Saint Joseph Church Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
Saint Joseph Church     Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
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Please note: Calendar submissions must be emailed to calendar@stjoescoopersburg.org for prior approval.

Calendar Notes

 

Unless otherwise noted on our website, in the bulletin, or through direct contact with the specific program coordinator - our Parish groups and activities typically meet on the following dates/times and locations:

  • Adult Choir - Monday evenings from 7:30-9:00 PM, September through May, located in the Church.
  • Altar & Rosary Society - First Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM, located in the Parish Center.
  • High School Teen Group - Click here to view schedule.
  • Junior Choir - Select Sundays, September through May, after the 11:00 AM Mass, located in the Church. *Schedule fluctuates - see below for details*
  • Knights of Columbus - 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:00PM, located in the Parish Center.
  • Men's Bible Study - 4th Tuesday of the Month, 6:45-7:45AM, located at Diana's Cafe.
  • Parish Pastoral Council Meetings (PPC) - 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00PM, located in the Parish Center.
  • PREP Grades 1-7 - Sunday mornings from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, September through May, located throughout the school building.
  • PREP Grade 8 (Confirmation class) - Wednesday evenings from 6-7:30PM, September through Confirmation, located in the Parish Center.
  • Prime Time Club - 3rd Wednesday of the month at 1:00 PM, located at the Upper Saucon Fire Company.
  • Pro-Life Committeemeets with Our Lady of Assumption’s Pro-Life committee on the last Thursday of the month from 9:00-10:00 AM. 
  • RCIA Classes - Wednesday evenings at 7:00PM, September through Easter, located in the Parish Center.
  • Sunday School for Preschool, Pre-K & Kindergarten Parishioners - First Sunday of the month, October through May, from 10AM-10:30AM in the Art Room of the school building.
  • Women of Grace Book Club - Last Thursday of the month at 6:45PM, located in the Parish Center. No meeting is held in December.

Upcoming Events

St. John Vianney Council #14840

Knights of Columbus

presents the Annual

Night at the Races
Saturday February 22, 2020

Gates open at 6:00 PM Post time 7:30 PM
Located in the Parish Center

Admission $10.00 per person
Includes great food, beer/soda, BYOB set-ups
Proceeds benefit FOCUS

Fellowship Of Catholic University Students

Join us for a great night of fun and entertainment at The Races. Beginners, Experienced, Horse owners, all are welcomed!! We will explain everything you will need to have fun and WIN! To reserve a table for you and your guests, please call Bob Hassick 610-703-1475 or email Bob atbhassick@yahoo.com.
If you feel especially lucky, choose a name for your own Steed or Steeds. There is no limit to the number of horses in your stable - $10.00 per horse entered in the race. Collect $25.00 if your horse wins the race!!! (Horse owners need not be present to win.) Complete the bottom section of the flyer located below. Don’t forget to name your mount! Return the bottom section of the flyer to the rectory or place it in the collection basket no later than the weekend of February 15th & 16th. Please print all information legibly.

Night at the Races Flyer 2020 - Benefits[...]
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PRIME TIME CLUB FEBRUARY MEETING, a VALENTINE party, is Wednesday, the 19th at 12:30 P.M. at the Upper Saucon Fire Company.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR for the upcoming bus trip to Sight and Sound Theatre, Lancaster, PA on Tuesday, May 12th to see the biblical story of QUEEN ESTHER. Cost will be $113.00 per person and will include lunch at the Shady Maple. All payments are due by April 1st. ALL ABOARD!!! June 12-14, 2020. Join the Prime Time Group, on a West Virginia RAILROAD ADVENTURE! 3 days/2nights, $550/pp (dbl occ.), bus, hotel, meals, 2 Branson-style Music shows, taxes, transfers, meal gratuities. Ride the CHEAT Mountain Salamander, then the Durbin Rockett train (oldest Climax steam locomotive in world). Mobility challenged friendly. ALL WELCOME! HURRY! Only a few seats remain....don't get left at the Station! Contact Tom Durilla @ 610-967-4464.

THE WOMEN OF GRACE BOOK CLUB will be reading “The Fourth Cup” by Dr. Scott Hahn for Lent. Please read the first five chapters before we meet on Thursday, February 27th at 6:45 P.M. in the Parish Center. Wishing you all a grace filled Lenten Season.

Junior Choir practices will be on the following Sundays after 11 A.M. Mass for approximately 45 minutes. The event we are preparing for is also listed after each set of practice dates. Grades 3 – 12 are all invited to participate. Come join us to sing at these celebrations! Contact the Rectory with any questions.

  • The March 1st, March 15th & March 22nd practices will be in preparation for Confirmation. Confirmation will be held on Tuesday, March 24th at 4:30 P.M.
  • The March 29th & April 5th practices will be for the Easter Sunday Children's Mass. The Easter SundayChildren's Mass will be April 12th at 9 A.M.
  • The April 19th & April 26th practices will be in preparation for First Communion as well as the final Children's Mass/May Crowning. Saturday, May 2nd – First Communion at 10 A.M. Mass;  Sunday, May 3rd – 9 A.M.Final Children's Mass & May Crowning.​

ALTAR & ROSARY SOCIETY NEWS: The next meeting will not be until March 3rd at 7pm. Dan Schantz “Monthly Maddness” Flower Card Sale is currently unavailable, but will continue at the end of February. We would like to thank everyone who already made a purchase!  For more information contact Vicki at 610-282-4368. Upcoming in March - Lenten Soup Sale & Hoagie Sale... watch for details!

Catholic Charities Gala Raffle tickets will be available through our parish during the month of February. To purchase Catholic Charities Gala Raffle tickets, please contact Peggy Patterson: ppatt6@gmail.com or (610)248-4327. Please make checks payable to “Catholic Charities”,  or cash for tickets is fine as well. Ticket sales support the Catholic Charities critical programs and services, which include: Pregnancy and Parenting Support, Counseling Services, Veterans Services, Immigration Services, Soup Kitchens/Community Center, and Services for Older Adults.  We appreciate your generosity, thank you!

Annual Events

  • Night at the Races (Saturday before Ash Wednesday )
  • Children’s Mission Sunday Carnival (Sunday before Ash Wednesday)
  • Children’s Easter Egg Hunt (Saturday before Palm Sunday)
  • Palm Sunday Breakfast
  • Annual Golf Outing (May)
  • Welcome Summer Festival (June)
  • Forty Hours (October)
  • Family Trick-or-Treat Party (Last Weekend in October)
  • Altar & Rosary Society Advent Reflection (Sunday before Thanksgiving)
  • Parish Family Christmas Buffet (Held on a Sunday in Advent)

All weather or other emergency cancellations of weekend Masses will be announced on WFMZ

Daily Mass is cancelled whenever Southern Lehigh School District and/or St. Michael the Archangel School announces either a delay or cancellation for winter weather.

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