Saint Joseph Catholic Church, Makawao Maui Hawaii

Parish Mission Statement - St. Joseph Church Parish is a faith community in Makawao, Maui. We are dedicated to the call of God, to support the Diocese of Honolulu in its mission, to celebrate the Eucharist, and to commit and make Jesus present in our lives.
Saint Joseph Catholic Church

Schedule Of Services

Office: (808) 572-7652 Fax: (808) 573-2278
Email: stjosephmakawao@rcchawaii.org

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Mass:

Daily Mass: Monday-Friday..... 7 a.m.
Saturdays: 5:00 p.m.
Sundays: 7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., & 5:00 p.m.

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Confessions

By appointment only on every Saturday @ 4pm at the rectory. Call 572-7652 to schedule your appointment.  Annointment of the Sick - by appointment only.

 

 


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St. Joseph Church Staff:

Administrator: Rev. Michael Tolentino
Deacon Patrick Constantino
Business Administrator: Donna Pico, 572-7652

 

 

 

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St. Joseph Early Learning Center Leaders:

Preschool Director: Helen Souza 572-6235
Office Clerk Sheri Harris
Teachers: Renette Koa, Cassandra Comer
St. Joseph Early Learning Center Website

FIRST SUNDAY IN ADVENT

November 26 & 27, 2022

REFLECTION ON TODAY'S READING

Let us rejoice in the Lord’s peace, let us live honorably as we await his return.

Under the directive from the Diocese of Honolulu

 

St. Joseph Church has set up an egiving program to allow  parishioners and guests an easier way to give.  It will also allow the donors to: 1. Give from anywhere using a computer, tablet, or smartphone. 2. No need to find a check or stop by the ATM.  3. Use your Checking/Savings Account or your Debit/Credit Card. 4. Schedule gifts to occur automatically.    Click on the give now link or on your phone using my parish app.   “All must give as they are able, according to the blessings given to them by the Lord your God.”   Deuteronomy 16:17

 

Online donations may be made at any time from the comfort of your own home or any place with internet access. Online donations are credited to your tax statement for the end of the year (except when made anonymously)and you can change your account preferences and donation amounts at any time.


New documents from the Vatican:




Watch and Be Ready - the Day of the Lord's Coming Draws Near

Watch and Be Ready - the Day of the Lord's Coming Draws Near

Why did Jesus compare "the coming of the Son of Man" with the "days of Noah" (Matthew 24:37)? Scripture describes both events as a day of judgment and the separation of the just from the unjust. It is a time when the Lord of heaven and earth gathers to himself those who are his own. Separation is an inevitable consequence of the fundamental choices people have made - whether for God or against God. The fundamental choices we make can either lead us towards God and his will for us or they can lead us in a direction that is opposed to God or contrary to his wisdom and plan for our lives and well-being. 

 

MASS AT SAINT JOSEPH CHURCH

For those of you that are not physically able to attend mass please Join Fr. Michael as the mass is livestreamed daily and 9 a.m. Sunday Mass.
Go to: https://www.facebook.com/josephchurch.makawao/

MARANATHA!  COME LORD JESUS!  ADVENT IS A TIME TO PREPARE FOR THE LORDS COMING< SO LET US PRAY!

The Second Vatican Council decreed: “The whole life of the faithful, hour by hour during the day and night, is a kind of public service, in which the faithful give themselves over to the ministry of love toward God and men, identifying themselves with the action of Christ, who by his life and self-offering sanctified the life of all mankind. The Liturgy of the Hours clearly expresses and effectively strengthens this most profound truth. For this reason, the Hours are recommended to all Christ’s faithful members.”

From the Apostolic Constitution Laudis canticum of Pope Paul VI   The Church has the mission to pray for the world, especially during these confusing and troubling times. All are invited to gather and pray the Divine Office of Morning Prayer during Advent, at 5:30am every weekday, beginning this Monday, 28th of November through to Thursday, 15th of December. Come join us!      

A STEWARDSHIP MOMENT

On this first Sunday of Advent Jesus urges his disciples to stay awake and prepare themselves for the Lord’s coming. Good stewards prepare themselves and await Christ’s judgment in joyous expectation. This attitude requires genuine spiritual maturity, of course; the kind that is cultivated by prayer, participation in the sacraments, loving attention to family and one’s communion of faith, and love for one’s neighbor. Are we prepared for the Lord’s second coming? Are we ready to receive Christ?      

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT

First Thursday of Every Month.  Come anytime between 5-6:30 pm..  All are Welcome! 

THRIFT SHOP NEW HOURS OF OPERATION

Effective May 2021, the Thrift Store new hours of operation will be every Tuesday from 8 a.m. - 12 noon and on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month from 8 a.m. - 12 noon.

SOCIAL OUTREACH MINISTRY

The Food Pantry holds a drive by distribution, every third Thursday from 8-9 a.m. or while supply lasts.  To qualify simply signup as you drive up.    The Food Pantry is also accepting non-perishables.  Thank you!

