The Sacrament of Baptism is celebrated on scheduled Sundays at 1:00pm in the Church. It can also be celebrated at the 9:00 and/or the 11:30am Mass on Sundays and also on scheduled Saturdays at 12:00noon. New parents are asked to participate in a preparation seminar before the special day. Godparents are encouraged to attend. At least one godparent must be fully initiated into the Catholic Faith. Please contact the Rectory Office to make arrangements.
FIRST EUCHARIST - RECONCILIATION - CONFIRMATION
These sacraments are administered through the Religious Education Program. Please contact the Religious Education Office to register a child and for more information.
Any couple wishing to be married here should contact Fr. Jim at least one year prior to the desired date of marriage. Proper preparation ensures that all the requirements are fulfilled and sufficient reflection has been engaged to bring all parties involved closer to God.
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults is the process by which non baptized individuals come into the Catholic Faith. If you or someone you know is interested in more information please contact the Rectory Office. If you are already baptized and in need of receiving the sacraments of Eucharist and Confirmation, that also can be arranged.
If you or someone you know might be considering a vocation to the priesthood, diaconate or religious life, please contact Fr. Jim at the Rectory Office and he will be happy to help you move forward in your discernment process.
ANOINTING OF THE SICK
At any time if you or a loved one is in need of this healing sacrament, please contact Fr. Jim Worth at the Rectory Office, and he will schedule a visit at your convenience. This is a privilege to journey with you.
ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH
767 Prospect Street
Maplewood, NJ 07040
Fr. Jim Worth
Saturday Vigil: 5:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am & 11:30am