Info at a Glance!

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CLICK HERE for Father Seth's letter concerning our Cluster Mass Changes effective 1/1/2020.

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Weekly Homilies - Liturgical Cycle C

To pair with the Scripture Readings and Gospel - use this link to USCCB ... Read More »

Mass Times

All Mass times listed below are for St. Joseph's
Church in Grand Rapids unless noted.
Saturday 4:00 PM (returns to 5pm on 3/15/20)
Sunday 8:00 AM & 10:30 AM
Sunday 9:15 AM at St. Augustine's-Cohasset
Monday No Daily Mass
Tuesday 8:30 AM at St. Augustine's-Cohasset
Wednesday 5:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM
**During School year this is Mass celebrated
with our school students
Friday 7:30 AM


  • "Father into your hands I commit my spirit"
  • Our Rosary Garden honoring our Blessed Mother in Heaven - come ...
  • Our Church Bell and Cross were from our original Church and ...
  • 24/7 Perpetual Adoration Chapel
  • Jesus present in our Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Chapel
  • The Eucharist - the source and summit of our Catholic Faith.
  • Our worship space
  • "Do this in remembrance of Me".
  • "Redemption" Stain Glass Window
  • St. Joseph's School PreK thru Grade 6
  • St. Joseph our Patron Saint
  • Continually Building up the Kingdom of God in Grand Rapids

St. Joseph's Catholic Community 

315 SW 21st Street, Grand Rapids, Minnesota  55744

Parish Phone:  218-326-2843        School Phone:  218-326-6232

Parish Mission Statement:     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 1,000 families and individual members participate in a variety of parish and community activities.  The goal of this site is to help you learn more our parish and school and also the opportunities that exist to deepen our faith by study and action.  Please visit us often to view updates!

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Check Out our Parish Book and CD Area!

Engage your Faith! -- Check out our NEW parish "Book/CD Kiosk" located in the gathering space!

Inspiring Parish Audios!

Upcoming Events




Diocese of Duluth - for more info on upcoming events.  Use Youth Ministry Link for more info on youth events - Anniversary Mass and Sophia Institute found on their homepage.


Click HERE to register for Marriage Retreat above.


Junior High Lockout - Save the date: Saturday, November 23, 2019  

Who: People in Grades 6-8

What: Join us for a day of non-stop activities in Duluth. This lock out is for students in grades 6-8. There will be games, lots of activities, time at the trampoline park, Mass, and more!

Where: Base camp: St Elizabeth Church, Duluth.  We will be traveling by bus throughout Duluth.  

When:  11:30AM-8:00PM (Check-in begins at 11:30AM and ends at noon)

How much: $50 (add $10 after November 8th). You may bring a little extra money for the arcade at the bowling alley, but it is not required.



Discover God's plan for love and life January 10-12, 2020!

The Theology of the Body Immersion for Teens (TOBIT) retreat will be held at Big Sandy Camp near McGregor, MN.  

Join us for a weekend retreat as we delve deep into Saint John Paul II's teaching on Theology of the Body.  We will delve into some of the deepest questions of human existence, including:

* What is the meaning of Life?
* Why did God create us male and female?
* What kind of joys await us in heaven?
* Why is there evil and how do we overcome it?
* How do we experience the love we long for?

Mass - Talks - Adoration - Praise & Worship - Confession - Games - Sledding - Bonfire - Friends - Small Groups!

Time: 6:00pm Friday - 2:00pm Sunday (times may be adjusted slightly later)


February 29, 2020-  Annual Men's Retreat - Men of Faith - Men on Fire! 

Use link below for all the info and to register!



Confirmation Retreat for 2019-2020 School Year: 

Friday, March 27 to Sunday, March 29: Big Sandy Camp, McGregor 
Registration deadline: Friday, March 13
Cost: $95 for students and chaperones before registration deadline.  $105 after deadline.  The $50 deposit is non-refundable, but can be transferred to the October 2019 before October 4th if necessary.  No refunds after the deadline.
Check-in: Friday 5:45-6:20 p.m.; Retreat concludes at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Student capacity: 200


Diocesan Women's Conference will be held on March 28, 2020 - stay tuned, more info soon!


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