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MASS SCHEDULE

Weekend Mass: 
Saturday: 4:00 p.m. 

Sunday:  8 a.m. & 10 a.m.

Daily Mass: 
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m.

LIVE MASS STREAMING 

All of our Weekend Masses are now being streamed LIVE!  Previously recorded Masses can be found in the Archive below.

Please note:  To watch the live stream, click the icon above or the round PLAY button below.  The live stream will start a few minutes before the Mass.  It will appear as a blank screen until then.

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LIVE STREAM ARCHIVED RECORDINGS

Click on PLAYLIST in the box below to select a previously recorded Mass.

LiveStream Archives

CONFESSION

Saturday: 3:00 - 3:45 p.m. 

CHURCH OPEN FOR PERSONAL PRAYER

In addition to Masses, the church will also be open during the following hours for private prayer:

Monday - Thursday:  8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday:  8 a.m. to 12 noon
Sunday: noon to 5 p.m.

Visit our Prayer Wall to request a prayer or pray for the needs our parish and community.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT

In the Blessed Sacrament Chapel

Tuesday:  6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon

Thursday:  Holy Hour from 6 p.m. to 7
 p.m. with Adoration and Rosary

SUNDAY GOSPEL & HOMILY

by: Bishop Christian

John 20:19-23

Click the link below to view an archive of  Bishop Christian's homilies.

WEEKLY
BULLETIN

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FAITH IN FOCUS

PARISH NEWS

Welcome!  Here you will find the latest information on our Parish and Diocesan-wide activities.  You can also visit our Parish Calendar for additional activities.  

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Memorial Day

There will be no daily Mass

and the parish office will be

closed on Monday,

May 27th in observance of

Memorial Day.


Heavenly Father,

Inscribe their sacrifices into our

hearts so we may never forget

the loss of these heroes. ©LPi

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Update on Deacon Doug

For all who attended the 10am Mass today, May 26th: Deacon Doug was taken to the hospital and is now resting at home. Test results indicate dehydration. Thank you all for your prayers!

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UPDATE: 2024 N.H. Catholic Appeal

We are grateful to all our parishioners who have given to the New Hampshire Catholic Appeal. As of 5/13/24, we have raised $22,835 (cash & pledges) toward our goal of $51,706. 100% of the funds raised above this Appeal goal are returned to our parish this year. If you have not made your gift yet, please bring your gift envelope to Mass next weekend or make your gift online at www.catholicnh.org/nhca. Extra gift envelopes are available in the Narthex. We need the support of all of our parish families to reach our parish goal. Thank you for your support of these important needs and ministries of the Church!

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Baptism

Eleanor Louise Gorman

daughter of Sean & Meaghan (Boylan) Gorman

Benny Bruce Pesce

son of Vincent & Kelly (Bradshaw) Pesce

&

Marlee Jean Peters

daughter of Alexander & Samantha (Ricard) Peters

were recently baptized.


We prayerfully welcome them into our Catholic faith.

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The Pope’s May Prayer Intention

For The Formation of Men and Women Religious, and Seminarians


Let us pray that men and women religious, and seminarians, grow in their own vocational journey through human, pastoral, spiritual and community formation, that leads them to be credible witnesses of the Gospel.

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Women In God's Spirit (WINGS) - June 8, 10 am - noon

Reflect...Refresh...Connect


All women are invited to our next WINGS gathering, “His Compassionate Sacred Heart" on June 8th from 10:00 am-noon. The month of June is dedicated to honoring the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Join us as we honor and praise the many gifts, blessings and love that He has given us. Reflect on how we can mirror His compassionate heart by being bearers of his love to others.


Pre-registration is required by completing the registration form here or by calling the parish office at 603-883-0757, ext. 2.  Early registration is recommended.  We hope you will join us!

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NEW: Fans Needed! Can You Help?

The Corpus Christi Food Pantry and Assistance serves many clients in need of fans during the hot summer season. Most of our clients live downtown in crowded multi-family buildings with no air conditioning and often, not even a fan. We are accepting donations of new or gently used fans through July. Please drop off donations at our pantry location, 3 Crown St., Nashua on Mon./Wed., 9-12 or Tue./Thurs., 1-4. Our pantry will be closed July 1-4. if you prefer to send a donation we will gladly shop and share the fans with those who need them most! We appreciate your continued support! God bless you!


Please contact corpuschristiassistance@outlook.com, or call Susan Dignan at 603-598-1641 with any questions.

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Help Wanted!

Maintain CCFP&A website


Corpus Christi Food Pantry & Assistance is looking for a volunteer that can help maintain our website.


The major focus is to post monthly updates. Additionally, some improvements need to be made to the website. If you are interested, or know someone who may be interested, in helping with our website, please send an email to Diana Lavash at: dlavash@yahoo.com. Thank you.



