Welcome to the Churches of St. Joseph - Our Lady of Fatima - Holy Family

Please pray for Bishop-elect Daniel Felton, our new shepherd for the Diocese of Duluth. 
His episcopal ordination and installation as bishop of Duluth is May 20.

On Friday, April 9, 2021, Deacon Dan and Father Anthony hosted the Real Presence Live radio show. During that program they interviewed Bishop-elect Daniel Felton. Click to hear the show.

FROM THE PASTOR'S DESK

Fr. Anthony

One of the joys of being a priest working in the Marriage, Family, and Life office of the diocese is the reality of caring for the great sacrament of marriage. It is true that there is an interrelatedness to all the sacraments. Marriage and the Eucharist are therefore linked as the sacrament of the nuptial love between Christ and the Church. The couple does not cause the bond between Christ and his Church, but participate in it. In the Sacrament of the Eucharist, the spouses encounter the Trinitarian foundation of the Nuptial Mystery also, as an intertwining of difference, self-gift, and fruitfulness.

Christ has left here in the Eucharistic action, the memorial of his total self gift so that the believer in his own freedom can opt for him. Thus the marital lives of couples take place within the context of life as a vocation to love and to holiness. Their marriage is thus strengthened by their worthy reception of the Eucharist.

We see this in Pope Benedict XVI’s Sacramentum Caritatis # 27 where he says, “The Eucharist inexhaustibly strengthens the indissoluble unity and love of every Christian marriage. By the power of the sacrament, the of Christ the Bridegroom and his Bride, the Church (cf. Eph 5:31-32). The mutual consent that husband and wife exchange in Christ, which establishes them as a community of life and love, also has a Eucharistic dimension. Indeed, in the theology of Saint Paul, conjugal love is a sacramental sign of Christ's love for his Church, a love culminating in the Cross, the expression of his "marriage" with humanity and at the same time the origin and heart of the Eucharist.”

As we approach the altar to receive Jesus, let us be conscious of the reality of this sacrament which strengthens our vocation to love in the concrete circumstances of our life. God bless you!

In Christ,
Fr. Anthony

Fr. Anthony recently blessed the Shrine to the Relic of the True Cross of Jesus at St. Joseph in Chisholm. See the photo gallery.


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MASS SCHEDULE

St. Joseph
Monday - 8 AM
Tuesday - Noon
Thursday - 8 AM
Friday - 8 AM (First Friday at 9 AM)
Sunday - 8:30 AM & 10:30 AM

Our Lady of Fatima
Wednesday - 9 AM
Saturday - 4:00 PM


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MASS VIDEO

When possible, Mass will be uploaded to YouTube. Check "Joseph St Church" YouTube channel page or Mass link below on Sundays around 10:30-11am for the latest Mass video. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel here.

May 1, 2021 - 5th Sunday of Easter

April 25, 2021 - 4th Sunday of Easter

April 18, 2021 - 3rd Sunday of Easter

 


Confession Schedule

CONFESSION SCHEDULE

Confessions are in the church confessionals. The following times are available, or by appointment.

St. Joseph
Tuesday - 11:30-11:50 PM
Thursday - 7:30-7:50 AM
Friday - 7:30-7:50 AM 
Saturday - 9-10 AM 
Sunday - 8-8:20 AM & 10-10:20 AM

Our Lady of Fatima
Wed. 8:30-8:50 AM
Sat. 3:30-3:50 PM


Reserve a Pew

RESERVE A PEW

No reservations are needed.

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SOCIAL MEDIA

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WEEKLY BULLETIN

Bulletins are available at weekend Masses or access the digital version. Call the office if you wish to have it emailed to you or fill out this online form

Click here to access this week's and past bulletins.


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JOIN US

If you would like to join our parish family or currently a member with changes for our directory, please fill out the form below. 

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OFFICE HOURS:

Tuesday through Friday,  9 AM to Noon
Office Located at 617 Poplar St, Crosby, MN 56441
Phone: 218-546-6559


FIND US:

St. Joseph Crosby Click Here
Our Lady of Fatima Garrison  Click Here
Holy Family in Bulldog Lake Click Here


ONLINE GIVING:

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PRAYER OPPORTUNITIES:

Eucharistic Adoration
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament is 7 a.m. Monday through 7 a.m Friday. The Adoration Chapel is in the old St. Joseph school building in Crosby.  Enter through the side door.

Prayer Line Ministry
If you would like part of the Parish Prayer Line ministry or make a prayer request, send an email to: [email protected] 


 

YOUTH INFORMATION:

Magnificat Youth Choir - For children in 3rd through 8th grade. We practice each Wednesday from 5-6pm in the Crosby church choir loft. If you have a child interested in joining this year, please complete this Interest Form by Sept. 1, 2020, or contact Sarah Steinke: [email protected] or 763-742-6238.

Schola Cantorum - An all girls choir open to grades 7 & up. We practice each Wed. at 3-4 pm in the Crosby church choir loft. Contact Kristin 218-831-7067.

Faith Formation - Contact our Director of Religious Education, Tammy Ringhand for Information regarding our Faith Formation Program: [email protected] or  Click Here for more information


 

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Diocese News from the Northern Cross

Father Mike Schmitz: How do I support my seminarian ex-boyfriend?

I am a young woman who was dating a terrific young man. Things were going along really well for us when he broke up with me because he believed that he needed to enter seminary and discern whether or not God is calling him to be a priest. I want to support him, but I’m not sure how.

Father Michael Schmitz

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Ordination and installation set for the Cathedral

Bishop-elect Daniel Felton

(Photo by Mary Rasch)

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Father Daniel Felton named bishop for Duluth Diocese

Today, the Holy See announced that Pope Francis has named the Very Rev. Daniel Felton, of the Diocese of Green Bay, Wis., to become the tenth bishop of the Diocese of Duluth. His episcopal ordination and installation as bishop of Duluth have been set for May 20.

Bishop-elect Daniel Felton

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