It is with joy that St. Joseph’s Church is going to resume the Holy Eucharist on Wednesday June 10, 2020. This is based on recommendations from Bishop Soto. The schedule of Masses will remain the same, which is Monday through Thursday at 8:15. There are not Masses on Fridays.
Masses will resume on weekends on June 13 (4:30 PM)/14 (8:00, 9:30 and 11 AM in Spanish), 2020. In addition, Fr. Dan and Fr. Bob agreed that they would not celebrate public Masses until further notice as both are over 65 years old.
We must remember that there is no vaccine and treatment against the COVID-19 virus. We will be together but under strict restrictions, such as social distancing. Based on the guidelines of the diocese, the state, and county, this means that we will only be able to accommodate only 25% of the capacity of the church per Mass. We calculate that the church accommodates 215 parishioners. This means that only 54 people will be allowed in the church. This include the priest and ministers…read more here
“My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament of the altar. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart … I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You,”