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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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St. Joseph's Catholic School - Pre-K thru Grade 6

Take a moment to learn about all the great things that are happening at our school!

Our school website may be accessed by simply clicking 'Faith Formation' tab above and then click on school link or access their website below~


Individual Reconciliation:  Tues, Wed, -- March 31 and April 1 at 11am and 6pm each day

Tuesday, March 31st - 9am Daily Mass

Wednesdsay, April 1 - 9am Daily Mass 
                                     1pm - Stations of the Cross enacted by our School Students (held in church)
Holy Thursday - 7pm Liturgy of the Eucharist (Last Supper)

Good Friday - 12:30pm Liturgy of the Lord's Passion 
                       7pm at St. Augustine's

Holy Saturday - 8:30pm - Liturgy of the Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday - 8am and 10:30am
                           8:30am at St. Augustine's


Click here to link to the Diocese of Duluth registration link for April 24-26 Middle School Retreat!



  • CLICK HERE to schedule your photo appointment online-quick and easy to do!
    02-Family Album Signup Button

    It is time for a new photo directory!
    Do you ever see people and wonder what their names are?  Are you a new member and wished you could put a face with a name?
    Help is on the way! There is NO COST to have your pictures taken -- and you receive a FREE 8X10 and full color Photo Directory!
    Photographers will be here April 28--May 2. Appointments are held between 2-9pm except for Saturdays which are 9am-3pm.

Lifetouch Photography has a special promotion in March we are able to take part in. EVERY family will receive 20% off your order
- Lifetouch provides all services free to our church just for the chance to show our families studio quality portraits! 
All families will receive a FREE 8x10 and photo directory for having your family portrait taken!

Click here to view a portrait pricing sheet if you'd like to order portraits for your family and friends!

Diocese of Duluth - daily news feeds and readings

Click here to link to our diocesan web site for daily news

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 to see what is happening over in Cohasset  

Here are some helpful websites to view and learn more ABOUT OUR CATHOLIC FAITH: (United States Council of Bishops)  (Minnesota Council of Bishops) (Archdioce of St. Paul) 

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 for $20.  We also are offering great Catholic Books for $4.  Check out the ever changing titles to choose from!

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!



Online Giving

Donate Now

Use this link to proceed to our secured online donation page where you can give to our weekly collection, Generations of Faith Building Fund, Prayer Garden, Church & School Endowments, United Catholic Appeal (UCA), etc.

Online Giving at St. Josephs Catholic Church

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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