Weekday Mass at 8 AM (no weekday Mass Tuesdays)
5:00 PM Saturdays
Sunday Mass (Gospel Choir) 10:00 AM.
Confessions on Saturdays 4:15-4:45 pm and First Saturdays
after 8:30 am
or by appointment .
Twelveth Sunday in Ordinary Time
By being baptized in his death, we are called to take up his cross and follow in his steps, and to seek the God for whom we long.
Happy Father's Day!!
Today’s first reading comes from the Book of the Prophet Zechariah. It tells of the coming of the Messiah. It says that the people shall look on him whom they have pierced and mourn for him as one mourns for an only son. “On that day,” the reading says, “the mourning in Jerusalem shall be as great as the mourning of Hadadrimmon in the plain of Megiddo.” Obviously, the Church sees in this passage as a prophecy of the passion and death of the Lord. The Gospel of John says that the Prophet is predicting the moment when the soldier thrust into Jesus’ heart and blood and water poured forth. You remember, "They will look upon him whom they have pierced."
Still, what was this mourning of Hadadrimmon in the plain of Megiddo that Zechariah was speaking about? Read Fr. John Gerth's message in its entirety in today's bulletin!
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Joseph Catholic Church is located in southern St. Petersburg,
Florida, on 22nd Avenue South, just east of the 22nd
Street traffic light. If you are visiting this area
on vacation, we are very convenient to the downtown
area and the beaches. See
the map for precise directions.
St. Joseph's is a happy, loving parish known for its hospitality and spirituality.
If you are local, you may have already had the opportunity to hear our Gospel
Choir during a visit to your home parish. We are also multicultural with a congregation
literally from around the world. Please join us...you will definitely remember
Did you know that chapter and verse for all days' Mass readings
are posted in our church
bulletin? Look in the weekly calendar (usually on page
3 of your bulletin) and follow along with your own Bible.
The USCCB (United
States Conference of Catholic Bishops )website also posts
the complete daily readings in both written and audio form