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Julie Fischbach
· February 23, 2016
Their priest is the real deal, he is there to get souls into heaven. Not to mention their Confirmation program is one of the best I've seen! Truly awesome Catholic community!
Carol Krietemeyer
June 27, 2014
Love it .Like a big family .
The 3rd Grade Religion Students wishing Fr. C a Happy Birthday yesterday.
This is our kindergarten class singing on Tuesday morning, they were so excited to have me put it on the church Facebook page! Great singing kids
Look what this 1st grade class was able to do this morning in Mass!! Yes that's right they are reciting Psalm 121 from memory! Father Charles asked them to learn it and they answered!! Big thanks to their teacher Ms. Rose for working in this with them so hard!!!

We have a NEW Parish Website:
Interactive format with upcoming events, bulletins, forms,
Ministry Schedules, & pictures.

A webpage for St Joseph Catholic Church so that Parishioners and guests can find information regarding our Parish in Fort Jennings, Ohio.

There is no religious education this Wednesday evening, February 21 due to girls tournament game. Good luck Lady Musketeers!


Stations of the Cross will be on Tuesdays at 6:30 during Lent.

St. Joseph's church in Fort Jennings is hosting inspirational speaker, Robert Rogers, Sunday March 11th 7pm. He shares with us how to overcome the worst after experiencing a tragedy which swept away his wife and four children. We encourage you to come to hear how to never give up on God's promises and hope in Christ even during the darkest times. This is a free event. Good will offering appreciated. Location: 135 N Water St, Ft Jennings.

Bus Trip to Cleveland to hear Fr. Leon of Medjugorje speak. Bus will leave Kalida K of C at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 10th. We will attend Mass at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Cleveland at 4 p.m. Fr. Leon will celebrate Mass and say the Homily. Then off to Little Italy for food (your expense). We will then be bused to the hall where Fr. Leon will be speaking! Then home after. Cost is $50.00 (includes bus trip and tip for driver). Call Rose Schumaker at 419-236-2696 or call 419-286-2378 to make your reservation!

Tues. Feb. 20, Thurs. Feb. 22 & Fri. Feb. 23
Brandt Menke, Maggie Pothast, Morgan Siefker

LITURGICAL MINISTERS: February 17 & 18...
5:00pm Nathan Sealts, Marina Lucas, Tyler Kahle
7:30 am Lydia Will, Zoe Young, Eli Zehender
9:30 am Taylor Liebrecht, Carley Von Sossan, Rachel Von Sossan
5:00 pm Volunteers Needed
7:30 am Volunteers Needed
9:30 am Volunteers Needed
5:00 pm Jodi Von Sossan, Eva Von Sossan,Nancy Wiechart,
Jessica Young, Karen Young, Rita Beining
7:30 am Volunteers Needed
9:30 am Brad Eickholt, Don & Christy Good, Norm & Kathy Fischer
5:00 pm Lisa Kaverman
7:30 am Volunteers Needed
9:30 am Doug Sickels
5:00 pm Rick Maag, Dan Krietemeyer
7:30 am Volunteers Needed
9:30 am Evan Hoersten, Kevin Hoersten

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Parents of seventh and eighth-grade confirmation students. If you need to finish up the hours for confirmation you can come to the Firemans breakfast this Sunday 8-11:30 and help with the breakfast. Several of the students already volunteered please remember to show up if you committed to a shift.

Mass at 7:30 p.m. tonight, be there!

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In a Church on Whitefriar street, Dublin lies the remains of Valentine, the patron saint of love. The resident priest told us Valentine’s true story; one of rebellion and fighting for love against an emperor.

Ladies!!! What are you doing for yourself this Lent?
CRHP has a retreat on March 3-4, 2018 at St. Joseph Parish Hall
You can spend the night sleeping on a cot, bring your own air mattress or sleep in your own bed.
Open to all Ladies. Registrations are on the back table in the Narthex
Come and have a relaxing retreat. You can take away as little or as much as you want....
Who knows how this retreat could change your life.
Questions - Contact Mary Maag 419-604-9103 or Beth Schnipke 419-453-3656

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Reminder there will be Teen Mass tonight at 6 PM followed by a youth group meeting lasting until 8:15 pm. (Grades 7-12 are welcome) If you would like to go on the tubing trip February 25 and do not have your emergency medical form. I will have extra at the meeting.

ASH WEDNESDAY - 7:30 pm Mass

SERVERS: Abigail Koester, Gabby Martz, Raylee Clay

Eileen Schimmoeller, Alice Swick,
Lexie Stant, Becky Uphaus, Rose Ann Vetter

LECTOR: Agnes Krietemeyer

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7:55 am & 7:30 pm