My Dear Friends:
Welcome to our Catholic faith community.
Our parish community is involved in many aspects of service. Our many volunteers truly help to make our Church a welcoming place to worship God and enter a profound experience with Jesus. There are many groups and activities in our parish, we hope you can join one.
We are grateful to parents who bring their child(ren) to our Masses, it is nice to hear life in the Church. If you have a child in JK to grade 2 we offer a children’s liturgy at our 10:15 Mass throughout the school year.
We always strive to bring the message of love and mercy of Jesus to all who come to our parish. If you are a long-time parishioner or a new parishioner or a visitor, we welcome you with open arms and hope you truly have a wonderful encounter with Jesus at St Joseph.
Yours in Christ,
Fr. Jeff Bergsma
Pastor – St. Joseph Parish
LIVE STREAM MASS:
Sunday Mass is now available for you to watch Live at 10:15am every Sunday during the pandemic. By clicking on this link "Watch Live" you are able to connect live with the Mass that is being said by Fr Bergsma. When you are on St Joseph YouTube Channel please subscribe so that you are updated with any changes or if you miss the Live Stream Mass you can access at a later time.
As well you are invited to participate in televised Masses on:
Salt and Light (each day at 6:30am, 11:00 am, 3:00pm, and 10:30 pm EST). Mass is also available online: https://saltandlighttv.org/mass.
Vision TV broadcasts Mass on Sunday at 8:00 am.
Daily and Sunday Mass is also available on EWTN: https://www.ewtn.com/tv. (Sunday 8:00 am; Monday – Friday 8:00 am & 12:00 pm; Saturday 8:00 am & 9:30 am.)
In response to Pope Francis’ invitation to each and every person to become involved in the synodal process, His Excellency, Bishop Crosby, OMI, and the Diocesan Committee for the 2021 – 2023 Synod of Bishops developed a few materials to encourage the participation of the Faithful of our Diocese.
A video guide featuring Bishop Crosby and the members of the Diocesan Committee for the 2021 – 2023 Synod, along with multiple resources including: a link to our diocesan survey to be answered by all the Faithful of the Diocese of Hamilton and a prayer inviting the Holy Spirit to operate within us, have been encompassed in a special section of our diocesan website.
Please go to the following link for more information: https://hamiltondiocese.com/synod/#resources.
In response to the recent discoveries of unmarked graves on the site of former Residential Schools across Canada, His Excellency, Bishop Crosby, OMI, issued a Pastoral Letter entitled: To Inform, To Encourage, To Heal.
His Excellency’s letter, along with multiple resources including: a brief history of Residential Schools in Canada, Expressions of Apology and Actions and Commitments towards reconciliation, have been encompassed in a special section on our diocesan website. To Inform, To Encourage, To Heal: https://hamiltondiocese.com/residential-schools/
ABOUT OUR CHURCH
St. Joseph Catholic Parish in Guelph was established in 1952 with 300 families as parishioners. The original parish rectory was located.....
Each ministry is committed to making a difference for Christ and improving the lives of others. If you need the services of one of our ministries or if you would like to volunteer…
It is a place we can all come together to worship, be encouraged, and learn from God's words for spiritual growth. “Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ.” Romans 17
Toronto Blue Jays Game and Our Annual Pasta Dinner
"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."