Pinetta Entrance Gates

We have had several requests to have these gates open for Sunday Masses. We will need volunteers to...

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TailoringDear Friends,

On my recent trip to Rome I went shopping for vestments, because sometimes, trying to do things at a distance is just not good enough.  I ended up at a little shop called Ditta Annibale Gammarelli's, famous for having the Vatican as a client.  The shop has been family owned and operated for generations.  With a young tailor,


Solidarity with Persecuted Christians

St. PeterThe Holy See has granted to the Fraternity of St. Peter the indult to celebrate on every August the 1st, as a 3rd class feast, "Saint Peter in Chains."  This is not a new feast -- it had been dropped from the 1962 calendar. 

Fr. John Berg, our Superior General, has asked that we commemorate this feast in a special way this year,


Self-Defense for Women

Women's Self-Defense NetworkLadies, facts are hard to deny. Nine out of ten rape and abuse victims are women and teenage girls. A female is assaulted every TWO minutes in the United States. These crimes often escalate to kidnapping and murder. The police arrives after the crime happens. That's too late!

You KNOW you want to learn for yourself. You KNOW you want to prepare your teenage daughter who is college bound, who has a part time job, or your daughter who lives alone.

But the thought of going to a training facility and working with strangers is just too daunting.


Altar Boys Tour the USS Kearsarge

USS Kearsarge RecruitOn Saturday July 19th, some of the St. Joseph's Altar Boys were treated to the "Captain's Tour" of the USS Kearsarge, currently being repaired in Norfolk.  This ship (please never call it a boat!) is an amphibious aircraft carrying attack vessel.  It's a floating island, a town unto itself, capable of uninterrupted operations at sea for 3 months. 


2014 Corpus Christi Photos

Courtesy of Julia TrexlerA Solemn High Mass was offered in honor of the Feast of Corpus Christi. The occasion was also the first Mass at St. Joseph's for newly ordained Fr. Zachary Akers, FSSP. Fr. Novokowsky served as deacon and Fr. Marsolle as subdeacon. In addition, seminarian Charles Ike had arrived to begin his stay with us for the summer. Mass was followed by a Eucharistic Procession which included two altars.

Some pictures from this event are displayed below:


2014 Corpus Christi Festival Photos

Courtesy of Megan BeanFollowing the procession we all headed to the pavilion for the 1st priestly blessings from Fr. Akers. There was plenty of great food, including wonderful BBQ courtesy of Tony Douglas. We also had children's games followed by a "balloon toss" among the adults. The prize for the "most soaked" clearly goes to Fr. Novokowsky and Fr. Marsolle.

Some photos of the event are included below:


2014 Golf Tournament

2013 TournamentThe 10th Annual St. Joseph's Knights of Columbus Golf Tournament will be held on September 19th to benefit the charitable activities of our parish Knights Council. To sign up a team, sponsor a hole, or contribute prizes for the tourney raffle, call Greg Hice at 320-6011 or Tom McKenna at 937-8225.

For more information, please see the flyer here.

Parishioner Business Listing Now Online

Since a healthy community is responsive to the needs of its own members, for the mutual benefit of those in the ‘household of the faith’ we introduced the “Window Wall” of parish businesses. It is time to expand this communication. This website is now able to handle the listing of parishioner businesses. The listing can be found under the "Resources" menu on the left or by clicking here.


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