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Our Mission To support and strengthen each other in living our shared Catholic Faith St. Joseph's Catholic Community of Grand Rapids is a vibrant faith community located in the heart of the land of Pines and Mines in northern Minnesota.  The 1,300 families and individual members participate in a variety of parish and community activities.  The goal of this site is to help you learn more about us, your faith, and the Grand Rapids area.  Please visit...
Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration “Could you not keep watch for one hour?” MK 14:37 In 1993, Our Holy Father, Pope John Paul II expressed the desire to spread Perpetual Adoration, with permanent exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in all parishes and Christian communities throughout the world. In the great Jubilee Year of 2000, He called us to make the Eucharist more known, loved and adored than ever before. He said, "May our adoration never cease!" This is precisely what Perpetual Adoration is; adoration...
Generations of Faith Generations of Faith   No matter the age, our parish community embraces and serves everyone
when we join together in sharing the importance of Catholic faith in our lives… This is an exciting time for our Parish…..and with thoughtful and careful planning, we can make our parish campus inviting for everyone…..Imagine the possibilities! Our New Education Center opened Fall--2011!  Learn more about how you can be part of this exciting project by offering your time, talent...
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Click here to link to our Diocesan Web Site for Daily readings and inspiration
St. Augustine's -- Our Sister Parish in Cohasset, Minnesota has a web site!  

Click here www.staugustinescohasset.org to see what is happening over in Cohasset! 

Holy Week Schedule:

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 -

9am Mass at St. Josephs

1pm - 6th Grade enact the Stations of the Cross in Church - all are welcome

11am and 6pm - Individual Reconciliation at St. Joseph's

 

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Holy Thursday

7pm - Celebration of the Lord's Supper

 

Friday, April 18, 2014 - Good Friday

9:00 am - Liturgy of the Hours in our Chapel

12:15 pm - Solemn Liturgy of the Lord's Passion

7:00 pm - Solemn Liturgy the Lord's Passion at St. Augustine's\

 

Saturday, April 19 - Easter Vigil

9:00 am - Liturgy of the Hours

8:30 pm - Celebration of the Lord's Resurrection

 

Sunday, April 20 - Easter Sunday

8am and 10:30am - Easter Masses at St. Joseph's

8:30am - Easter Mass at St. Augustine's

Congratulations Calendar Raffle Winners!

March 19 - $500 - Bob Cahill

March 20 - $50 - Fern Chandler

March 21 - $50 - Bruce Edwards

March 22 - $50 - Tim Garvey

March 23 - $200 - Marge Petermeier

March 24 - $50 - Jim Arnhold

March 25 - $50 - Sue Mattson

March 26 - $50 - Tim Bischoff

March 27 - Timberlake Pool Party - Connie Burley

March 28 - $50 - Marv Nygaard

March 29 - $50 - Don Uzelac

March 30 - $200 - Dom Flood

March 31 - $50 - Father Jerry

April 1 - $50 - Jerry Washburn

April 2 - $50 - Peg Achan

April 3 - $50 - John Rupert

April 4 - $50 - Frank Frederickson

April 5 - $50 - Clair Sobolik

April 6 - $200 - John Thompson

April 7 - $50 - Donalyn Dealy

April 8 - $50 - Rhonda Hess

April 9 - $50 - Tom Stanley

April 10 - $50 - Bob Barthel

April 11 - Golf for 4 at Ruttger's - Ione Beyer

April 12 - $50 - Mark Daigle

April 13 - $200 - Pat Randall

April 14 - $50 - Ellen Coffel

April 15 - $50 - Nicole Graham

April 16 - $50 - Katie Flood

April 17 - BBQ Dinner - Derek Stanley

April 18 - $50 - Scott Barthel

April 19 - $50 - John Thompson

April 20 - $200 - Barb McDonald



Here are some helpful websites to view and learn more ABOUT OUR CATHOLIC FAITH:

www.usccb.org (United States Council of Bishops)
www.mncc.org  (Minnesota Council of Bishops)
www.archspm.org (Archdiocesan web site)—Click on green link on right side of home page labeled 'Pray for life, marriage and religious liberty'

Check out our parish "Book" table located in the gathering space near the parish office door.

Here you will find for sale the Catechism of the Catholic Church and the YOUCAT, the youth version of the Catechism, for $15.  We also are offering great Catholic Books for $3.  Some featured titles are: Rediscover Catholcism, 4 Sign of a Dynamic Catholic--and others.

Check this 'self serve' table out anytime you are here!  Don't forget our great Lighthouse Display as well - many wonderful audio CD's for just $3 - they make great gifts and are awesome for those long car trips!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Email Updates!

Just fill out the form on the contact us page and choose to be a part of email updates.  

Some examples of emails we may send are:  Special Mass schedules (Easter and Christmas),  upcoming special events, changes in our church calendar, adoration closings, etc.

Upcoming Events

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