Welcome to the
St. Joseph Parish Family
Living the Word, Loving Through Christ
Celebrating 93 Years
1927 to 2020
St. Joseph Church
5050 Saint Josephs Rd
Phone: (610) 965-2877
Fax: (610) 965-8317
The Rectory Office is currently closed to all visitors. Please try to limit phone messages to emergencies only. Phone calls and emails will be answered as soon as possible.
Please note: Email correspondence from Fr. Buckley will only come from firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. We are aware of a fraudulent email address in his name - if you receive email from an address claiming to be Fr. Buckley, please do not open it or respond, and contact the Rectory via the phone number above. Thank you.
The Diocese of Allentown is reopening its churches, starting June 1st -What does this mean for St. Joseph Church?
Join Us in Celebration
Public daily Masses will resume on Monday,
June 1st at 8:00 AM.
Public Sunday Masses will resume the following weekend- Saturday evening vigil, June 6th at 5:15PM;
9:00AM and 11:00AM on Sunday, June 7th.
Private Prayer - The Church will remain open daily from 12 Noon to 3PM. When visiting, masks are required. Please adhere to the social distancing and good hygienic practices being reported by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
Confessions - Exercising social distancing, Confessions will be held on the benches near the entrance of the church (weather permitting) on Saturday afternoons from 3:45 to 4:30PM.
Otherwise, they will be held in the front of the church. Priests and Penitents are to wear masks.
Mass attendance remains voluntary in the yellow phase. Those who do not feel safe, or who have compromising health conditions, should not attend. The dispensation from the Mass obligation will remain in place until the green phase.
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From the Diocese of Allentown's AD TIMES:
Not Coming in Person? Here are some TV and Online Mass Options
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St. Joseph Church sets the foundation for strong communities in our area. We are dedicated to the advancement of the Gospel of Jesus Christ through Catholic education, poverty relief, and other beneficial activities to the community.
Our parish is a Sacrificial Giving Parish committed to serving the Lord with God-given time, talents and treasures.
All wage earners should be receiving and using their envelopes regularly. Active parish membership of no less than six months duration is required to be a sponsor, to be married in the parish, to have a child baptized or to qualify for parishioner tuition at our parochial school or Catholic High Schools.
New members are asked to register at the church only following the 5:15 P.M. or 9:00 A.M. Masses on weekends. Please notify the parish office of a change of address or phone number.
St. Joseph Parish Family is a Faith-filled Community that rejoices in, grows in, and spreads the Love of God the Father, as revealed through the Grace of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Fellowship of the Holy Spirit and the Teachings of the Holy Roman Catholic Church through Word, Sacrament and Service.
Public Masses Resume June 1st
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