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Choir Notes: Sing a joyful song unto the Lord! Summer's almost over and the adult choir will begin practicing again on Monday evenings from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM in the church, starting September 11th. We're looking for new voices to join us! If you enjoy singing, come join in the fun and fellowship. No experience required. The choir sings several times each month at the various Masses and liturgies throughout the year. For more information, call Bryan Hoffstetter at (610) 841-6829.
Handbell choir will begin practices on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 630-730pm in the church. Anyone in grade 4 thru adults are welcome. We are looking to have two separate choirs but will begin together as we start the fall.
Any child in 1-3 grade can join the chime choir which will meet on Wednesday nights from 6-630pm in the church. We will also start on Sept. 13.
Any questions can be directed to Linda Hoffstetter at 610-653-9542.
St. Joseph Church Junior Choir Notice - Christmas Eve Mass - 2023
In preparation for the 5:15 Christmas Eve Mass, we are trying to have a Junior Choir sing for the Prelude at 4:45 and Mass at 5:15. Grades 3 thru 12 are invited to participate. 8th Grade Confirmation students can also earn service hours by participating. We need at least 10- 20 members to make this worthwhile.
Rehearsals will take place after the 11am Sunday Mass on the following dates:
October 15, October 29, November 12, November 19, December 3, December 10, December 17.
Rehearsals will last approx. 45 min. Maybe a little longer on the Dec. 17. You will need to attend as many of these rehearsals that you can, to sing for Christmas Eve, especially all the December rehearsals.
Contact Jim D’Annibale if any questions. 610-533-8503 or email@example.com
CONFIRMATION CLASS REMINDER -- On Sunday, September 17, our Confirmation class will be attending a special Mass with Fr. Buckley, followed by a Student & Parent Information Meeting. Mass will begin at 5PM, under the Pavilion, followed by the information meeting. We will then head indoors for a light meal. At least one parent/guardian is asked to attend this meeting with the student. Students will receive their Confirmation folder, which contains all relevant paperwork, at this meeting. Attendance is mandatory. RSVPs were due by September 1st. Please contact Janessa O'Donnell with any questions or concerns: firstname.lastname@example.org
This Mass satisfies regular Mass attendance.
PRIME TIME CLUB NEWS -
Meeting Wednesday, Sept.20th, 1PM at Upper Saucon Fire Company. Speaker is Keely Maglaughlin of Advent Financial to discuss Reverse Mortgages. A means to stay in your home.
Bus trip to Hunterdon Hills Playhouse for the Christmas show and dinner onThurs. Dec. 7th is still on Track. Looking for some more participants. Call Fred Lanshe ,610-797-6240,for reservations or Information. Deadline Oct. 1st,2023.
Save the Date -- ADVENT REFLECTION on November 19th!
Men and women of St. Joseph Parish, please mark your calendar for Sunday, November 19th, from 2-4 in the afternoon, in our Parish Center. The annual Advent Reflections special guest this year will be the Most Reverend Alfred A. Schlert. More info to come in October.
Join us in celebration!
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Saturday Confessions are held from 4:30 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
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