross/crucifix, please make sure that yo...

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St. Joseph Lenten Fish Fry

Posted on April 01, 2019 in: Parish Events

Friday, April 5, 2019, 5:00 p.m.—7:00 p.m. Fr. Messmer Center Menu includes:  Fried Fish (Catfish with either Tilapia or Flounder) French Fries, Hushpuppies, Cole Slaw, Brownies Drinks :  Tea, Coffee or Lemonade Cheese Pizza and baked fish availa...

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The Knights and Ladies of Peter Claver will sponsor St. Joseph’s Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 21, 2019 after the 11:15 a.m. Mass. We are asking for donations of individually-wrapped candy, large plastic eggs and toys (Age groups 1-4, 5-8 and 9-12 years old, boys and girls).

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St. Joseph Annual Seder Meal

Posted on March 25, 2019 in: Parish Events

Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019, 5:30 p.m. in the Fr. Messmer Center. Tickets are $10 single, $15 for two and $25 per family.  Purchase tickets on March 30/31 and April 6/7 at all Masses.  To volunteer, sign up in the church vestibule and breezeway, or call Nancy Harris at 256-851-1836 or...

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St. Joseph will again partner with several other local parishes and churches this year to build a home for a deserving family through the Habitat for Humanity program.  The build is planned to start on Saturday, March 16. Anyone interested in participating or supporting the project can conta...

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2019 Ash Wednesday Masses

Posted on March 01, 2019 in: Parish Events

Our Mass schedule for Ash Wednesday, March 6, is 7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

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Come join us at 6:00 p.m. in St. Francis Hall to help stock the bar for the HFS 2019 Silent Auction. Bring a bottle of wine or spirits valued at least $15, $15 in cash or a $15 gift card to enjoy food, some excellent company and a great time. Each bottle brought to the event will be used as a &ldquo...

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PRE-LENT BUNCO, February 8, 2019

Posted on January 28, 2019 in: Parish Events

Join us for this fast-paced game played in three rounds.  Bring a friend, food or drink to share, and $5 per person to play.  Cash prizes are distributed at the end of the third round.  Entrance to St. Francis Hall is via the north door in the back parking lot under the portico beginn...

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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 26. Sign-up sheets are availabl...

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The Knights and Ladies of Peter Claver will host their Sixteenth Annual Valentine-Champagne Luncheon on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Von Braun Center-East Hall, starting at 11:00 a.m.  This event supports Holy Family School-Huntsville. Our theme this year is “Building on the Power...

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ADULT FORMATION RESUMES

Posted on January 07, 2019 in: Parish Events

The St. Joseph Wednesday Adult Formation series resume on January 9.  At 10:00 a.m., the topic will be Parables of the Kingdom, a video series presented by Mary Ann Getty-Sullivan.  Moderator is Tom Uss. Ms. Getty-Sullivan helps us to hear, see and understand th...

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2018 New Years Mass Schedule

Posted on December 17, 2018 in: Parish Events

Monday, December 31 - Regular Daily Mass @ 7:00 a.m. Vigil for Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God @ 5:00 p.m.   Tuesday, January 1 - Solemnity of Mary, Holy Mother of God @ 9:00 a.m.  

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HFS Breakfast with Santa

Posted on December 03, 2018 in: Parish Events

Holy Family School-Huntsville “Breakfast with Santa,” Saturday, December 8, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Visitation Paris Center, 220 Lincoln Street in Huntsville.    Join us for pictures with Santa and a wonderful breakfast provided by the Knights of Columbus. ...

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CHRISTMAS BASKETS 2018

Posted on November 19, 2018 in: Parish Events

It’s Christmas Basket time at St. Joseph!   All food donations must be returned to the church by December 2. Proceeds from special collections on Thanksgiving and December 1 and 2 will be used to buy item shortages and grocery store certificates for perishable items like meats and...

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Last BUNCO for 2018

Posted on October 29, 2018 in: Parish Events

Bunco wraps up 2018 on Friday, November 16 (moved from November 9).  Doors open at 6:15 p.m. and play begins at 7:00 p.m. in St. Francis Hall.  Price of admission is $5.00, plus food or drink to share.  Bring a friend and introduce them to this quick-paced and laugh...

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Altar Server Training

Posted on October 29, 2018 in: Parish Events

Saturday, November 10, 2018  after the 5:00 p.m. Mass.  This session is for new servers interested in this ministry and current servers wishing to refresh or refine their skills.  Contact John Barisa at 256-541-2827 for more information.   

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The Environment Committee would like to display pictures of your deceased loved ones in the church sanctuary during November for All Souls and All Saints.  Please put your name, address and phone number on the back of each photo and bring them to the parish office by October 28.  Pick t...

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Holy Land Gifts, represented by The Rashmawi family, will visit our parish on the weekend of October 27/28. They will give us an update on the current situation for the Christian community in the Holy Land. Olive wood carvings (crosses, rosaries, nativity sets, etc.) produced in the Hol...

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Fun Day 2018

Posted on September 10, 2018 in: Parish Events

Fun Day 2018 is now in the record books!  All of you volunteers are truly awesome!  This event takes many hands and much talent to make happen for our kids.  Fortunately, we are blessed with generous hearts in our school and parish families.  We hope that you enjoyed this year...

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ADULT FORMATION BEGINSTHIS MONTH

Posted on September 04, 2018 in: Parish Events

Adult Formation begins on September 12 with: Feminist Interpretation of the Bible / Sister Barbara Reid Wednesdays @ 10:00 a.m. Facilitator: Tom Uss The Mass / Bishop Robert Barron Wednesdays @ 5:30 p.m. Facilitator: Fr. Joe

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BUNCO

Posted on September 04, 2018 in: Parish Events

The fun doesn't have to end with Fun Day! Bunco night will be on Friday, September 14 with the doors opening at 6:15 p.m. and play beginning at 7:00 p.m. in St. Francis Hall.  Entry is at the rear of the property via the north doors under the covered portico. Price of admission? $5.00 plus ...

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