Let's put Christ back into Christmas - join us for our School Christmas Concert Wednesday, December 17th at 6:30pm. Christmas Cookie Walk -Saturday, December 20th at 9am until cookies sell out.

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Saturday Vigil: 4:30 PM
Sunday: 8:30 & 10:30 AM
Weekdays: 7:00 AM
Holy Days: Click Here

Sat. 3:45 PM-4:15PM 
(anytime upon request call 815-478-3341)

Father John Lindsey

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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

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 organist@sjpmanhattan.org

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.