Fr. Frank Wampach Retirement Party on Saturday June 24 following the Saturday Vigil Mass at 5:30pm. Potluck, Hotdogs and beverages provided. Please come and wish him well!
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Join us for Wannigan Days in Taylors Falls this Saturday, June 10 from 3-8 pm! St. Joe’s Eats at St. Joseph Catholic Church will be open and offering hamburgers, Brats, hot dogs, chips, and beverages. Proceeds support Religious Education. See you there!
Below is a short video update from Archbishop Hebda regarding the Archdiocesan reorganization. The video script is also shown in letter form from the Archbishop to the faithful of this Archdiocese.
Dear Parishioners of St. Joseph and St. Francis Xavier, By now almost the entire archdiocese knows that our two parishes, along with at least six others in the archdiocese are being “open-listed” this weekend. With the most gracious and fond remembrances of this assignment, I have been granted the status of “retired clergy” due to […]
Religious Education should take us from birth until death. It begins at home with prayer and passing on our Catholic faith. Parents are the child’s first and primary teachers. Religious Education is something we do our entire lifetime, not just as children. Registration is now open for the 2016-2017 Faith Formation classes. See the Faith […]
We’ll be offering Christmas trees for sale at St. Joseph’s to benefit the Religious Education program. Trees will be for sale weekends only beginning November 28 through December 13th; Saturdays from 10-4 and Sundays from 8-2.
Time-Talent-Treasures Weekend at St. Joseph Catholic Church on October 24-25 Join us for a Time-Talent Treasure Information Fair the weekend of October 24-25. We’ll have pancake supper on October 24 following Mass and pancake breakfast on October 25 following Mass. You’lll have a chance to see the kitchen remodel upstairs renovation, and rectory basement. We […]
New Mass Times Begin October 18, 2015 St. Joseph, Taylors Falls Saturday Vigil 5:30 pm Sunday Morning 7:30 am St. Francis Xavier, Franconia/Shafer Sunday Morning 9:30 am Religious Education times changing to 10:30-11:30 am at St. Francis only.
In honor of the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals, there will be a Blessing of the Animals on October 4, 2015 around noon at the St. Joseph/St. Francis Xavier Rectory. Bring your cats, dogs, horses, or whatever kind of pet you may have for the blessing.
The churches of St. Joseph and St. Francis are looking for a Youth Group Coordinator who will organize and manage activities for the 7th-12th grade students. Please contact the Parish Office for more information.
Mass Times & Confessions
Mass at St. Joseph
Monday-Friday – 7:30 am
Saturday – 5:30 pm
Sunday – 7:30 am & 11:00am
Holy Days of Obligation- 7:30am & 5:30pm
Friday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Monday-Friday – 7:00-7:25 am
Saturday – 4:30 – 5:15 pm
Or by appointment by calling Fr. Drees’ direct office line 651.465.7345 to schedule a time.
Mass at St. Francis Xavier
Sunday 9:15 am
Holy Days of Obligation- 7:00pm
Holy Days of Obligation for 2018
(see mass times above for each church)
- Wednesday, August 15 – Assumption of Mary
- Thursday, November 1 -All Saints Day
- Saturday, December 8 – Immaculate Conception* (times for Dec 8 TBD)
Choose which day’s readings you want to view by selecting the day in upper left hand calendar on the USCCB website