CHURCH RESTORATION

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Master Planning Committee

Worship Schedule

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LITURGICAL CHANGES TO MASS AT ST. JOSEPH CHURCH

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ST. JOSEPH CHURCH LEADERS COMMISSIONED

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MARRIAGE BLESSINGS

Youth Events

EPIC Ministry

THE CATHOLIC FAITH ON DEMAND

COMMUNITY SUPPORT SERVICES

SAINT ANTHONY SCHOOL INFORMATION

HOLY LAND PILGRAMAGE

St. Joseph Early Learning Center

COVID NEWS

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RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

 

HOW TO WORD A BEQUEST

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DIOCESE OF HONOLULU PRAYER

FOR THE COVID-19 CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC

[by Bishop Larry Silva)

Dear God of all the living

You sent your Son Jesus to heal us from illness and sin. We turn to his healing power in this time of anxiety over the pandemic of this potentially deadly virus.
St. Damien and St. Marianne Cope dedicated their lives to service of those who had an infectious disease. St. Marianne Cope said, “I am not afraid of any disease,” because she was confident of your power to save. At the same time, she took prudent precautions of hygiene to assure that she and her Sisters would not be infected.
Let us learn from this example to put our trust in you to save us from the ravages of disease and to take prudent measures to prevent its spread. Guide us to know when to isolate ourselves from the possibility of infection, but never let anyone be left without the care and concern of others in the community.
As our Diocese of Honolulu has been dedicated to the Divine Mercy, we pray with confidence, “Jesus, I trust in you.”

THE myParish

APP

It will be a great resource

For parishioners by providing daily Mass readings, Catholic news and prayers, convenient prayers and Confession reminders, our bulletin and more. Its free and simple to install, go to messaging, text app to 88202 to download our parish app. Select our Parish after opening. The links below will also take you to the app.

HAWAII CATHOLIC ENGAGED ENCOUNTER

is part of an international and national family and is an in-depth

Catholic Engaged Encounter is part of an international and national family and is an in-depth, private, personal, marriage preparation experience within the context of Catholic faith and values. During the weekend experience, a couple will have plenty of time alone together to meaningfully dialogue honestly and intensively about their prospective lives together.

Engaged Encounter Weekends

occur frequently at the St. Anthony Schools Media Center in Wailuku. To register for a weekend, please visit our website at www.ceehawaii.org

Contact couple, Fred and Eileen Corpuz at 808-572-8833.
Catholic Engaged Encounter is the official marriage preparation program in the Diocese of Honolulu.

HAWAII CATHOLIC MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER

is part of the Worldwide Marriage Encounter

Hawaii Catholic Marriage Encounter is part of an international and national family and is a weekend for married Christian couples who value their relationship and desire a richer, fuller life together. Attend a Marriage Encounter weekend and learn the tools needed to keep your marriage strong. The emphasis of Worldwide Marriage Encounter is on communication between husband and wife, who spend a weekend together away from the distractions and the tensions of everyday life, to concentrate on each other.

Marriage Encounter Weekends

occur both in-person and virtual. To register for a weekend, please visit the Hawaii Worldwide Marriage Encouter website at www.hawaiiwwme.org

Maui Contact couple, Tanya and Lee Barbero at 808-268-1578.
The mission of Worldwide Marriage Encounter is to proclaim the value of Marriage and Holy Orders in the Church and in the world.

THE PARISH OFFICE

will be open by appointments

using safe practices and social distancing. We encourage you to call and make an appointment before coming into the office. Also, please note the following:

Also, please note the following:

1. Receiving Guests & Meeting Protocols—As much as possible, any guests requiring a meeting with a (parish or school) employee should meet via telephone or video conference. If this cannot be done, an in-person meeting that is short in duration should first take place outside the office with all participants wearing face masks maintaining the required degree of physical separation.
     2. Remember to Stay home if you are sick, do not come into the office. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding during these unprecedent times.

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Religious Education:

  • Religious Education (Children (K-8) Faith Formation/Adult Faith Formation, Sheri Harris 572-2273

  • Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) Chris Ah Puck: 463-1585

  • Youth Ministry (Confirmation)(Ages 13-17): Jason & Diane Jacinto: 572-4623

  • Young Adult Ministry(Ages 18-35): Kianalei Jacinto 572-4623, Lennel Alvarez

  • Religious Education Registration Form

  • Religious Education Calendar

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Social Outreach Ministry:

  • Food Pantry/Emergency Assistance: Helen Tabaco, Judy Cambra & Frieda Inciong: 572-7652. 

  • The Food Pantry holds a drive by distribution, every third Thursday from 8-9 a.m. or while supply last.  To qualify simply signup as you drive up.    The Food Pantry is also accepting non-perishables.  Thank you!  

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Church Fund Raising:

  • St. Joseph Feast: Donna Pico 572-7652

  • Sweetbread: Jackie Souza 573-8927

  • Thrift Shop: Joslyn Minobe: 572-7652

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Church Movements:

  • Knights of Columbus: Grand Knight, Steve Rinaldi 573-1840

  • Filipino Catholic Club: Earl Lamadora; 276-0973

  • Hawaii Catholic Engage Encounter: Fred & Eileen Corpuz, 572-8833

  • Divine Mercy: Robert & Daisy Muego; 250-9126

  • Holy Name Society: Ed Ferreira 572-0015

  • Neocatechumenal Way: James & Carol Stenger; 572-7884

  • Holy Hour Devotion: Linda Mitchell: 264-3388

  • Legion of Mary: Oscar D'Souza: 573-5826


Get in Touch

You need more information? Please contact our parish office.
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Find us at the office

1294 Makawao Avenue,
Makawao, HI
96768

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Donna Pico
(808) 572-7652
Monday 11am -3pm,Tue - Fri, 8am - 3pm

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