ST. JOSEPH BASILICA E-NEWS 
January 24, 2019

This Weekend...

Friday, January 25
Adoration for the Walk of Life concludes : 7:00 - 9:00 pm, Basilica

Please note January's Taize is canceled and will resume February 22

Saturday, January 26
  • Walk For Life - blessings of Pilgrims at 9:30am, Basilica followed by walk in San Francisco.
  • Notes for Nourishment Returns (one time only) - 1:30pm in Basilica
Donna Stoering will be joined by violinist Philip Brezina  and cellist Gabriel Beistline for a special FREE one hour program of inspiring classical music. Donations requested to benefit Listen for Life Foundation and St. Joseph Parish.
All are welcome!
  • Women & Spirituality: Interfaith Dialogue - 2pm at Buena Vista United Methodist Church, 2311 Buena Vista Ave.
Sunday, January 27

Young Adult Brunch at Blue Dot after 9:30 Mass.

Catholic School Week begins (Jan 27 - Feb 2)
Active participation by our  Elementary School at the 9:30 am Mass and participation by our High School at the 11:30 am Mass. We invite our Parish Community to participate at any of these Masses and  support our Schools.

St Joseph Elementary School Open House 10:30am to 12pm


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Family Mass February 10

The next Family Mass will be at 9:30am on February 10.  Children (and their families) are invited to actively participate by serving as lectors, greeters, etc.  Adults and teens are welcome to offer creative ideas and assist.  Please contact Anne Marie at afourre@sjbalameda.org if you and/or your children are interested in helping.  

More info here.


Sunday Readings here

Stewardship

Parish Collection: January 19/20
Weekly Goal: $13,500
Cash/ check : $7,510
Faith Direct: $3,141
Total Giving: $10,651
Shortfall: ($2,849)

Thank you for your continued support. Please help us to meet our weekly goal.

Young Adults Feed the Hungry

Many thanks to the members of the Alameda Deanery's Young Adult Group who helped serve at the St. Vincent de Paul Dining Room last week.  It was a powerful and rewarding experience.  Visit our FaceBook page for more pictures. 
Coming events include the Walk for Life this Saturday and brunch at Blue Dot this Sunday after the 9:30 Mass.   More info here.


School News

St. Joseph Notre Dame High School weekly newsletter available  here
 
St. Joseph Elementary School weekly newsletter here


Upcoming Events

Jan 21 - 25: 5-Day Eucharistic Adoration (preceding Walk for Life)
Jan 26: Walk for Life
Jan 26: " Women & Spirituality: An Interfaith Dialogue"
Jan 27: Catholic Schools Week begins
Jan 27: Young Adults Brunch at Blue Dot after 9:30 Mass
Feb 1: Flame of Love Monthly Rosary Prayer (1st Friday)
Feb 1: Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Feb 2: Pastoral Care Ministry Monthly Meeting
Feb 3: Feast of St. Blaise - blessing of throats after all Masses
Feb 5: Vietnamese Eucharistic Adoration
Feb 6: Young Adults Bi-Monthly Meeting
Feb 7: Guadalupe Ministry Monthly Meeting
Feb 9: Covenant of Love Date Night
Feb 10: Family Mass
Feb 14: Grief Support Ministry Gathering
February 22 (Fri): Taize at 8pm in Basilica
February 23 (Sat): Young Families Potluck Brunch at St.Barnabas

Details and more events  here

Catholic Young Adults Group weekly newsletter available  here .
Young Families monthly newsletter available here.

View last week's bulletin here 

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