Contractor Needed


Corpus Christi Food Pantry & Assistance is looking for a contractor that can do a few projects for us. Projects would include repairing doors, improving ramps, and possibly putting up an awning. If you know anyone that is interested, please send an email to Diana Lavash at: dlavash@yahoo.com. Thank you.


NEW: Plastic Bags Needed


Corpus Christi is also in need of plastic supermarket bags. Their clients and volunteers save the plastic bags they get from shopping and give them to the pantry for use. This saves the pantry money, They are currently out of these plastic bags. Corpus Christi is asking us to put our extra bags with our donation drop-offs.

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First Saturday Devotion at St. Joseph the Worker

Please join us for the recitation of the rosary in the Eucharistic Chapel, after the Saturday 4 pm Mass, each first Saturday of the month, as part of the First Saturday Devotion.


During the apparitions at Fatima, Our Lady promised the graces and assistance necessary for salvation at the hour of death to all those who would make reparation to her on the first Saturday of five successive months by:


• Going to Confession

• Receiving Holy Communion

• Reciting five decades of the rosary

• Meditating on the Mysteries of the Rosary for 15 minutes


The First Saturday Devotion is made in reparation for the offenses and blasphemies made against the Immaculate Heart of Mary, including those:


• Against Her Immaculate Conception

• Against Her Virginity

• Against the Divine Maternity, refusing to receive her as the Mother of mankind

• Who seek to implant, in the hearts of children, indifference, disrespect, and even hate for the Blessed Mother

• Who revile her sacred images.


You are invited join us for this very powerful devotion as requested by Our Lady in return for her promises of the salvation of souls and peace in the world.

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KNIGHTS NEWS

NEW: 2024 Scholarship Awards


St. Joseph‘s Knights of Columbus Council 12311 is happy to announce the availability of two individual $1000 scholarship awards for the 2024-2025 school year.


In order to qualify for consideration, the applicant must be a current year graduate from a qualified high school, a member of St. Joseph Parish and enrolled in a college and/or qualified trade school full time for the 2024-2025 school year.


All applicants must complete the Student Scholarship Application in full. All applications must be submitted by Sunday, June 16, 2024. Applications may be picked up at the parish office during normal business hours or packets are available in the plastic wall hangings in the narthex or click here to download application.  


All awards are determined by the K of C Council 12311 Scholarship Committee and are final. Awards to be announced on Sunday, June 23, 2024 at the 10 am Mass.


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Real Options Baby Bottle Benefit Real Options (a free women’s health center) provides a safe place where those facing unexpected pregnancy can receive accurate information and compassionate, non-judgmental care. Their practical services coupled with their genuine offer to walk alongside them, empower moms and dads to choose life for their unborn children. The Baby Bottle Benefit is a really simple way to raise funds to help provide vital services to clients facing unplanned pregnancies. “Your change not only changes lives, it saves lives.”


How you can help:


• Take home an empty baby bottle on Mother’s Day (May 11th-12th)

• Fill it with your loose change, bills or a check (payable to: Real Options)

• Return the filled bottle to church on Father’s Day (June 15th-16th)


Thank you in advance for supporting our ministry to women in crisis.


NEW: Blood Drive

Friday, June 21st, 12:00-5:00 pm

St. Joseph the Worker Parish

Please call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit: www.redcrossblood.org and enter:JOSEPHTHEWORKER to schedule an appointment.

Join us in answering the call to help others give blood!

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St. Joseph Parish Summer 2024 Religious Education

Kindergarten-5th Grade

(2023-2024 school year)

Monday, 8/5/24 - 8/9/24

8:30 am - 12:00 pm


Daily Themes

Monday: God is a friend who is real

Tuesday: God is a friend who loves

Wednesday: God is a friend who we can trust

Thursday: God is a friend forever

Friday: God is a friend for everyone


To register please contact Miss Janice at: janicemercure@stjoenash.org or 603-883-0757, ext. 4.

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GIFT Assignment

Trinity Sunday

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NEW: Dates to Remember

The celebration of Confirmation and First Holy Eucharist will be held on Friday, June 7th at 6 pm at the Parish of The Resurrection. Rehearsal will be held on Tuesday, June 4th at 6 pm.


Please keep these children and their families in your prayers.

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Living the Liturgy at Home

PRAYER


Jesus Christ, we rejoice with all of creation because you have risen from the dead. As we celebrate the fifty days of Easter, help us to understand the meaning of your empty tomb: death does not have the last word; light will triumph over darkness; sadness will be conquered by hope. Make us people of life, light, and hope, and show us how to share our Christian joy with others.

You live and reign with God the Father in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God for ever and ever. Amen. Alleluia!


