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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 doing.  Refreshments will be served.      

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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 8:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Masses for a “Meet and Greet” to learn more!   This group will focus on fun, fellowship, and educational opportunities to help young married couples grow in their relationships with one another.      

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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 Michael at 256-830-4610.    

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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 they are able to share with us even today!  

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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 a.m.  Be sure to bring your Bibles. You’ll be surprised what lessons they are able to share with us even today!  

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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 part of this group, please come to an organizational meeting on Wednesday, June 12, at 10:30 a.m. in the Religious Ed Center.  If you can’t attend the meeting but would still like to participate, please call Sr. Veronica at 256-534-8459 and leave your name.  

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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. Space is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested, please email vmarks@hfscatholic.com or call the school office at 256-539-5221 for more information.    

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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 information.  

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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 at St. Joseph Church.  Refreshments will be served.  

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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 food or drink to share.  After three rounds of play, we award cash prizes for the Most Buncos, Most Wins, Most Mini-Buncos, and Fewest Wins.  Although the game is played with dice, no gambling is involved -- strictly how well you can roll the dice!  Come and join us for this fast-paced game.  

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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.m. @ Holy Family School track, beginning immediately after the 8:00 a.m. Mass    

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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 your name is on the back so you can identify it easily.  A lot of them look the same and we do not want anyone to get home with the wrong one.

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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 available upon request. To-go boxes will also be available $10.00 for adults    $5.00 for children (12 and under) $25  maximum per family  

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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 Theresa Arnold at 256-503-5773.  

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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 contact Terry Leger at legertj@yahoo.com for details.     

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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 “key” item at the silent auction, and the gift cards will be used in baskets at the auction. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Vickie Marks at vmarks@hfscatholic.com.  

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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 beginning at 6:15 p.m.  Play concludes by 9:00 p.m.  No Bunco during Lent. The next event will be on Friday, April 26, 2019. See you on the 8th!  

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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 available in the church vestibule and breezeway. There is no charge to attend and you are welcome to bring family members.  

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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 of Dreams.”  Live music provided by Dr. Horace Carney and his band Omni! Wear your dancing shoes! The ticket price is $40.00 each.  Last year, we raised more than $5,000.00 for Holy Family School.  With your help and continued support, we hope to do it again. Tickets and advertising forms for the...

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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 the parables of Jesus. She offers a general introduction to the use of parables in the life and ministry of Jesus and the early church. At 5:30 p.m., moderator Fr. Joe will host Bishop Barron’s Pivotal Players, St. Augustine & St. Benedict.  This is a multi-part series about the handful of saints, artists, m...

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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.  Call Holy Family School at 256-539-5221 for information and reservations.  

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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 fresh produce. You can also purchase Scrip by putting it in an envelope marked “Christmas Basket Donation,” and placing it in the offertory.   Important Dates Dec.  1&2       Second collection at all Masses Dec.  2           Las...

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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 laughter-filled game. Cash prizes awarded for the Most Buncos, Most Wins, Most min-Buncos, and Fewest wins.   Upcoming dates for Bunco evenings in 2019: January 11, February 8,  April 26 and June 4.     

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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 them up after the Masses the weekend of November 24/25.  

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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 Holy Land will be also available for sale. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted.

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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's event, and that you will congratulate the raffle ticket winners as announced by Fr. Joe at each of our Masses.  We are already planning Fun Day 2019 and hope that you will be a part of that event, too.  Thank you from Holy Family School and St. Joseph Parish.  

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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 food or drink to share. Bring a friend and introduce them to this quick-paced and laughter-filled game. Cash prizes for the Most Buncos, Most Wins, Most Mini-Buncos and Fewest Wins awarded at the end of play.  Dates for future Bunco evenings: October 12; November 9; January 11; February 8; April 26 and June 14.  &nb...

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