Parish Pastoral Council Election Ballot

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in Uncategorized

Our parish is electing several parishioners for vacant positions on the Parish Pastoral Council.  As you know, the Council exists in large part to represent your needs, concerns, and well-being as a valued member of this Christian community. Please, review our candidates below. Click here to download a ballot form. You can also email your vote to osjpc@oldstjoseph.org. Please have your vote in by  Monday, May 29, 2017. Suzanne MacFarland...

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Old St. Joseph’s Welcomes New Pastor Fr. Walter Modrys, SJ

Posted by on Apr 21, 2017 in Uncategorized

AMDG Dear OSJ Family, I am happy to inform you that with Archbishop Chaput’s approval, the Very Rev. Robert Hussey, SJ, our Jesuit Provincial, has missioned Father Walter Modrys, SJ to serve as the 60th  pastor of Old Saint Joseph’s, effective June 1, 2017. Father Modrys graduated from the Jesuit-run Saint Peter’s Prep School in Jersey City, New Jersey, in 1962 and from there entered the Society of Jesus. After professing vows as a Jesuit, he...

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From the Pastor — April 2, 2017

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in From the Pastor Columns, Uncategorized

AMDG Dear OSJ Family, As we continue on our Lenten journey together as God’s Church, we continue to reflect on our traditional Lenten practices of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving that serve to strengthen us at this holy time of the year. This week I draw our attention to the Lenten practice of almsgiving or giving to and serving others. It should be obvious by now, that almsgiving is simply a response by us to God, a response that we have come...

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From the Pastor– March 26, 2017

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in From the Pastor Columns, Uncategorized

AMDG Dear OSJ Family, As we find ourselves more than half way through Lent, and as we continue in this blessed season where we seek to grow in greater faith, hope and love, below are just a few of the opportunities being offered by our parish that can help you in your Lenten Journey: Weekly Worship/Mass Schedule Sunday, The Lord’s Day 5:30 PM (Saturday, Vigil Mass) w 7:30 AM w 9:30 AM w 11:30 AM w 6:30 PM Weekday Mass Monday through Saturday...

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From the Pastor–March 19, 2017

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in From the Pastor Columns, Uncategorized

AMDG Dear OSJ Family, This weekend, as we celebrate the 3rd Sunday of Lent, we as a parish dedicated to the patronage of Saint Joseph, blessed spouse of Our Lady, the Virgin Mary, and foster-father of Our Lord, in prayer, remember our holy patron. Since March 19, 2017 is the Third Sunday of Lent, the Solemnity of Saint Joseph is transferred to the following Monday, March 20. While celebrating the Mass for the 3rd Sunday of Lent, we will...

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From the Pastor–March 12, 2017

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in From the Pastor Columns, Uncategorized

AMDG Dear OSJ Family, With one week of Lent behind us, we can continue to focus our attention on our beautiful Catholic traditional Lenten practices of prayer, fasting, and alms giving in this most holy season of the Church. This week I draw our attention to the Lenten practice of prayer. Lent, as we know, is a time of spiritual renewal. Without prayer, fasting and almsgiving are merely actions we do out of tradition without much meaning....

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