Remember the reason for the season. Take time to slow down, focus on the birth of Christ and enjoy Advent! What would it take for you to have the best Christmas of your life? A great way to do this is with a daily short 2-3 min. video from Dynamic Catholic and Matthew Kelly. Best Advent Ever is life changing. It's free and inspirational! It's life changing! Please check it out here.

St. Joseph Parish had its annual Parish Picnic on September 17. We had great weather and lots of fun and good food. Everyone enjoyed parish fellowship and the children enjoyed a water slide, a barrel train, basketball, GaGa ball and frozen treats.

March for Life is selling Krispy Kreme donuts, coffee, and gift certificates! Contact Lila Stuhlsatz/Jamie Lange/Tonya Stuhlsatz or any youth pilgrim to make your order! Order now through Oct. 9th  and delivered on Oct. 19th! 


There are so many who volunteer time, talent and treasure. Naming a few here who show their stewardship by volunteering to mow the cemetery. 

Pictured:  Bill Rausch, Paul Winter, Tony Ternes, Don Rausch, Jason May, Trevor May, Dave Ebenkamp, Douglas Winter, John Winter, Shane Gerber, Craig Kibbe, Scott Friess, Doug Koester Not pictured:  Kent Gerber, Shawn Gerber, Matt Gerber, Mike Knee, Mark Winter Past mowers:  Brett Martin, Kenny Andra

The twice annual 10 cent sale started in the late 70's early 80's and has continued it successful mission as a Doffing family tradition. With the help of a few volunteers this Mission Rummage Sale has helped local families and the community with affordable clothing. The money raised has been donated to so many missions throughout the years including Fr. Ternes mission in the Philippines, Birthline, CYM, Rachel's Vineyard, etc. The school children enjoy coming over to shop with their bag full of dimes and always find great treasures! The annual sale is held in September and April. 

Many came out and enjoyed a fun filled day at the annual parish picnic! Click Read More to view some pictures from the day! 

For the return of our children to the practice of the Catholic Faith will meet Wednesdays at 5:00 pm. Praying of the Rosary, Parents’ Litany and The Way of the Cross.

  • l  In the weeks ahead, our parish representative from Solutio, Inc., will be setting up the advertising for our website for the year.
  • l  Please consider participating in this effort since the revenue from the ads is what makes the website possible at no cost to the parish.
  • l  It’s a great way to get your name in front of the families in the parish.  Advertisements may be purchased for a business, family memorial, or you can sponsor an ad supporting Catholic Charities, Knights of Columbus, Vocations, etc.
  • l  Please give these ideas some thought. We need and appreciate your help!  If you are interested or just curious as to prices and want more information, please contact 620.488.6356 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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