First Holy Communion

My Dear Parishioners, Please keep our young 3rd graders in your prayers. This Saturday, May 21st, 8 of them made their First Holy Communion. This is a special time in the spiritual life of a Catholic. We ask that Jesus will stay close to these young people as they take Him into their hearts and…

“In-Pew Weekend” for the 2022 Catholic Charities Appeal

My Dear Parishioners. Our Parish Casino Night was a great success. So many people told me that they really enjoyed it. It was good to be together and have some fun. A special thank you goes to Mrs. Rita Roley and her team of helpers who sought donations and sponsorships as well as decorated the…

School Reaccreditation and New Principal Announced

My Dear Parishioners, The principal of St. Joseph / St. Robert School recently had to resign his position and tend to some family matters and business. We are grateful for all that Mr. D’Andrea did to lead our school through the storm of Covid-19 and wish him well. I am happy to say that Mrs.…

May is the month of Mary

My Dear Parishioners, May is the month of Mary and a time when we reflect on Our Blessed Mother’s willingness to make a home for Jesus within her. We too are called to make a home for Jesus in our hearts and Mary will help us do that. You are encouraged to honor Mary by…

Divine Mercy Sunday

My Dear Parishioners, I hope that you had a peace filled, spiritually beneficial, and Blessed Easter. When we celebrate the Lord’s resurrection, it is not just His personal victory over death that we celebrate, but also the fact that He has won salvation for all of us. This Second Sunday of Easter, or the eighth…

A Very Blessed Easter

On behalf of Msgr. Bolger, Fr. Connors, Msgr. McCoy, myself, and all those who minister and work here at St. Joseph parish I want to wish all of you and your loved ones a very Blessed Easter. We know that Jesus is risen. We have faith that He is alive and with us. So I…

Holy Week

As Lent is drawing to a close, please take the opportunity to bring in your Rice Bowls. Operation Rice Bowl is a great way to help those in need and to make a small sacrifice at the same time. All donations received are given to the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to be used to help feed…

Palm Sunday is Next Week

My Dear Parishioners, If you have not yet taken the Disciple Maker Index survey, please go to our parish website and click on the Disciple Maker link. This will help us understand your needs and better serve you. The last day to do this survey is Monday, April 4th. If you took one of the…

More Information About The Synod

My Dear Parishioners, For several weeks we have been announcing that all parishes have been asked to have their members take a brief survey as a preparation for the Church’s upcoming synod. In the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, we are working with the Catholic Leadership Institute to implement the Disciple Maker Index (DMI) survey at every…

Confirmation and the Disciple Maker Index Survey

My Dear Parishioners, This week we welcome Archbishop Edward Adams as he confirms 17 of our young people. Please keep these young people and their families in your prayers. We pray that they will remain open to the gifts of the Holy Spirit and that they will be strengthened in their faith as they live…
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