Grab the opportunity to try the popular ‘33 Days’ Hearts Afire programs in two new classes at St. Joseph Parish.
33 Days to Morning Glory - class offering - St. Joseph Catholic Church - Ft. Collins - Colorado - 80521“33 Days to Morning Glory”, the first phase of the programs, opens a new class here February 20, and is based on “Consoling the Heart of Jesus”, the popular book by Fr. Michael Gaitley, MIC. The second new class, 33 Days to Merciful Love Group Retreat, is a first-ever offering for our parish, and is based on Fr. Michael’s book, “33 Days to Merciful Love”. The Merciful Love Retreat starts March 14, and goes deeper than the “33 Days to Merciful Love” book alone, exploring new material on the heart of St. Thérèse of Lisieux’s Little Way.
The new section of “33 Days to Morning Glory” runs Monday nights, Feb. 20 – March 27, 6:30 – 8 p.m. in Meredith Hall. RSVP to Desiree, (970) 222 – 5826. This class is ideal for those thinking about entrusting themselves to Mary for the first time.
33 Days to Merciful Love - class offering - St. Joseph Catholic Church - Ft. Collins - Colorado - 80521The 33 Days to Merciful Love Retreat will also explore the power of trust in the face of personal darkness, inspiring participants to become great saints amid ordinary circumstances, and laying the foundation for a personal consecration to Divine Mercy. The 33 Days to Merciful Love Group Retreat is a six-week retreat and falls within Stage Three* of the Hearts Afire Program. You need not have taken the previous retreats to participate. Sessions begin at 6:30 p.m., March 14, in Meredith Hall, with the goal of a consecration and celebration on Divine Mercy Sunday. Materials need to be ordered individually in advance. Register:, (970) 493 – 3334.

Fr. Greg Ames - lecture series - 2015 - Saint Joseph Catholic Church - Fort Collins - Colorado - 80521
Fr. Greg Ames

How do the Gifts of the Holy Spirit play into a person’s well-being and that of the Church? Click on the video above or this link to see Fr. Greg Ames’ talk, Come Holy Spirit: A discussion about the power of the Gifts of the Holy Spirit.

The crowd is growing each week as people join Fr. Ames in this engaging Wednesday night series that explores highlights of Catholicism, now through Dec. 16, 2015. In his next talk, Fr. Ames will discuss The Book: The origins of the Holy Scriptures, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 6:45 – 7:45 p.m. Time permitting, written questions from attendees will be answered at the end. Drop in for one or all sessions. Fr. Ames is Chaplain to the Homeless at the Mission in Fort Collins, and priest in residence at Saint Joseph Catholic Church. This series is intended for adult audiences. Admission is free.


  • Are you or someone you know interested in becoming Catholic?
  • Has your spouse expressed interest in the Catholic Faith?
  • Are you an adult who has been baptized but has never been confirmed?
  • Are you a Catholic that has questions about the Faith?

Come to RCIA Classes! 

RCIA stands for Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults.  It is a program designed to help adults discern whether they are called to be Catholic, to help answer the most compelling questions the Faith is asked, and then to prepare adults for the Sacraments of Initiation.  If you are interested in the Catholic Faith, already Catholic but wish to learn more about your faith or haven’t yet been confirmed, these classes are for you.  There is also a program for children whose parents are interested in becoming Catholic.  Classes for adults begin on Thursday, September 26 at 7 p.m. in Meredith Hall. Contact Sister Rosaria for more details and to register.