Parish work day a blessing clothed in sweat and toil

Parish staff and parishioners teamed up Tuesday to work on the Howes Street frontage of Saint Joseph Catholic Church and School. What a day! We took out four truckloads of shrub trimmings and other yard debris, shoveled out two rock beds, shoveled in 15 yards of mulch, cleaned and reorganized parish office common areas, and added new plantings to the courtyard on the west side of the church. At the end of the day, exhausted though we were, we realized how blessed we are to have this beautiful, historic facility, and we are so grateful for all the donations we have received to update our historic stained glass windows and our beautiful complex. As for yesterday, thank you so much to everyone who pitched in and helped! Click on the photo below for more pictures of the day.

Saint Joseph Parish Work Day 

Tuesday, June 10, 2014: We banded together to give Saint Joseph Catholic parish a facelift!


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About Karin Livingston

Mrs. Livingston taught at Saint Joseph Catholic School with a State of Colorado teaching license for 15 years before moving into the parish-school technology coordinator position in 2006. Mrs. Livingston was instrumental in piloting the technology aspects of the school literacy program, including introduction of the Accelerated Reader reading practice program, and the Student Teacher Assessment of Reading (STAR) program. Mrs. Livingston has been a parishioner at Saint Joseph Catholic Church since 1993. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Science from the University of California at Davis. Mrs. Livingston blogs and is the author of the young-adult equestrian novel, Winning Bet.
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