CONVERSATION QUESTIONS


How do you imagine the Holy Spirit? How does the Holy Spirit help us?

How are we being fruitful disciples of Jesus?


FAITH IN ACTION


Celebrate with your family and talk about how the gifts and fruits of the Holy Spirit have been present in your lives. Talk about your Confirmation and why you chose your particular saint name. Be aware of the gifts of the Holy Spirit this week. When you go out to a store or park or any other public area, ask your child to observe where they see joy, love, patience, and/or goodness. Talk about how these gifts are our reminder that the Holy Spirit is present with us.


DID YOU KNOW?


. . . that Pentecost is considered the birthday of the Church? Having received the Holy Spirit, Jesus’ disciples could begin the work of bringing the Good News to all nations.


2020 Liturgy Training Publications. 800-933-1800. Permission to publish granted by the Archdiocese of Chicago, on June 25, 2020.

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Corpus Christi Food Pantry Requests

Updated: 5/1/24


Items that are low at the pantry:


Spaghetti Pasta & Tomato Paste

Hamburger Helper & Pasta Sides

Fruit Cocktail & Tuna

Muffin & Cake Mixes & Frosting

Graham Crackers & Peanut Butter

Small Laundry Detergent


Thank you for your incredible generosity and

continued support!

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What so ever you do........

Thank you for joining with the EDGE Program in a special outreach project for the youth in Nashua who have

aged out of the foster care system.



New Requests as of 5/1/24:


Due to the fact that Stepping Stones, a day drop in shelter for the homeless youth of Nashua, abruptly closed, the youth are urgently need of gift cards to Dunkin, Wendy’s, Subway or any other downtown restaurants. This gives them the opportunity to have a place to find shelter even if it is for an hour or so.  You may drop off your gift card donations at the parish office.


Thank you and God bless you!

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All Are Welcome! Please Join Us!


Adoration Of the Blessed Sacrament

(Chapel)

Tuesday evenings - 6 to 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday mornings - 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon


“Every Holy Hour we make so pleases the Heart of Jesus that it is recorded in Heaven and retold for

all eternity!” ~ St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta


HOLY HOUR WITH ROSARY

(Chapel)

6:00-7:00 pm


Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament,

beginning with the Rosary, quiet time

and faith building prayers.


ADULT FORMATION RESOURCES

Resources can be found on our parish

website: www.stjoenash.org/grow-in-faith

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2024 Mass Book

To make a request you may call the parish office, place your Mass Intention in an envelope marked “Mass Request” and place it in the offertory basket or stop by the parish office during regular hours. The suggested donation is $10.00.

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Parish Communications

Read the latest communications from the parish.  To be added to our email distribution, click here.  

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FORMED Pick of the Week

Diving into the beauty of the Faith has never been easier: at home, on the go, or from any internet connected device. Discover thousands of books, audio talks, movies, documentaries, and studies... there is something for every member of the family to help them grow closer to Christ and His Church.  Visit our FORMED page for more information.  Check out this week's recommendations from FORMED. 

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Online Giving

For those of you interested in using “online giving”, please click on the Online Giving “button” which can be found in the top right corner or call Helen Dumont in the Finance Office for more details at 603-883-0757, ext. 3.


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We are now on Instagram!

GOOD NEWS!  We are now also on Instagram! Please follow us at:   https://www.instagram.com/stjoenash/

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Like us on Facebook!

We continue to post prayers, uplifting messages, information regarding faith formation resources and much more!  Be sure to “Like” and “Follow” the page.  https://www.facebook.com/stjoenash


*** Also, please be sure to “Like” and “Share” our posts. By doing this you’ll be helping to spread the gospel message! ***

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🎶 Music for the Soul! 🎶

During difficult times, music can draw us closer to God and through his grace bring peace to our troubled hearts.  


  • K-Love Christian radio is now in our area!  You can listen to uplifting contemporary Christian music by tuning to 107.3FM!

  • Music For Your Soul!  Check out our website at:  https://www.stjoenash.org/music-for-the-soul

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Grow in Faith Resources

Please visit our Grow in Faith webpage to find many free resources to support prayer and engagement during these difficult days.  Also visit our Music for the Soul page for curated playlists.  


A valuable resource for the Liturgy of the Word for different age groups and families ~ please click here to go to Loyola Press Sunday Connection.


"God speaks to us in many ways, including through the Sunday Scripture readings. The Sunday Connection provides useful background and activities to better understand the upcoming Sunday's Scripture readings, helping you to connect the Scripture to daily life in a meaningful way.".

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Got Pictures?

Have pictures of Parish activities you’d like to share? We’d LOVE to use them on the Parish Website and Facebook page to promote our lively community! Please send pictures to Melissa Spinella at melissaspinella@live.com. Thank you!

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