Welcome new members!

Saint Joseph Catholic Church - September 2016Welcome! We invite you to become a member of Saint Joseph Catholic Parish! Registration forms are available at the Church entrance, parish offices or you may register online 24/7. Thank you for joining our family of faith! If you have questions, please feel free to contact any of our staff members.

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Help wanted: Part-time Spanish teacher

school front saint joseph catholic school fort collins colorado 80521St. Joseph Catholic School serves students in preschool and Kindergarten through 8th Grade. The presence of Christ permeates our rich Catholic educational traditions of forming the whole child: spiritually, academically, physically, and socially. Our school provides students with a rich tradition in Catholic education and our curriculum challenges our students to reach their highest potential.
St. Joseph Catholic School is seeking an engaging, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic Spanish Teacher who will work part-time for 17 hours each week with grades K-8.
Position Requirements:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Fluent speaker in Spanish.
  • Contribute to a positive, Catholic school culture driven by high expectations for student achievement, professional growth, and collaboration to enhance student learning.
  • Possess the capacity to establish and maintain effective and positive relationships with staff, students, and parents.
  • Exhibit a strong sense of personal accountability for student achievement.

Specific Duties:

  • Effectively implement the Diocesan Foreign Language Curriculum for Grades K-8.
  • Possess the ability to differentiate based on the needs and abilities of students.
  • Manage student behavior, assess and evaluate students, and communicate effectively with parents.
  • Incorporate the use of technology into lessons that support the school’s instructional programs and goals.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding students and confidential school information.

Mission Statement: Saint Joseph Catholic School is committed to providing an education rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Catholic teaching and academic excellence; which invites students to love God and others, to develop their unique talents and gifts and to become life-long learners.

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Our October 16 bulletin is ready for you!

October 16 bulletin 29th Sunday in Ordinary time St Joseph Catholic Church Ft CollinsGet a an early-bird peek at this weekend’s parish bulletin, where you’ll find the latest on the upcoming grief-processing talk, how to get a Tootsie Roll, our new “St. Joseph’s Congratulates …” space, the Adoration intention of the week and more! Hard copies of the bulletin are also available after Mass.

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Sr. Dara Catherine to speak on Prop 106, physician-assisted suicide

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Sr. Dara Catherine

Hear accurate information on physician-assisted suicide in preparation for the upcoming election from Sister Dara Catherine, of the Little Sisters of the Poor, 7 p.m., Wednesday, October 19th, at Colorado State University, Fort Collins.

Her passion is the beauty of the elderly

Sr. Dara Catherine’s passion is the beauty of the elderly and bearing witness to their wisdom, their lived experience, their confidence and patience in the face of adversity. Her goal is to help others see these jewels in our society .
Sr. Dara Catherine serves at Mullen Home in Denver. Before entering the Little Sisters, she attended Benedictine College in Atchison, KS, and after obtaining a degree in Psychology, she joined her religious community. Sr. Dara Catherine has spent the last 10 years in ministry to the elderly poor.
The presentation takes place in room Clark A 101, directly east of the Morgan Library. Get detailed directions and information: www.stj23.com/SrDaraCatherine. Admission is free.

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Dip your toes in the Catholic Faith

If you are thinking about becoming Catholic, know somebody who is considering the Catholic Faith, are a Catholic who is need of Confirmation or just want to know more about your faith, this class is for you. Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) meets on Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m. in Meredith Hall. Please contact Jeanette at (970) 482 – 4148, x: 278 or jlcoleman@stjosephchurchfc.org for more information and to sign up.

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Rosary tonight to honor Our Lady of Fatima

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Unite to honor our Blessed Mother Mary in the Month of the Rosary and prepare for Our Lady of Fatima’s 100th anniversary, coming up in 2017. Join us at 6 p.m. this evening in the church to pray the Rosary.

Our Lady of Fatima: Pray Rosary every day for world peace

Our Lady of Fatima appeared as “a lady dressed in white, shining brighter than the sun” to three children on Sunday, May 13, 1917, near Fatima, Portugal. The woman asked the children to say the Rosary every day to bring peace to the world.

A potluck follows our Rosary in Meredith Hall. Bring a side dish or dessert; the Legion of Mary will provide the rest. You can also welcome the Pilgrim Virgin Statue of Fatima in your home! Details: Desiree Chasco, Legion of Mary member, (970) 222 – 5826.

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Discover ‘The Bible and the Virgin Mary’ in new adult study

bible-and-the-virgin-mary-adult-bible-study-st-joseph-catholic-church-augustine-instituteThe Bible and the Virgin Mary is a dynamic twelve-part video series here at St. Joseph Catholic Parish, 9:00am, Sundays and 7:00pm, Mondays, on the big screen in the Cavanagh Room, which beautifully explains the Catholic truths about Our Lady, illustrating how she has been a part of God’s plan to bring salvation to the world since the beginning of time. In addition to explanation of dogmas, answers to common objections, and  demonstration of Mary’s presence in the Old and New Testaments, this study discusses Church-approved Marian apparitions that play an important role in Catholic Tradition. It’s sure to help Catholics and non-Catholics alike grow in an understanding and appreciation of the Mother of God. Another high-quality video series brought to you by the Augustine Institute and Formed.org. The series is facilitated by our own Deacon Jerome Kraft and his wife Brenda. Join us!

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Link for tonight’s stream of Fr. Steven Voss Memorial Mass

Fr. Steven Voss with Laddie

Fr. Steven Voss with Laddie

Please join us in the church tonight for the Memorial Mass for Pastor Fr. Steven Voss, who passed away September 10, 2016. If you are unable to attend, you may watch the service at home by visiting this YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PC9AxrIgz4U.

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Fr. Steven Voss Denver funeral Mass archive link; Memorial Mass Tuesday, Sept. 20

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Fr. Steven Voss’s coffin rests in front of the altar at his funeral service, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Denver, September 16, 2016.

Thanks to all those who attended the live stream broadcast in our church of Fr. Steven Voss’s funeral Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Denver this morning.

For those who were unable to see it live, the Archdiocese has archived Fr. Steven’s Friday, September 16, 2016, funeral service for later viewing at: http://livestream.com/accounts/3170708/events/6339922.

A Memorial Mass for Father Steven Voss will be held here at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, Fort Collins, 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, September 20.

This week’s bulletin cover celebrates Fr. Steven’s life with us at St. Joseph Catholic Parish, and you can read his DenverCatholic obituary inside. The bulletin is available online and you may pick up a hard copy after Mass this weekend.

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Download the MP3 audio of Fr. Steven Voss’s September 14, 2016, St. Joseph Catholic Church prayer vigil (109.65 MB):


See the St. Joseph Catholic Church, September 14, 2016, prayer vigil on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qASqi49wWQ

Read about Fr. Steven Voss’s passing.

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Fr. Steven Voss prayer vigil MP3 (audio) download

Download the MP3 audio of Fr. Steven Voss’s prayer vigil (109.65 MB):


See the prayer vigil on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qASqi49wWQ

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