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“To build a dynamic Roman Catholic family of faith that seeks to encounter Jesus through the spiritual, Sacramental, catechetical, and social life of the Church. We strive to be the beacon of the light of Christ to all through joyful service and mission.”
News & Events
Interested in learning how to crochet?
Basic Crochet Class, open to all. A meeting for those interested in participating in a Basic Crochet Class will be held Wednesday, April 25th, from 6pm to 7pm in the church social hall. This meeting is informational only with the anticipation of starting class May 2nd at 6pm in the church social hall. Please telephone Mary Hnat at 570-645-3930 or email Mary Ellen Ogozalek firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend on April 25th.
CHURCH DIRECTORY UPDATE! Appointments are being scheduled now for May 9 – 11, from 2 – 8:30; May 12th, from 10:30 – 4; June 6 – 8, from 2 – 8:30; June 9th from 10:30 – 4. Harmony Smith will be available to help you schedule your appointment. You can contact her at email@example.com or 610-714-9290 or you can schedule your appointment online. Simply go to the Universal website, www.ucdir.com, click on the yellow sunburst icon, enter pa787 in the Church Code Field and enter sjpv in the Church Password field. Only one short trip to the church will assure that you (or your family) will be part of our pictorial directory. Each family photographed receives a complimentary 8×10 portrait to be sent postage free to their home. Plus, a complimentary directory. Sign up today!
Family Bowling Afternoon!
Please join us on Sunday, April 22, from 3-5 pm for a Family Bowling Afternoon! This FREE event will be a great time for parents to meet our Youth Ministers & offer ideas as we begin to plan next year’s youth ministry activities! Your FREE registration includes bowling shoes, & pizza snack. While this is a free event, we need parents and/or individuals to register by Friday, April 20 to reserve enough lanes for bowling. Please register by contacting Lisa at the rectory at 570-645-2664 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. See you there and be sure to tell your friends and family!
Walking Towards Eternity Bible Study
Do you want to be a better person? Daring to Walk the Walk is an 8-part bible study featuring Jeff Cavins. The study session begins the week of April 5th through May 25th. Sessions will be held on Thursday evenings at the Shrine of Saint Therese 6:30-8:00 pm and Friday mornings at St. Joseph’s Rectory 9:00-10:30 am. Participants can attend either Thursday or Friday or switch between the two days as each session will offer the same material each week. Participants can also join in at any time!
You can attend the study for FREE! If you want the accompanying workbook there is a cost of $10. To register please call the rectory and speak with Lisa at 570-645-2664 ext. 1 or email her at email@example.com.