Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick

My Dear Parishioners, At the start of a new year, every parish is asked to make a Pastoral report to the Archdiocese, and ultimately to the Church in Rome on a variety of Pastoral Issues such as the numbers of parishioners, attendance at Mass, Social Ministries offered, religious education (school and CCD), devotions, sacraments and…

Celebrating the Sacrament of Reconciliation

My Dear Parishioners, This week our young people will be celebrating the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the very first time. Please keep them in your prayers as they come to experience  the  love  and  mercy of the Lord Jesus. Hopefully, we will see this as a reminder that we need to stay close to the…

Happy New Year!

My Dear Parishioners, Happy New Year! I hope that you had a peaceful celebration of Christmas and the New Year. I also want to thank all those who made our celebrations as beautiful as they were.    I especially want to thank our musicians, vocalists and all those in the Music Ministry, our Lectors and Extraordinary…

Thank You For This Past Year

My Dear Parishioners, I hope that you were able to celebrate the real joy of God’s presence among us. It is sad that we are still managing the Covid virus, but even still we have many blessings for which to thank God. We have been consistently praying for all those suffering from the coronavirus whether…

Blessed and Joyous Christmas

My Dear Parishioners, I take the opportunity on behalf of Msgr. McCoy, Msgr. Bolger, Fr. Connors, and myself, and all those who minister here at St. Joseph to wish you all a very Blessed and joyous  Christmas.     We  celebrate Jesus’ incarnation as a human being, but Christmas is also about anticipating Jesus’ return at the…

Parish Penance

My Dear Parishioners, The Christmas Bazaar was a great success; thank you to all our vendors and volunteers. A special thank you goes to Mrs. Rita Roley, and her fantastic team of helpers. They planned and executed a great event for the parish. A job well done! Christmas cards and St. Joseph 100th anniversary mugs…

The Feast of the Immaculate Conception

My Dear Parishioners, Congratulations to our St. Joseph/St. Robert student thespians! They will be putting on the show, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer at Archbishop Wood High School next Sunday, Dec. 12th at 2:00 p.m. We are  fortunate  that  the  students  can take advantage of the professional stage that our local high school offers. Also…

Advent and Retirement Fund for Religious

My Dear Parishioners, This week we begin a new liturgical year and the holy season of Advent. Advent is about preparing for the birth of Jesus, but it is also about actively waiting on the Lord.   It feels like we have all been waiting for the coronavirus to end and now the church is asking…

Happy Thanksgiving and Giving Tree

My Dear Parishioners, This week marks the end of the current liturgical year, and the Year of St. Joseph. Next year we will begin a new liturgical year and season with the start of Advent. Because we are celebrating the 100th Anniversary of St. Joseph Parish, we will keep the small shrine to St. Joseph…

Christmas Gifts and Schedule

My Dear Parishioners, Our 2022 Parish calendars are available at the Church exits, please take one home with you. The beautiful calendars are gifts from the Louis Swift Plunkett Funeral Home in Hatboro. Thank you to Mr. Jeff Plunkett for this annual gift. If you know a parishioner who has not yet returned to our…
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