St. Joseph School Open House - Come meet our Principal, teachers, school parents and students. Tour our campus. Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 10:30 am to 1 pm.

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Saturday Vigil: 4:30 PM
Sunday: 8:30 & 10:30 AM
Weekdays: 7:00 AM
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Sat. 3:45 PM-4:15PM 
(anytime upon request call 815-478-3341)

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St. Joseph's Church, Manhattan, Illinois

Welcome to our Catholic Community founded in Jesus Christ.

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There is no church without U!

We need volunteers for Lectors, EM, Ushers and servers.  We also need hospitality for donut Sunday Set-up, Sacristans and a "coordinator" the scheduling of the Mass ministers.

Remember......There is no church without U


Please consider volunteering for any of our many ministries. Call the church offices or see our website for a listing our people needs.


Religious Education Wishlist

The Religious Education Program would like to update their TV’s and media library. We are hoping for a generous donation of one 32’in HD flat screen TV’s. We are also hoping to add the following DVD’s to our library for classroom viewing:

From www.Catholicvideo .com

My Time With Jesus Series: “Lent”  #97581D, $9.99

My Time With Jesus Series: “The Holy Mass” # 97609D, $9.99

The Divine Mercy Chaplet for Kids # 97786D, $9.99

Mother Teresa: Seeing the Face of Jesus #500917D, $9.99

Our Fascinating Universe #501495D, $14.99


The Way of the Cross for Children, item # WOC, $19.99




Click the Photo above to purchase: 4 Family Favorites: Greatest Adventures of the Bible (Miracles, Moses, Noah’s Ark, & David)


Click the Photo above to purchase: The Passion of Christ by Mel Gibson


-The Animated Passion Trilogy Item #: 4003680, $19.95

Please call Melissa at the parish office if you are able to donate a DVD or TV. We will keep track of donations to make sure we do not receive duplicates. Gift cards for the Family Christian store would also be appreciated as they have a large collected of DVD’s and books that we can add to our resource library.

Thank you for your generosity!

We Need YOU!

Our Music Ministry is looking for singers and musicians for the Sunday Masses.  If you would be interested, please contact Marija Lamas at
(815) 953-5039 or

We have a lost and found box in the back of the church.  Please ask the ushers assistance if you have lost or found anything.