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 .
Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Amos cries out against those who exploit the poor for the sake of extortion and greed. They seek to serve only themselves rather than the Lord. By giving ourselves to God rather than to money, we can truly pray with blameless hands for all those in need, especially the poor whom the Lord will raise up.
Today’s readings catch us during a time in our nation’s history when more and more people are listening and living the message of the Bible. The first reading begins with Amos saying: “Woe to the complacent in Zion,” and goes on to describe the life of the rich who have everything except concern for their suffering brothers. Similarly, the Gospel is the parable of Lazarus and the Rich Man. You remember that the Rich Man didn’t even notice the poor beggar Lazarus, and is punished for his sins of omission, not helping a person who needed help." Click here to 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
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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