Pope Francis Proclaims “The Year of Saint Joseph”

With the Apostolic Letter “Patris corde” (“With a Father’s Heart”), Pope Francis commemorates the 150th anniversary of the declaration of Saint Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church. To mark the occasion, the Holy Father has proclaimed a “Year of Saint Joseph” starting December 8th, 2020, continuing until December 8th, 2021. In our parish, St…. Read more »

Bishop Moses Chikwe Rescued in Nigeria

  The people of St. Joseph Cathedral thank God for the reported safe release of Most Reverend Moses Chikwe, Auxiliary Bishop of Owerri, Nigeria . This past Sunday, December 27, the Bishop was kidnapped along with his driver, Ndubuisi Robert.     On January 1, the Nigerian press reported that Bishop Chikwe had been rescued… Read more »

St. Joseph Cathedral Online Missal Jan 3, 2021

The Epiphany of the Lord Entrance Antiphon: Behold, the Lord, the Mighty One, has come;and kingship is in his grasp, and power and dominion. Gloria: Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to people of good will. We praise you, we bless you, we adore you, we glorify you, we give you… Read more »

Fr. Peter’s Video Christmas Message

St. Joseph Cathedral Holiday Mass Schedule We wish you blessings in our upcoming celebration of Christmas.  May we celebrate these mysteries with joy, hope and grace.   Our Christmas Schedule is as follows:     Christmas Eve ~ Thursday,  December 24th 12:00 PM 2:00 PM 4:00 PM Family Mass (Bishop McElroy will preside) 6:00 PM  9:00… Read more »

Online Missal

December 6th 2020: The Second Sunday in Advent Entrance Antiphon: O people of Sion, behold, the Lord will come to save the nations, and the Lord will make the glory of his voice heard in the joy of your heart. Gloria: Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to people of good… Read more »

Tenting St. Joseph Cathedral

  No, the circus has not come to town! This week the exterminators are tenting the Cathedral to get rid of a termite infestation. The work will be completed by Friday, God willing, and we will be back in the Cathedral for regular Masses this weekend. Fr. Peter, our Priests and the entire Cathedral staff… Read more »

The Parables of Christ in African Perspective

Time: Two Thursdays Nov 12 and Nov 19, 2020, 7:00-8:15 PM, on Zoom Together with our own Fr. Clement Iorliam, we will explore two parables expressing the message of Jesus. Father Clement will show how a member of his own central Nigerian Tiv tribe might understand these stories. Hearing the parables from a villager’s perspective… Read more »