Year Calendar: 2019 – 2020

August
3

Catechist Recruitment Weekend

9

Summer Concert by STJ Choir

10

Youth Gala at 7:00pm
Religious Education Registration

12-14

Adult Faith Formation-English
Adult Faith Formation-Spanish

15

Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Lady – Holy Day of Obligation
Santa María la Antigua – Panamá

17-18

Missionary Co-Op Preaching at all Masses
RCIA Registration Weekend

21

Catechist Workshop #1

25

Scholarship Sunday

28

Catechist Workshop/Retreat #2

September
7

Virtus Class

  • 9:00am-12:00pm English
  • 1:00pm - 4:00pm Spanish

Brazilian Independence Day

8

Youth Ministry-Orlando Trip
Archdiocesan Celebration – Our Lady of Charity

Parish Celebration of Our Lady of Charity 12:30pm Mass

13

Parish Concert, Americana, 7:30pm

14

Brazilian Celebration -PH

15

Parents Orientation for Religious Education
Catechetical Sunday- Installation of Parish Catechists at the 10:00am Mass /Welcome Sunday

17-19

Archdiocesan Priests’ Convocation in Miami

22

Religious Education Program begins
R.C.I.A. Process begins
Adult Formation-Formed Begins

October
2

Christopher West Reflection

6

Respect Life Sunday
Nora Gonzalez-Workshop in Parish Hall-Respect Life
Blessing of Domestic Pets (in honor of the Feast of St. Francis)
12:15pm – by the Blessed Mother’s outdoor Grotto

12 Lay Ministry Retreat
Brazilian Festival-PH
13 “El Señor de los Milagros” at the 12:30pm Mass
18-19

Life in the Spirit Seminar

20 A Parish Festival – A Celebration of the Americas
Ministry Fair
26 All Saints Celebration – Church Hall/Youth Ministry
November
1

All Saints’ Day – Solemnity/Sunday –
St. Joseph’s Community was established as a Parish in 1947

2

All Souls Day - November is Respect Life Month
Archdiocesan Catechetical Conference

2-3

1st Stewardship Talk

9-10 2nd Stewardship Talk
16-17

3rd Stewardship Talk

16

Thanksgiving Day Dinner by the St. Vincent de Paul Society

17

Our Lady of Divine Providence (Puerto Rico)

24

Christ the King - End of the Liturgical Year

28

Thanksgiving Day Eucharist at 10:30am

29

Young Adult Silent Retreat (Out of Town)

30

Angel Tree Program is set up and announced

December
1

First Sunday of Advent

7

“Let us Prepare for Advent” – 8:30am bilingual –coffee and donuts

Brazilian Celebration in the Hall
Rehearsal for the Rite of Welcome (RCIA) 11:00am
Advent Reflection

8

Christmas Bazaar
Welcome Sunday
Rite of Welcome – 10:00am Mass (Church)p

9 Immaculate Conception (Monday) – Not a Holy Day of Obligation
14

Angel tree Distribution of Gifts

15

Our Lady of Guadalupe/ 12:30pm Mass

16

Penance and Anointing of the Sick - Church
Novena to the Infant Child (Mission/Evangelization)

20

Annual Christmas Concert by the Choir 7:30pm

Parish Staff /Employees Christmas Luncheon

25

Christmas Day (Wednesday)

29

Calendar Distribution after all Masses this weekend

January
1

New Year’s Day – Mary, Mother of God (Wednesday)

4

Volunteer Christmas Party

11

Distribution of Food and Toys by St. Vincent de Paul

19 Lay Speeches on the ABCD
Our Lady of Altagracia (Dominican Republic) 12:30pm Mass
Celebración de Nuestra Señora de Altagracia
26

ABCD Commitment Sunday – Video – 2020

February
2

ABCD Follow up Weekend
Our Lady of “Suyapa”: Honduras

5

“State of the Parish” – Parish Assembly – Fr. Sosa

15

Dinner Dance/St. Valentine’s Dance – Hall

17 Presidents Day
26

Ash Wednesday/Miércoles de Cenizas

29

Rehearsal for the Rite of Sending to the Rite of Election – 11:00am

March
1

Rite of Election – Cathedral of St. Mary at 3:00pm

7

First Reconciliation – Children/Religious Education
10:00am in Church

Parish Mission in English-all ministry leaders
Parish Mission in Spanish-all ministry leaders

15

1st Scrutiny (Catechumens)
Welcome Sunday

19 Solemnity of St. Joseph
22

2nd Scrutiny (Catechumens)

29

3rd Scrutiny (Catechumens)

April
4

Confirmation Retreat 1:00pm-6:30pm (includes Mass)

5

Passion (Palm Sunday)

7

Chrism Liturgy (Cathedral of St. Mary)

9 Holy Thursday
10

Good Friday

11

Catechumen Rehearsal at 11:00am Easter Vigil

12

Easter Sunday

  GALA - Gala 2020
29

Rehearsal for First Communions

May
3

1st Communions at 11:15am Mass

9

Ordination to the Priesthood – 10:00am
Cathedral of St. Mary

10

Mothers’ Day – Día de las Madres
Religious Education ends-celebration

14 Rehearsal for the Sacrament of Confirmation
Church (Thursday at 7:00pm)
16

Sacrament of Confirmation 5:30pm Mass (Saturday)
Bishop Fernando Isern

17

Our Lady of Luján – Argentina – 12:30pm Mass

20

Pastor’s Anniversary of Ordination (48)

25

Memorial Day (Monday)

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