COVID-19 Updates and Parish Resources
Click here to read the letter from Bishop Taylor regarding the coronavirus.
Adoration - Perpetual adoration is still going on at St. Joseph. The Blessed Sacrament has been moved into the church. The main door will be open from 7 AM - 7 PM. At night, please use the entrance from the back parking lot and use the code to get in. While you attend adoration, please be mindful to distance yourself from other adorers.
Mass Times and Reconciliation - On May 16 we returned to a more normal schedule for Mass and Reconciliation. We returned to the regular pre-COVID schedule with a 'limited attendance' (25%) capacity. Weekend, Weekday and Reconciliation Schedule.
Guidelines for Mass until further notice:
Parishes can accept 25% capacity at each Mass. (Congregants will be directed to the DeBriyn Center IF we exceed the capacity for Livestream and Communion)
Masses Saturday 7:00 pm (Spanish) and Sunday 7:30 a.m. (English) have been added temporarily.
Everyone must wear a mask at all times. (recommended for children under 10 years old)
Households must maintain 6-foot separation at all times. Your family should sit together. A 6-foot distance must separate your family from the next person/family.
Hymnals/Missalettes have been removed. You can use your mobile device for readings or music.
Collection will be taken with baskets on poles (no passing of collection basket)
Holy Communion must be received on the hand. The Precious Blood is not offered during this time.
Dismissal will be orderly and by row, beginning from the back.
Ushers wearing white gloves will assist and direct as needed,
Our parish has a subscription to FORMED, an online Catholic resource that allows you to get thousands of movies, programs, audio, and books instantly. Find it at sjfay.formed.org.
Faith Talks with Father Tyler: Subscribe to Father Tyler's YouTube channel for spiritual talks on how to approach this time. Click here to check it out.
The Diocese of Little Rock has put together a page of Catholic Resources during the coronavirus. The resource is full of prayers and helpful links for all Catholics. Please click here to view the resources.
Men's Night - New Date - Our annual Men's Night benefiting St. Joseph school has been moved to Friday, October 2. Gentlemen, mark your calendars and we'll see you in October!
Youth Ministry Resources - each Sunday, our Junior High and High School students will receive a Sunday update. The Sunday update has videos and discussion questions for families.
Navigating the process of AMI (Alternative Methods of Instruction). Suzanne Krumpelman, the school counselor at St. Joseph has put together a resource for parents to help them navigate AMI. Please follow the steps below to receive these helpful resources.
1. Go to classroom.google.com
2. Click on the plus in the upper right hand corner
3. Copy and paste this code to join the class: didzpz2
The best way to stay up to date with everything at St. Joseph's Catholic Church is through our Flocknote messaging system. Click the link above to sign up or simply text SJFAY to 84576.