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       St. Joseph Catholic Church, Diocese of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands; Mail: P.O. Box 2150, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, 00851; Phone 340-692-2005, Fax:: 340-692-2748.


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May 2013 Catholic Islander cover

 


 

Online Masses from the St. Peter and Paul Cathedral of the Diocese of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands

View the weekend Masses at  4:30 PM AST on Saturdays, 7:00 AM AST and 10:00 AST on Sundays, the weekday Masses at 7:00 AM AST, and other live and archived events from the Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral of the Catholic Diocese of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands on Livestream at  https://livestream.com/cathedralvi  Note: EST (Eastern Standard Time) is one hour earlier than AST.   AST is UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) or GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) minus 4 hours.

 


 

Mary, Queen of the Universe

Our Lady of Providencia

Photo taken after the crowning of the statue of Mary, Queen of the Universe at St. Joseph Catholic Chur ch on St. Croix at 9 AM on May 13, 2017. Afterwards there was a rosary procession around the grounds of the Church and school followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

 


 

St. Joseph Parish Corpus Christi Procession, May 29, 2016

Corpus Christi Procession Photo

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St. Joseph Parish Corpos Christi Procession, June 7, 2015

St. Joseph Church Corpus Christi Procession 2015

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Audio of the Lenten Reflections on Prayer by Fr. John Mark, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lent 2010

 


Donate to the 2020 Bishop's Appeal for the Catholic Diocese of the U.S.V.I.


 

Read about the early years of St. Joseph Catholic Church in English or Spanish. Click on the title below.

 ORIGINS OF THE COMMUNTY                LOS ORIGENES DE LA COMUNIDAD

 


Our Lady of Providencia

Our Lady of Providencia

The St. Joseph Catholic Church Spanish Community celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of Providencia during the 9:00 AM Spanish Mass on November 18, 2018. Click on the above image to see photos from that event.

 


 

Blessing of the Palms at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Palm Sunday 2019

Clck on the photo below to see a slide show of 20 photos from St. Joseph Church taken during April to June 2019

2019 Confirmation Class at St. Joseph Catholic Church

Fr. John Mark, Pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church, and parishioners are shown during the blessing of the palms on Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019

 


 

2019 Confirmation at St. Joseph Catholic Church

2019 Confirmation Class at St. Joseph Catholic Church

Bishop Herbert Bevard confirmed the 2019 St. Joseph Catholic Church Confirmation class on Sunday, April 7th during the 11 AM Mass. Pictured with the class and their sponsors and teachers are Bishop Herbert Bevard of the Diocese of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands and Fr. John Mark, Pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church.


Audio of the Lenten Reflections on Prayer by Fr. John Mark, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lent 2010

Audio of the Advent Reflections on the Rosary by Fr. John Mark, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Advent 2010



The St. Joseph Catholic Church Children's Choir Celebrated their 20th Anniversary

20th anniversary photo of the Childrens' Choir

Members of the St. Joseph Catholic Church Children's Choir are shown after the 7 AM Mass on November 15, 2015, the day of their 20th anniversary. Fr. John Mark, Pastor and Ms. Laurie Thomas Jacobs, the Choir Director, are also in the picture.

 

Deacon Charles

Slideshow of the 25th Anniversary Celebration for Deacon Neville Charles on May 3, 2015

Video from the 25th Anniversary Celebration for Deacon Neville Charles on May 3, 2015

 

Confirmation 15

Sildeshow of the Confirmation at St. Joseph Church on April 25, 2015

 

 

St. Joseph Church Easter 15 Altar

St. Joseph Church Altar, Easter 2015 (Click on the above picture for more Easter and Holy Week photos

 

Bishop Bevard Confirmed 9 Parishioners of St. Joseph Catholic Church on May 31, 2014

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Bishop Bevard is shown with Fr. John Mark, Pastor of St. Joseph Catholic Church and 9 young parishioners who were confirmed during the 5 p.m. Mass on May 31, 2014.

 

Holy Thursday 2014 at St. Joseph Catholic Church

Holy Week 2014

 

Bishop Bevard washes the feet of parishioners on Holy Thursday April 17, 2014 at St. Joseph Church. See more photos from Holy Week in the flipbook or flipbook mobile version

 

St. Joseph Church 2013 Confirmation Class

St. Joseph Church Confirmation 2013

Shown with the 9 newly confirmed parishioners are Bishop Herbert Bevard and Fr. John Mark, Pastor of St. Joseph Church. The photo was taken at the end of the 5 PM Mass on May 25, 2013.

 

St. Joseph Church 2013 First Communicants

St. Joseph Church First Communicants, 2013

Shown with the 14 First Communicants are (top left) Fr. John Mark, Pastor of St. Joseph Church, and (top right) Ms. Bernadette Palton, one of the teachers of the First Holy Communion Class. The photo was taken at the end of the 5 PM Mass on May 4, 2013.

 

Blessing of the Palms at the St. Joseph Church Trailers , 6:40 AM on Palm Sunday 2013

Blessing of the Palms

Fr. John Mark, Pastor of St. Joseph Church, blesses the palms assisted by Deacon James Verhoff.

 

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Panorama photo of the Sacrament of Confirmation which took place at the 7 AM Mass. Bishop Herbert A. Bevard administered the Sacrament. Click on the above photo for a large view. Click here for the Virtual Reality

 

A Rosary Walk in Paradise (MP4 Version)

A Rosary Walk in Paradise (a 20 minute flash video)

A Rosary Walk in Paradise (faster loading, less quality flash version)

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